Scrapbooking Software for the Mac

Forget paper, glue, and glitter. Go digital. This scrapbooking software for the Mac helps you organize, edit, and arrange your photos, add journaling, and print photo albums, scrapbooks, and other other projects.

MyMemories9 Suite

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Build scrapbook albums from scratch or with the many templates. The online Design Shop offers many more templates and papers to use. For both Mac and Windows platforms, newest features include the ability to drag and drop photos and papers directly onto pages, zoom for more precise positioning, text wrap, and word art.

     

    MemoryMixer

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    A top-rated PC and Mac digital scrapbooking software title, you can use InstaMix to let the software arrange elements on the page for you. Use the templates or arrange everything from scratch. Print up to full 8.5" x 11" (landscape) or 12" x 12" (square) pages, create a CD, make albums with hundreds of pages.

    Photo Explosion

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    This print creativity software from Nova Development helps you create all kinds of projects including business cards, iron-on transfers, and greeting cards. It also includes a new collection of digital scrapbook templates and embellishments. Import photos from your iPhoto library. Includes thousands of graphics and hundreds of fonts in addition to all the templates. Version 3 is optimized for both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs.

    iSkrapbooking

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    From Chronos, iScrapbook supports both 8.5"x11" and 12"x12" formats or custom templates, offers direct access to your iPhoto albums, and comes with its own collection of 40,000+ photos and clip art images. Some of the photo editing and layout tools include cropping, brightness/contrast/sharpness controls, transparency, shadows, layers, masks, and one-click special effects. In 2007 MacUser gave it high marks for ease of use but was less pleased with some of the print options. 

    Mac Scrap Book

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    Easy to use digital scrapbooking option for the Mac is a basic program with simple photo editing options such as resizing and line/shape drawing tools. Has journaling and text formatting, includes 20,000+ images, plus templates and backgrounds with a clip art browser. Print to 8.5x11, 12x12, or custom sizes. The January 2010 release added support for Mac OS X v10.6, direct rotation, grouping, PDF export, Zoom to fit, and other features.

     

    ArcSoft

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    Create photo album scrapbook pages. Features include simple photo editing, drag-n-drop scrapbook page creations with backgrounds, frames, and embellishments, personalized text.

    Smilebox

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    For emailing your scrapbook design or posting to Facebook, it's a free service. Buy the premium version of the design and you can print it at home or save as a JPG. Or, purchase a club membership (monthly fee) for access to more designs, unlimited. Other Smilebox services include slideshows and greeting cards.