ifolor Designer for Windows

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  • Create photo books and photo calendars on the computer
  • A whole variety of design templates
  • Photo book assistant
  • Your photo book as eBook

ifolor Designer for Windows

Free photo book and photo calendar software for Windows

With the free ifolor Designer for Windows you create your photo book easily on the computer using a number of creative options. On this page we present the photo book software’s most important functions to you.

NEW: Photo calendar
Photo book

NEW: Photo calendar in ifolor Designer

From now on you can not only create your photo books but also your photo calendars directly on your computer. This is even more convenient than online. And you have even more design options. Give it a try – download the free ifolor Designer for Windows.

The most important new functions


Creating photo calendars on the computer

A summary of all the advantages:

  • Flexible editing directly on the computer
  • Freely edit design templates
  • Create personalised calendar pages (and save them for other calendars)
  • Highlight important dates
  • Save all the photo calendars permanently

Freely edit calendar pages

As you are maybe already used to with photo books, you can also freely design the pages in ifolor Designer. Either by editing provided design templates or creating personalised calendar pages.


Create personalised calendar pages

The supreme discipline in photo calendar design: creating your own calendar pages. This is pretty easy with ifolor Designer. And this is how to do it: first of all you design your calendar pages however you want with different pictures, frames, backgrounds etc. Then you simply right click the page – "Page layout" – "Save page"!


Highlight public holidays and important dates

Practical: The most important Swiss public holidays are automatically added to your photo calendar (can be deactivated as an option) and you can also add your own important dates to the calendar – for example, birthdays!

Photo books in ifolor Designer

Photo books can be created easiest and most creatively using ifolor Designer for Windows. You have more design options, direct access to your photos, benefit constantly from the latest software version and have all your photo books saved clearly on your computer. We present the most important ifolor Designer functions to you here.

Quick guide for Windows Designer (PDF)

Do you want to create a photo book? The following guide will help you to create a photo book in no time at all.

Naturally, ifolor Designer offers far more functions than described in this guide. But if you want to achieve a result in just a few steps start your photo book now straight away!

The most important new functions

We have improved quite a bit in the new 5.0 version of the ifolor Designer for Windows. Our main aim: to make creating photo books or photo calendars even easier for you. You can find a summary of the most important new features in this section.

Editing photos is easier

Editing photos is easier

You can now find all the options for improving your photos centrally under “Editing”. Simply click the photo you want to edit to open the menu.

Quick text editing

Quick text editing

Also new: you can now edit the texts directly on the book page and even faster. For this simply click the text and then select the quick edit menu (identified by “Aa”).

Tip: you can find other creative options under the “Editing” tab, such as coloured areas and colour gradients that you can use as backgrounds for your texts.

This is how it works - the backgrounds

Get even more creative with backgrounds. We have increased the possibilities in this regard in the new ifolor Designer 5.0 for Windows. We show you the most important functions here.

Place backgrounds

It's this easy:

  • Go to «Design» and select the option «backgrounds».
  • Pull a background onto the page. The orange marking shows you where the background would be used, if you pulled it to there.
  • You can also use the background on the entire double page.

Backgrounds - more options when you right click

As soon as you have pulled a background onto the page, by right clicking on the sites background, this opens up new possibilities.

Among other things, you can use the background for the entire photo book.

Backgrounds - pictures are also possible

In ifolor Designer 5.0 you can use practically any background you want. For example colour surfaces or also your own pictures.

The principle is always the same: simply pull an element onto the page. The orange area shows you where the background has been used.

New design work area

All the creative elements on the left

All the creative elements

Everything you need to create your photo book, for example the photo overview or design elements, can now be found centrally on the left hand side of the screen.

Preview and shopping basket on the right

Preview and shopping basket

You can complete your photo book project on the right hand side of the work area. There you can find the “Preview” and “Shopping basket” options.

In the video: the new functions

A summary of the most important functions

ifolor Designer for Windows

ifolor Designer for Windows is your creative power package for even more beautiful photo books. We have summarised the most important functions for you here.

Photo book assistant

The photo book assistant guides you from the first idea to your personal photo book in a few steps.

Photo book sharing

Share your photo book with your friends while creating it online.

Photo book eBook-Combi

Order your photo book as a practical eBook for smartphone and tablet too!

Changing a photo book

Practical: you can change from one photo book to another at any time. All the photos and design are transferred!

Realistic preview

The animated preview gives you a realistic idea of the book you have created.

Design templates

Select from lots of different designs and layouts for creative photo books.


Import photos directly from Facebook, Dropbox, Flickr, OneDrive, Photobucket, Picasa.


You can use any fonts that are installed on your PC.

System requirements

Resolution: minimum 1024 x 768
Hard drive: minimum 300 MB free memory
RAM: 2 GB recommended
Operating systems: Microsoft Windows® XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 .NET FW 2.0 for Windows Designer 3.2 or .NET FW 4.5 for Windows Designer 3.8