|Corel Photo Album 6 Deluxe|
Jasper Huitink : September 6th 2005 - 21:28 CET
Corel Photo Album 6 Deluxe : Corel Corporation today announced the release of Corel Photo Album 6, a major new product from Corel's digital imaging portfolio and the first version of the software to be introduced since Corel's acquisition of Jasc in October 2004. Corel Photo Album 6 will be widely available through Corel's global channel partners over the coming weeks and through the website of Corel starting today. This is the first simultaneous worldwide shipment in the product line's history. Corels other photo imaging product, Paint Shop Pro, is allready in version X and famous because of its low-price high-functionality. One of the only products with more functions is Photoshop, but with its high price no option for most people.|
Corel Album 6 - Imaging software|
"Today's announcement demonstrates Corel's commitment to provide customers with powerful, flexible and affordable digital imaging software tailored specifically to meet their needs," said Corel's Chief Executive Officer David Dobson. "Corel Photo Album 6 sets a new standard in ease of use and demonstrates Corel's intent to clearly differentiate itself within the rapidly expanding digital imaging market." And with a suggested price of $49,- Photo Album 6 is available for everyone.
Corel Photo 6 Deluxe - More features and automatic options
" Corel Photo Album 6 is the result of unprecedented levels of customer contact and rigorous usability testing," said Blaine Mathieu, General Manager, Digital Imaging at Corel. "Throughout the development cycle for the new software, Corel engaged in intensive discussions with users to understand the key factors that shape a positive user experience. These included ease of use, integrated learning tools, more discoverable features and more automatic options to simplify the most common photo editing and organizing tasks. The new release of Corel Photo Album 6 reflects Corel's investments in these core areas and the Company's commitment to deliver unmatched ease of use to every customer, whether they're a casual digital camera user, hobbyist or professional photographer."
Photo Album 6 Deluxe - Speed and Simplicity with Zero Click
Offering the broadest range of functionality in its category, Corel Photo Album 6 provides users of all skill levels with easy-to-use tools to download, organize, edit, share, and protect their favorite photos. Corel Photo Album 6 introduces a unique zero click download to help users efficiently download, view and organize their favorite photos, without ever clicking the mouse. In addition, using Corel's new Photo Trays, users can quickly create their own photo "to do" lists, identifying photos to email, print or upload to an online photo site. Providing new automatic tools to complete the basic photo tasks faster, Corel Photo Album 6 gives users more time to enjoy sharing their photos with family and friends.
Corel Photo Album 6 - New functions
• Photo Downloader: When a Corel Photo Album 6 user plugs a camera or memory card into their computer, the new Corel Photo Downloader automatically downloads, rotates and saves photos to a destination chosen by the user. After the user sets their preferences once, the next time they plug in their camera or memory card , Corel Photo Album 6 will do the rest - no clicks required.
• Photo Finder: Corel Photo Album 6 automatically finds all the photos on the user's computer and organizes them by the date that they were taken.
• All Photos View: The new All Photos View lets users browse their entire photo collection at once.
• Photo Trays: The new Photo Trays help users stay organized, enabling them to quickly sort photos for e-mailing, printing, or uploading to a photo sharing web site.
• Recent Downloads list: The list automatically keeps track of the last ten groups of photos downloaded to the user's computer so that they can quickly locate their most recent snapshots.
• Creative project templates: Photo Album 6 includes a wide array of quality templates to create photo calendars, cards, album pages, collages, video CDs, multimedia slide shows, certificates, hard cover albums and other photo keepsakes, all with drag-and-drop simplicity.
• Automatic photo recovery, backup, and storage: With billions of digital photos stored on computers every year, and less than 15% of home users actively backing up their hard drives (Source: IDC), more and more people are vulnerable to losing treasured photos through system crashes or viruses. Corel Photo Album 6 includes powerful PhotoSafe technology to automatically backup and safeguard photos, along with PhotoRecovery software that recovers accidentally erased images, movies, and sound files from all types of digital media.
Corel Album 6 - Simple interface
"Corel has clearly executed on its vision of blending a deep understanding of the customer with proven expertise in digital imaging," said Alexis Gerard, President, Future Image and author of the book Going Visual. "The new release of Corel Photo Album 6 combines straightforward, logically organized tools within a sleek and simple interface that significantly improves the user experience. They will enable a broad range of people to meet the challenge of communicating more effectively in both their business and personal lives."
Corel Photo Album 6 Deluxe - Pricing and Availability
Corel Photo Album 6 Deluxe Edition is available for a suggested retail price of $49 US. It includes PhotoRecovery software ($29 value), Xtras Scrapbook Templates, Volumes I and II ($40 value), Pixmantec RawShooter essentials, and a printed user guide. Corel also offers academic pricing to qualified institutions and students. Corel Photo Album 6 will be available from major retailers and resellers across North America including Amazon, PC Mall, Dell.com, Atomic Park, STAPLES Business Depot, Office Depot, CDW, PC Connection, SHI and Software Spectrum.