Soundslides is a program that's free in the trial version (which never expires). It takes pictures (jpgs) and an audio file (mp3) and helps you create a compelling audio slide show. This software is simple to download and to use. It can be embedded in your blog or shared as a link.

This can be a great way to show a successful protest, event or even an entire campaign. You can choose the speed at which pictures change at. Though the format is fixed (multiple pictures with one audio file) there's a lot of room for creativity. The audio file could be an edited interview several samples of music edited together or just a sound bed from an event. Audacity can help you edit your audio first. Beware: once you put your pictures and audio file in to Soundslides there's no way to edit them individually. The program has a few other little bugs, you can't insert blank slides (have to make a black background in Microsoft paint and then insert it as a picture) but it's worth it because it's free!

You can download Soundslides for free by going to their website.
For more tips on how to work with Soundslides, check out the FAQ.


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