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Forever Announces the Release of its new Historian 4 Photo Management Software

Forever, Inc. launches updated photo management software to help users organize their memories and tell their stories at

(PITTSBURGH) October 26, 2015 – Forever, Inc, the one-stop shop for digitizing, editing, printing, permanently saving, and sharing family photos and memories is pleased to announce that it has released a new version of its Forever Historian™ 4 software. The new photo management software enables users to organize large collections of photos and digital content on their desktop or laptop computers. Users can assign tags to their photos, write stories and descriptions about their photos, and store their organized collections and stories in their personal Vaults with the Historian software, all without an internet connection. Once users are back on line, their work can be saved in their Forever™ Accounts.

According to Forever Founder and CEO, Glen Meakem, “Forever Members tell us they like to use their computer and focus on organizing their digital photos and life stories while on the beach, in a secluded cabin, or some other off-grid location that lacks internet access. This software enables them to do just that. Once they return home or are back on line, they can then easily move their photos and life stories from their Historian Vault to their Forever account.”

Features of the new Forever Historian 4 software include the following:

  • Manage, edit, and organize large collections of digital content using Windows computers.
  • Protect digital content offline with patented Forever Historian Vault technology.
  • Assign custom tags, stories and descriptions, personal star ratings, and other metadata to content in the Vault.
  • Edit and fix damaged photos with image editing tools that crop, adjust brightness, enhance colors, apply unique filters, and more.
  • Search for specific people in photo collections with Historian’s powerful facial recognition functionality.
  • Easily move photo collections (and accompanying metadata) between Historian Vaults and Forever accounts.
  • Import photos to Forever Artisan® photo projects.
  • Print Historian 4 albums at the Forever Print Shop.

This updated software is free to current Historian 4 users.

“Our growing family of Forever Members and Ambassadors are craving increased integration across Forever’s platform of memory keeping products and services,” said Anna Broome, Forever’s Vice President of National Sales.  “With this new software, our users can now easily share their photo collections between their off-line Historian Vault and their on-line Forever Account. This is an exciting development, one which greatly improves our ability to help people manage their memories and tell their stories for generations.”

About Forever

Forever, Inc. offers the world’s first and only guaranteed permanent online media storage and sharing service, which is backed by the patent-pending Forever Guarantee. Forever was founded and is led by Glen Meakem, previous Founder and CEO of the highly successful business-to-business e-commerce company, FreeMarkets, Inc. The team at Forever believes that family memories should never be lost. Forever offers a one-stop-shop for digitizing, editing, printing, permanently saving, and sharing family photos and memories. The company offers highly secure, triple backed up cloud storage, with encryption of critical locator data. It also offers award winning mobile apps for iOS and Android that automatically back up to member accounts at as well as web and desktop apps so customers can access, edit, and organize their content from virtually any device. Forever guarantees customers who buy “permanent sharable storage” that their photos and memories will be saved for their lifetimes plus 100 years with the goal of many generations beyond. The company can make this guarantee because a large portion of the money customers pay for “permanent storage” is deposited into the Forever Guarantee Fund, a restricted fund that acts like a permanent endowment or reserve, with earnings paying for storage, bandwidth, and migration to new file formats for generations into the future.

The company also offers Forever Artisan®, the leading digital scrapbooking software, and Forever Historian -- photo organization and management software, as well as Forever digital art, printing, photo scanning and media conversion services.

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