How to make a video from a photo?

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How to make a video from a photo?

Beautiful photos are a memory for many years, and creating a video file from your photos is a good option to view photos in video format.

There are quite a few programs and online resources that allow you to make videos from photos. Consider some of them.

Bolide Slideshow Creator

This program is very easy to use. Creating a video occurs in several stages:

  1. Run the program.
  2. We load the program, photos at the same time arrange in the order that you need.
  3. Set the display time of photos and suitable transitions from one image to another.
  4. We select music for our video.
  5. We save the resulting video in a suitable format: MKV, AVI or WMV.

Windows movie maker

This program is installed with the standard Windows package, so no additional time is spent on downloading and installing it. The program Windows Movie Maker also allows you to make a video from the photo. For this you need to go through the following steps:

  1. Run Windows Movie Maker.
  2. Using the "Import" tab, select and load those photos that we will work with.
  3. Move the photos to the workspace below.
  4. Select effects for each individual photo using the effects tab.
  5. We set the time of stay on the photo screen.
  6. Add music in mp3 format. We import it through the “Import Sound or Music” (“Audio”) tab. After that drag it with the mouse to the timeline. And so that the track does not stop at the end, we add the effect “Disappearance”. To do this, click on the audio file with the right mouse button and select the desired item in the menu.
  7. Add captions. To do this, use the tab "Title and Titles." Under the text input window there is an “Additional Features” tab. There you can change the size, color of letters, and select the animation.
  8. Save the video: the tab "File" - "Publish the movie."

So you can make a video from a photo with music.


  1. Download the program from
  2. Install and open it.
  3. We load photo files and set the necessary parameters and effects.
  4. The only drawback of this service is its inconvenient interface, which hinders quick work.

Online programs

Among the online programs that allow you to create video files are:

The principle of operation is quite simple:

  1. We first register on the site.
  2. Then we load our photos and choose the slide show settings.
  3. If necessary, you can add labels to the photo.
  4. Upload an audio track to the site.
  5. When you pass the main stages, click "Generate a photo".

The advantages of this site:

  • view a slide show on the site;
  • regulation of access to your file;
  • video download;
  • sending a video disc from the site (this function is paid).

Making a video from a photo online using this resource is also quite simple:

  1. Register or log in via Google or Facebook accounts.
  2. Upload photos.
  3. We choose the design and soundtrack of the future video.
  4. Enter the name of our video and click "Make My Movie". Now it only remains to wait until the video is made. When everything is ready, you will receive an email notification.

The site has freebie restrictions:

  • clip duration up to 15 minutes;
  • adding 10 files for editing;
  • file size should not exceed 500 MB;
  • You will not be able to download the video to your computer.