Leading Photo-Sharing Service Launches Smilebox for Mac
Smilebox offers a compelling way to share photos and videos on the Mac and integrates seamlessly with iPhoto, iTunes and Photo Booth
REDMOND, Wash., June 24, 2008 — Smilebox, Inc. (www.smilebox.com), a leader in photo-sharing technology, today launched Smilebox for Mac giving Mac customers an easy and compelling way to share their photos and videos. Mac users can extend their iPhoto and iTunes experience by mixing their photos, videos and music with hundreds of interactive Smilebox designs including scrapbooks, greetings, slideshows, photo albums and postcards. Smilebox also provides Mac customers with new ways to share their media: they can share creations via email, post to a blog, website or social network or print, all in a matter of minutes.
"We look forward to welcoming the Mac community to Smilebox. It is a natural extension of the Macintosh application experience and it will provide Mac users with a whole new way to connect and communicate," said Andrew Wright, founder and CEO of Smilebox, Inc. "Smilebox for the Mac truly extends what Mac users can do with iPhoto and iTunes, making it easy for them to combine their photos, videos and music and share them in creative new ways."
Smilebox for Mac supports both Mac OS X Leopard and OS X Tiger. It integrates tightly with iPhoto, iTunes and Photo Booth, making it easy to import or drag and drop media between applications. Smilebox for Mac features a lightweight application that enables media compression on the desktop. This unique approach provides a more responsive consumer experience and saves hours of time associated with photo and video uploads.
Previously only available for Mac recipient viewing, the application marks the first time Mac users can install the free service and make their own Smilebox creations. It is available for free download at www.smilebox.com.
Originally launched for the PC in 2006, the Smilebox service currently has more than 3.3 million installs to date and 2.6 million monthly unique users. The Smilebox catalog features more than 700 designs for every occasion from leading providers such as Hallmark, Making Memories, Madison Park Greetings, K & Company, as well as the Smilebox Studio design team. Consumers can create and share any design in a free or premium format. Premium formats, which can be purchased a la carte or as a monthly or annual subscription, include extended music options, ad-free recipient playbacks and print capabilities.
About Smilebox Inc.
Smilebox (www.smilebox.com) 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 http://www.smilebox.com. Smilebox works on both Mac and PC. Based in Redmond, Washington, Smilebox Inc. was founded in 2005 by Andrew Wright.
Smilebox is a trademark of Smilebox, Inc. All trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.