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1STEIN & BeBeyond launch 3P Print & Photo Publisher 3.0

01.10.2010 - 1STEIN and KODAK first presented the Desktop Publisher application on the Photokina in Cologne in 2006. The Desktop Publisher, currently in version 3.0, is a DTP application for home and professional users, who want to create versatile and fancy photo books and calendars from their photo collections and order them online. 1STEIN and KODAK launched their strategic partnership on photo book software in late 2005.

The Desktop Publisher 3.0 has a huge set of features and is fully brandable in user interface and functionality. It can be connected to a backend server, which handles and processes the print orders. The complete out-of-the-box photo book solution is called "3P Print & Photo Publisher" and is sold by 1STEIN & BeBeyond to digital print service providers, photo retailers and photo labs. A typical branding of the Desktop Publisher including the KODAK order backend can be tested at http://www.fotobook.co.uk (English) or http://www.pixpedia.de (German).

Features of the Desktop Publisher include: photo and text effects, projective and curved text, semitransparent backgrounds, gradients and textures, autofill pages, IPTC support, Richtext editor, photo frames and transformation, cliparts and backgrounds, arrows and maps, page numbering, automatic image enhancement functions, cropping and rotation, automatic red eye removal, customizable page layouts and templates, page validation and PDF export, step-by-step order wizard, online & offline order workflow and CD/DVD burning.

KODAK describes 3P as follows: "The 3P Print & Photo Publisher suite provides print businesses with an easy-to-use, customizable solution for producing and selling photo products such as photo books, cards, calendars, mugs - and more - over the internet. The end-to-end solution encompasses all the necessary process steps involved in producing photo products, and incorporates a simple re-order process. Different items, such as calendars, postcards and books, are easily managed as one order. Powerful image manipulation functionality within the client software allows consumers to edit, enhance or automatically improve pictures based on the content of the image. Consumers are also able to log in and re-order without having to upload the data again."

The Desktop Publisher has received many awards and is considered to be one of the most flexible, brandable and feature-rich DTP layouters on the market.

Pricing and Availability

The 3P Print & Photo Publisher suite including the Desktop Publisher is currently available in German, English, French, Spanish, Italian and further EAMER languages. The pricing model includes license and maintenance fees, but does not require users to pay any variable fees per book.

About 1STEIN Corp.

1STEIN (pronounced "Einstein") is dedicated to providing digital camera owners with affordable and professional image organizing and editing software. 1STEIN's slogan "Your vacation is too short for a bad picture" can be understood as a quest to deliver professional software with excellent service and support, leaving you more time during your vacation to find those beautiful motives and snapshots, and guiding you in the lifetime preservation of your priceless memories.



Henning Kuersten




Magazines are issued free CodedColor PhotoStudio coupons for their readers, if they write about CodedColor PhotoStudio or 3P Desktop Publisher. Full versions can be included on Software CDs or in Software Archives.


CodedColor PhotoStudio by 1STEIN is a Windows photo viewer and editor to organize, edit, resize, reformat, correct, compare, sort, watermark, annotate and print digital images, and to edit EXIF and IPTC data in digital photos. You can rename multiple images, remove scratches, create panorama pictures (stitch), convert RAW photos (from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, etc. cameras), send images via Skype, send photo SMS, burn digital watermarks, correct colors, run a screenshow, convert and correct JPEG images in a batch process, rename fields, open pictures and image folders from the Explorer, generate a webalbum in HTML and compress JPG images. The CodedColor full version is not free, but during registration you can choose the Freeware edition. Editor and webalbum generator are partly restricted in the freeware. After the download you can try the PhotoStudio shareware for 30 days without any restrictions. The CodedColor software interface looks very similar to ACDSee, is easier to use than Photoshop and more versatile than Picasa and Irfanview, but still contains editing and correction features as effective as Paintshop. Have a look at our Before / After tutorials, in order to get an idea of the powerful editor capabilities. The software comes with a detailed handbook and a fast database to store EXIF / IPTC data and color informationen. CodedColor PhotoStudio is a powerful and versatile photo organizer and image editing software for digital camera users. The user friendly interface includes features like photo editing & printing, web album galleries, slide shows, photo management & cataloging, custom sorting, IPTC & EXIF editor, thumbnail generation, resize & resample images, jp2000, batch conversion, database keyword searching, red eye removal, color / sharpness / brightness & contrast correction, artefacts removal, clone brush, scanner & TWAIN import, screen capture, lossless JPEG rotation, gamma correction, print ordering and screenshows with many transition effects, watermark text, image annotations, panorama stitch & animation, video capture, PDF album export, photo layouts, collages, frames, shadows, histograms, automatic white balance, skype photo sharing, etc. Opens and converts all common image formats: BMP, WMF, GIF, JPEG, JPEG2000, TIFF, PCX, PNG, PSP, PSD, PCD, and all current RAW formats. Visit the CodedColor PhotoStudio homepage to learn more and download a free copy! Includes BYNGO MMS messenger and CodedColor Publisher, a versatile photo layout and DTP tool, from which you can order individual photobooks through KODAK.