Photobucket vs. Pixlr

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Photobucket
Score 5.3 out of 10
N/A
Photobucket headquartered in Denver offers their cloud services for uploading, sharing, linking and finding photos, videos and graphics. Service plans may include hosting, photo editing, private album sharing or sharing to social media, and caption and title creation and editing.N/A
Pixlr
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Pixlr is a photo editing tool formerly part of the Autodesk suite of products, now from 123RF from the Inmagine Group (acquired 2017).N/A
Pricing
PhotobucketPixlr
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
PhotobucketPixlr
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
PhotobucketPixlr
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Photobucket
7.6
2 Ratings
10% below category average
Pixlr
-
Ratings
Versioning7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Document collaboration8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
File search7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Device sync8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cloud Storage Security & Administration
Comparison of Cloud Storage Security & Administration features of Product A and Product B
Photobucket
9.0
1 Ratings
5% above category average
Pixlr
-
Ratings
User and role management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
File organization9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Device management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Cloud Storage Platform
Comparison of Cloud Storage Platform features of Product A and Product B
Photobucket
8.1
2 Ratings
4% below category average
Pixlr
-
Ratings
Performance7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Reliability8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Storage Reports9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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PhotobucketPixlr
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Medium-sized Companies
Druva Data Resiliency Cloud
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Score 9.6 out of 10
Canva
Canva
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
Druva Data Resiliency Cloud
Druva Data Resiliency Cloud
Score 9.6 out of 10
Adobe PhotoShop
Adobe PhotoShop
Score 9.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
PhotobucketPixlr
Likelihood to Recommend
5.9
(2 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
PhotobucketPixlr
Likelihood to Recommend
Photobucket
Photobucket used to be great in the late 2000s to early 2010s. Even free account holders could enjoy many of its features and quickly and easily share photos. However, these days there are so many better alternatives, while Photobucket's feature set has been limited to premium and higher-tier accounts. Cloud storage providers now offer generous bandwidth caps, so offloading media is a thing of the past - even for the most budget-conscious freelancers. Photo-specific features provided by these service providers are constantly improving. [...] As time goes on, the list of reasons that used to differentiate Photobucket grows thin given their [in my experience,] shady past in holding photos hostage without a premium plan, I can no longer recommend this service. Price-wise, only their unlimited plan is worth considering since, for capped storage plans, the usual suspects (Apple iCloud, Google Photos, Amazon Prime) have them beat. Likewise, Photobucket's built-in image editor is very convenient for making basic changes without having to fire up a separate photo editor
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Inmagine Group
If you're in a situation where you're regularly creating content for a website, social media page, or even printed materials, Pixlr is a great option! It allows you to create something simple from scratch (with just a solid background and text) or something more complex (with multiple pictures, layers, fonts, shadowing, etc.). It's our go-to method for creating content. If you're someone who isn't very tech savvy, the learning curve for using Pixlr effectively could be discouraging. The interface is intuitive, but there's a lot to it
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Pros
Photobucket
  • Houses very large photos that I don't have the capacity to store on my computer
  • Allows for a great online backup just in case something happens with my computer or external hard drive
  • Allows me to quickly and easily share photos with clients after their photoshoot is done
  • Organizes photos into a streamlined setup
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Inmagine Group
  • Enables the user to use a range of fonts even in foreign languages
  • Is relatively easy to learn
  • Is cost-effective
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Cons
Photobucket
  • Plans are awkwardly priced compared to competitors
  • [In my opinion,] made shady practices in the past forcing users to their premium plans
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Inmagine Group
  • So far, I haven't found anything I don't like in Pixlr; I like everything from its price to how it works.
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Alternatives Considered
Photobucket
[I] also had an ImageEvent premium account, and it was far easier to manage images in Photobucket. ImageEvent's UI is very dated, and its feature set has largely remained stagnant. Photobucket has evolved over the past decade and offers a clean enough user interface to quickly accomplish what needs to be done.
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Inmagine Group
Canva is a similar program using for creating content. I've tried out their suite as well but always end up coming back to Pixlr because of ease of use, and my familiarity with the product. They continue to make upgrades to the product and have always had what we feel we need to make top-notch looking graphics for our organization.
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Return on Investment
Photobucket
  • The peace of mind is priceless. Time is money and I spend a lot of time stressing over accidentally losing files. This helps.
  • I no longer have to use multiple services to send files to clients. It's more specifically designed for photos rather than documents of all types
  • I want the positive experience for clients to continue from beginning to end and I like that this system is simple for them to use as well.
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Inmagine Group
  • Pixlr has enabled us to design beautiful graphics in the local Cambodian language
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