Redmond, WA (MarketWire) December 11, 2008 – Just in time for holiday gift giving, Smilebox, Inc. announced today the worldwide availability of Smilebox DVD Maker as part of the company's popular photo service. With Smilebox DVD Maker subscribers can now burn Smilebox creations such as personal digital scrapbooks and slideshows directly to DVD from their home computer for quick and easy viewing on a television. The new feature is available now for Windows users and will be available for Macintosh customers by Spring of 2009.
"Smilebox DVD Maker rounds out the sharing and preserving options that Smilebox offers its customers, giving friends and family a true one-stop-shop for their photo and video memories," said Andrew Wright, founder and CEO of Smilebox, Inc. "DVD burning capability has been the most highly requested feature from our users. We've listened carefully to customer feedback and are pleased to offer this feature in time for the holidays."
Smilebox DVD Maker is a complimentary feature for all subscribing Smilebox customers with a DVD burner at home and works with the company's entire catalog of more than 750 designs. Its easy, three-step process (record, preview and burn) is simple and fast without having to wait for processing and delivery through the mail. In addition to the ability to burn scrapbooks, greeting cards, slideshows and photo creations to DVD, Smilebox subscribers enjoy extended music options, ad-free recipient playbacks and print capabilities for $5.99 a month or $39.99 a year, after a free 2 week trial. Consumers can also create and share the basic version of any Smilebox design for free.
Smilebox lets customers create personal digital scrapbooks, greeting cards and slideshows by dragging and dropping photos and videos into animated templates, personalizing them with music and words, and sharing them via email, blog, print and DVD. The Smilebox catalog features more than 750 designs of greeting cards and scrapbooking ideas for every occasion from leading providers such as Making Memories, Hallmark Cards Inc., K & Company, Anna Aspnes, Design By Dani, as well as the Smilebox Studio design team. Available for the PC or Mac platforms, Smilebox is available for free download at www.smilebox.com.
Smilebox is a photo-sharing service that lets consumers quickly turn life's moments into digital creations they can share with others or save for themselves. Customers can choose from hundreds of greetings, scrapbooks or slideshows, drop in their photos and videos and add personal touches including music and text. They can email, blog or print their creations. Smilebox distribution partners include Hallmark Cards Inc., Lifetime Entertainment Services, Six Apart, Ltd., Atom Shockwave and Rogers Media Inc. The service can be downloaded free of charge at www.smilebox.com. Smilebox works on both Mac and PC. Based in Redmond, Washington, Smilebox Inc. was founded in 2005 by Andrew Wright.
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