SOURCE: Avanquest

Avanquest

November 15, 2010 12:00 ET

Avanquest's Nova Development Unit Launches New Versions of the #1 Selling Greeting Card Software, Hallmark® Card Studio® 2011

Just in Time for the Holiday Season -- Software Includes More Cards, Projects and Premium Images Than Ever Before, Plus Easy Integration With Social Media Websites

CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) -  Nova Development, a consumer unit of leading global software developer and publisher Avanquest Software (PARIS: AVQ), launched the 2011 versions of its number one selling greeting card software, Hallmark Card Studio and Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe. The 2011 versions feature a new, easy-to-use interface with popular design tools now at your fingertips, plus fast and easy integration with YouTube, Facebook and other popular social networks. In addition, Hallmark Card Studio 2011 and Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe 2011 come with exclusive Hallmark fonts, sentiments and graphics for designing custom calendars, photo cards, note cards, matching stationery and envelope sets, invitations and scrapbooks, in addition to greeting cards.

"Hallmark Card Studio software has consistently provided a fun and simple way to create cards and projects with an added personal touch," said Todd Helfstein, president of Nova Development. "The newly developed, easy integration with social media websites adds to the many exciting ways you can share with family and friends across the miles."

With Hallmark Card Studio 2011, users can quickly and easily add photos with the digital picture placer to personalize greeting cards and projects for friends and family. The Deluxe version offers a powerful, built-in digital photo editor that fixes, edits and enhances photos before placing them into cards and projects.

  • Customizable Hallmark Cards & Projects: Design greeting cards, including 3D cards, and projects using new designs for birthdays, holidays, weddings, anniversaries and more. Hallmark Card Studio 2011 comes with 6,700+ templates, including 600+ new designs. Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe includes 11,000+ templates and 1,000 new designs.

  • Premium Graphics: Compliment cards and projects by adding sensational Hallmark artwork.  Choose from 11,000+ images in Hallmark Card Studio 2011 and 18,000+ images in Hallmark Card Studio Deluxe.

  • Sentiment Library: Choose from hundreds of creative quotes and sentiments that help foster self expression.

  • Photo Calendars: Customize calendars with personal digital photos.

  • Hallmark Note-Writing Guide: Personalize notes with writing tips and ideas from Hallmark.

  • Event Planner: Stay organized with address books, mailing lists and date notification for birthdays, anniversaries and other important events.

  • Hallmark E-Cards: Send customized cards and projects via e-mail. Even share on YouTube, Facebook and Sendphotos with just one click.

Hallmark Card Studio 2011 ($29.99) and Hallmark Card Studio 2011 Deluxe ($49.99) are available now at retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada and online at www.hallmarksoftware.com. Each version is compatible with Windows® XP, Vista® and 7 and requires 512 MB of RAM and a DVD or CD drive.

About Avanquest Software and Nova Development
http://about.avanquest.com or http://group.avanquest.com
http://www.novadevelopment.com/aboutus

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