FxFoto provides a single tool to organize, archive, enhance, scrapbook, print, email, upload, share and create collages, scrap books and slide shows with your digital photos. FxFoto was designed to give the novice to advanced amateur an easy-to-use package to address common photo needs as well as offer unique features that help you publish and preserve your photographic memories with style. Some of FxFoto's many features include automatically locating all your current photos, direct import from virtually any digital camera or card reader, visual grouping and organizing photos, and a host of processing functions to spruce up pictures, including red eye correction, lighting and image enhancement, blemish removal and a clone brush.
The Standard Edition includes powerful photo organization and editing and is Really Free! A unique animated navigator frame in FxFoto displays photo thumbnails of all your pictures by topic. Each topic can be opened or closed to view the thumbnails and clicking on a picture thumbnail instantly shows a picture preview or adds it to a collection of pictures to create a slide show or collage. In addition, photos can be organized and searched by user specified keywords.
The Deluxe Edition also distributes photos or slide shows by burning them onto CD-ROM. It creates multi-picture collages and slide shows by simply dragging photos onto the presentation page and clicking to apply frames, special effects, dialog balloons, music, narration and other annotations. FxFoto Deluxe provides advanced effects and inch/cm printer page layouts, plus Color, Stamp and Undo brush tools.
FxFoto Creative Edition has everything needed for digital scrapbooking and more including digital kits with backgrounds and embellishment clipart.
The Media Edition includes all FxFoto features. It creates slide show movies in web HTML Flash and DVD-compatible MPEG formats. The Media Edition saves MPEG-4, MPEG-2, AVI, WMV, Flash SWF, MHT, and PDF files.
Organize Your Photos
FxFoto unique user interface allows you to instantly browse and locate all your photos in a single scrolling window. Find your photos fast the visual way.
* Organize your photos by folder.
* View all photos in the convenient scrolling pane.
* Easy Timeline with one-click access to all photo folders.
* Open and collapse folders to view one at a time.
* Search and sort photos by assigned keywords or dates.
* Move photos between topics or reorder by dragging them.
* Combine photos into encapsulated collages and shows.
* Archive photos to CD for safe keeping or to save space.
* Media Edition can securely lock folders with passwords.
FxFoto automatically imports photos from virtually all digital cameras. Just connect the camera, press Import and choose the photos you want. Or import from CD-ROM, camera memory cards and other devices.
Edit Your Photos
Automatically improve dark or over-exposed photos. Remove red eye and blemishes with a click of the mouse. Other easy and powerful tools include clone, undo, color, transparency, translucency and stamp brushes. There is even a great Improve Image Area tool to touch up just the spots that are too dark or light.
Crop photos with rectangles, ovals, irregular shapes, or choose from a library of fun crop patterns including over 100 extra Cutters. Crop to fixed aspect ratios. Feather cropped edges for a professional look
Enhance Your Photos
Choose from over 75 artistic Filter Effects such as Oil Painting, Pen & Wash, Sketch, Embossed, Motion, Tilting, Swirl, Pixelize, Wash Out, Tint, Sepia, Duotone, Posterize, Defocus, Spotlighting, 3D, Haze, Despeckle and more.
Creative crop patterns including over 100 extra Cutters. Crop to fixed aspect ratios. Feather cropped edges for a professional look.
Choose from a large variety of frame effects including 3D, skins, shadows, oval cutouts, outlines and more.
Add text around or over your photos with fonts, colors and a number of effects such as shadow, cutout and even dialog balloons. Create curved text in arcs, waves, rounded corners, and circles
Layout Your Photos
The FxFoto makes it easy to combine photographs into memorable collages, scrapbook pages and slide shows. Layout collage pages for printing in inches or cm. Automatically stitch panoramas of overlapping photos.
Rotate photos to any angle and place them over, under and around each other as you please on any size page. Annotate with frames, text and drawing. Add clipart, scrapbook embellishments and backgrounds. Use partial transparency in overlaid photos and images. Apply shadows under images. Easily move, resize and rotate photos, images and text.
Combine multiple collage pages into a slide show. Choose amazing entrance and exit effects between slides. Even add background music or record your own narration.
256MB RAM, 4MB disk space, 800x600 graphics