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How to Create a Narrated Slideshow Video

See how easy it is to create an engaging video, using photos you already have on hand combined with voice-over narration.

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STEP ONE

First you’ll need to get the photos you want to use onto your device - the easiest way is to email them to yourself or have someone email them to you.

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STEP TWO

Once you receive the email with the photos attached, to save the images to your Camera Roll, hold your finger down over any of the photos to pull up a menu with the option to save the images to your device, and tap the “Save # Images” button.

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STEP THREE

You can also save photos to your Camera Roll from websites by holding your finger down on any image in Safari, and then tapping the “Save Image” button.

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STEP FOUR

To put your video together, open Videolicious and in the Choose Shots step, select the shots you saved to your Camera Roll by tapping on then, then tap Save to go to the next step.

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STEP FIVE

Now in the Tell Your Story step, you’ll add your narration by first tapping the button that looks like a camera + microphone icon.

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STEP SIX

Then to record the narration tap the record button, and begin to narrate, tapping on the thumbnails each time you’d like to advance to the next photo. The photo highlighted in green is the photo you’re currently speaking about.

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STEP SEVEN

When you’ve tapped through all the photos, tap the stop button to stop recording.

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STEP EIGHT

Tap the play button to watch a preview of your narrated slideshow, and if you’re happy with it, tap the Save button to go on to the next step.

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STEP NINE

To add music, tap Choose Music, then Theme Music, and choose a song from the Videolicious soundtrack library by tapping on the name of the song.

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STEP TEN

Then set the mix between your narration and the music by sliding the bar in the center of the screen, to the left to make the music louder, to the right to make the voice louder, then tap Save to go on to the next step.

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STEP ELEVEN

Watch the final preview, then tap Save to finalize and finish up your video.