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Photo CDs

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Create a Photo CD containing up to 512MB high-resolution digital photos from any of your own albums. You can assemble multiple CDs one at a time and order them all at once, Or just order a single CD for yourself.

Along with your photos, each Photo CD comes with Windows-compatible Digital Photo Manager viewing and photo-editing software. Use this software to:

  • Make more prints or enlargements in just two clicks, and place the order online.
  • Edit or enhance your images with ease: remove red eye, use design filters, adjust lighting, and more.
  • Compile all your photos in one place, add comments for easy searching and quickly transfer them to a CD or DVD.

To use the Digital Photo Manager software, your computer must be running on Windows version 98, ME, 2000, XP or Vista, and it must have at least 100 MB available hard drive space for installation.

If you use a Macintosh, you can view the JPEG photo files on the CD using a web browser or other photo-viewing software, but you will not be able to run the Photo Manager software.

During the CD ordering process, you can choose albums, but not individual photos. To handpick the pictures for your Photo CD, organize your photos into albums before starting to make the CD.

  1. While viewing your photo library, an album or an individual photo, click "Edit Options" in the photo toolbar on the right side of the page.
  2. From the list that opens, click "Photo CD" to open the "Create Your Photo CD" screen, listing the available photo albums. Please note: You cannot choose albums other people have shared with you.
  3. Click the checkbox next to each album you want to add. You can continue to add albums until you reach the 512 MB maximum. Your running total appears in the upper and lower right corners (if your browser supports dhtml).
  4. When you've selected all of the albums you'd like to include, click Add CD to Cart.
  5. When you are ready to place your order and check out, click "Photo Cart" at the top right of most Photo Center pages.

Tip: From the cart page, you can add or remove albums from the Photo CDs you have added to the cart.

The resolution of the pictures included on a Photo CD depend on the origin of the original pictures.

For photos that came from film developed at Walmart, the resolution is 1612 x 1024 pixels. This is sufficient to produce a high-quality 8 x 10 print.

For photos taken with a digital camera and uploaded to the Walmart website, the resolution depends on the resolution settings of your camera, the method used to upload your pictures and the amount of time the pictures have been stored online. Please see our storage policy for more information.

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