Simple to use, but packed full of features

Features

Many fantastic features are available in just a few clicks, allowing you to create a limitless number of effects.

  • Choose from a selection of predesigned art, or use myStory Designer’s powerful design features to create your own papers and embellishments in your project.
  • Switch between tasks easily with a ribbon interface that is organised around what you want to do - insert, cut & fill, colour, format, and other primary actions.
  • Begin with Basic settings to explore the software and progress to Advanced for access to all of the options available. Or start with the Advanced settings right away.
  • Add photos to a page from the local computer or directly from an online site like Facebook or Flickr.
  • An Internet connection is not required while using myStory Designer because it resides on your desktop, however you need to be connected to the internet to order your completed project.
Using the wand tool
Use the wand tool to create custom shapes and trim photos.

Editing made Easy!

  • See the big picture with a two-page spread editing view.
  • Edit pages with features for arrangement, sizing, rotation of elements, snap-to-grid options, user-settable rulers, and more.
  • Work on what you want with easy drag-and-drop page editing.
  • Add writing with text boxes that support full rich-text editing, with mixed fonts, colors, and styles. Text editing also supports text wrapping around other elements on the page.
  • Create captions with text paths, text shown on user-created path, that also supports rich text.
  • Add a full calendar to a page in two clicks with the Built-In Calendar element. Customize, drag-drop photos, and add text to individual calendar date cells.
Editing tools
Use advanced text-editing tools to wrap text around elements, place text on a custom path, and more!

Automatic fixes

  • Let the software determine which pictures belong together on predesigned pages and automatically create an entire book for you with the auto-populate feature.
  • Change the colours of everything else on the page to coordinate with the selected photo according to options the auto page colour change feature suggests.
Auto-populate
Use the auto-populate feature to automatically create your book, then simply edit where you want to.

 


Design Capabilities

  • Create a rubber stamp from any photo or artistic element on page with just two clicks to reuse in your choice of colour and saturation.
  • Add variety with cutters, including straight cut, faded-edge cut, decorative-edge cuts, paper tears/rip.
  • Cut out text, using any font, from a photo, paper, or other source.
  • Add simple mats or more decorative frames including multiple mats, bevels, and decorative frames with Frame Effects.
  • Cut out any shape from any part of a digital paper with the Cutting Board.
  • Adjust or change colours and add shadows.
  • Modify your photos or other design elements with a wide range of filters.
Design capabilities
View your project as single trimmed pages, spreads, or view all artwork on an uncropped page.

Full Photo Editor

  • Make use of automatic adjustments or complete your own custom adjustments.
  • Edit pictures quickly with cloning, touchup, brushes, and cleanup tools.
  • Select a portion of the photo and edit just that portion with a variety of tools including colour tools, filters, and effects.
Photo Editing
Use the Image Editor to adjust temperature, hue, curves, levels, contrast and more.

Features for Content Management

  • Use elements from commercial art kits containing predesigned pages, digital papers, additions, shapes, cutters, and colours.
  • Create personal art kits containing digital art you have saved or downloaded from the internet.
  • Organise content using simple tags.
  • Store content on multiple drives or CD/DVDs
  • Will recognise your Creative Memories StoryBook Creator digital content packages as commercial art kits.
Content Management
Organise your content the way you want to using simple tags 

 

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