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PhotoBox preps for its iPad debut: Capture the essence of your images for free

Puchheim, Germany – October 28, 2010 – Boinx Software, a multi-award winning developer of cool software for the Mac and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad™ and iPod®, is pleased to introduce its latest creation for digital photographers and photo enthusiasts – the PhotoBox iPad application. Designed as a tool for photographers on-the-go, PhotoBox analyzes the technical quality of photos imported from camera to iPad via the iPad Camera Connection Kit. The first of its kind, this breakthrough app provides photographers with an on-the-spot analysis of images in terms of exposure, focus, color, and overall look and composition. Post-shoot, photographers can connect their iPads to a VGA projector to show their photos on the big screen for a deeper analysis and critique. With a long history of developing image applications the Boinx team is taking a different path by offering its users the first version FREE. Working closely with early adopters on evolving its functionality, Boinx is developing PhotoBox into a photo app unlike any other.

"It is our goal that Boinx users will come to think of PhotoBox as their own personal photography assistant," comments Oliver Breidenbach, CEO, Boinx Software. "We have an exciting vision for PhotoBox and view the initial release as a springboard for early adopters to help define the tool. The feedback we can receive from professional photographers in the field will be invaluable – helping not only our team produce a higher-quality product, but also in the end helping photographers produce that perfect image. Our team is equipped with extensive experience in producing fantastic image applications, thus we have an arsenal of ideas up our sleeves to make PhotoBox truly shine. We look forward to working with our customers to turn PhotoBox into the ultimate photographer's assistant."

Early Adopters: Help Mold PhotoBox into a Picture-Perfect App

The initial, free download provides photographers with an in-depth and invaluable on-the-spot analysis of each captured photograph, ensuring they leave their assignments or shoots satisfied with their images. PhotoBox serves as a guide to help adjust photographic elements on location, such as lighting, exposure and focus, while histograms show the tonal distribution across your image. The app will not only save photographers hours of precious time sifting through images in the studio post-shoot, but also the cost of repeated setup and travel to attain usable images. Breidenbach further comments, "Professional photographers, to photo enthusiasts, and everyone in between, will benefit from PhotoBox's extraordinary ability to produce an on-the-spot analysis of each and every captured photograph, ensuring they have captured the perfect shot."

Analyze Your Shots on the Big Screen

PhotoBox comes complete with the capability to connect a VGA projector to your iPad for deeper analysis of image quality on the big screen. Different from a slideshow presentation of your images, where you have to wait for the image to appear and are only granted sequential access, PhotoBox allows you to simply tap on the image you'd like to view and it will appear instantly on the screen. The pan and zoom feature also translates to the big screen, in order for photographers to focus in on and dissect very specific image details. With PhotoBox and a VGA projector, your photos can truly be "larger than life."

PhotoBox Tips and Tricks:

  • Enable masks for an in-depth view of dark and light areas.
  • Tap to select an image and get the color and luminance histogram.
  • Double tap to zoom in on an image.
  • Use the buttons in the button bar to turn on the over and under exposure detection tool.
  • PhotoBox allows users to view images in any orientation; in landscape mode, the RGB channel histograms can be combined and expanded into one with a simple two-finger pinch/zoom.
  • While in View mode, a double finger tap and hold will zoom to 100%, giving users the ability to glance around the photo and immediately zoom out again after releasing both fingers.
  • Attach a VGA projector using the VGA out cable to show your photos on the big screen. Pan and zoom while connected to the projector for an "in your face" view of image details.

To learn more about PhotoBox please visit boinx.com/photobox.

Availability and Pricing:

PhotoBox is available today as a FREE download at http://itunes.com/apps/photobox.

About Boinx Software

Boinx Software Ltd. is located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany. Boinx Software develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac platform and iOS devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod. Boinx iStopMotion is the leading solution for stop motion animation and time lapse capture and won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2003. Boinx FotoMagico, winner of two Apple Design Awards—"Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application Runner‐up 2008" and "Best Mac OS X User Experience Runner‐up 2006," is a presentation tool for professional photographers. BoinxTV, winner of the "Apple Design Award 2009," is a revolutionary live production software that turns any Mac into a TV studio. Boinx PhotoPresenter, winner of the Apple Design Award 2005 "Best Mac OS X Student Product," is a quick slideshow tool with a variety of pre‐built templates. Boinx Mousepose is the indispensable mouse pointer-highlighting tool for users developing presentations, training or demos. "You Gotta See This!" is Boinx's very first iPhone 4 app that works off of 4th generation gyroscope technology to create amazing 360-degree photo collages.

