How To Add Background Music

You don't have to be John Williams to know that music is a key component of a tear jerking video book! Read on to learn how to add music which will play behind the videos and photos on your video book.

Adding From Our Collection

Start from the Media page of the Video Book Builder. Click the Background Music section to expand it:

Preview songs by clicking the play button on the left side of the song title:

When you find a song you like, click the plus on the right side of the song title:

The music you've added to your book appears on the right. In this case I've added two songs to my book:

Feel free to add the same song multiple times, if you'd like it to play again. Drag the songs you've added to reorder them. Click Watch Preview to watch your book with the music.

If you wish to remove one of the songs you added, just click the "—-" button on the right of that song.

Adding Your Own Files

Our collection may not contain the special song you are hoping to add to your book.

If you have a song as a .mp3 file, here is your easy next step:

Scroll down beyond all the listed songs in our collection, and stop at this spot:

Simply drag-and-drop your song's link onto this page. It will appear in your list of songs and will play as your production runs.

If you found your song on YouTube, Vimeo or a Facebook Link click on the next box below:

You will see this box open:

Copy the URL for the song and paste it into the box. You will have easily imported this audio track to play on your book.

Adjusting Volume

Our system will automatically lower the background music volume a bit when your videos have their own sound. You can also, however, manually adjust the volume of your clips and the background music behind them. You can use this toool to mute the background music during your videos, or to mute your videos, as you see fit.

Click the sliders icon at the bottom left corner of one of your video clips:

Then slide the Background Music or Video Volumes up or down, to suit your tastes:

Repeat this for any other video clips you'd like to adjust.

We always encourage you to "Watch Preview" as you make this additions and changes to your production.

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