Making family albums

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I have 12,771 family pictures in LR. All are catalogued by name, date, location, etc. I want to burn them to DVDs for children , grandchildren, and great-grandchildren with software that would give them search and access like LR. It would be the world's greatest family album! What kind of software would do that?
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Searching means they have some kind of limited version of the desktop app included on the DVD. As I recall, I could do that with Extensis Portfolio when they had a standalone version, but most of the DAMs, including them, have gone to a cloud-based service. However, that's one place you could start looking.

With DVD burning software, you can often include both a slideshow (who doesn't like a family slideshow?) and a folder of individual images, but I don't know about searching. Another source to look into, though, and of course, I'd have another reason to use LR if it came up with a solution.<G> But both burning software and slideshow software might have something???

If you find something, do report back. I could use a tool like that myself.