NORTH MANKATO, Minn., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's fast-paced world, yearbook advisers often face many challenges in creating a trendy yearbook with the tools and time available to them. Walter's Publishing is addressing their need for design flexibility and efficiency with Pictavo™, a comprehensive browser-based software application that contains project management, page layout and collaboration tools that enables a yearbook staff to easily learn and intuitively design their book.
Pictavo gives advisers and staffs flexibility and ease in collaborating. It can be used anytime of the day or night and at any location that has an internet connection. In addition, multiple users can work simultaneously in Pictavo and see each other's work in real time. Powerful features, such as built-in Chat, help advisers keep the yearbook on track, and virtual sticky notes help them communicate and track requests or changes. The ability to send electronic pages to others via PDF or web link makes it easier to keep others informed and gain their approval.
Pictavo provides advisers and staffs powerful tools that make designing easy. Users have access to an extensive creative library that contains hundreds of templates, backgrounds, typestyles and art, all professionally designed for yearbooks. Or, they can create their own custom designs.
Pictavo helps advisers manage their staff and the timeline. Pictavo's comprehensive project management function enables advisers to assign specific permissions to individuals and groups. Detailed permission levels mean advisers can be assured that staff members only have access to the features they need. Powerful reports and the Dashboard give advisers powerful views of their entire book to make sure everyone stays on track and their books arrive on time.
"Walter's Publishing is excited to offer Pictavo to independent photographers and schools that need the power of a comprehensive browser-based software application to create a great-looking yearbook in less time," said Renee Belina, Vice President of Marketing. "We're always looking for ways to make our customers' lives easier."
Pictavo is free to independent photographers and schools who publish their yearbook with Walter's Publishing.
More information about Pictavo is available at www.walterspublishing.com.
About Walter's Publishing
Walter's Publishing assists independent photographers and yearbook representatives in the publication of elementary, middle school and high school yearbooks, church directories, sports, prom, camp and other memory books. Walter's Publishing offers the largest selection of yearbook creation software as well as a comprehensive selection of private-labeled materials and competitive wholesale pricing. Their proprietary software portfolio includes EZBook Desktop, EZBook Online and browser-based Pictavo.
For more information about Pictavo, please visit www.walterspublishing.com or contact Walter's Publishing at sales@walterspublishing or 800-447-3274.
SOURCE Walter's Publishing