Tests and awards

ePHOTOzine 04/12
In April, the photography experts from ‘ePHOTOzine’ tested our big print services. In that respect we are proud to announce the received four of five stars for the tested ‘Acrylic Print’: “The reprinted photo was excellent and the quality and finish of the acrylic and wall mounting is very good.”

Test result: 4 out of 5 rating

Best Software 4 Download 09/11
The editors of the widely known download site ‘Best Software 4 Download’ recently tested our Pixum Photo Book software, where it earned their 5-stars award. Their opinion: “The Pixum software is very easy to use so if you are a technophobe or a technophile, young or old you will be able to create your own album with ease. [...] The Pixum Photo Book allows you to show off your photos to all your friends and family in a stylish manner.”

Test result: 5 out of 5 rating

Software Latest 01/11
In January, the editors of Software Latest have tested the Pixum Photo Book software. Conclusion: "The software is first class and above all, the quality of the photo-book is excellent. If you want to move into the modern age and get away from plastic photo albums, this is the best all-round value package available. Photo-book's don't come any easier or better than this." Of course, we are very proud of this result.

Test result: 5 out of 5 rating

Which? 06/10
Which? Best Buy status is awarded to the very best products and services tested by Which?. Two lab experts and one professional photographer rated the Pixum photo printing service and awarded it a Which? Best Buy status.

Test result: Best Buy

Computer Act!ve 03/10
The biggest computer magazine in the UK has tried and reviewed the Pixum Photo Book software and final product. They recommend everyone to BUY IT! "The finished product was impressive, with good-quality printing and paper."

Test result: BUY IT!

ePHOTOzine 08/09
The Online Magazine ePHOTOzine in UK tested the Pixum Photo Book. Their opinion: "The Faux leather cover is of extremely good quality and the photos look superb in their satin finish. It is certainly an album I will be proud to show my friends and family and cherish in the years to come." Conclusion: "Quality of final product is excellent."

Test result: Highly recommended

Macworld 07/09
The Online Magazine Macworld UK tested the Pixum Photo Book. Their opinion: "Pixum Photo Book software is photo-book making for everyone. Intuitive, simple and swift you can create professional-looking results from scratch in minutes freeing up time for more photo snapping. Producing professional and appealing results in a range of sizes to suit all pockets, Pixum offers a way to turn even everyday snaps into treasured keepsakes."

Test result: Editor's Choice!

Computer, Germany 09/09
"Computer - the German magazine for computer users" - tested 9 different photo book producers in its 09/09 edition. Pixum was able to convince the jury again, likelast year, and received another test win. "The quality is very good" - is the conclusion for the Pixum Photo Book.

Test result: Test winner

Men's Health, Germany 07/09
In the July 2009 edition Men's Health took a closer look at 5 photo book services. Conclusion: "Many layout options, great image quality. Fantastic!"

Test result: Editor's Choice

DigitalPHOTO, Germany 06/09
The professional magazine DigitalPHOTO tested 5 photo book services. The Pixum Photo Book was the clear winner. "High printing quality, premium manufacture as well as a simple order process and fast delivery proved to be the best deal out there.", DigitalPHOTO concludes.

Test result: Test winner

PC Advisor 05/09
The computer magazine posted a raving review about the Photo Book photo book software: "Photo Book is intuitive beyond compare! In terms of ease of use and creative options, it's hard to imagine it being beaten!"

Test result: Recommended

Software Editorial 04/09
The Online Software & Computing Magazine Software Editorial tested the Pixum Photo Book. Their opinion: "A great piece of software, the images had been printed sharply, were accurately exposed, the colour rendition was faithful to the original, the dynamic range had been captured well, and the real bonus was that this looked better than any regular album."

Test result: Recommended!

Computer, Germany 01/09
Computer tested 10 online photo services for the January edition. With four "good" reviews and the highest total grade Pixum won this test as well.

Test result: Good

Colorfoto, Germany 9/08
"... The images are sharp and brilliant, even if the colouration of the pictures taken by night slightly differ from the original. ... easy-to-use software, offering you many options for the layout of your book." Colorfoto concludes.

Test result: Test winner

Computer, Germany 09/08
The magazine "Computer" tested 8 online photo service for the September 2008 edition and awarded Pixum with another test winner. Rated as the "Top Offer" and the overall review "good", Pixum could was clearly better than the rest.

Test result: Test winner

iShopper, Germany 01/08
The new magazine iShopper tested 10 Photo book providers in its first edition 1/2008. With the best average grade Pixum became the winner of this test. iShopper facts: „First-class book- and image quality were supported perfectly by the software“.

Test result: Test winner

PC Pr@xis, Germany 02/08
The PC Pr@tested 11 online photo-services in the edition 02/08. Pixum was the clear winner in image quality and delivery time. Additionally the easy operation and the many extras of the software were reviewed as "very good". With the best average grade Pixum became the winner of this test. „Free photos to welcome you, extensive upload-possibilities and a broad spectrum of products have made Pixum the Test Winner“ – PC Pr@xis concluded.

Test result: Test winner

COLORFOTO, Germany 01/08
In the COLORFOTO edition of December 7th 2007 six providers of photo books were tested. Pixum achieved the most points of all the tested online photo services.

Test result: Tip

PC Pr@xis, Germany 01/08
The PC Pr@xis tested the ultimate Christmas trend-product in its current edition - the photo book. Pixum Photo Book was chosen as the obvious test winner among nine other tested providers: "First-class book- and image quality were perfectly supported by the software".

DigitalPHOTO, Germany 12/07
Pixum is the best! DigitalPhoto tested six online photo services in edition 12/2007 and Pixum was the obvious winner. Tested were, among others, the criteria: color display, color consistency, packaging, delivery time and price/quality proportions.

Test result: Test winner

Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award 2007
For the first time a company in this industry, Europe’s leading online photo service, Pixum took place 35 out of 50 and received an award.

Clickx Magazine, Belgium 149/07
In the edition 149/07 the Belgian Clickx magazine tested 10 online photo services and concluded: Pixum is the best provider with a lead!

Test result: Test winner

PC Magazin, Belgium 104/07
In the edition 104/07 the Belgian PC Magazin tested 10 online photo services: The absolute best price/quality proportion is offered by Pixum.

Test result: Test winner

Öko-Test, Germany 01/07
In the January 2007 edition of the magazine Öko-Test six leading online providers were critically tested for their photo books.

Generelly all providers delivered products of normal quality. De differences showed however in the details such as image quality as well as processing, layout software, different formats, payment options and leadtimes. The results showed (again) that Pixum works with a high standard of quality: The editors only came up with 2 winning grades - a "Very good" was awarded to the Pixum Photo Book.

Test result: Very good