December 2008 Newsletter


Welcome to the Photo to Movie Newsletter

December 2008

Happy Holidays from the Photo to Movie family!

It's been a great year with two major releases of Photo to Movie (Mac OS):

  • Photo to Movie 4.1: Extended transitions, multiple audio and title track support.
  • Photo to Movie 4.2: New title motion effects, improved performance.

In this newsletter, we wanted to remind you of the new features and various resources available to Photo to Movie users on our website. We're also extending the gift promotion until the end of the year. Buy or upgrade one copy of Photo to Movie and send another one as a gift to someone else for just $10.

Happy Holidays - Incredible $10 Photo to Movie Gift Offer

Limited Time Offer - See How to Take Advantage

Photo to Movie movies burned to DVD make great gift ideas. Give a truly personalized gift to someone. They will remember it forever.


You can also give Photo to Movie itself as a gift for ONLY $10!

Add a full new version or an upgrade purchase to your cart on the Photo to Movie website. At the bottom of the Your Order section, click on the green bar at the bottom of the section to add an additional copy of Photo to Movie to be delivered to someone else for just $10.

You'll get to enter the recipients name, email, and a short message.

The recipient will receive:

  • An email message on behalf of you on the selected delivery date.
  • An optional custom message from you.
  • A short description of Photo to Movie.
  • Their own Photo to Movie license key.
  • Instructions on how to download Photo to Movie.
  • Links to web pages to learn how to use Photo to Movie.

Photo to Movie 4.2.2 (Mac OS) Release

IMPORTANT We recommend updating to Mac OS X 10.5.6 if you're using Photo to Movie. The operating system release fixes some bugs that can affect Photo to Movie also.

Photo to Movie (Mac OS) 4.2.2 was released in December and is now available on our website. We recommend all Photo to Movie (Mac OS) users to upgrade to this latest version.

This latest release fixes problems with rendering transitions on some machines and implements smarter handling of photo ordering when importing from iPhoto.

The easiest way to upgrade Photo to Movie is to launch your existing version and choose the menu item Photo to Movie > Check for Updates...

You can also download Photo to Movie directly using this link if you have an older version without the Check for Updates... menu item:


Photo to Movie Online Resources

We wanted to remind our users of the useful resources available on our website:


We've written in-depth articles on a variety of subjects useful to Photo to Movie users:

  • Create a Holiday Newsletter
  • Publishing Movies for DVD, the Web, and HD
  • How to Make a Great Wedding Photo DVD
  • Create Professional-Grade Slideshows using H.264
  • Copyrights, Digital Files, and Your Slideshows

Photo to Movie Articles


Our website includes some great examples of the movies you can make with Photo to Movie.

Photo to Movie Gallery

User Profiles

Over the last several years, we've done in-depth profiles with numerous professional Photo to Movie users. Here are their stories.

  • Christopher Seufert/Mooncusser Films - Documentary on Guglielmo Marconi
  • Rex A. Tanimoto - Children's Story "The Blue Star"
  • Douglas Keister - Mobile Mansions DVD
  • Ben Kettlewell and MairĂ©id Sullivan - Time After Time
  • Alain Briot - Navajoland
  • Jeffrey White - Nature with a Twist
  • Peter Moruzzi - Desert Holiday

User Profiles

Video Tutorials

The Photo to Movie website includes three introductory videos showing you the main features of Photo to Movie and how to use them.

  • Introduction Video Tutorial
  • Timeline Video Tutorial
  • Motion Paths and Key Frames Video Tutorial

Video Tutorials


Have a question about Photo to Movie? Send us email at The Photo to Movie website includes FAQs on a variety of topics. Check it out here:

Photo to Movie FAQ

Newsletter Archive

All of our previous newsletters are available on our website. Check them out for a multitude of tips, news, and information items.

Newsletter Archive


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