Pixellu SmartAlbums 2 (Download)

Pixellu SmartAlbums 2 (Download)

Pixellu SmartAlbums 2 (Download)

Important Notice: This item is non-cancelable and non-returnable
Electronic Download
Emailed within 24 Hours

Product Highlights

  • Intuitive Photo Album Design Software
  • Drag-and-Drop Interface
  • Thousands of Page Templates
  • Customize and Save Preset Layouts
  • Timeline Navigation
  • Integrated Output Formatting & Presets
  • Supports Variety of Album Printers
  • 1-Year Cloud Proofing Subscription
  • Adobe Editing Workflow Compatibility
  • For Mac OS X 10.8-11 or Windows 10-7 SP1
Show moreShow less
Man Behind Layer

B&H $1000 Giveaway

Share your most-wanted item with friends & family for chances to win a $1000 B&H Gift Card. It's that easy!

1 new winner announced every week!
Limit 1 entry per day; Come back every day to increase your chance of winning!

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Congrats to our winners so far — Mark P., Lauren K. & Daniel M.

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway (the "Giveaway" or "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about November 7, 2016 until on or about December 19, 2016 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share your most wanted item on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links found on the B&H Website (www.bhphoto.com); or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third-party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total three (3) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $1000.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize to the e-mail address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the e-mail account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An e-mail account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $1,000.00 Giveaway, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only


Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0.00 Tax Collected Outside NY

You Pay: $299.00

Add to Wish List Item in Wish List
  • 1Description

A simple and intuitive solution for producing photo albums, SmartAlbums 2 from Pixellu is an application that allows you to quickly produce well-designed, ready-to-print publications. Using a drag-and-drop interface for much of the design process, you simply add your photos directly to the project, choose which and how many photos are used in a spread, and then cycle through a choice of page layouts to best suit your work. Imagery can be cropped, scaled, and re-positioned once inserted, and borders and opacity settings can also be adjusted. Albums can be formatted according to a wide variety of specs from popular printers, or custom sizes can also be used, and saved, for other output applications. Once your design is complete, a unique Cloud Proofing feature can be utilized to gain online approval or input from your clients prior to sending your finish album to print.

SmartAlbums 2 is a standalone application that is compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems. It supports working within an Adobe workflow, with the ability to preserve Lightroom and Bridge ratings as well as seamlessly transition layered documents to Photoshop or InDesign for further image editing.

Drag-and-Drop and Timeline
A simple drag-and-drop interface allows you to quickly and intuitively add and organize the photographs within your project. You can drag photos directly into your project or, if you already have a predetermined set of images to use, bring them into the Timeline for faster organizing. Once files have been added to the Timeline, you can click between certain images in order to create spreads with the chosen number of images, which will automatically assign imagery to spreads, leaving you to cycle through templates for organizing the photos on the page.

Once the chosen number of photos has been added to the spread, a top template selector allows you to preview numerous templates for how the images are set on the page. You can also resize the photos, crop into new sizes, move the photos on the page, add borders, and apply text to customize the final appearance.
Albums Presets and Design
Prior to laying out your photographs, you can begin each album project using a choice of pre-installed templates depending on your output. A variety of profiles are integrated into the application, from more than 90 album printing companies, allowing you to have your finished design formatted exactly to the specifications you need to print. This also allows you to focus more on the imagery and layout creativity, rather than worrying about sizing, bleeds, and other printing-specific restrictions.
Cloud Proofing
Included with SmartAlbums 2 is a 1-year subscription to Pixellu's Cloud Proofing feature; a highly efficient means for interacting with your clients during the product process of your album. Upon completing a draft of your album, you can export the project as it is to cloud-based storage for your clients to preview. Clients can flip through the design and make comments or give feedback on individual spreads or the project overall. After their review, the project comes back to you with the comments set within the application so you can easily make changes to the design and resend for final client approval.

This online process also provides you with a way to maintain your branding, set privacy controls, and preview the final album on either a computer or tablet. The subscription includes 50GB of cloud storage, or enough to store approximately 250 albums.
Other Features
  • Projects can be exported to Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, in PSD and IDML layered formats, for further, more refined editing.
  • Adobe Lightroom and Bridge ratings and color labels are carried along with your imagery during importing, allowing you to sort photos by rating prior to inserting them into a project.
  • During the course of cycling through page templates, you can 'favorite' them to have them show up more often. Additionally, you can also 'reject' templates to hide them from appearing.
  • Each of the templates is designed by hand, rather than a computer-generated algorithm, in order to ensure more aesthetically-pleasing designs.
  • Albums can quickly be resized in order to accommodate any changes to the output style and formatting.
  • Gap Control helps to maintain even spacing between images for a cleaner, more consistent appearance.
  • When images need to be cropped, Face Detection will automatically recognize and re-position subjects within the new frame in order to avoid cropping faces.
  • Helpful warnings can be displayed to alert you to potential problems during the course of designing your album, prior to sending the album to print.
  • A variety of helpful articles and tutorial videos are available on the Pixellu website, along with access to customer support for any issues.
Supported Album Companies
SmartAlbums 2 incorporates pre-designed templates for the following album companies, which are configured to the printing specifications set by each of the printers. This allows you to make the design you wish and have it automatically formatted for printing.

Accucolor Imaging, ACI Lab, AG Photography Lab, Album Crafters, Album Epoca, Antal Photo Books, Artisan State, AsukaBook, Atkins, Azura Albums, Bay Photo, Black River Imaging, Blacksmith Albums, Blanche Prints, Blurb, The Boudoir Album Company, Burrell Imaging, Cihan Album, Couture Book, Cypress Albums, Design Aglow, Digibook Albums, Dream Albums (Russia), DreambooksPro, Encadernadora Premiere, Extrema, Finao, Floricolor, Folio Albums, Forbeyon, Foto Fayer, GF Smith, Go image, Graphistudio, GTA Imaging, Hitech Albums, Jiggy Albums, Jingoo, Jorgensen, Kala Albums, Kiss Books, Konpoli, Koy Lab, Laguna Albums, Leather Craftsmen, Leuxo, Lifethreads Albums, Loktah, Loxley Colour, Macdera Books, McKenna Pro, Miller's Lab, Momento Pro (AU & NZ), Nations Photo Lab, naturalBook, Neve Albums, nPhoto, PAFE Digital Albums, Phaloo, Photo Albums Direct, Photo Mounts & Albums (Aust), Photo Productions, PhotoShop Digital, Photostorie, PictoBooks, Pikto, Priscilla Foster Handmade, ProDPI, Purplest, QtAlbums, Queensberry, RedTree Albums, Renaissance Albums, Richard Photo Lab, Seldex Albums, SIA Albums, Signature Collection Albums, Silverbook Die Alebnmanufaktur, Sim Imaging, The Wee Album Co., Venice Album, Vision Album, Vision Art, West Coast Albums, WHCC, Wild Magnolia Design, Woodland Albums, and Zookbinders.
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Delivery Download
Mac System Requirements Mac OS X 10.8; OS X 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11 recommended
Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Core i5 recommended
4 GB RAM, 8 GB recommended
2 GB disk space, 10 GB recommended
Active Internet connection
Windows System Requirements Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit); Windows 10 (64-bit) recommended
Intel Core 2 Duo (2.4 GHz dual-core) processor; Intel Core i5 (3.2 GHz quad-core) recommended
6 GB RAM; 16 GB recommended
DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1-compatible graphics card
Supported File Formats Import: JPG, TIFF, PNG, PSD

Pixellu SmartAlbums 2 (Download) Review

Be the first to review this item
See any errors on this page? Let us know.