Digital photography & design software forum: I have too much photo software

by: sewut September 27, 2008 3:08 PM PDT

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I have too much photo software

by sewut - 9/27/08 3:08 PM

I want to consolidate my pictures and back them up.

Currently, I have Kodak Easyshare software with about 800 photos, all captioned. I tried to burn a CD but couldn't get the captions to copy onto the disc, only the images (I confirmed this limitation thru chat with Kodak Easyshare online chat). Camera broke so won't be adding more Kodak photos.

I just bought a Canon camera. I haven't loaded the Canon software yet and expect it is unnecessary

In addition, I have, somehow, photos on HP Photosmart Premier and Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

I have just downloaded Windows Live Photo Gallery freeware.

What does this newby do? As stated above, 1) I want to have all my photos under one whatever; 2)I want to back up all the photos and captions and albums; and, 3) I don't want to have to recaption the kodak photos again.

BTW, I have all this on a Compaq Presario laptop.

Thanks much.

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