5DFly Photo Design is a graphics creation utility for Windows. It allows you to create calendars, photo slideshows, cards, etc., with your own images. The application comes preloaded with a few templates. You can download more from the 5DFly website. Those templates allow you to insert your own images. For example, the first template is a baby calendar. It is made up of 12 pages (one for each month of the year, since it is a calendar). In each month, you can add a picture of your baby.
Photo Design adds your pictures to the template automatically, and you can export the calendar right after that. But you can also go into Edit mode and edit the template. You can move the pictures around and even add more images. There are options to control the brightness, contrast, saturation, and transparency of the images, among others. On the right part of the screen, there are previews of other templates that you can add by just double clicking them. The application will remember the changes you have made to the picture and transport them to the new template.
There are many nice templates for you to use, and it is easy to move the pictures around to fit the templates. Even the automatic rendering works great.
5DFly Photo Design can export your creations to JPEG, a Flash applet, or even a Powerpoint presentation.
- Really easy to use.
- Good editing options.
- Good exporting options.
- Nice tutorial and on-screen help
- Comes with only a few templates preloaded