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Calendar Design Software for Windows

Design Your Own Calendars With This Software

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You can make calendars with most any desktop or home publishing software; but, there are also specialty kits that include everything you need from photo paper to spiral binders to dedicated software to help you put together the perfect calendar for youself or as a gift. This selection of products are aimed specifically at creating print calendars. The top contender is shown first with the other players in alphabetical order below. There's something to appeal to everyone here. Start the countdown!

Broderbund: Calendar Creator

Calendar Creator Deluxe v. 12 © Broderbund
Calendar Creator Deluxe v. 12 © Broderbund

Calendar Creator has been around for many years adding more and more features with each new version. With thousands of graphics and a wizard that whisks you through the design process, you can create everything from pocket-sized to oversized wall calendars. It has task-scheduling, address book, Web publishing, and compatibility with programs such as Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Organizer. 

Calendar Creator Deluxe v. 12.1 for Windows

Command Line Software: Family Picture Calendar

Family Picture Calendar Screenshot from Command Line Software
Family Picture Calendar Screenshot from Command Line Software

Print customized family calendars with your own photos in the background and additional photos in empty daily squares. Includes features such as auto-resizing of fonts for days with many events, international date formats, export to MS Outlook, multi-date scheduling, and more. Try before you buy. Watch the video to see examples and learn more about using Family Picture Calendar. Purchase online for about $25US. Download a trial version.

Family Picture Calendar with Bonus "12-Month Calendar" for Windows

Tailwag Software: Calendar Builder

Calendar Builder Screenshot from Tailwag Software
Calendar Builder Screenshot from Tailwag Software

This inexpensive, basic calendar program from Tailwag Software (formerly from RKS Software) comes with several layouts, imports several graphics formats, and supports recurring dates for ease in updating calendars. In addition to printing, you can save the calendars as a Windows bitmap or JPEG for use as wallpaper, on Web pages, etc. Program includes icons and hundreds of decorative borders. Download a trial version.

Calendar Builder for Windows

Alchemy Mindworks: Calendar Wizard

Calendar Wizard Screenshots from Alchemy Mindworks
Calendar Wizard Screenshots from Alchemy Mindworks

Create basic personalized calendars. Import your own images. Add dates. Create calendars for any year from 1583 to the present with this simple shareware program. From Alchemy Mindworks.

Calendar Wizard for Windows

Skerryvore Software: Simply Calendars

Simply Calendars Screenshot from Skerryvore Software
Simply Calendars Screenshot from Skerryvore Software

Need a calendar in multiple languages? Simply Calendars supports over 70 languages. It offers 52 calendar styles which you can customize with photos and events. Create your calendars in PDF and various image formats. It's also Windows Vista compatible.

Simply Calendars v. 5.1 for Windows

Focus Multimedia: Create Your Own Calendars

Create Your Own Calendars from Focus Multimedia
Create Your Own Calendars from Focus Multimedia

From Focus Multimedia, this Windows Vista compatible PC program gives you 10,000+ calendar templates for creating annual, monthly, pocket, and wall calendars through the year 2500 (if you need to plan that far into the future). It includes image editing tools, graphic objects, and event reminders. You can also import data from Microsoft Outlook.

Create Your Own Calendars 2nd Edition for Windows

 

DigiLabs: My Photo Calendars

My Photo Calendars Screenshot from DigiLabs
My Photo Calendars Screenshot from DigiLabs

Download this DigiLabs software (purchase a software key to activate) and create all kinds of calendars. You can then print them yourself or upload to the DigiLabs site for professional printing. The software also creates postcards, greeting cards, and other photo projects. The non-commercial version allows only local printing. The commercial version outputs PDF/JPG files. Get a free (non-printing) trial version to see how you like it.

My Photo Calendars 4.5 for Windows (and Mac)

Broderbund: PrintMaster

PrintMaster 2011 Platinum Box shot © Broderbund
PrintMaster 2011 Platinum Box shot © Broderbund

All versions of PrintMaster come with plenty of templates, graphics, and fonts for calendars as well as other creative printing projects from greeting cards to brochures to labels to scrapbooks. If you want to do a lot more than just calendars, consider one of these all-in-one packages from Broderbund.

 PrintMaster Platinum 18.1PrintMaster Express 2.0PrintMaster Gold 2.0PrintMaster Platinum 2.0,PrintMaster 2011 Platinum, all for Windows (2011 & 2.0 series also for Mac)

  • PrintMaster Platinum 18 (Buy Direct)
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  • PrintMaster 2011 available 8/31/2010

 

Spectrum Software: EZ Photo Calendar Creator

EZ Photo Calendar Creator 2 screen shot from Spectrum Software
EZ Photo Calendar Creator 2 screen shot from Spectrum Software

Print it at home or have it done professionally with their printing service. Drag and drop decorations and your photos to create a wall calendar, CD case calendar, or annual calendar. You can import dates, add holidays and events. There's free trial version too.

EZ Photo Calendar Creator 2 for Windows

AMS Software: Photo Calendar Maker

Photo Calendar Maker screen shot from AMS Software
Photo Calendar Maker screen shot from AMS Software

This program from AMS Software lets you create monthly or yearly calendars in several formats and sizes. Add holidays, create a photo collage. You can also purchase some 2010 Calendar Templates.

Photo Calendar Maker for Windows

ArcSoft: Print Creations - Cards & Calendars Bundle

Print Creations - Cards & Calendars box shot from ArcSoft, Inc.
Print Creations - Cards & Calendars box shot from ArcSoft, Inc.

Design a photo calendar or several kinds of greeting cards. Add photos, personalized text, and mark special days on the calendar. There's a trial version too. 

Print Creations - Cards & Calendars Bundle for Windows (and Mac)

ArcSoft: Print Creations - Calendar

Print Creations - Calendar screen snip
Print Creations - Calendar screen snip

From ArcSoft, Print Creations software contains multiple templates including a calendar design element with several layouts, photo editing tools, and print wizard. The software is a free download and then you purchase an activation code for each type of template you want to use. There are several monthly and yearly calendar formats. Other templates in the desktop software include greeting cards, scrapbook, and brochures.

Print Creations version 3.0 for Windows (and Mac)

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