Family Album In The Digital Age
Back then it was simple - you take the picture, you print it
and put it in your family album. But now you have a digital
camera. So do your cousins, uncles, aunts and grandpa Joe. What
are you going to do with thousands of digital photos to pass them
onto the future generations? Read our advice.
What you need is a digital photo album. Here are some good
ones so you know what to start with.
InAlbum is a fun and easy to use software to turn your digital
photos into a stunning photo slideshow. Start with ready to use
templates or custom templates which let you mix & match
background animations, buttons, photo frames and transition
effects. Decorate with animated clipart, speech bubbles, sounds,
MP3 music and your own voices. InAlbum gives you more output
options than any other slideshow softwares. Create video CDs that
are playable on TVs using standard VCD / DVD player. Build
screensavers for yourself or others. Make self-contained
executable slideshows. Write autorun CDs that automatically play
when inserted into a PC. Print photos and make wallpaper. Share
via email and host your shows online for free.
Trial Version: http://www.deprice.com/inalbum.htm
PicaJet FX is a photo organizer that offers direct import from
your camera, image sharing via email or web gallery, automatic
photo enhancement, personal ratings and categories, as well as
printing features and more. The photo organizer allows you to
view your images by rating, keyword or date/timeline and you can
easily categorize your images by simple drag and drop. In
addition, it offers convenient editing features to correct
red-eye, cropping, image sharpening, level adjustment and more.
Additional features include direct CD/DVD burning, an image
search engine with support for EXIF data, slideshow maker and an
easy to use tool to generate a web gallery from perfect
Trial Version: http://www.deprice.com/picajetfx.htm
Pics Print is a Windows application that makes it simple to
format and print high-quality photos, greeting cards, contact
sheets, and family albums. Using wizards and templates, you can
quickly grab images from digital cameras, scanners or disk, make
color corrections and add style to them, resize and annotate
them, and print them using your printer's highest quality
settings. Pics Print's folder browser lets you find images fast.
With an intuitive Explorer-like folder tree and high-quality
thumbnails of all of the images in that folder, identifying the
right picture is quick and easy. You can retrieve photos directly
from any digital camera, and create a contact sheet with a single
click. Using standard drag-and-drop techniques, you can move the
thumbnail images to the final document, resize them, add text,
and print them for friends and family. The program includes
WYSIWYG printing. The print preview screen lets you move, resize,
and rotate images, so you'll never waste time or ink on pages
that aren't exactly what you expect. Pics Print has a built-in
photo editor that lets you crop, resize, rotate, and
color-correct images. Users who enjoy adding artistic effects to
their photos can blur, emboss, and sharpen the images, add
borders, and produce an unlimited variety of creative touches.
There is even a red-eye remover that takes out the red circles
that the camera's flash often adds to portraits.
Trial Version: http://www.deprice.com/picsprint.htm
John Deprice is a big fan of digital photography. He shares
his tips on picking the right software at http://www.deprice.com/design.htm
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