For more information please visit: boinx.com.

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Zazil Media Group

Cara Zambri

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Janice Dolan

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"You Gotta See This!" rocks iPod touch 4th generation

Puchheim, Germany – October 19, 2010 – Boinx Software, a multi-award winning developer of cool software for the Mac and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®, puts their chart-topping iPhone photography app "You Gotta See This!" in-tune with the iPod touch® 4th Generation. "You Gotta See This!" users can now create and share visually stunning photo collages with their friends and family on the highest-resolution iPod screen ever. The updated "You Gotta See This!" app also sports various user-inspired updates and under the hood operating enhancements, such as a larger video preview window while recording and optimized memory usage, for maximum artistic expression and user satisfaction.

"You Gotta See This!" is available now at a celebratory 24-hour sale price of $0.99 USD (from regular price of $1.99 USD). After 24-hours, the price will return to $1.99 USD. To download the App, please visit: http://itunes.com/apps/yougottaseethis.

About "You Gotta See This!"

Recently named "App of the Day," and "Top App for August" by MSN Tech & Gadget UK, "You Gotta See This!" has been topping-charts and wowing users all over the world. "'You Gotta See This!' is an app you can have fun with at concerts, scenic landmarks, and other places that you wish to share with family and friends," iPhone Life Magazine.

Designed originally for iPhone 4 technology, "You Gotta See This!" gives users the ability to choose between the two built-in cameras, hit record, point, and capture their surroundings in an arbitrary, 3D fashion for eye-catching results. Two significant features are utilized; the option to use either of the two cameras, and the new gyroscope technology, now available in the iPod touch 4th Generation, which determines the camera orientation for recording and positioning each captured image on a flat surface to create dreamlike spatial collages. The images come together to create seemingly abstract and emotionally stimulating visual representations of everyday atmospheres. Choose between six amazing themes, including "Polaroid Stone," "Light Table Collage," "Vintage Fabric," "Magic Light," "Dark Table Collage," and "Wall of Tiles," to give your images an added artistic and personal flair. Once your images are displayed, "You Gotta See This!" allows users to share their collages with friends via Twitter, Facebook or e-mail, or simply save to your iPhone camera roll for later presentation.

About Boinx Software

Boinx Software Ltd. is located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany. Boinx Software develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac platform and iOS devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod. Boinx iStopMotion is the leading solution for stop motion animation and time lapse capture and won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2003. Boinx FotoMagico, winner of two Apple Design Awards—"Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application Runner‐up 2008" and "Best Mac OS X User Experience Runner‐up 2006," is a presentation tool for professional photographers. BoinxTV, winner of the "Apple Design Award 2009," is a revolutionary live production software that turns any Mac into a TV studio. Boinx PhotoPresenter, winner of the Apple Design Award 2005 "Best Mac OS X Student Product," is a quick slideshow tool with a variety of pre‐built templates. Boinx Mousepose is the indispensable mouse pointer-highlighting tool for users developing presentations, training or demos.

For more information please visit: boinx.com.

Press Contacts

Zazil Media Group

Cara Zambri

[email protected]

(cell) +1 617.817.6559

(fax) +1 617.812.7683

(skype) cara.zambri

Zazil Media Group

Janice Dolan

[email protected]

(cell) +1 617.817.6595

(fax) +1 617.812.7683

(skype) janicedolan

Boinx Engineers Roll Out FotoMagico 3.6: Creative Storytelling At It's Finest

Puchheim, Germany – October 13, 2010 – Boinx Software, a multi-award winning developer of iPhone and Mac software for creative people, announces exciting updates to its popular FotoMagico slideshow generator, including iMediaBrowser 2 integration, updated Flickr support and a consumer-friendly FotoMagico Remote price reduction to boot. The sleek new iMediaBrowser 2 framework and interface sports expanded media libraries support for quick and efficient media browsing and locating capabilities, as well as added support for Flickr browsing directly within the application. A new "Linked to Slides" audio option provides users with the ability to link audio and soundtrack to specific slides, or allows it to move throughout the entire show. In addition, users can now purchase the FotoMagico Remote iPhone app for only $4.99 USD (from $19.99 USD). With two Apple Design Awards under its belt, FotoMagico continues to impress users in version 3.6 with significant product updates and enhancements for superior storytelling results.

