Photos & videos stored in Pixorial are safe from the “Heartbleed” bug

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There’s been a lot of news recently about a software bug called “Heartbleed” that can allow hackers to steal info like usernames and passwords from systems protected by some versions of the widely-used OpenSSL security protocol that protects many websites. Pixorial does not use any of the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software, so your photos, videos, and account information are safe and secure. You might have noticed the little green lock that appears in your web-browser address bar… › read more

Spring is here, it’s time to step up your photo and video game

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After the coldest winter there ever was (possible exaggeration) it’s safe to say we are all ready for spring. Spring can also mean a full roster of sports for the kids and all kinds of other outdoor activities. Shooting in direct sunlight outside can be tricky, so check out some of our favorite tips for catching your best springtime photos and videos yet. Pick the right device If you have to shoot from a distance don’t you dare leave… › read more

A Universe of Photos and Videos on Your iPad

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VIBRANT!   LIFE-LIKE!   STUNNING!    These are the reactions you want to have when you view your photos and videos. You also deserve the best possible experience when it comes to organizing and sharing your media. From start to finish, it should be simple, fast, and hassle-free. These two simple-yet-awesome ideas were the driving force behind our latest version of Pixorial for iOS. You now have the power to view your media in rich, life-like quality on any device with iOS7 – including… › read more

Death to Boring Book Reports

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Independent reading assignments can be tricky to teach in a fresh new way. A great way to step up boring poster board presentations is to use a video editor like Pixorial to create a book trailer. They are one of our favorite ways we’ve seen teachers in the Pixorial community use Movie Creator. Like movie trailers, book trailers can provide a visual for important settings and prominent themes from novels. Book trailers can also be used later as a… › read more

Videocards: The perfect last-minute Valentine’s Day greeting

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Candy. Roses. Jewelry. Stuffed Hello Kitties. There’s no shortage of ways to say “Happy Valentine’s Day.” But when it comes down to it, nothing beats the simple act of telling someone how much you love them. Videocards are perfect for doing just that. It’s quick and easy and super personalized. Oh and don’t worry…even if you waited until last minute, no one has to know. Here’s how to create your own card: Head over to the Pixorial page and… › read more

Contest Grand Prize Winner Uses Photos & Videos in the Classroom

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Pixorial is used extensively by K-12 educators (#Edtech) worldwide. And Megan, our Grand Prize Winner in Olathe, Kansas is an educator who uses our service in a lot of innovative ways in the classroom. Here’s her story… “As my school’s Technology Facilitator, computer science instructor, yearbook Advisor, and an ELA (English Language Arts teacher) I have found Pixorial to be an amazing Web 2.0 tool that seamlessly integrates itself in classroom instruction and professional development.” “The mobile applications support… › read more

Personalized Photos & Videos Important to Second Place Contest Winner

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Our Share The Love contest second place prize winner is Patrick from Savannah, Georgia. He uses Pixorial in both his personal life and professionally as the Director of Technology at his school. “Personally it makes a great photo and video editing tool for my family media. We have two little boys and tons of photos and video footage to keep track of and edit for family and friends.”“Pixorial makes adding titles and transitions to my video so easy and… › read more

Third Place Contest Winner Shares Photos From International Trip

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Yesterday, in Congratulations to our Contest Winners!, we announced the prize winners from our Share The Love contest. We thought you might be interested to learn a little more about our third place winner. Alissa works in healthcare in Columbia, South Carolina. She recently took a group trip to Europe and India. When asked about how she uses Pixorial, Alissa told us… “Pixorial has allowed me to share my photos with my friends that live in India and the… › read more

Congratulations to our Contest Winners!

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Thank you to the more than 10,000 people who participated in our Share The Love contest. Every day people around the world use Pixorial to share the photos and videos from the life experiences that are important to them. To say thank you for helping make 2013 our best year ever, we invited customers to create albums and invite their friends to join and get entered to win awesome prizes. Today, we are excited to announce our Prize winners:… › read more

Import photos and videos from Facebook straight to your Library

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In “End the media clutter” we gave you a preview of our expanded universal import capability. So now we thought it would be helpful to walk you through just how easy it is to import all of your media from around the web. With our new web uploader, you can record from your webcam, import photos and videos from your computer and also from a whole slew of other devices, sites, and social networks. Import media from Facebook, Google… › read more

Snag a free Premium account for life just for sharing

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2013 was a huge year for photo and video sharing and Pixorial was psyched to be a part of it. As a thank you, we are offering you a chance to double your storage for life through January 29, 2014 plus entry into our “Share the Love” giveaway. This is your chance to earn a free Pixorial Premium account for life and be entered to win one of three pretty spectacular prizes: -50-inch 1080p Smart LED HDTV ($1000 value)… › read more

Pixorial Supports White House Film Festival With Complimentary Student Accounts

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We love seeing technology in schools and are always inspired with what you guys come up with using our tools. When we heard about the White House Student Film Festival and the submission deadline of January 29th, we knew Pixorial could help young filmmakers win. The White House has put out the call for student created and inspired short films that show what Pixorial users are already doing – bringing technology into the classroom. Make a 1- to 3-minute… › read more

Special one-day offer to convert your old photos and videos to digital

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Do you have vintage media laying around? We’re talking about all things oldschool: 8mm or 16mm film reels, VHS tapes, and even Betamax. If so, you’ll want to check out this special opportunity to safeguard those memories and convert them to digital. In partnership with Larsen Digital, we’re excited to offer a special one-day deal: 50 GB of space for just $50 – that’s savings of 30%. To participate, all you need to do is click here and sign… › read more

Photo & Video on Android: Fast, Easy, and Tons of Fun

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Want an effortless way to capture, transform, and share your photos and videos? Well, look no further. Today we announced a major update to the Pixorial app for Android. These changes are all about fast, easy, and fun! Here’s what’s new: Capture unlimited photos and videos Pixorial on Android is fully equipped with photo capture, editing, and sharing – with no limits on how many shots you can upload to your secure library. Take a picture, then enhance and… › read more

Sharing photos and videos from your iPhone is now easier than ever

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Thought Christmas was over? Not so fast! If you’re an iPhone user, we have the perfect gift for you and it’s now available in the iTunes store. We’re proud to announce an update to the Pixorial app on iOS. This is no fresh coat of paint; it’s a full-scale overhaul that makes it easier than ever to capture, transform, and share your photos and videos. Fast and fun is what these improvements are all about. Capture all the photos… › read more