We often go on vacations with family to take some time out of our hectic schedule and have fun with our family. Mostly every time, we click pictures so that we can remember our golden vacations whenever we feel like. It feels great to look at old pictures when we had so much fun in our life.
Boy, this is what we feel at the time of clicking pictures that we gonna look at them in the future. But, seriously there are hundreds and thousands of pictures we have in our computers that has never been open in the years. This is due to because most of them are actually same with different angles and after some time you feel bored looking at the same pictures again.
That’s the scenario where photo slideshows come into use. You can create excellent slideshows with awesome effects, customized music, titles, tags, text and much more to give life to your old photos once again. Photo Slideshows are so live and pretty that one can easily look at them without caught by a boredom. Personally, when I came back from vacations I try to find the best photos from all my clicked pictures of that tour and make a cool slideshow.
In other words, Slideshow creation allows a more interesting way to view your pictures and showing them to your family and friends. I am quite sure that many of you are already using some services to create slideshows to make your vacation or family gathering more interesting.
But, sometimes that are many services that can perform better than your recent one and you didn’t know about it. So, in this article, we are gathering up a list of 12 excellent sites to create awesome slideshows from your pictures for free. There are chances that some of them you already know while some of these services are new to you. But don’t forget to share your favorite one in the comments section below.
1. PhotoPeach : With PhotoPeach you can create a rich slideshow in seconds to engage your friends or family. This service also support background music, captions, and comments so you can elaborate on your story further.
2. Animoto : Animoto turns your photos and video clips into professional video slideshows in minutes. Fast, free and shockingly simple.
3. myPicPals : Upload your pictures, choose the FX and publish your slideshow on MySpace or any other website that allows flash.
4. Smilebox : Make an amazing slideshow that showcases favorite photos from a birthday celebration or family vacation. It’s fun and easy to be creative. Choose from 100s of slideshow designs in many styles. Add photos, videos, music and your personal touch. Share your slideshow: email or post to Facebook. Burn a DVD or load to a photo frame.
5. Kizoa : An excellent service that will allow you to create personalized slideshows in which you can easily add music and text. You can also choose from thousands of special effects, burn slideshows to DVD, share with your friends by email or post to Facebook. If you own a website or blog, you can also post it there.
6. MagToo : A MagShow is an image presentation that you can build on www.MagToo.com. MagShows can be either a Slide Show or a Panorama Show. MagShows can be posted on social network sites (Facebook, Myspace, Friendster etc.), your website or blog, to share with your family and friends.
7. Picturetrail : PictureTrail’s Flash-based slideshows – called “Photo Flicks” – are customizable from dozens of unique designs, with options for captions, speed control and color selection. Its “Bling Maker” offers online stylizing of images. Its “Adopt a Pet” offers a custom, interactive “virtual pet” for member accounts.
8. Roxio Photoshow : It’s so easy that just about anyone can tell an engaging, one-of-a-kind PhotoShow story in just minutes! Just upload your pics, pic up the best slideshow effect that suits your style and share with your friends and family.
9. Flixtime : FlixTime turns your photos and videos into stunning and unique videos in just minutes! Sign-up for a free account, and upload your images, videos and music. Then, sit back and watch your masterpiece come together!
11. imageLoop : Here at imageloop you can create Slideshows and other cool widgets free and easy.
12. Slideroll : Slideroll™ is a photo slideshow maker that you can use to create slide shows with your photos. Publish your slideshows on the internet, put them on Facebook, MySpace or YouTube, and e-mail them to friends.