ArcSoft Print Creations

ArcSoft Print Creations

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.3
out of 30 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.255.500
  • Total Downloads:
    55,207
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 01, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    42.66MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    66
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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In recent years it's become very easy to create custom greeting cards, calendars, brochures, photo books, and more all from the comfort of home. Numerous applications exist to help users create professional-looking projects with very little know-how. ArcSoft Print Creations is one of these, combining multiple design tools into one application. Unfortunately, although the program itself is free, most of the templates it offers must be paid for if users want to print them without a watermark.

The program's interface is attractive and intuitive. The home screen allows users to select whether they want to create a new project, open an existing project, or order photo gifts. When users choose to create a new project, a screen opens allowing them to choose what kind of project they want. There are a lot of options to choose from: greeting cards, posters, scrapbook pages, and more. The Funhouse options are especially interesting; these allow users to insert their own faces onto animals, cartoons, and holiday-themed images. None of the program's templates are exactly groundbreaking in terms of design, but for the most part they are attractive and professional-looking. The program comes with an HTML Help file that does an adequate job of explaining its functions. Overall, we think that ArcSoft Print Creations is a good choice for users who like to have fun with their photos, but those who are expecting free templates are bound to be disappointed. Even the templates that are listed as free in the interface end up with a watermark when they're printed, and we had a difficult time even figuring out how users are supposed to pay for templates if they want to. ArcSoft could definitely stand to be a little more upfront about all of this.

ArcSoft Print Creations installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"program won't except my activation code"

November 14, 2012  |  By josephnj46

 |  Version: ArcSoft Print Creations 3.0.255.500

Pros

cards look great

Cons

you have to install extra software even if you don't want it and it leaves folders behind that you can not find , even if you use an uninstaller and only a handful or cards are free I installed windows 8 and wanted to re install print creations I bought the half fold greeting card software to get rid of the water marks but when I try to re activate thee program it won't except my code tech support was some what helpful but all in all I would stay away from this software

Summary

stay away it loads to much extra crap you would never use and leaves to much behind when you un install it

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1 stars

"IT WAS NOT FREE"

January 03, 2012  |  By SonnyDude

 |  Version: ArcSoft Print Creations 3.0.255.500

Pros

Looks to be a good program if you can afford all the hidden fees.

Cons

Has tons of bloatware in the download and it is not FREE as it says it is.

Summary

If it were actually FREE then I would recommend it but unfortunately I cannot because it is not FREE as it claims to be .

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1 stars

"Could be Great! Limited features kill it."

August 16, 2011  |  By davidhaile

 |  Version: ArcSoft Print Creations 3.0.255.500

Pros

Good GUI and ergonomics. I will happily pay $30 for a template for a brochure to help me sell my house. I downloaded it for this purpose!

Cons

I MUST be able to customize templates to fit my own tastes and requirements! It is easy to add and change/resize text boxes but photos have to be added to existing photo boxes that can't be moved or resized.

Summary

This product was designed by a committee. It's target market is idiots who drool on their keyboards. Does that describe you? I spent $30 at ArcSoft 2 days ago and requested a refund within an hour of the download. It appears to be only a website without real support people backing it up.

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2 stars

"Not what I was looking for. Deleted it"

May 12, 2011  |  By prbarry

 |  Version: ArcSoft Print Creations 3.0.255.500

Pros

Not what I was looking for. Deleted it

Cons

Not what I was looking for. Deleted it

Summary

Not what I was looking for. Deleted it

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1 stars

"Don't do business"

August 17, 2010  |  By goodguy1234ass

 |  Version: ArcSoft Print Creations 3.0.255.500

Pros

Find something else...

Cons

You have to uninstall the demo and install a full version so they can always hold a download over you, and if you loose it you have to pay them money to download again (WHY?!?). They don't help their customers. They CHARGE YOU for tech support.

Summary

ArcSoft is a shady company!!! Send ArcSoft a message, boycott their products until they stop being greedy and actually help their customers. Find another product to do what you want, and save yourself a lot of trouble.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher ArcSoft
Publisher web site http://www.arcsoft.com
Release Date December 28, 2009
Date Added February 01, 2010
Version 3.0.255.500
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Digital Photo Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 42.66MB
File Name printcreations.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 55,207
Downloads Last Week 66
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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