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Picture cd

The Photo CD was given an upgrade in 1998 when Kodak launched the Picture CD. The Picture CD is very similar to a standard CD-R and can store digital photos with a resolution of 1536 x 1024 pixels in JPEG format. The optical disc comes with software to view and edit the files on a computer.

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Digital cameras

The emergence of digital cameras and affordable scanners led to the end of the Picture CD’s popularity.

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… you can still get software for viewing photos on a Picture CD and even converting them to a more sustainable file format such as TIFF? ACDSee is the most well-known.

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