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Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer is fully reviewed in our scrapbooking software category, but this program includes several quality tools that also work well in greeting card software.
Beginner designers won't have trouble mastering Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer. The program menus are clear and easy to understand.
The Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer photo workshop gives you a full toolbox for photo editing. You get the fundamentals—from cropping to flaw correction—and special photo effects (designed for scrapbook fans) that work for unique greeting cards. Computer novices will find these tools simple to manage. Importing photos is a basic task too.
Also, Broderbund offers a large library of samples, ideas, graphics and animations for download. You can share your completed greeting cards on paper, through email, or as screen savers.
However, you cannot create animated greeting cards or attach music and sounds to your ecards. Also, there are limited templates for greeting cards since this is actually a scrapbooking program.
Vista users are going to have to pick another greeting card program because Creating Keepsakes Scrapbooks Designer doesn’t work for anything higher than Windows XP.
We had no trouble installing Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer.
The help section is easy to reach from most screens. Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer offers written tutorials that illustrate how to get started. However, Broderbund doesn't provide telephone support or a user manual for this scrapbooking and greeting card software program.
Broderbund's Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer is versatile enough for novices and experts alike, and it's quite affordable. Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Designer comes with a good variety of photo editing and embellishment tools, so it's a good combination program for greeting card designers who enjoy scrapbooking.