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Greeting Card Creator pack for ImageFramer

Greeting Card Creator pack for ImageFramer

We're excited to announce the release of the Card Creator pack for ImageFramer. This downloadable frame pack has over 120 design elements which enable creating a variety of greeting cards for any occasion in mere minutes. Combine these artist-created elements to...

Great painters and their frames

Great painters and their frames

We seldom think about how the frame affects our impression of an artwork. Most of the canvases in museums and galleries are framed, but on the Internet and in art catalogs, paintings are usually reproduced without framing. If you could ask the authors of these...

History of the Mat

History of the Mat

The mat (“mount” in British English, or passé-partout in French) is a sheet of paper that resides between the image and the frame, creating a field of light or color around the picture. A mat provides multiple functions, both protective and aesthetic. Here, we’ll...

How to create a promo for social media with ImageFramer

How to create a promo for social media with ImageFramer

Social media is an amazing tool for marketing your business. Social media platforms can help you connect with your audience, drive website traffic, and increase sales with a single post. One approach that can help you achieve these goals would be to create a visually...

How to create corner frames with ImageFramer

How to create corner frames with ImageFramer

ImageFramer has a fantastic Frame Editor feature that lets you create custom frames! The Frame Editor has four main types of frames: Color mat, Moulding with corners, Full frames, and moulding. In this blog post, you will learn how to create a Moulding with corners...

Is Instagram good for marketing and selling your art?

Is Instagram good for marketing and selling your art?

Instagram has collected over a billion users since 2010. This huge and very visual platform is excellent for selling art. Vogue magazine called Instagram the “World’s Most Talked-About New Art Dealer” and here is the reason: studies have shown that Facebook and...

Guidelines for watermarking your artwork and photos

Guidelines for watermarking your artwork and photos

The history of the watermark starts long ago in the thirteenth century. Invented in Italy, the watermark aims to protect currency, postage stamps, and government documents from copying. Watermark standards haven't changed much since then. A watermark is still a...

Black Friday sale 2019

Black Friday sale 2019

Enjoy amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on all Apparent Software apps! Until the very last minute of Monday, December 2, 2019, prices on all our Mac apps are 50% off! Please note, this offer is valid only for purchases made through our websites. Frequently...

Picture Framing 101: ABCs of Art

Picture Framing 101: ABCs of Art

Looking to quickly come up to speed on some frequently used picture framing vocabulary? Apparent Software, makers of ImageFramer, are pleased to bring you this Framing and Art Alphabet, a handy glossary for appreciating art and making or enhancing your own. A Artwork...

Happy Holidays 2018

Happy Holidays 2018

Take a breather from holiday preparations to open your presents from ImageFramer! Launch the app and select the Holidays and celebrations collection to unwrap dozens of goodies that make card-making and wrapping a little bit merrier. We've just added 27 new frames in...

Let the Holiday Gifting Begin!

Let the Holiday Gifting Begin!

Love taking cute photos of your children, your pets, or perhaps just your delicious latkes and sufganiyot at Hanukkah? Us too! Now, kick celebrations up a notch with 14 delightful new Hanukkah frames, added for free to the Holidays and celebrations collection. There’s...

Spring Photo Contest

Spring Photo Contest

Update: Congratulations to our winners! Grand Prize Winner: Su Kara for Tennis Reflections ImageFramer Pro Raffle Winner: Anka Nikitina Trickster Raffle Winners: Anne M, Kerry-Ann Stanley, and Jack Jones Do you love taking photos? How about winning great Macintosh...

Introducing the ImageFramer Celebrates Spring Sticker Pack

Introducing the ImageFramer Celebrates Spring Sticker Pack

Love the springtime sounds of birdsong and the bright pop of colorful flowers? We do too! The ImageFramer team is excited to announce our first-ever sticker pack for Apple Messages: ImageFramer Celebrates Spring. Included in this pack are 28 custom images and sayings,...

Create Mother’s Day cards with ImageFramer

Create Mother’s Day cards with ImageFramer

Send your mom a special message this Mother’s Day! ImageFramer has released new frames that are great for making custom cards with. Words are not enough so we've added 16 new designs for the special mothers in our life. Here are four step-by-step instructions (with...

Spring Frames Pack for ImageFramer 4.2

Spring Frames Pack for ImageFramer 4.2

We’re excited to announce a special pack of spring frames for ImageFramer. The frame pack includes 60 frame designs in various styles and it's available for purchase for only $4.99. Celebrate the spring season with ImageFramer by adding bright and colorful frames to...

Enjoy 8 new Easter designs

Enjoy 8 new Easter designs

We've added eight new designs for Easter. These frames can be updated from the online library. If your ImageFramer doesn't notify you of the updates automatically, you can do so from the ImageFramer menu. The designs were added to Easter set in Holidays and...