• Published August 15th, 2016 by Payne and Payne







Access your yearbook layout design anytime from anywhere.





Pictavo™ is more than just yearbook design software. It's a powerful tool to help yearbook advisers and staff members take the memories of the year and capture them—for life. Beyond covers, page layouts, design and organization of your yearbook, Pictavo helps you collaborate as a team, sell your yearbook and ads, and manage your entire yearbook project.



Pictavo™ Community opens the door for your entire community to be a part of the yearbook. Whether you're a student, teacher, parent, grandparent or other community member, Pictavo Community provides a secure online portal to upload your photos, order your yearbook, purchase recognition or business ads, and shop for other yearbook related products depending on your school's available options.





AUTOMATIC FLOWING of multiple portrait pages
• IMPORTED & READY TO GO your portraits & data is directly uploaded for you
• CROP your candids and portraits in ovals, circles, stars,and more!
• FREE ROTATION of candids, text and clip art
• SHAPE DRAWING TOOL lets you draw shapes in many sizes & many colors
• GROUP OPERATIONS apply changes to multiple items on a page
• COPY & PASTE items from page to page
• IMPROVED page moving and deletion

• CREATE your own custom cover





Assemble portrait pages quickly and easily with pictures and data that is uploaded ready to go for you. Automatically alphabetize and organize by class or grade. The personal information editor helps to easily update student or staff information. Import pictures from a professional photo CD, digital camera or from images you have scanned. Create montages right in the program!

Reduce Errors

Student names are imported from your portrait CD database, so you won’t have to retype them. Easily edit personal data to correct misspellings and change names. Pictavo is designed to minimize errors common to digital publishing. The program automatically stores all of the necessary data to publish the yearbook so it can’t be accidentally forgotten. It checks the resolution of the imported images and automatically resizes them to be appropriate for high resolution printing! Spell check will automatically underline misspelled words in red and allow you to choose from a list of options or add the word to your dictionary.

Design Your Own Page Styles

Use the Layout Tab to choose the configuration of your portrait blocks. Pictavo will automatically flow the portraits for you. Drag and drop candid images anywhere on the page. Be as creative as you want! Use the page templates as a guide for your candid images, or create a unique layout all your own. It’s super quick and easy to do! Add your own clip art or choose from the stock Pictavo clip art library. Add professionally designed backgrounds, borders or page elements to any of the pages!  Pictavo includes an extensive artwork library.

Fantastic Font and Text Options

Choose from a large selection of furnished fonts. Easy text placement and sizing. Spell check included.

Photographer Friendly

Pictavo works with standard RGB JPEG file format images as well as RGB TIFF images; two of the most widely used picture formats for digital cameras and scanners.

Multiple Users

An unlimited number of people can create pages at the same time. Install Pictavo on more than one computer using the Master/Satellite feature included in Pictavo. Work from home and school.

Superior Support

You are never alone when doing an Pictavo. Our friendly, knowledgeable technical support is just a phone call or email away.





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