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What Is Flipsnack?

Offer a smooth shopping experience for your customers with Flipsnack. Instantly create and publish digital catalogs, magazines, and other types of publications. You can even sell more products by adding interactive features such as a shopping list, buy buttons, photo slideshows or even integrate your Shopify store if you have one. Just upload your PDF and turn it into a stunning digital catalog, with page-flip effects. Or simply use our Design Studio to create your publications from scratch.

Who Uses Flipsnack?

Flipsnack is a great solution for marketers, business owners and designers who want to create interactive marketing materials & internal communication documents, such as catalogs, brochures & more.

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Reviews of Flipsnack

Average score

Overall
4.6
Ease of Use
4.5
Customer Service
4.5
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.2

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Thomas J
Thomas J
Analytics | HubSpot in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Media Production, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Flipsnack Review

5.0 5 years ago

Comments: We are using it to display our print magazine online to web visitors and overally have had a good experience with Flipsnack.

Pros:

Very easy to get started. We used several other products that were more expensive, less features and harder to use before finding Flipsnack.

Cons:

Nothing yet that we have found but we are just beginning to use it at scale. If I were to pick something I would like to have more options it would be on gating it. We use it on a membership site so I have had to find ways to gate the pages themselves instead of the reader.

Flipsnack Response

5 years ago

Hi Thomas, Thank you for the kind review. It would be very helpful for us to know more about how you would like to gate access to your online magazine. Who knows, perhaps we'll find a solution! Please email us at [email protected]

Cameron
Team Manager in US
Marketing & Advertising, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Easy to Use and Affordable

5.0 10 months ago

Comments: We find it easy and overall affordable to provide our clients with these magazines. It is a great value add for us. Additionally it allows us to present our marketing material in a unique and upscale way

Pros:

The creation/editing of magazines is really easy, and I love the features that are now in editing (e.g. hyperlinking). Once created the magazines are easily shareable and you can whitelabel the sharing and magazine. And there are no ads when you share, which is important to our clients. It is easy to search for and organize magazines.

Cons:

The enterprise pricing/setup for additional magazines could use modification for companies that have/keep many magazines on hand. We have to go in and delete old magazines to keep the number down to 1000. The cost to add more magazines was too pricey for us.

Flipsnack Response

10 months ago

Your feedback helps us a lot, Cameron. Thank you!

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Graphic Design Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

Horrible platform lacking fuction and customer support

2.0 8 months ago

Pros:

We were initially attracted to Flipsnack for the PDF flip feature and the ability to add in image carousels, videos and use our domain.

Cons:

The platform doesn't hold your font formatting - meaning after you finish your project and preview, and you return to your edit screen all the copy returns to a small black font - a nightmare. No data features - your reports and decks have graphs and pie charts. They can't build them nor can they be animated in any way. The builder is beyond terrible to use. You expect a Canva type experience, however, this platform is lightyears behind. Incredibly overpriced to get all the functions they advertise. Once Canva adds these capabilities this platform will be obsolete. Customer service is only available a few hours a day. Every time we tried to contact support it said they were closed. We tried in the evening, morning the next day and afternoon - nothing.

Flipsnack Response

8 months ago

Hello, We're very sorry to hear that you've had such a negative experience with our platform. It's disheartening to hear that you've tried to contact our support team but couldn't receive assistance due to our working hours. We will definitely consider your feedback and use it to further advance our platform, but we would love to hear more about what we could improve to make your experience better. If you are willing to share some more details about this with us then please send us an email at [email protected] or you can reach our Live Chat which is available from Monday - Friday, 6 am - 11 pm GMT

Tammie
Founder and Creative Director in US
Graphic Design Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The Best of Its Kind

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: Flipsnack looks better, works better, and is more cost-effective than the competition. It's simply the best digital flipbook on the market.

Pros:

Flipsnack gives you the print experience in a digital form. You can enjoy flipping through a book or magazine and get the full experience without paper. As a graphic designer, it would be very difficult to run my business without Flipsnack, because my clients would not feel the full value of my designs if they just viewed proofs as PDF email attachments.

Cons:

Not a dislike, but just an area for future growth: more automation and integration capabilities for auto-generating flipbooks and auto-updating content within the flipbooks, such as page numbers. Flipsnack is actively developing these capabilities and I'm eagerly waiting until they are available.

Flipsnack Response

2 years ago

Thank you so much for the fantastic review and feedback! We are pleased to know you like Flipsnack and that you find it so helpful. We are working on the capabilities you`ve mentioned and hope they will soon be available on our platform. ����

Jessica
Administrative Manager in US
Real Estate, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Great for real estate inventory catalogs!

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: Overall, Flipsnack has been a great resource for our digital catalogs. We've been using the products for several years now, but have only had a paid account for the past year so that we could do more with it - we are please with what we've been able to do! I've only had two occasions where something went wrong technically with our catalog and Flipsnack's team was quick to respond and resolve the issues.

Pros:

We use Flipsnack to present our listing inventory as a sharable catalog. Listing inventory is constantly changing which means the catalog needs to be updated almost daily. It's super easy for me to update the catalog in Flipsnack so that clients always have the most up-to-date information. I like that the sharable link stays the same.

Cons:

I do most of my editing outside of Flipsnack (in MS Publisher), then upload PDFs to keep our catalog up-to-date. I did try building the catalog in Flipsnack but found that some of the functionality that I frequently use in MS Publisher isn't available in Flipsnack.

Flipsnack Response

2 years ago

Thank you for the review, Jessica! We are pleased to know you like using Flipsnack after all these years. Your feedback helps us a lot!