How to Make a Video Greeting Card

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Lacking ideas on what to give your loved one for coming holidays? Seems you have made all possible gifts? It’s time to try something new and original – make a video greeting card. Put it into practice with SmartSHOW 3D software, one of the best video presentation creators. This application is packed with a large number of special effects and design templates that give you nearly unbounded possibilities in making gifts for your loved ones. Get creative and prepare an exclusive present for a birthday, wedding, Christmas and any other event or memorable day.

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Would you like to honor your family member, partner, or friend with a similiarly touching video? Then try SmartSHOW 3D for free to create a slideshow that will surely tug at their heartstrings!

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Now let's learn how to make a video greeting card using this software. Creating a presentation is not going to be difficult or unduly time consuming – it only takes 3 simple steps and a bit of enthusiasm.

Step 1 – Add Photos and Select Effects

Create a new project in SmartSHOW 3D and add your pictures to the Storyboard. Take a proper look at the photo set and if you are not satisfied with what you see, improve the view – crop a photo, stretch it, change the order of slides, delete or replace any. Is it good now? Let’s animate it!

Add photos to presentation

Drag and drop your pictures to the project, edit and re-arrange them as you see fit
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SmartSHOW 3D has an extensive library of special effects and transitions to turn your presentation into a vivid video greeting card. Apply them to your photos and click the Play button to preview the slide. Choose the most suitable effect. You can extend the 3D effects collection and get design templates for Father’s Day, Happy New Year, wedding day and many other holidays we are used to celebrating.

Apply special effects to presentation

Add some magic to your video by using eye-catching effects that will make your viewers go "Wow!"

Step 2 – Make It Sound

What makes a good video holiday card even better? No doubt, it’s the sound effects. Apply some music that suits your presentation the most. You surely have that very tune in your music collection. Just in case you don’t SmartSHOW 3D offers you a built-in playlist of different soundtracks. Besides, feel free to record your voice comments, it can be really touching and sweet for the one you congratulate.

Add sound effects to photos

Set the right mood of your greeting card with music and record voice comments with your warmest wishes

Step 3 – Get Your Present Ready

By now you have learnt how to make a video greeting card and there is the only thing to do left – push the Create Video Slideshow button. Choose the video format you need (for a computer, TV set or smartphone), let it start and within a few minutes you will get the result. Burn the presentation to DVD or save it to a memory stick, put it into some gift box and let it bring joy to that very person.

Make a video greeting card

Save your video for TV, tablet, mobile phone or your social media page

Create your exclusive video postcards with SmartSHOW 3D and your unforgettable gifts will please your loved ones, will never bland and will remind of you for ages!

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