PhotoStore VS SmugmugPhotoStore is one of the top photo selling and online proofing products in the world. It is used by thousands of businesses and photographers in over 170 countries. Ktools.net has been developing PhotoStore since 2003 and it has become a very mature and feature rich product. Yet to this day we continue to add new features and technologies to make the product stand out above the rest.
Once you purchase PhotoStore it is yours to keep. No monthly fees, no commission fees and no restrictions on how it can be used. Some services such as MorePhotos, SmugMug, PhotoShelter and others charge you monthly, take commission from your sales or even both.
PhotoStore Offers What Most Others Don't
- No monthly fees & no commission fees.
- Support for videos and other file formats.
- Automatic thumbnailing and watermarking.
- Sell various sizes and filetypes of the same photo/image
- FTP batch uploading.
- Create and sell photo collections.
- Sell packages consisting of any number of prints and products.
- Smarty template system for easy customization.
- Built in credit system to allow your customers to buy credits.
- 'Bill Me Later' billing and invoice system. Allow your visitors the option to be invoices later for what they download.
- Advanced coupon, promotion and discount system.
- Multiple active languages so that your visitors can select their preferred language.
- Multiple active currencies so that your visitors can view prices in their preferred currency. Plus integrated exchange rate features from Google and Yahoo.
See some of the other features that set PhotoStore apart below and then use the menu to the left to see PhotoStore screenshots, demos, featured clients and more.
Sell your images on your own website!
- Sell various sizes or formats the same photo.
- Sell photos, vector art, zip files and more.
- Sell videos PhotoStore Pro Only
- Sell prints, artwork, products, packages, digital collections and more.
- Built in shopping cart and ecommerce system to accept credit cards and/or check payments.
- Email notifications to both you and the customer upon purchase.
- Customers can instantly download after payment.
- Customers can instantly download their files after payment.
- Connects to PayPal and 2Checkout. Plus support for 13 other payment gateways in the pro version. (PayPal, 2checkout, Authorize.net, Chronopay, Ideal, Moneybookers, Mygate, Nochex, Paygate, Paystation, Plugnpay, Robokassa, Skrill, Worldpay)
- Built in credit system to allow your customers to buy credits. PhotoStore Pro Only
- Robust search feature. With search by date, color, keywords and much more.
- Built in lightbox and email a friend features.
- Built in coupon and discount system.
- Popular, new and featured photo areas.
- Light and dark color schemes.
- Fully customizable HTML and CSS design.
- Smarty Template Engine built in.
- Fully customizable PHP for those advanced users.
- Subscription feature to charge members for access.
- Multiple active languages so that your visitors can select their preferred language. PhotoStore Pro Only
- Multiple active currencies so that your visitors can view prices in their preferred currency. Plus integrated exchange rate features from Google and Yahoo. PhotoStore Pro Only
- Available add-ons to extend PhotoStore's features.
- Ability to unbrand your license to resell to your client.
- Fully customizable.
- Monthly updates that add new features all the time.
Advanced Administration Tools
- User friendly web based management area.
- Update price, news, members, media, orders and much more.
- Track and manage sales, members and more.
- Built in WYSIWYG content editor.
- Management area dashboard widgets that give you quick access to important information about your PhotoStore.
- "Bill Me Later" billing and invoice system. Allow your visitors the option to be invoices later for what they download. PhotoStore Pro Only
Powerful & Flexible
- Support for unlimited photos and other media.
- Unlimited galleries and events.
- Built in batch upload feature.
- FTP upload feature.
- Hover View instant photo preview option.
- Create private and password protected galleries and events.
- Built in no right click features.
- Fully customizable watermark feature.
- Disable IE image save bar feature.
- Links to your photos are always hidden and protected.
- Database and settings backup features.
- Block by ip address, block by domain, block email addresses block external linking to your photos. PhotoStore Pro Only
- Encrypted folders. PhotoStore Pro Only
Community & Support
- Access to the PhotoStore community forum.
- Free installation.
- Free upgrades for 1 year.
- PhotoStore manual, tutorials, faqs and more.
- Access to our support team.