Pixelpipe Announces Availability of Media Distribution Service for the Social Web; Introduces iPhone Application

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Publish Content to Over 45 Popular Social Networks, Photo/Video services and Blogs from around the Globe with Pixelpipe's New Super-Distribution Service

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We are empowering users and partners to free their media and reach broad audiences with a one-to-many approach. We give people the flexibility to choose how and where to manage their media and publish from their chosen tools to the broadest possible audience.

Pixelpipe Inc. (http://pixelpipe.com)] today announced availability of its new service allowing simultaneous posting of photos, videos, text and audio to many of the most popular sites of the Social Web with one action. Publishing is enabled from a variety of sources, including desktop software, browser extensions, mobile phones, email/MMS and the company's Web site. Application developers are able to integrate with and make use of the service thanks to Pixelpipe's robust API as well as support for the Atom and Flickr APIs.

Once users create an account with Pixelpipe and configure their favorite destinations for uploading - known as their 'Pipes' -- they are able to publish once through the Pixelpipe Media Gateway and their media is automatically posted to all desired locations. The Pixelpipe service provides direct upload capability to over 45 social networks, blogs, photo and video sites, micro-blogging services and more. Destinations include:

Photo & Video: Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, Photobucket, Nokia Ovi, Phanfare, Smugmug, vimeo, ImageShack, pikeo, webshots, kyte, FotoTime, Zooomr, Fotki, DRR.net, 23hq, 72 photos, ipernity, Viddler, Kodak Gallery, Shutterfly, photobox

Micro-Blogs: Pownce, FriendFeed, TwitPic, Seesmic

Social Networks: Facebook, Friendster, imeem, Vox, bebo

Blogs: Blogger, TypePad, WordPress, MoveableType, tumblr, LiveJournal, Atom, MetaWeblog

Widgets: imageloop

Online storage: box.net, Acrobat.com

Generic: FTP, Email

Pixelpipe provides a broad selection of free applications to users for OS X, Windows, Linux and mobile. The complete range of tools and software compatible with Pixelpipe can be found at http://www.pixelpipe.com/tools. There are over 15 compatible options at launch including:

  • Picasa: Users can add a dedicated upload button to Pixelpipe for photos from Google Picasa 2 & 3.
  • iPhoto: Export photos and video directly from iPhoto with a free export plug-in.
  • Fotofox: Browser Add-On supporting Pixelpipe uploads for the Firefox 3 browser on OS X, Windows and Linux
  • Nokia Share Online: Provides for 1 click uploads from Nokia handsets utilizing ShareOnline 3.0

Pixelpipe also announced immediate availability of its iPhone application available for download from the iTunes App Store. The application provides the ultimate solution to iPhone users wishing to liberate their photos and publish to one or all 45 supported destinations at once. Users can select single or multiple images from the iPhone's camera roll for upload and add titles, tags, descriptions and location information. Additional options include configuring accounts from the phone and posting to user-defined sub-groups of destinations.

"Media distribution to the Social Web is still too fractured and difficult - but that changes with Pixelpipe," says Brett Butterfield, founder and CEO of Pixelpipe. "We are empowering users and partners to free their media and reach broad audiences with a one-to-many approach. We give people the flexibility to choose how and where to manage their media and publish from their chosen tools to the broadest possible audience."

"With one simple integration, Pixelpipe enabled Fotofox to go from supporting five online destinations to supporting over 45 online destinations. You can now get more photos to more places faster in Firefox. Providing so many upload choices has been a great bonus to our users," said Brian King, founder and technical lead BRIKS Software.

About Pixelpipe
Pixelpipe is a media super-distribution service allowing for publishing of content across the Social Web with one action. Based on the principle that media should be shared more efficiently, Pixelpipe offers users the broadest choice of tools and destinations for uploading today. Headquartered in San Francisco and founded by industry veterans with backgrounds in imaging and scalable web platforms, the company makes use of a team of full-time developers across the globe. Launched in September 2008, Pixelpipe is funded by prominent Silicon Valley angel investors. To liberate your media, visit http://www.pixelpipe.com.

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