How to Make a Video Slideshow for Favorite Athlete to Celebrate London Olympics 2012


You know the 2012 Summer Olympics will be held in London and it is just about half a month to go. From July 27 to August 12, a total of 204 countries will compete in the 2012 Olympics in London, including the traditionally Olympics super power – United States, Russia and China. Olympics is the best chance that an athlete can prove himself and bring honor to himself and the country. Olympics is also a place of happiness and sorrow when you see your favorite athlete win the medal or retire from sports field.

Of course you are backing your own country, hoping she wins the best. And who is your favorite athlete? Do you have the chance to cheer them at the contest in London? If not, you can cheer them up and celebrate the London Olympics in some other ways. Like make a video slideshow for them, upload to YouTube, showing the best moments created by them, so that more and more people will know your idol better and hope

In this article you will see how easy it is to create a video slideshow for your favorite athlete in 2 methods.

I. PowerPoint and PPT to video converter

Step 1: Get prepared for the PowerPoint slideshow

Before you start, you need determine the theme of the slideshow. Is it showing the growing up process or just the stunning moments of your idol? Then collect all the materials you want to include in the slideshow, like photos, video clips, background music, PowerPoint templates, etc. Searching them on the Internet is the most convenient way to collect the wanted materials.

Step 2: Create content of the video slideshow with PowerPoint

You can insert words, pictures, music and video clips, etc. to the PowerPoint slideshow. To make it alive, you can add animated transitions to each slide and animations to each object. You can make it the best slideshow, just be patient and creative. Preview the effect of the PowerPoint slideshow by pressing F5, and make some modifications if necessary.

Step 3: Convert the PowerPoint slideshow to video

Because YouTube accepts only video formats, you need to convert the PowerPoint slideshow to video compatible with YouTube first. If you are now using PowerPoint 2010, you can directly save the slideshow as WMV video with the built-in function of PowerPoint.


But if you are using older version of PowerPoint or you want to save PowerPoint as other video formats, Moyea PPT to Video Converter will help you. It enables you to convert presentations to almost all popular video formats and also some HD videos with high quality.

After the PowerPoint slideshow of your favorite athlete has been converted to video, you can then share it freely on YouTube or upload to your own blog.

II. Photo Slideshow Maker

DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe is a professional and easy-to-use photo slideshow maker to make a photo video slideshow for your idol. You can add photos, video clips, music and stunning dynamic effects, and at last upload to YouTube directly within the program.

After you have inserted the photos and video clips, click Personalize tab and add effects to the photos and videos, including transitions, motion, clipart, pre-audio and intro/credit. Just be patient to choose the right effect for each photo as you like.


This program allows you to export the photo slideshow in 3 ways:

Burn to DVD disc with menu;

Save as video formats for PC or portable devices;

Upload to YouTube directly.

These two methods to make a video slideshow for your favorite athlete is rather easy, so not matter you are skilled in video creating a lot, you should have a try!

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