5 Free Apps to Convert Your Old iPad to High End Digital Photo Frame.

Last Updated: October 15, 2016
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You may be already updated your old iPad into latest model with retina display and more processing power. If you are planning to trash your old iPads, please be aware that your old iPad still can do wonderful things that you can’s imagine.

We mentioned to Convert Your Old iPad into Beautiful Weather Station already and there is another interesting thing that you can do with your old iPad, A Digital Photo Frame.

Your old iPad with latest iOS has a built in feature to slideshow your pictures from photo album. But dedicated photo frame app give you more flexibility and features.

Please be aware that most of these apps support only two – three previous versions of the current iOS. When we update this article, Apple released iOS9 and most of the apps are supporting up to iOS 6 or iOS7 version.

You have more flexibility while you use your iPad as Digital Photo Frame. There are more features that you can get with your iPad with digital photo frame app than traditional Digital Photo frame.

You can connect your iPad to online photo community like Flickr, Picasa or Instagram account and enjoy professional pictures in your iPad. There are good apps from iTunes that can iPad stream music from cloud network to iDevice offline and enjoy music.

In this list there are some apps exclusively to stream videos and pictures from Flickr and Picasa. But we prefer the apps that can handle the pictures from your photo album and from online resources at the same time.

iPad Picture Frame

This is an inbuilt feature from iPad. You can put iPad into photo frame mode directly from the lock screen. You can enable Picture Frame mode directly from lock screen by sliding the icon over to the right of the Slide to unlock and start the slide show.

iPad Picture FramePictures will be picked from your photo library and you can do some basic setting and adjustments from settings screen (Settings > Picture Frame).


Picmatic is the photo frame app coming with lot of nice features. Picmatic automatically puts your photos on display for you and your friends to enjoy. New photos transition in constantly so you never get bored looking at the same things.


The features includes music easily control through gestures, tells the time, you can choose filters to change the look of your photos on display, transition effects, clock customization etc.


PicFlip mix your photos and music to make amazing video slideshows. You can choose from over 16 transition effects and create short video slideshows with photos from your albums or your Instagram account.


PicFlip makes easy to create slide shows with in few minutes. You have to select photos from camera roll, albums, or Instagram and sort photos, add text and finally select music and set timing to play with desired transition effects. You can export the video to your camera roll and share on Instagram, Youtube, Flickr and Facebook etc.


Cherishables is a unique photo app that offers an easy-to-use, customizable photo management experience. Show off the photos you cherish most with one-touch access from your device’s home screen or take it further and create one-of-a-kind photo gifts.


The features includes set a default album to instantly play a customized slideshow of your favorite photo album from your device’s home screen, organize your favorite photos from Facebook, Instagram, your camera roll, or take a new photo inside the app, enhance the presentation of your photo albums with our thematic background designs or add your own etc.

Flickr Photo Frame

Flickr Photo Frame can make your iPhone or iPad a digital photo frame easily. Flickr Photo Frame plays slideshow using photos on Flickr, so you don’t have to bring photos into your iPhone/iPad.

Flickr Photo FrameThis app can also play photos of users in your contact as well as your own photos, you can see photos of your family who live far away from you. This product uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr.

Picasa Collage

Magicollage for Picasa gives its users the ability to wirelessly sync your Picasa photos to selected albums, instantly view web photos from your synced photos, easily access your Picasa web albums, and create unique slideshows. You can even view your friend’s public albums and see what they have been up to.

Picasa Collage

You can batch move, download, upload, email, save and delete your photos all with the click of a button. The best thing is that you will have the ability to view your photos at any time once they are synced with the app.

Digital Photo Frame

Digital Photo Frame uses all the most important capabilities of iOS device to turn your iPad or iPhone into a high quality photo frame. Digital Photo Frame extends active life of any iOS device allowing them to serve as a great photo frame and remind the perfect moments of your life.

Digital Photo Frame

The features include the ability to Explore, search and download Flickr photos. thumbnails view, slide effect, show time and date on screen, share the photos on Facebook, Flickr, E-mail, AirPrint etc.

More Slideshow iOS Apps:

Pic Music

Pic Music allows you to mix your favorite music & pictures to play as a video.


Combine photos, videos, music and text to create an amazing video slideshow in just a few taps. Perfect for sharing family memories, showcasing your photography, making polished wedding videos and more.

Slide Maker

Slide Maker mixes your photos & music to be a short FANTASTIC video slide show. You can share them with your friends via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Viddy, YouTube etc and get tons of like.

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iPad Photo Frame apps are more flexible compare to built in Digital Photo Frames. That even eliminate the need of photo download and memory utilization by directly connecting the iPad into your Flickr, Picasa or Instagram account to display images directly with music and timer.

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