Eastman Kodak Co. introduced at the Worldwide Developers Conference a new version of its EasyShare digital picture organization and sharing software. The new version, 3.0, has been rebuilt from the ground up for OS X, according to Kodak, and supports Jaguar or later. A free download is available from
the Web site, and it’ll work with any digital camera that supports Jaguar’s Image Capture Architecture (ICA), not just Kodak’s models.
EasyShare provides the ability to locate and index pictures and video files, create photo albums and video albums, categorize files and more. iPhoto users can export their albums to EasyShare, also.
Viewing options include thumbnail and full-screen, and EasyShare also features editing tools like red-eye removal, one-touch enhancement, cropping for popular print sizes, brightness and exposure compensation and zoom.
EasyShare integrates e-mail support also, which lets users send photos at either full resolution or resized and compressed. And the software supports common layouts for inkjet printers. DVD and CD burning is also built-in.
System requirements call for Mac OS X 10.2 or later; 800×600 pixel display; 128MB RAM; 200MB free hard disk space. Some features require CD or DVD-recordable drives, inkjet or thermal printers, or Internet access. Kodak EasyShare 3.0 is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.