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Animated Collage Maker

Sick and tired of regular boring slideshows? Dozens of pictures trapped inside some cheesy scrapbook - no life, no fun, no mojo... Perhaps, it's time you tried something new? Something more lively, more dynamic, more animated? Then ditch the usual slideshow techniques and learn how to make collage animation to breathe new life into your picture collection!

Just imagine your photos pan left and right, rotate and fly around your slide, gradually dissolve into one another, or appear out of thin air. You think you'll need a high-end and complicated slideshow maker to craft an animated photo collage? On the contrary! Just use SmartSHOW 3D. With this easy-to-master software, you'll be able to create any animation with no effort at all.

Have a look at the video example of a moving photo collage created with SmartSHOW 3D:

Like the idea of photo collage animation? Want ot create a video just as eye-catching and lively?

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Now that you've seen how fun and engaging an animated photo collage can be, let's find out how to create one! We'll show you three ways to animate pictures for your slideshow.

Make a Slideshow with Animated Collages in No Time

The easiest way to animate your pictures is to use a collage template. SmartSHOW 3D comes with a vast library of animated collage presets, from subtle and elegant, to dynamic and explosive. Once you run SmartSHOW 3D, switch to the Collages tab and browse through the collection of presets. You can preview each of them to choose the most suitable animation.

Use built-in collages

Use ready-made presets for quick and easy animated collage creation

Then, fill the template with your pictures and add it to the timeline. And there you go - a lovely animated collage is ready. It's really that easy! Want to tweak the way your pictures move? Customize their animation in an easy-to-use Edit Slide module.

Go For Ready-Made Templates & 5-Minute Themes

Think that a single animated slide just doesn't cut it? Want your slideshow to be more dynamic? This is when predesigned slideshow templates come in handy! SmartSHOW 3D boasts a huge library of over 200 templates, from more complex and richly decorated to minimalistic and elegant.

Enjoy ready-made templates

Browse through hundreds of predesigned templates to find some eye-catching animated collages

There are countless slides with animated collages to choose from, so you are sure to find a collage you like, whether it's themed or scrapbook-style.

Create Your Own Custom Animated Collages

Need more artistic freedom? Then don't limit yourself to the predesigned collages. With SmartSHOW 3D, you can make your own animation with ease! There are several ways you can create an animated collage from scratch:

  • Use Keyframe Animation
  • Let's make your own collage animation. To do this, you'll have to insert a blank slide into your project, then click Edit Slide. This is where the fun begins. Set the background, add your pictures to the slide, then animate them the way you want using keyframes. Each keyframe sets a change in the photo's position, rotation, or opacity. Make your photos zoom in and zoom out, rotate and flip. Don't worry, it's not as hard as it seems. The animation process is quite intuitive thanks to the software's clear interface.

    Create your own animation with keyframes

    Make your own collage animation using keyframes

  • Create 3D Animation
  • You read it right. SmartSHOW 3D is capable of that, too. Thanks to revolutionary 3D engine, this awesome trick is at your disposal. This is how it works. First, you need to add your pictures to a blank slide. Then switch to the Manage Camera tab. Here, you can set the camera animation to create an immersive collage. Want the camera to zoom in one picture, then pan to the side and zoom in another? Or maybe you wish your whole collage would rotate? With SmartSHOW 3D, it's really easy to create 3D camera animation even without prior experience!

    Manage 3D camera for immersive sensation

    Spice up your collage with stunning 3D animation

  • Craft a Multilayered Project
  • It's not much of a task for SmartSHOW 3D! With this animated collage maker, you can create picture-in-picture animation effortlessly. Want to place your picture against another picture? No problem? Want to put a photo against a video? Easily! All you need to do is to add a background layer (either a picture or a video), then put another layer on top of it (also a pic or a video). Decorate the upper pictures with frames, masks, or reflection for a more stylish look.

    Make picture-in-picture collages

    Create a picture-in-picture collage with ease

There is no end to capabilities of SmartSHOW 3D. Imagine what cool slideshows you can create with:
⚪ 390+ effects and templates
⚪ 200+ royalty free music library
⚪ Built-in video backgrounds
⚪ 90+ highlights and textures
⚪ 80+ text styles for captions
⚪ 100+ masks and frames
⚪ Voice comments recording
⚪ Transition Wizard add-on

So forget about cheesy over-embellished slideshows and opt for elegant and dynamic animated collages. SmartSHOW 3D will be your reliable guide in this creative process. With it endless possibilities and unrivaled user friendliness, this software is the perfect tool for making animated collages, from simple and neat to complex and immersive.

Ready to try SmartSHOW 3D yourself? Then download its free trial
and start crafting your own animated collages today!

Fully compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP