Gallery & Cataloging Tools
With Picasa, you can easily view, edit and organize your pictures however you like. To sophisticate the photo, you can make use of Basic and Advanced Effects. The program deserves your attention if there's a need of a rich palette to exert substantial effects on your pictures that later can be shared to Google+.
CyberLink LabelPrint is an application that allows you to design your own jewel case and CD/DVD covers in a few steps. What I liked the most about CyberLink LabelPrint was its wizard type menu, as it guides you step-by-step to create your own CD/DVD cover.
ACDSee helps you to organize, edit, and share your photos with ease. By creating categories, rating, tagging, color labeling, and adding hierarchical keywords, you’ll never lose a photo again. Use the Blur tool as a creative effect or noise reduction technique. Choose from a variety of blur styles, even achieve a bokeh effect.
ZoomBrowser EX is a nice and very useful tool which can help you to easily manipulate pictures or videos from your camera on your pc. First, you have to connect the camera with your pc. After that, you can download images on your pc, manage them in albums etc.
ProShow Producer helps you to customize every aspect of your slideshow. You can turn your photos, videos and music into totally custom, professional video slideshows for clients, friends and family. Browse hundreds of royalty-free tracks in the built-in music library to quickly find the perfect soundtrack for your show.
calibre is a powerful and easy-to-use e-book manager. Main features: - Save time on managing your e-book collection. - Edit the books in your collection. - Use it everywhere and with anything. - Comprehensive e-book viewer. - Download news/magazines from the web.
Initial investigations indicate that the Sony Picture Utility is some kind of editing package included with Sony Digital Cameras.With This program you can add and edit images and you will discover many more features like video editing and slideshow maker.
Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows is a superb application that allows you to create quality sideshows with your pictures using your favorite music and even your own voice to create a narration. Microsoft Photo Story can create with a few clicks the most expressive and emotive sideshow to share with your family and friends, being the best way to keep your memories.
DVD Architect Studio is a powerful program that helps you create a menu for a DVD. You are able create a wide screen DVD with 16:9 aspect ratio or a normal one of 4:3. The program comes with multiple presets that you can use as a background. On the background you can add your video preview and text.
ArcSoft Panorama Maker is an application aimed to transform ordinary photos into nice panoramic images. The same amazing effect is obtained having videos as support. Additionally, you can use this software as a personal photo collection organizer. To get a panoramic effect out of your photos, you need to select pictures with the same pixel size; otherwise, the photos can't be stitched.
Wedding Album Maker Gold is an application that helps you create photo albums and burn them to CD or DVD. The program has a nice and well-structured interface. To use this program, you need to complete three main steps: organize the photos, choose the menu, and burn the created album.
This is a free downloadable trial version for Spore Creature Creator. It is a game with a simple idea, although its development is daring: you have to create a creature, highly envolved to be the dominant species on the planet and, finally, explore other worlds and dominate them.
Print Creations is an easy-to-use application for creating photo books, greeting cards, calendars, flyers, brochures, scrapbooks and other creative projects. Take any picture you want and put it in a funny frame. You may also take a picture from your webcam; there is a quick access to this function in the program.
DYMO Label v.8 is a program that enables you to create and print labels. You can choose from a visual catalog of over 60 label types and sizes, in over 100 predesigned layouts. You can work with your existing addresses without worrying about synchronizing another address book.
Tag your photos Kayla’s graduation. Halloween 08. Tag your photos your way, making it easier to access and share them. Tags are compatible with many other photo management programs and photo Web sites, too. Rate your pictures If your last trip to the beach was 5 stars all the way, then rate your pictures as your best, too. Rate your pictures with 1 to 5 stars and quickly find them later.
Picture Collage Maker is a powerful and easy-to-use program for creating photo collages and digital scrapbooks from your digital photos to share with friends and family. You can also edit and personalize photo collage with tons of professional effects: clipart, frames, masks, and more.
Photo! 3D Album is a tool that allows us to create attractive three dimensional image galleries that give a new look to our classic photo albums, and it is very unique and easy to share. Thanks to the in-built 3D designer templates, we can now view our images in several exciting 3D environments like showrooms, art galleries, neon maze, Halloween, camp, Chinese garden etc.
Canon Photorecord is made to sort pictures into albums for easy, stylish and customized photo printing. Canon Photorecord 2.0 can be used with pictures taken from digicam, hanycam, camcoders even web cam or any imaging device. This software by Canon supports BMP, FPX, JPG, PCD, TIFF and PNG file formats.
The PHOTOfunSTUDIO smartly sorts your photos and videos into practical folders that are created automatically as you upload them from your camera to a computer. The folders and their icons interface are linked with your LUMIX. The PHOTOfunSTUDIO features the independent Face Recognition function.
As its name suggests, Collage Maker is intended to create photo collages. The application is quite easy to use; so, if you are a beginner, it can be an alternative to the use of more sophisticated (and logically more complicated) tools. Unfortunately, the program’s interface does not look very attractive to me.
Edraw Mind Map helps you build, save, share and print arbitrary mind maps. It features rich examples and templates which make it easy to create mind maps, brain-storming diagrams, project timeline, life planner, SWOT analysis and sketch maps. Through Edraw Mind Mapping tool , you can visualize your thinking and quickly arrange and organize your work.
Microsoft Research AutoCollage is a great tool for creating photo collages. It is part of Microsoft Research, which has produced very good multimedia applications for automatic processing of pictures, like Photosynth. We see a window, where we can insert pictures by browsing a folder, and all you have to do is click the "Create" button.
Nokia Lifeblog helps the user to create a photo album with the pictures taken with mobile phone or any other means. This software will organize all the pictures on the computer and mobile phone (cellular) for viewing, editing, sharing and search purposes. You can move pictures from and to PC and mobile phone (both ways) and make changes to the images that will be kept in a safe place.
The application allows you to create and order to print a customized photo book, which, to my mind, is a great alternative to the time-honoured photo albums. Besides photo books, with this application, you can create calendars, canvases, posters and photos on Alu-Dibond (aluminium composite panels) which surely will be a great present for every occasion.