The device can be oriented in portrait or landscape setups and placed on either a table or mounted on the wall.
Others have the capability for video playback and .
The majority of digital photo frames use a combination of their internal memory and software to run slideshows of image libraries, which makes them significantly more enjoyable to view as opposed to seeing the same image all the time.
Many frames can display files in JPEG, TIFF, and BMP file formats.
The digital photo frame was originally patented by Peter L. However, more recent credit for the invention has been given to former Disney executives Dean Schiller and Paul Yanover, founders of in 2000.
In 2000, CEIVA released its first digital photo receiver.