The Pictures Hub is a decent way to view, share, edit and serve as an access point for installed Windows Phone photography apps. But many will find the Pictures Hub's organizational skills a little lacking. Enter PixFolder.
PixFolder is a feature rich photo organizer that will let you sort your photos in subfolders. Have a nice collection of sunset pictures? Create a Sunset Folder to make the easier to find. Along with organizing your photos, PixFolder also has the ability to share photos, pin them to your Start Screen, and open the image in your Pictures Hub.
PixFolder makes a nice first impression and if you're looking for a way to better organize your Windows Phone images, PixFolder is worth a try.
PixFolder is laid out in simple, straight forward style. You have a Home Page that views your unsorted images and a subfolders page that lists your more specific storage folders. Just tap the "+" button at the bottom of the screen from the Home Page or from within a folder to select images to import from your Pictures Hub.
One nice touch on the folder and Home page views is that the available memory on your Windows Phone is displayed in the upper right side of the screen.
PixFolder also has the ability to hide folders for those photos you don't want everyone to see, create PowerPoint slideshows from your images, and has Live Tile and lockscreen support. You can set individual images as your lockscreen wallpaper or folders that will automatically rotate images to your lockscreen.
And if that wasn't enough.... you can use PixFolder to convert your Windows Phone into a file server. Just activate the share server feature (up under the three-dot menu) and you can wirelessly access your photos from any Windows PC using the Windows File Explorer and WiFi.
In just tinkering with the five day trial version, PixFolder comes across as a fantastic option for organizing your Windows Phone photos. The only thing missing is the ability to launch the camera to capture/save new photos to a folder.
PixFolder is available for both Windows Phone 8 and 7.x devices. While there is a five day trial version, the full version will run you $2.99. You can find PixFolder here in the Windows Phone Store.
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