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Review Date: April 2007
Reviewer: Tony Squire
Newton's Make Greeting Cards of Me
Ever wanted to
make your own personalised greeting cards? Yes? Well, you are in
luck with Manaccom's latest edition to their software range
entitled "Newton's Make Greeting Cards of Me" which offers the user one
of the easiest greeting card programs available on the market.
It's almost as easy as:
1 - Choose a
2 - Add your own text and graphics &
3 - Print or email to others!
behind this software package is Newton, a teddy bear who is a
reject from the Furry Fellows Toy Factory and fortunately for
our loveable hero, he was rescued from the scrap heap by Mr.
Fellows, the owner of the Furry Fellows Toy Factory. So what has
Newton been up since being saved from the crap heap? That's
simple, he has been creating "words of wisdom" for greeting
cards and decided to create his own software package that lets
user personalize their greeting cards for just about every
Make Greeting Cards of Me:
pre-designed Newton Bear card templates
text frames can be rotated, stretched, resized, flipped and
re-coloured. Text inside frames can be re-coloured and
Add your own
text – names, birthdays, ages, special messages etc
Supertext tool to create striking text effects such as
distortion, shadows, fades, textures, outlines and more
Print on any
standard paper size for a 2 sided postcard, or choose from a
range of printing options when you create a standard 4 page
email, together with sounds and verses!
name and address database option
mix of traditional and funny verses
Make Greeting Cards of Me:
a fantastic variety of ready-made Newton Bear cards that are
easy to personalise.
User-friendly, and no complicated functions to learn. Large,
colourful icons guide you through the design process.
Fun for all
ages and skill levels.
is easy with the name and address database.
easy to add your own photos and images from your digital
camera or saved folders.
of "Newton's Make Greeting Cards of Me" was a breeze and it simply
auto-installed once the CD was detected and after the
installation was complete, we were greeted to an extremely user
friendly interface with basic icons on the top such as load,
save, print with three window panes below that included a design
area, font selection and the main greeting card layout.
To create a
greeting card, the user just selects the template they wish to create,
select any extras graphics that they wish to incorporate and
presto, you have a greeting card ready. However for those that
are not artistically inclined, the program features hundreds of
different templates that they can use from birthdays to weddings
and even get well cards. Everything... well, almost!
You can even add
pictures from your digital camera or even sound and music bites and
once your greeting card is completed, you can either save it,
e-mail it or print it to that special person for a unique and
personalized greeting card. What really impressed me was the
ease of use and just how simple it was to create a quality
Newton's Make Greeting Cards of Me is a great program that kids
of all ages, even adults will enjoy, especially those who are
designing. Not just your basic greeting card creator, this program
even features a database to keep your names for the next time
you need that special card. Great stuff!