Integrated browser, viewer, image and video editor. Very fast scanning for images and videos, browsing by calendar and tags, RAW converter, Red Eye and Noise reduction, video editing, panorama stitching, generation of puzzle games, and more.
Pros: This combo application has a thumbnail browser, a photo viewer, a image and video editor. This is also an organizer and gets all the photos/images available on the machine. A fast indexing algorithm, as claimed by the publisher, does the image and video organizing very quickly. Folder Browser, Calendar Browser or Tags Browser are alternative methods for access of your media and photo files. A wizard available can remove common quality problems. A whole set of other improvement tools also are available that include Auto Levels, NoiseAfx, RedEye Removal and special tools such as Skin Makeup, Lens Correction, Unique Retouch Brush and more. A non-destructive darkroom offers a wide set of enhancement and export tools that include RAW converter.
Once the basic clean up is done it is time for embellishments. These include effects, frames, edges, masks and so on. One could create greeting cards, calendars etc. There are collections inside the package for these extras. Decorate your images using powerful drawing tools. Stitching together of photographs to create panoramic scenes also is possible with this application. You could create a visual puzzle too out of your own photos. Creating a web album, a slide show or burning a CD or plain printing of photos is some of the other features available. Actually printing could be quite sophisticated with print layout design through various print options, sizes and instant preview. If you feel the creative urge it provides the tools to create a movie too. The steps include bringing all selected media files to a story board, trim, enhance and rotate clips, apply effects and transitions, add titles, add music file and narration to the audio track, preview and produce your movie in multiple supported video formats.
Cons: No noticeable problem.
Overall this certainly is at least a 4 star package with its rich set of features and ease of use and a nice interface.