Have you ever made a slideshow of photos to keep the memories of any occasion? You probably know that creating slideshows is not an easy process as it requires a lot of efforts. As well as, it can be a time consuming task if you want to cover all your favorite photos which may be scattered on various web tools including Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Picasa, etc. It is also possible that some of your photos can be saved on your computer. If you want to build a slideshow of all these photos, you will be required to spend a huge time by going through one online account to another and gather all your photos. Fortunately, a very convenient and totally free web application named Slide.ly is available to us. It offers a versatile way to build an Online Slideshow of all your favorite photos that are scattered everywhere.
Slide.ly is a user-friendly service and featured with a slick interface. This free to use web service allows the users to create gorgeous slideshows of their online and offline images with a blend of their favorite music tracks and effects. It let the users to grab their photos/albums from various social networking sites, including Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Google Images and Picasa. The service facilitates to add favorite music from SoundCloud or YouTube, as well as, the users can add spots, dots, glow or dust effects to their slideshow. Furthermore, it allows the users to share their slideshows through social networks, email OR embedded or copied URL.
There are two very easy ways to start off the Slide.ly service: either do quick login via your Facebook account OR sign up for an individual account on Slide.ly. The sign up for individual Slide.ly account is not a hefty process. Once you have logged into your account, you will be able to connect all your social network accounts. Now, pick your desired photos from different social network accounts. In addition to your own albums, Slide.ly also allows to pick the photos from your friends’ albums. After inclusion of all your pictures, you will be allowed to shuffle and arrange the pictures according to your requirements. Moreover, you can set one particular picture as the cover photo, add captions to your photos, and drag photos around to arrange them in your desired order.
The next step is adding music to your slideshow. Here, you are able to insert music of your choice by selecting the SoundCloud or YouTube option and subsequently entering a track or artist name. There is also a number of music categories situated on the left hand-side of page, like Classical Music, Beautiful, Movies & TV, etc. You can opt for any of the category for your slideshow.
After music selection, a pop-up window will be provided that make you add various effects, like Dots, Dust, Spots, and so on in your slideshow. As well as, you can set a desired speed for your slideshow by moving the slider that situated in upper right-hand corner of the pop-up window.
Once you find your slideshow perfect, click on ‘save and publish’ button and share it with your friend on Facebook or other social networks. You can also copy its link, share it via email or embed it on your blog or website. The embed button enables you to choose a player size and then you can publish a slideshow of your desired size by copying the code for it.
That is not all; you can access or edit your Slideshows anytime by clicking the My Slidelys option situated within your Profile. Furthermore, Slide.ly also enables the users to browse Popular and Recent slideshows generated by other users, and discover them by various categories like Art & design, Birthdays, Family, Sport, Music etc.
- Create gorgeous slideshows with your photos and music in a jiffy
- Totally free and easy to use service
- Offers a versatile way to build an online slideshow of all your favorite photos that are scattered everywhere
- Pick your photos from your local computer and even from popular web sources – Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Google Images and Picasa
- Allows the users to add their favorite music from SoundCloud or YouTube
- Lets the users to add spots, dots, glow, or dust effects to their slideshow
- Easy to share on Facebook and other social networks or publish anywhere
- Provides embeddable code for slideshows