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Viewbook

Online Image Presentation Builder


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Published 02/21/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Viewbook is a tool used to create professional visual presentations online. Users can add photographs and images and string them together to create an attractive presentation for almost any purpose. The user can create a website, portfolio or photo gallery. Users upload work to Viewbook and organizes it however they want. The user can customize the color, font and layout of their presentation. The application also comes with a number of sharing, selling and media options built in. Presentations can be shared on many popular social network websites, including Facebook and Twitter. Images can be sold through Viewbook using FotoMoto. The user can share their work with anyone who has a computer with internet access as well as iPhone and iPad users.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Viewbook was founded in 2007 by brothers Paul, Alrik, Rudin and Rien Swagerman. The application has received a positive response from users. Many noted the intuitive interface and professional design as an asset to the application. Even though there are no branding features offered at this time, the application creates an excellent setting to share work or sell a product or service. Viewbook comes with all the necessities and nothing more so users get exactly what they need.

What are the differences to other apps?

Viewbook has put together a collection of tools that many professionals can appreciate. That is what really makes this application stand out. The user gets just what they need to promote, share or sell a product, service or project. Users can display images on websites or photo galleries that look appropriate for almost any business setting. A handful of additional tools make it easy to share work on social networks or sell products through a third party service.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Viewbook maintains a very low key appearance that works very well for the service it offers. Users can create their own atmosphere by adjusting color settings and uploading and organizing images. The process is very easy to manage and lets the user add their own personality and creativity to each page and album. Viewbook is very use friendly and lets anyone build a professional visual presentation that they are proud to share with clients, friends, family and coworkers.

How does the registration process work?

New users will find a small blue “Try Now, 30 days for free” button near the bottom, left hand side of the Viewbook homepage. After clicking the button, the user is asked to select their preferred subscription plan before accessing the registration form. The form requires a username (which will be the user’s site name as well), first and last name, password, email address, country, profession and where the user’s images should be stored (either Europe or the United States). The user is automatically logged in after submitting the form.

What does it cost to use the application?

Viewbook offers there subscription options to its users. The first is the Basic plan which costs $4 per month and includes unlimited galleries, unlimited albums, up to 1,000 high resolution images and the iPad portfolio app. The Standard plan costs $9 per month and includes single portfolio pages, more customization options, up to 2,500 high resolution images and no Viewbook branding. The Pro account costs $19 per month and includes complete portfolio websites, full customization, unlimited websites, up to 5,000 high resolution images and album, text and video pages.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Viewbook is a good resource for anyone who wants to build a professional looking online presentation. The application is very affordable and provides the user with all the basic tools they need as well as a streamlined experience that makes building presentations fast and easy. Users can upload images, create galleries and organize web pages to sell a product, service or share a project or personal event.

  • Three affordable subscription options are available
  • Users can add text and images to customize content
  • Unique colors can be applied to the user's presentations
  • Users can sell prints and downloadable images through FotoMoto
  • Galleries can be created, organized and shared online


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Viewbook pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : $4.00
Most expensive plan (per month) : $19.00

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