Steve's Digicams - Breaking News - Kodak 01/04/2006 Press Release
Press Releases - January 4, 2006
New KODAK EASYSHARE Software Version 5.2 Offers Innovative Favorites Feature, Providing Effortless Access to Your Best Pictures Anytime, Anywhere
Favorite Pictures Automatically Made Available Anywhere in the KODAK EASYSHARE System for Instant Viewing and Sharing
Version 5.2 is compatible with all popular brands of digital cameras, as well as the most widely used digital picture/video file formats. Simply tagging a picture as a favorite places it into the software’s favorites album on a WINDOWS or MACINTOSH system, and then automatically uploads it to the favorites album within your KODAK EASYSHARE Gallery account, providing an additional degree of safety and security. When using a compatible KODAK EASYSHARE digital camera, the tagged picture will also be placed into the on-camera favorites album.
"KODAK EASYSHARE Software is the free, all-in-one, user-friendly digital photo application that helps people effortlessly find and share their pictures," said Craig McGowan, digital systems manager for Kodak’s Consumer Digital Imaging Group. "Our re-engineered favorites feature makes it simple for people to do more with their pictures — such as creating custom gifts like mugs, calendars and photo books via the KODAK EASYSHARE Gallery — while retaining the ease of use that has become Kodak’s hallmark."
Another new noteworthy feature is the ‘Quick Print’ function, which allows people to save time by providing one-click printing throughout the software.
EASYSHARE Software version 5.2 continues to include user-friendly and intuitive features from previous versions including video editing tools, effortless organization tools and simple sharing options. In addition, EASYSHARE Software is leading the way into wireless digital photography through its support of the KODAK EASYSHARE-ONE digital camera, Printer Dock Plus Series 3, and Photo Printer 500, all of which are Wi-Fi compatible.
The award-winning KODAK EASYSHARE digital photography system — consisting of cameras, snapshot printers, online services, docks, software, photo papers, and accessories — makes taking, organizing, sharing, and printing high quality digital pictures effortless. Further information on KODAK EASYSHARE products is available at www.kodak.com/go/EasyShare.
About Eastman Kodak Company
Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, print and view images – for memories, for information, for entertainment. With sales of .5 billion in 2004, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on the following businesses: Health -- supplying the medical and dental industries with traditional and digital imaging-information products and services, as well healthcare IT solutions and services; Graphic Communications - offering on-demand color and black and white printing, wide-format inkjet printing, high-speed, high-volume continuous inkjet printing, as well as document scanning, archiving and multi-vendor IT services; Digital & Film Imaging Systems - providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services; and Display & Components - which designs and manufactures state-of-the-art organic light-emitting diode displays as well as other specialty materials, and delivers imaging sensors to original equipment manufacturers. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at www.kodak.com.
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