Lexar, the memory card maker has today announced that it is making a new and extensive software suite available for free download with purchase of select Lexar CompactFlash and Secure Digital flash memory cards.

The value-added software suite is designed to enhance and improve the digital photography experience by providing customers with the tools necessary to accomplish many common digital photography functions such as image editing, storing captured content online, and recovering seemingly lost images the company said in a statement.

Corel Paint Shop Pro X, Corel Snapfire Plus SE, Lexar Image Rescue 3, and Lexar Backup n Sync Powered by Sharpcast are the packages included in the offer.

Customers purchasing select Lexar Platinum II CF and SD memory cards can download the full versions of Image Rescue 3, Lexar Backup n Sync, and Corel SnapfireTM Plus SE. Recently introduced and packed with creative drag-and-drop templates, Corel Snapfire Plus is an ideal application for users who want to entertain friends and family with stored still images and video.

Customers purchasing select Lexar Standard CF and SD memory cards will be able to download both Corel Snapfire Plus SE and Lexar Backup n Sync.

Applications will be available for download in conjunction with a serial number and corresponding access ID found within select Lexar flash memory card packages beginning next month.