What programs are the best for digital scrapbooking?

I'm interested in getting into digital scrapbooking and was wondering what programs are the best and where to get them.


Asked by scoutwife706 at 8:22 AM on Aug. 4, 2008 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Smilebox.
    It's an online digital scrapbook.
    No fees, just have to sign up.

    Answer by kookiekayla at 11:22 AM on Aug. 4, 2008

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  • I use the program which came with my computer. I also use HP it is free!

    Answer by rosesharon at 1:48 PM on Aug. 4, 2008

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  • If you want to try out some, free downloads are available. Then you can play around with the ones you like. I love Photoshop! I also like Kodak and Corel Draw and Paint ( free with most computers, I have Windows, Not sure with Mac)


    Answer by Anonymous at 1:50 PM on Aug. 4, 2008

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  • I use Photoshop Elements. It costs about $99 (cheaper depending on where you find it). You can download a 30 day trial. I also use Ulead PhotoImpact which is has a few features Adobe stripped out of elements (PhotoImpact is put out by Corel and also has a 30 day trial).
    There are dedicated scrapbooking programs but I find them very limiting. You can check my homepage to see the scrapbook pages I have done with these two programs.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 6:19 PM on Aug. 4, 2008

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  • 2 inexpensive ones that I use are Scrapbook Factory and Printmaster Silver . I bought both at walMart a few years back for around $10

    Answer by debby939597 at 7:47 AM on Aug. 8, 2008

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  • I use Creative Memories StoryBook Creator...

    it is AWESOME! Check it out at: StoryBook Creator Download

    It is FREE to download the 2.0 version!!! Plus there are tons of FREE template available too!! :) Please let me know if you have any questions! Chrissy


    Answer by cldetary at 12:10 PM on Aug. 11, 2008

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  • I use Photoshop 7.0, which is no longer available, the new version is Adobe Photoshop CS3, it has quite the learning curve, so if you're not familiary with photo editing software, then I recommend using Adobe Photoshop Elements, you can go to their site and get a trial version for 30 days here: http://www.download.com/Adobe-Photoshop-Elements/3000-2192_4-10057110.html

    Answer by penelope.simon at 4:46 PM on Aug. 17, 2008

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  • CropMom  is an online scrapbooking site that lets you create your own digital scrapbook pages online using your own photos and CropMom's designer digital scrapbooking graphics. There’s no software to buy or install - and it's free to use.

    Just register, add your photos and start making layouts. You can download your creations for free to share on the Web. Or you can purchase the high-resolution digital file for printing anywhere you’d like, at home or at a photofinisher. It doesn't get any easier  - or less expensive - than this.


    Answer by cardiff44 at 1:27 AM on Aug. 27, 2008

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  • I use Photo Explosion, Paint.Net, & Scrapbook Flair. My fave is Photo Explosion!


    Answer by cafemama2seven at 12:40 PM on Sep. 21, 2008

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  • I use Polaroid My Memories Suite. I was a serious paper scrapper but got overwhelmed with all my digital photos. I used some online photobook solutions but I was disappointed by how little flexibility it allowed me. I tried all the Photoshop options but they were WAY too complicated. My Memories Suite has been the perfect answer - I absolutely love it. I found a discount code in the Marketplace at www.designmom.com - 30% off!

    Answer by danalynne at 11:33 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

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