slideshow videos

What is a Timebox slideshow video?

A Timebox slideshow video is made by stitching together one or more photo stories. If the videos or Live Photos that you include have sound, then the slideshow video will also have sound. 

How do I make a slideshow video?

Make a slideshow video with one photo story or select multiple photo stories by tapping Select and then tapping the checkbox of the stories you want to include. If you are viewing a single photo story, only that one story will be included. While viewing a single story you can also tap Select and then tap on specific photos and videos to include just selected ones in the slideshow video. Once you have decided what to include in your slideshow video tap the Action button and scroll until you see Make Slideshow Video.

Make your slideshow video full screen by tapping the Full Screen button in the upper left. Change the number of seconds per photo with the seconds per photo slider. Share your slideshow video by tapping the Action button.

How do i make a slideshow video with more than one story?

Tap Select, then tap the checkbox of the photo stories you want to include, tap the Action button, then tap Make a Slideshow Video.


How Do I Share or Save a slideshow video?

When Timebox has finished making the slideshow video and you've previewed it, tap the Action button in the upper right corner of the screen and choose how you'd like to share the slideshow video.

Are there any size limits?

  • Instagram - 60 seconds.

  • iMessage - seems to handle fairly large videos.

  • WhatsApp - 16MB

Can slideshow videos Be Viewed on Android and Windows?

There are many versions of Android and Windows, Timebox slideshow videos are in H.264 format and should play on virtually all of them. Please let us know if you have a problem.

I shared a slideshow video via iMessage and saw green text Is this a problem?

When you choose to share a Timebox slideshow video via iMessage, you can share very large slideshow videos (we don't know the limit)  with people who also use iMessage. However, if you want to share a slideshow video with a person who does not use iMessage (e.g., Android user), the name or phone number of the user will be displayed in green text instead of blue text and the size of the slideshow video may be very limited.

Why is my slideshow video black?

When Timebox is unable to obtain a full-resolution photo from iCloud or your Photo Library, the video frames may be black or you will receive an error. Sometimes you can try again when you have a better Internet connection. If that still doesn't work and you're willing to eliminate the problem photo, you can hide or remove it from the story.

How do I change the play time of a slideshow video? 

Press and move the seconds per photo slider to your preferred time per image. Note that you cannot change the time for any videos (or Live Photos), since those are always included at their full length.

Why was my slideshow video not received by the email recipient? 

Sometimes a slideshow video is not delivered by email because it is too large. Check the Sent box in your Mail app for the status. As an alternative you can try enabling MailDrop when sending or sharing via iMessage or Vimeo.

How Large (MB) can a slideshow video be for sharing? 

Slideshow videos should be under 25 MB to be handled by most email providers. MailDrop, iMessage or Vimeo are other choices for sharing large Timebox slideshow videos.