Photo Card Maker

Photo Card Maker

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    29,135
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 31, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    52
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Making your own custom greeting cards can be a lot of fun, and there are numerous programs out there that can help you with such a project. Photo Card Maker is among the more basic options; it's a good choice for anyone who doesn't need a whole lot of features, but it will likely disappoint those who expect more sophisticated results.

The program's interface is plain and fairly easy to figure out, with its major features represented by a set of icons across the top of the screen. Photo Card Maker comes with 32 templates, which are organized in categories including cartoon, Christmas, general, seasonal, holiday, sport, travel, and other. Additional templates can be downloaded from the publisher's Web site. The text on the templates doesn't always make sense--one template featuring a scarecrow in a field includes the caption "I hope you happy"--but fortunately the text can be edited. It's fairly easy to resize and rotate images within the program to fit the spaces in the templates, but for templates that feature circular spaces for images, users will have to crop their photos in another program. Photo Card Maker comes with an exceedingly brief Help file, but most of its features are pretty easy to figure out. Overall, Photo Card Maker didn't particularly impress us, but it's not bad for a free, no-frills photo card maker.

Photo Card Maker comes as a ZIP file. It installs and uninstalls without issues.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"WARNING: includes Conduit toolbar"

November 03, 2013  |  By NoMoreBlatherDotCom

 |  Version: Photo Card Maker 1.0.3

Pros

I didn't really need the >1 hour I spent getting rid of the Conduit toolbar.

Cons

I clicked "Decline" to the two offers on CNET's own installer, but despite that both browsers I was running were closed automatically and when I opened them up, the Conduit toolbar had been installed.

Conduit wormed their way into IE and Chrome too. I followed the instructions on the "pcsmarties" site (but the only other software I downloaded was autoruns from MS). I had to force quit one of their DLLs that was running in order to delete it. Not all of them go by the "Conduit" name: other names I found were 3306061 (probably a version or similar fast-changing number) and TBHostSupport.

There should be a class action lawsuit against CNET for distributing things like this.

As for the program, it kinda works, but the templates are very low quality.

Summary

Avoid this app. In fact, avoid CNET Downloads too. You might be OK as long as you choose the "Custom Install" and make sure no toolbars are going to be installed, but why take the chance?

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2 stars

"Might be what you're looking for but I didn't like"

April 07, 2011  |  By howardferns

 |  Version: Photo Card Maker 1.0.3

Pros

Could be suitable for your requirements if you don't mind the layout and if you happen to find a template to your liking

Cons

32 templates come with the program, all are landscape format and none portrait. It was only after I re-read the review on cnet download page that I saw there are 100 more templates on authors website.

Summary

Categories included with the program are Cartoon, Christmas, General, Holiday, Seasonal, Sport, Travel and Others. Note that Birthday is not included in these. One template read, "I hope you happy." Not exactly my standard of English. Overall, I was not impressed, and I uninstalled it without trying it.

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4 stars

"so far so good after i am able to make smthin I will c"

March 15, 2011  |  By wanderingypsy

 |  Version: Photo Card Maker 1.0.3

Pros

if it works and it free thats great!

Cons

lets get on with i

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4 stars

"Nice little program."

December 23, 2010  |  By t00nz

 |  Version: Photo Card Maker 1.0.3

Pros

Great for making quick photo cards with built-in templates, plus more templates that you can download for free from the maker's website.

Cons

It is limited what it can do, but what do you expect for nothing? Believe it can only make a single sided card. But hey, that's what I wanted it to do anyways as I use it to print out 8x10" photo collage cards from Walgreens.

Summary

For the price (free!), this comes in handy when you're looking for that small program that can help you make a quick greeting card from your photos.

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2 stars

"did not care for it"

December 21, 2010  |  By wjc4947

 |  Version: Photo Card Maker 1.0.3

Pros

looks too cheap

Cons

it was free

Summary

already deleted it , going to try something different

Updated on Dec 26, 2010

Did not care for this card maker too generic

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4 stars

"Simple, if unnecessarily-complicated"

November 29, 2010  |  By grey-am-garden

 |  Version: Photo Card Maker 1.0.3

Pros

Simple to get the hang of (though see below for more). Good range of card styles.

Cons

Itcan be tricky to recognise just what the program wants you to do (especially with downloading - and unzipping - new templates.

Summary

well worth downloading - though it would be nice to be ables to create your own templates.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.3
Version 1.0.3 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Kigosoft
Publisher web site http://www.kigosoft.com
Release Date August 02, 2010
Date Added August 31, 2010
Version 1.0.3
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.01MB
File Name PhotoCardMaker.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 29,135
Downloads Last Week 52
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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