Picaboo vs Snapfish Comparison

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Quick Specs for Picaboo vs. SnapfishNew to photo books? Learn the lingo

 
Book TypeHardcover & SoftcoverHardcover & Softcover
Book ShapeLandscape, SquareLandscape & Square
Types of CoversFull Photo Cover; Die Cut Linen or Leather; Silver, Black, Velvet, Leather, Linen Hardcover; Die Cut Textured Paper softcoverFull Photo Cover, Dust Jacket, Die-cut Leather/Linen/Paper, Padded Velvet, Padded Leather
Min/Max Pages20 - 160; 20 - 90 (Flush Mount, Madison & lay flat Classic)20 - 150
PaperVaries by style: 100 lb. gloss archival, 110 lb. semi-gloss archival, Kodak Endura paper, 110 lb. card stock w/pearl finish100 lb.; 80 lb. (2x3); 140 lb. (seamless lay flat)
BindingCase bound; Post bound; Hinged lay flat; Case bound lay flat; Perfect bound (softcover)Professionally bound
Lay FlatYesYes
Fully Customizable LayoutsYesYes
Themes16 main themes with subthemes110+
Layouts/TemplatesFull customization plus 250+ layouts80+ (8x11)
Backgrounds10000+Yes
Image as BackgroundYesYes
Full Photo CoverYesYes
Customizable SpineYes on hard cover Custom Cover booksYes
Full Photo Back CoverYesNo - small photo in box with text
Full Page BleedYesYes
Captions/Fonts40+ fonts, colors by hex code13 fonts in hex colors
EmbellishmentsNo - but has borders and shadowsYes
Mac/PCBothBoth
Download or OnlineDownloadOnline
Special Photo ImportingFlickr, FacebookFlickr
Share OnlineYesYes
Sell OnlineNoNo
CollaborationNoNo
LogoYes - depends on styleYes
Photo Editing in ProgramRotate, Zoom, Red eye, Brightness, Contrast, Sepia, B&W, Contrast, SaturationRotate, Zoom, Brighten, Flip Horiz or Vert, Red Eye, Enhance, B&W, Sepia, Color Tints
Digital Scrapbooking CompatibleYesYes
  See my Picaboo review. There are 24 photo books available from Picaboo, with sizes ranging from 8x6 to 14x11. See my Snapfish review. Snapfish offers 13 photo books, ranging in size from 3x2 to 14x11.


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My Picaboo X Review - The Madison Lay Flat Photo Book (Updated 7/1/11)

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