How To Create A Slideshow Of Your Pictures And Make It A Background Of Your Karaoke Song

One of the simplest steps to create a karaoke song with your pictures as a background is to create first a slideshow of your pictures. Here I have enumerated the simplest steps to create a slideshow of your pictures.

  1. Open the Photostage Slideshow software as seen below.

    If you don't have this software yet, download the free copy from here. Then install it.

  2. Here's the display after you open it.
  3. Click the "Add Photos and Media Files" button to add pictures.
  4. The window below will be displayed after you click the "Add Photos and Media Files" button. Go to the folder where your pictures is located. In my case, the pictures I used is located at "My Pictures" folder.
  5. Here's the display after I went to "My Pictures" folder.
  6. Simultaneously press the Control key and click each picture you want to be added in a slideshow. The selected pictures will be highlighted as shown below. Then click Open button to add the pictures to the application.
  7. The selected pictures are now added to the application.
  8. Click the first picture. It will be highlighted afterwards as seen below.
  9. Simultaneously press the Shift key and click the last picture. This is the process of selecting all pictures in the application. See, the pictures are all highlighted below. Then click the "Add to show" button.
  10. The pictures will all be added to the timeline as shown below. Click the "Save Slideshow" button.
  11. The default Video Output Setup window will be displayed. Click the "Computer / Data" icon as shown below.
  12. The display would be like below.
  13. Click the arrow down in Preset combobox then select TV NTSC.
  14. In File Format, select .mpg format.
  15. The display would be like below.
  16. Change the file name to any slideshow filename you want.
  17. In my case, I use the "TaylorSwift" filename since these are the pictures of Taylor Swift. Now we are going to set the encoding type. Click Encoder Options... button.
  18. The "MPEG Encoding Setting" window will be displayed. Click the "arrow down" of the "Compressor" combobox as shown below.
  19. Select "MPEG1 (VCD Standard, low bit rate)".
  20. The display should be like below. Click the Ok button to finalize the encoding settings.
  21. The display should be like below. Click the Create button to start creating the slideshow.
  22. The display would be like below signifying that the process of creating slideshow is in progress.
  23. After the slideshow is done, the window below will be displayed. Click Open folder... button to go to the location of the newly created slideshow.
  24. In this case, the newly created slideshow is found at My Documents folder. The filename is TaylorSwift.mpg.
  25. Now, use your newly created slideshow as a background to your karaoke song. Follow these steps to create karaoke video easily.