What is EDA?

Easy Digital Album (EDA) software is an essential tool for all event and wedding photographers who present their work to their clients by designing digital albums, photo books & portfolios.

Designed for the professional photographers, who usually work under tide deadlines, EDA is offering ease of use with great features to let you create elegant digital albums at the minimum of time. With its amazing features and ease of operation EDA will become an indispensable tool for your work, as it has already become for hundreds of photographers.

So, are you a professional, wedding or event photographer? Then EDA is a must for you!

Manage Sizes

Create any album size you want and change it at any time

Import Organize

Import, Review and Organize your images in EDA

Create

Create digital albums, based on templates or starting from scratch, in almost no time

Edit

Edit your images in EDA or select the External Editors of your choise

Export

Export your pages in native PSD files with all layers and styles still editable

Manage Sizes

EDA let you create any album size you want (up to 90x60cm) choosing from any of the preset sizes or by simple typing your preferred size in the Width & Height fields.

However, choosing a size doesn’t mean that you have to stick with it. For any reason you decide to change the size of an album EDA gives you the flexibility to do it, and not just changing the size but also the album’s aspect ratio!

Change Album Aspect Ratio

Change Album Aspect Ratio allows you to change the ratio of an album at anytime, very fast with just a click of a button. No more frustration and headaches for you if you clients decide on another album ratio or size.

Having the option of multiple size variations, with the same image layout may also come very handy if you want to create smaller albums for the parents of the bride and groom with a similar image layout.
Just Create once Deliver many, Fast and Easy... with EDA!

Import - Organize

Import, Review and Organize you images in EDA is as fast as it’s easy. Though EDA is not an image management software, it offers you all the features you need to get the job done thus eliminating the need for using a third party application for this job.

Import

EDA lets you import images directly from your computer or from network connections, removable hard drives and storage media such as CD or DVD. Enable the Autorotation function on your camera and EDA recognizes it the moment the images are imported and all vertical images are being rotated for proper view.

EDA can easily handle a high volume of images, since it uses a smart image management system, so importing all the images from a wedding that might reach to 2 or 3 thousand images at some times, will cause no problem for it. You can import folders containing images or import single images to add to a Group you already have in your Groups panel.
The following image types can be imported in EDA: JPG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, GIF

Organize

Once the images are imported you can Organize them in Groups and make it easier to find the shots you are looking for.
You can create as many groups as you like and name them accordingly (Bride’s Home, Ceremony e.t.c). The images you move to a new group are removed from the previous group so you are left with just the images you want in each group.


 

Review

Reviewing your images in EDA is a fast and easy process. With four, different, display modes, Normal, Viewer, Full Screen & Compare Mode, the Half Scale preview, for faster preview of your images and the Magnifier tool, that helps you examine detail, you will quickly select your best shots.

Assign labels to your images, selecting from 3 options: Green labels for your best shots, Yellow labels for the just good and Red labels for the not so good. Then filter them by label and you are ready for creating your layouts.

Create

 

If you believe that designing an album is a time consuming process then EDA is about to change your belief.
With many amazing features and the automated functions, that has evolved even more, in version 3.0 you’ll be able to create elegant digital albums in almost no time! The Create panel is where the fun really begins!


Customize Templates

In the case you want to customize any of the templates just check the Edit Layout option. You can now Add or Delete layers, Move, Resize, Rotate, Rearrange or Flip them, Cut Layers in pieces or Merge them in a New Layer, Copy and Past Properties from one Layer to another on the template or to another template and even to another album. The customization options that EDA is offering you are nothing short of impressive.

You can modify the Opacity of Layers and assign many properties to them like Stroke, Shadow, Masks, Gradients, Overlays, Vignettes and Borders... and not just to a single layer at a time but to all the selected layers at the same time.
To do that just hold the shift key and click on the layers you want and the properties you add from the Properties panel will be applied to all the layers instantly!
EDA will give you back many hours of your life that you used to spend for designing albums!


Save Templates

Creating your own templates is a fast and easy process in EDA, whether you start from scratch or by modifying any of the existing templates. You can save these templates for future use.
You have the option of saving a single page at a time as a template or saving all the pages you have created for an album as a series of templates with the name you define.


My Templates

My Templates folder is the folder where all the templates you save are stored.
By default it contains two sub folders, a Favorites & a Various folder, but you can create as many subfolders as you like, give the name you want to each folder and organize your templates any way you want.

Create Pages based on Templates

Create impressive digital albums based on hundreds of predefined Templates that are already included in EDA. It’s as easy as dragging your images into one of the available Layers on each template. The images will be fitted in the Layers and you can Zoom and Pan them instantly, by using the On Image Controls. You can also let EDA to fill the templates with your images automatically, by simple selecting the Auto Fill Album option.


Create Pages from Scratch

Creating Pages from Scratch is also a fast and easy process in EDA. Drag the images you want directly on the page, resize them if necessary and use the many alignment options to place them where you want.
The option of Cutting layers in equal pieces, both Horizontally and Vertically, can help you create complicated layouts that would take a lot of time to create in other album applications. You can decorate your pages by selecting from a variety of Backgrounds or Tribals that are already contained in EDA but you can also use any graphics you have stored on your computer’s folders by dragging them directly on the page.


Auto Fill Album

The Auto Fill Album option is an amazing feature of EDA that can help you create an album in just a few minutes. Just click on the Auto Fill Album button and follow the simple steps on the Auto Fill Album Wizard. It’s that easy!

Edit

Edit your images with the great options EDA is offering you. Make basic color and tonal adjustments in the software or select the external editors of your choice that EDA will cooperate with, for more advanced image editing. In either case any adjustments you make to the images in the album will not affect your originals, thanks to the Smart Image Management of EDA.



Edit images in Eda Editor

The EDA Editor can help you make basic tonal and color adjustments to your images. You can adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Midtones, Hue or Saturation of an image remove any color cast with the use of Channels and convert it to Grayscale or Sepia toned.

You can also apply the same settings to all images by copying and pasting settings from one image to the others.

Edit images in External Applications

EDA can cooperate with the editors of your choice for advanced image editing. Just assign to EDA the editing applications it’ll cooperate with and right click on an image on the stage to open it in the selected application. Make the adjustments you want on the image and save the changes. EDA will recognize these changes and replace the image on the page you are working on with the edited one.


Export

When you finish the creation of the album and it’s time to export your pages in high resolution files EDA offers you an extra benefit. You can export your pages not just in any of the most common file types, JPG, TIFF, PDF, but also in native PSD files, with all layers and styles included.


This is one of the most powerful features of EDA that separates it from the crowd. It supports not just Opacity and Stroke but Shadow, Masks, Gradients, Overlays an even Text.
And all this settings remain editable in the PSD files you export.


So whether you are one of the photographers who prefer to make tonal and color adjustments to your images while you are creating the layout of an album or prefer to do the layout undistracted and do any color corrections or filtering to your images at a later state EDA gives you the freedom to do so.