Kodak and Mozilla Join Forces to Make

Millions of online photo service users will have an easier time uploading and sharing their pictures thanks to KODAK Gallery and Mozilla’s Firefox Web browser. The Firefox Companion for KODAK Gallery combines the award-winning Firefox browser with the world’s number one online photo service making it easier than ever to upload, share and print your digital photos and create amazing photo gifts like books, calendars, collages and more. The Firefox Companion is available today for free download.

Kodak and Mozilla’s release of the new companion will provide a seamless online experience for this growing group of photo enthusiasts making it easier to:

Drag and drop images from their computer directly to the companion

Easily create a new photo album or add to an existing one

Add captions in the browser that will be uploaded with their pictures to KODAK Gallery’s online site

“We want to provide consumers with easy and convenient ways to do more with their pictures and thanks to the Firefox Companion for KODAK, they can now upload and share faster than ever before,” said Madhav Mehra, general manager, KODAK Gallery.

“The Firefox Companion for KODAK Gallery makes uploading large numbers of photos fast, easy and reliable,” said Christopher Beard, vice president, marketing and product management, Mozilla. “We’re excited to offer an online photo solution that combines the ease of use of Firefox with the quality and convenience of the KODAK Gallery experience.”

By 2010, nearly 83 million people in the U.S. will use online photo services annually, according to market research firm InfoTrends.