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Software Description:

Shutterstock maintains a library of over 50 million royalty-free stock photos, vector graphics, illustrations and 2 million video clips and pieces of music for license.
They connect creative business professionals with the best photos, vectors, illustrations and video from thousands of contributors around the world.
This service operates in more than 150 countries in 20 languages.

Software Description:

Label and Artwork Management doesn't have to be complicated.

BLUE Software simplifies the complexity of Label and Artwork development for both small and large companies worldwide. Our SaaS-based artwork collaboration and workflow tools create opportunities for cost savings within each stage of the label and artwork management process and improve efficiency KPIs including speed-to-market and sales lift.

BLUE Software offers four modules of Label and Artwork Management functionality, which can be mixed and matched to meet your needs: Workflow Management, Online Proofing, Digital Asset Manager, Business Intelligence.

With 20 years of experience and 5,000 clients worldwide, BLUE has deep domain industry expertise in the marketing, retail, consumer brand, and life sciences verticals. We are continually innovating our best-of-breed technology to keep pace with industry-specific trends and address your business needs.

Software Description:

iStockphoto is the web’s original source for royalty-free, international microstock photography and media. Artists, designers and photographers from across the globe distribute their work on iStockphoto. This work can then be purchased by consumers royalty-free, which means they only have to pay once to use the file multiple times.

iStockphoto also offers a Legal Guarantee —a promise that any content purchased from the site will not infringe on any copyright, moral right, trademark or other intellectual property right.

Images cost between 1 and 150 credits, depending on size and image collection (with credits ranging from $0.95 to $1.50 USD each.

Features:

Features:

  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • API
  • Notifications
  • Project Management
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Multi-User
  • Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • External Integrations
  • Data Visualization

Features:

Summary:

  • High-quality stock photos

  • 2,948,613 royalty-free stock videos

  • High-quality music tracks

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary:

  • Millions of royalty-free stock files: 5 million royalty free stock photos, vector art illustrations, stock footage and audio for print and use on websites and presentations.

  • Low cost: Images and collections at great prices to fit every budget.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Basic: $49 for 5 downloads, or $229 for 25 downloads
    Professional: $199/month for 1 year; $224/month for 6 months; $229/month for 3 months; and $249/month for 1 month.
    Enhanced Subscriptions: $199 for 2 downloads; $449 for 5 downloads; and $1,699 for 25 downloads.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Shutterstock provides images, video clips and pieces of music to photographers, designers, illustrators, videographers and musicians.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used for licencing images, video clips, and music tracks.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This service works on all browsers, and there are mobile apps for iPad, universal iOS app, and iAndroid App.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Shutterstock partnered with Facebook to integrate Shutterstock's library within Facebook's Ad Creator. Also, Shutterstock and Salesforce partnered to integrate Shutterstock's image library into Salesforce's Social Studio.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with other apps, as well as with content management systems.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Their stock photo API supports a wide range of integrations across websites,
    mobile applications, and content management systems.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • For multiple-user access and licensing, they offer Shutterstock Custom Accounts. This type of account gives login access and usage rights to as many users as needed.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer customer support via phone and email, help page, and guide.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • BLUE offers multi-user capabilities.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Small, medium, and enterprise level marketing, retail, CPG and life sciences organizations.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • BLUE offers customers guides, tutorials, and customer support.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • You can seamlessly leverage BLUE’s advanced label and artwork management features and integrate with your existing MDM (Marketing Data Management), ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), and other mission-critical enterprise applications.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • BLUE's fully-documented, REST-based web services enable you to easily create your own custom integrations with BLUE. Our API is built using the popular Swagger framework, making implementation easier and faster for your development team.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • BLUE Software simplifies the complexity of label and artwork management.

FAQs:

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Publisher:

Founded:
2003
Based in:
New York
Employees:
501-1000
Likes:
775k
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Founded:
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Based in:
Chicago
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
207
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Founded:
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Based in:
Calgary
Employees:
-
Likes:
258k
Followers:

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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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Who uses BLUE
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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