"With each new product update, we strive to create a more user-friendly, technically-sound tool for creative expression. Customer feedback and user suggestions drive our updates and fuel the team's creative ingenuities in the studio," comments Oliver Breidenbach, CEO, Boinx Software. "FotoMagico 3.6 boasts some significant updates and enhancements under the hood. iMediaBrowser lays the foundation for integrating more media libraries, beginning with Flickr, which is available with this release. With version 3.6 we also looked at the workflow and began to enhance the slideshow creation process. You can now link or unlink audio to specific slides, which means that it will move with the slide in the timeline or remain independent of the slide depending on the setting. This new feature was a popular user-request that makes a lot of sense. We are looking forward to our users sharing more of their creative expressions with us."

Winner of multiple Apple Design Awards, FotoMagico 3.6 boasts an impressive array of new high-quality features and product enhancements for animating and fine-tuning the visual aspects of still images. FotoMagico 3.6 feature highlights include:

NEW Integration with iMediaBrowser

Images, movies and audio panels are now powered by iMediaBrowser and sport a sleek new look. Browse and locate media files quickly and more efficiently.

NEW Flickr Support

iMediaBrowser 2 integration allows users to browse the Flickr catalog directly within FotoMagico for easy use of accessible Flickr images in their slideshows.

NEW "Linked to Slides" Audio Option

New audio feature gives users the option to link audio or soundtrack items to specific slides. Choose whether or not an audio item should move with slides above it, or stay put on one specific slide for a more customized show. Users can Link audio tracks with comparable slides for professionally timed and perfectly synced results.

Version 3.6 also comes complete with a variety of product enhancements and bug fixes for a more streamlined workflow and expanded customization capabilities. Improved reliability of the plug-in installation in the setup assistant makes video editing with FotoMagico a breeze, while a new 27" Cinema Display option in the New Document assistant displays your slideshows in a "big" new way. Slideshows exported to YouTube can now be up to 15 minutes long, compared to the previous 10-minute length, while exporting slideshows to your iPad takes half the time with added support for the Elgato turbo.264 HD stick.

About FotoMagico

FotoMagico, winner of two Apple Design Awards "Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application Runner-Up 2008" and "Best Mac OS X User Experience Runner-Up 2006," is a unique storytelling tool for digital photographers and video editors. Available for use at home, in the classroom or professional realm, FotoMagico allows you to create customized slideshows, mixing photos with movies, audio and unique titles, and export directly to the Web or to any common QuickTime movie format to work with files in iMovie®, Final Cut Pro®, Motion® or After Effects®. The gold standard for animating still images, FotoMagico produces pristine-quality slideshows, bringing your photos to life and ensuring your audiences will never fall asleep again.

Availability and Pricing

FotoMagico 3.6 Pro (including PhotoPresenter 4) is available today for $149 USD. A multi-license package is also available for $269 USD. For all purchase options, see boinx.com/fotomagico/buy.

The update to FotoMagico 3.6 is free of charge for existing FotoMagico 3.x owners at their current license levels. A built-in assistant will guide users through the process of acquiring the proper license. Existing FotoMagico 2.x owners at their current license levels can upgrade to FotoMagico 3.6 Pro for $89 USD. For all update and upgrade options, seeboinx.com/fotomagico/homevspro.

Commercial multi-user license discounts are available upon request.

For more information on FotoMagico or to download the product visit: boinx.com/download/#fotomagico.

About Boinx Software

Boinx Software Ltd. is located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany. Boinx Software develops award-winning software for the creative Mac user in animation, movie production and photography. Boinx iStopMotion is the leading solution for stop motion animation and time lapse capture and won the O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Award in 2003. Boinx FotoMagico, winner of two Apple Design Awards—"Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application Runner‐up 2008" and "Best Mac OS X User Experience Runner‐up 2006," is a presentation tool for professional photographers. BoinxTV, winner of the "Apple Design Award 2009," is a revolutionary live production software that turns any Mac into a TV studio. Boinx PhotoPresenter, winner of the Apple Design Award 2005 "Best Mac OS X Student Product," is a quick slideshow tool with a variety of pre‐built templates. Boinx Mousepose is the indispensable mouse pointer-highlighting tool for users developing presentations, training or demos.

For more information please visit: boinx.com.

Press Contacts

Zazil Media Group

Cara Zambri

(email) [email protected]

(cell) +1 617.817.6559

(fax) +1 617.812.7683

(skype) cara.zambri

Zazil Media Group

Janice Dolan

(email) [email protected]

(cell) +1 617.817.6595

(fax) +1 617.812.7683

(skype) janicedolan