PIXUM Photo World Software
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The best photo book creator: The Pixum Photo World Software

Whether for Windows, Linux or Mac - with the free Pixum Photo World software you can easily make your Pixum Photo Book offline. Discover a wide range of design options, from pre-arranging your photos to tips on format and paper selection, plus a wide range of backgrounds, masks, frames and layouts.

New products and features in the Pixum Photo World Software

  • pure luxuy: Pixum Photo Book with real leather or linen cover
  • highlights for book cover & greeting cards now also available in rose gold
  • more pages for your artwork: up to 202 pages now possible! exclusively for your favourite book sizes
  • modern lightweight frames (black or white) for large Poster Prints
  • brand new gift ideas: Photo Magnets, Enamel Mug, premium-quality Shopping Bag, Photo Box with Prints and more!
  • new smart editor for you to easily find any design tool the software has to offer
  • more space for product display for a detailed view
  • added room for your design: hide the page navigation, the toolbox or even the thumbnail view of the pages
  • customizations for MAC OS 10.15 Catalina and MAC OS 10.14 Mojave
  • stability improvements

Pixum Photo World software: System requirements

Pixum Photo World software: Overview of operating systems

Operating systems Versions
Microsoft Windows (32/64 Bit) Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10
Mac OS X from 10.11 (El Captain)
Linux from Kernel 4.4.0 ("libstc++.so.6.0.19 Version CXXABI_1.3.7" is required)

Making your Pixum Photo Book with Mac, Windows & more

The Pixum Photo World software is not only available for Windows, but also for other operating systems, including Linux from kernel 4.4.0 and Mac OS X from 10.11 (El Capitan, 64 bit) on - so you can also create your Pixum Photo Book on your Mac at home easily and swiftly.

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Pixum Photo World Software: the free software to make the best photo book possible

At Pixum we believe, that the best photo books don't always happen over night. It takes time to create a picture perfect photo book, choose your favourite photos, edit your photos, pick filters, frames, add clip arts, GPS data and maps to make your Pixum Photo Book perfect. Never to forget the multiple covers and bindings, sizes and paper types you can choose from.

The Pixum Photo World software takes all these points into account and offers you the possibility of downloading the free of charge photo book software and making your Pixum Photo Book offline. Simply download the photo book software, upload all your favourite photos through drag and drop tools, and start creating your photo album. Then, when you feel like having a break, just save the photo book project and come back to it later at any time. This way, we guarantee you the best photo book possible, because your can take your time and print your Pixum Photo Book when you are really ready and happy to do so. Your Pixum Photo Book will be delivered home to you directly, swiftly and safely packaged.

Download the Pixum Photo World Software

Use the Pixum Photo World Software and design your individual products with numerous design options - start and finish creative projects at any time!

Preview of the Pixum Photo World


How do I add a video to the Pixum Photo Book? Simply go to photo selection and select the folder, in which you have saved the video.

You will be able to drag and drop the video onto a page - just like a photo You can choose how many single pictures your video will have by simply double clicking on it. In the printed Pixum Photo Book, the videos will appear as QR codes, which you can scan with your smartphone or tablet to watch.

Text boxes

Text can be found in the so-called text boxes, which are not included in most of the layouts. However, you can add text boxes manually and change their sizes, position and orientation to make them fit your creations perfectly.

In addition, you can format and customise your text in many ways. This makes it possible to change, among other things, the font, the font size, the colour of the text as well as the background colour of the text box. The software provides a spell check that you can switch on and off.


A layout consists of one or several empty frames that serve a s placeholders for photos or text. These frames can be changed in size, position and orientation. You can even add new layout frames. To add photos to the layout frames, simply drag and drop your pictures into the frames. Then you can define the section of the picture you wish to have displayed.

To activate a layout frame with the with the label "Your text", simply click on it and add your text. Now you can even personalise the size of your text, the colour as well as the background of the whole frame.


The background of a photo product is made up of the whole area behind the layout frames. You can choose your background from the design options at the side of the editor and discover lots of different backgrounds for different occasions. You can download more backgrounds from the internet.

You can also use your own photos as background. By using the buttons underneath the photo preview, you can add your own photos as backgrounds. Of course, you can also edit these photos afterwards.


Cliparts are vector graphics that don't lose quality by changing their size. As they are put together from single-coloured graphics, they have the looks and feeling of a cartoon. You can find the cliparts in the object selection in the folder "Designs". There you can choose from a wide range of different cliparts in different categories.

By clicking on the button "download more...", you will also have the choice of downloading extra cliparts from the internet. They are automatically installed and can be used instantly.

Photo editing in the image viewer

You can edit your photos in the image viewer. Just double-click on the selected photo and the image viewer will open automatically.

The image viewer offers lots of different picture editing options. You can find detailed information on any photo and change them yourself. In addition, effects such as black and white, sepia and mirroring can be applied or the brightness, contrast and colour saturation adapted to your taste. You can also crop photos and edit red eyes.

Discover the Software - and create your own personal stories

Huge choice of covers, paper types and photo editing options

In the photo book software, you can choose from Pixum's widest range of covers, paper types and photo editing options. Choose from three formats (landscape, portrait, square), for sizes (mini, small, large, XXL), 9 bindings (our lay flat binding is especially perfect for any Pixum Photo Book format) and five different luxury paper types (photo paper in matt and glossy, premium printing paper in matt, extra matt and glossy).

More than just a photo book software

To add to this exclusive variety, you will also be able to make lots of other photo gifts in the Pixum Photo World software. Try making wall art with your own photos and decorate your home to your very own taste. Try our bestseller the Acrylic Print, which will give your photos incredible depth effect and brilliant colours. Or why not hang a collage of some of your favourite pictures as a Canvas Print in your living room?

Be inspired by creative ideas for your Pixum Photo Book

Take advantage of the possibilities offered by Pixum for your photo book and be inspired by our creative ideas and tips. For example, browse our Pixum Photo Book gift ideas and make a wedding album, a guestbook, a voucher booklet and much more. Or try one of our photo book tips and make song books, professional portfolios etc.

Feedback | Pixum Photo Book

  • The photo book you have chosen is currently only available in the Pixum Photoworld Software. Please create this photo book on your PC/Mac or select one of our other formats.

    Pixum Online Editor

    • Quick and easy:

      Create, design and order directly in your browser.

    • We recommend it:

      for creating your Photo Books, wall art & other products quickly and without having to download a software or app.

  • The photo book you have chosen is currently only available in the Pixum Photoworld Software. Please create this photo book on your PC/Mac or select one of our other formats.

    Pixum Photo World software

    • Take your time:

      Make your Photo Books, wall art & much more on your computer. Save it and continue with the creative process later offline!

    • We recommend it:

      for a creative spirit that enjoys creating photo books & likes to personalise as much as possible.

  • The photo book you have chosen is currently only available in the Pixum Photoworld Software. Please create this photo book on your PC/Mac or select one of our other formats.

    Pixum app

    • On the go:

      Use your smartphone photos directly and create photo books, wall art & much more. Save it and come back to it later.

    • We recommend it:

      for creating your photo book on your tablet or on your smartphone on the couch and at your own speed.

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