Tech Specs
Take a look under the hood.

Photo and Video Websites

  • Unique top-level Phanfare URL provided (, changeable at any time.
  • No advertising on albums.
  • No requirement for viewers to join Phanfare.
  • Resizable viewing experience adjusts to viewers display.
  • Multimedia Flash-based web slideshows with photos and videos intermingled.
  • Downloadable multimedia slideshows for offline viewing.
  • High resolution images available for download on the web.
  • Bulk download of full albums available on web.
  • Integration with iTunes to upload your own music for slideshows.
  • Photos and videos arranged chronologically.
  • Optional password protection at site level.
  • Owner controls whether visitors can download images.
  • Opt-out of indexing by search engines.
  • Integrated email tools allow polished invitations to view site.
  • Media RSS feeds of albums.
  • Stories-only RSS site feeds (e.g. My Yahoo! style news feeds).
  • Customizable header and footer.
  • Customizable colors and backgrounds.
  • Unlimited subsites at, each with any subset of your albums and optional password. (Premium and Pro)
  • Personal web drop box where friends and family can upload photos and videos. (Premium and Pro)
  • Image and video hosting for eBay, blogs and other 3rd party sites. (Premium and Pro)


  • Unlimited number of photos.
  • Full versioning of changes with ability to rollback previous version of images.
  • Individual images limited to 20 megabytes/image.
  • Optional hiding of photos; suppresses publishing to site but keeps in collection (for shoeboxing).
  • Import formats: JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PNG, PSD (single layer).
  • Maintains multiple renditions of each image to facilitate optimization of viewing experience.
  • Optional support for RAW images limited to 100 MB/image. (Premium and Pro)
  • Original resolution images stored and accessible via web and client software. (Premium and Pro)


  • Unlimited number of videos.
  • Each video limited to 20 minutes in duration.
  • Each video limited to 2 GB.
  • Support video formats (partial list): MPG, MOV, AVI, WMV, 3GP, MP4.
  • Videos converted to H.264.
  • HD video playback. (Premium and Pro)
  • Support for embedding videos on blogs and third party websites. (Premium and Pro)

Phanfare Web-based Management Tools

  • Support for files up to 2 GB.
  • Background uploading
  • Image correction: rotation, auto-levels, crop.
  • Edit image captions and album descriptions.
  • Automatic EXIF/IPTC extraction on import, including auto-dating and auto-captioning.
  • Drag & drop organization.
  • Edit multiple photos and videos at once.
  • Site security control.
  • Visitor reporting.
  • Trash-can allows rollback of user-initiated accidental deletes.


  • Apple iPhone and iPod touch optimized viewing in Safari with musical slideshow.
  • Phanfare Android App to upload photos and videos directly to Phanfare.
  • Android optimized viewing with musical slideshows.
  • RIM Blackberry optimized viewing.
  • Email gateway allows emailing images into a Phanfare account via a cell phone.
  • Full management and viewing experience on Apple iPhone and iPod touch (see below).

Phanfare for the iPhone + iPad

  • Runs on Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
  • Displays photos and videos.
  • Uploads photos and videos in the background while shooting other photos.
  • Synchronizes photos to device for offline viewing (airplane mode).
  • Image effects: sepia, black & white, antique, auto-levels
  • Image cropping.
  • Image rotation.
  • Emailing of images, videos and albums.
  • Display of videos.
  • Multimedia slideshows with music.
  • Supports creating new albums.
  • Supports deletion of albums and images.
  • Supports reordering images and videos.
  • Supports hiding images and videos.
  • Integrated transfer to Facebook and Flickr.
  • Integrated search.

Online Service Integration

  • Facebook integration.
  • Twitter integration allows tweeting of publishing albums.
  • Eye-Fi integration allows automatic transfer of images uploaded via the Eye-Fi™ wireless SD memory card to Phanfare.
  • FrameChannel Integration for display of photos on compatible frames.
  • Flickr integration allows transfer of select photos to a Flickr account. (Premium and Pro)


  • Limit of 500 images or videos per album section, 3000 images and videos per album. No limit to number of album sections or number of albums.
  • Upload bandwidth limited to 100 GB per year. (Premium and Pro)