The new year is approaching (at time of writing), so this might be a good time to get a new 2018 calendar. Why not make your own calendar for the new year?
You can design and print out a customized calendar that includes your own photos with personalized calendar software. These are five programs for Windows with which you can set up a personalized calendar.
Create your own personalized calendar with these tools
WinCalendar is software that enables you to set up Word and Excel calendars. Thus, the software integrates itself with those applications by adding a new WinCalendar tab to them. WinCalendar has basic, standard and pro versions that are retailing from $32-$99. You can download a trial version from this website page.
This is a straightforward program that you can quickly set up Word and Excel calendars with. WinCalendar users can insert calendars by pressing a Make Calendar or Schedule button on the WinCalendar tab. That opens a window from which you can select various calendar types and date ranges. The calendar creator window includes options for print orientation, primary colors, fonts and to display alternative national holidays. You can also select to import Outlook, Yahoo and Google Calendar data in the standard and pro versions of the software.
2. Photo Calendar Studio
Photo Calendar Studio is a calendar design package that has had rave reviews. With this software, you can quickly set up custom calendars that include your photographs. Photo Calendar Studio is compatible with Windows platforms from XP to 10, and the software is retailing at $29.95. You can try out a demo of PCS by pressing the Download button on this website page.
Photo Calendar Studios enables its users to design calendars with their own photographs, which it includes editing options for. This software provides you with lots of creative options and effects for calendar backgrounds and images, such as Blur, Texture, Frame, Shadow, Vignette, etc.
You can quickly set up a new calendar with one of the many pre-designed templates, or design your own one from scratch. It has a drag-and-drop UI so that you can drag images, shapes and other clip art items onto the pages. Thus, PCS is more like a WYSIWYG editor that has plenty of design tools and options for calendars.
3. DigiLabs Calendar Software
DigiLabs Calendar Software for Windows and Mac is a program with which you can design calendars, albums and greetings cards that include your photos. The software’s freeware version has almost every option included, except that you can’t print anything with your printer. The non-commercial registration key for the software is retailing at $24.99. Click Windows Download on this web page to save the program’s installer.
The DigiLabs Calendar Software provides extensive customization options for calendars so that you can add images to the top of pages, to the date boxes or as faded backgrounds. You can add separate photographs for each month, adjust colors of all elements within the calendar, customize the date table shape, add logos and crop and fade images within calendars with the software. Furthermore, this software also comes with a variety of templates to select from; or you can quickly set up a calendar with its wizard. In addition, you can get your personalized calendars printed in various sizes at DigiLabs’ photo lab.
4. Photo Calendar Creator 10.0
Photo Calendar Creator 10.0 is design software with which you can set up a variety of alternative calendar types. This software has a standard and pro edition, which includes extra PDF export and CMYK layout options for calendars. Photo Calendar Creator is available for $39 and $59. You can try out a 10-day trial of the software by pressing the Download button on this web page.
Photo Calendar Creator 10.0 boasts more than 150 templates for you to choose from. PCC users can select to set up wall, desk, pocket, monthly, promotional, yearly and other custom calendars with its Calendar Design Wizard. The software includes plenty of customization options on its primary design window for adding photos, clip art and text to personalized calendars. You can add holidays from several countries and customize those dates with the holiday editor. PCC also supports numerous image file formats and can translate calendars between 11 languages.
5. EZ Photo Calendar Creator 2
EZ Photo Calendar Creator 2 is another program that you can design different types of custom calendars with. There is only one version of this software, which is retailing at $24.95. There is an unregistered version of EZ PCC that you can add to most Windows platforms by clicking free trial on this page. The trial package adds “Created by EZ Photo Calendar Creator” text to printed calendars.
EZ Photo Calendar users can set up annual, wall, mini wall and CD case calendars. The software boasts more than 40 layouts, 300 pre-designed backgrounds and 200 stickers for calendars. It provides customization options for most parts of the calendar, including month/year text, captions, header bar colors, grid line colors and photo borders.
You can add BMP, JPG, TIF, PNG, DIB and ICO images to EZ Photo Calendar Creator’s calendars. EZ PCC has a straightforward drag-and-drop UI design so that you can drag your photos onto the calendars, resize and rotate them. EZ Photo Calendar users can also edit the images with the software’s Crop, Rotate, Black and White and Sepia editing options. So this program has plenty of options, and its publisher also provides a printing service.
Those are a few of the software packages that you can design a custom calendar for new years with. Although there are plenty of calendar apps for Windows, many of them lack the customization options you can select in personalized calendar software.
In addition, you can also show off your favorite photos on customized calendars.