Darkroom Booth 3 software overview

Darkroom Booth 3 gives you the power to add new output options, connect your customers to social media in real time, and provide you with tools to more effectively manage your booth.

  • Hashtag Printing from a Kiosk with Custom Template
  • Post GIFs and Videos to Facebook
  • Print Signing
  • Type-a-Note on Prints
  • Multi Monitor Support
  • Send Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram Ready Files
  • Custom Booth Lock Screens
  • Built in Support for Bill Acceptors
  • Booth Photo Book PDF Output
  • Simple Boomerang GIF Setup
  • Post VR 180 and 360 Images to Facebook
  • Auto Prompt Text Entry
  • Include Survey/Quiz Entries in Print Templates
  • Add Custom Template to Facebook Posts
  • Auto Image Cropping
  • Auto Head Placement
  • Burst Mode/Boomerang with Chroma-key Support
  • Full Support for Panoramic Sizes on DNP DS620 and 820 Printers
  • Custom Keyboard/Prompt Placement

Build and Operate Your Photo Booth

Supports Nikon DSLR, Canon DSLR, Webcam & Go Pro all in one program

Print to any printer

Booth Control™ – control and monitor your booth with your phone

Booth Stats™ – mail or text statistics and reports from your booth

Touchscreen, Keyboard and USB Button enabled

Add coin-op, arcade button or other external controls

Computer, all-in-one or tablet with Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 10

Top notch tech support

 

Customise Your Photo Booth

Includes over 75 free, customizable Templates for print and screen

Create your own or add and edit third party templates

Themed and interactive screens

Video, music, sounds and voice prompts

Attraction features including videos and slideshow

Built in Surveys, Quizzes and Data Collection

Lights, bells and whistles with phidget support

Built in and superior green screen drop out capability

Animated GIF with Animated Overlays & Backgrounds

 

Personalize the Customer Experience

Take, re-take, choose size and favorite photo

Light Painting

Video & Slow motion

Themed screens with sound and video

Video host

Quizzes, contests, winner

Booth Share™ – built in social kiosk mode for sharing photos, videos and GIFs

Facebook Posting, MMS/SMS Integration, Dropbox Integration

Slideshow with Photos, GIF, Videos, Instagram

 

Latest Features in Darkroom Booth

Contest Mode

Promote your brand by running contests at your photo booth. Set up Booth to randomly pick winner or choose winner remotely from your phone with Booth Control. Winner can trigger a special template, print a coupon, trip lights and sounds.

 

Videos and GIFs in Booth Share

Increase engagement and impressions – in addition to photos, Booth Share can now display Videos and GIF animations. Users can share via email or text message. Once it’s in their phone it can go anywhere they socialize. Hashtag that!

Choose Favorite Photo

This feature enables the user to select their favorite photo. Take 3 shots, pick the “best pose”, then finish the session. This feature will make you a big hit at formal events such as dances, black tie affairs. Goes well with Green Screen.

Customize your deliverable based on Quiz or Survey

Big Brands love this feature! Imagine being able to customize the customer’s print based on a survey or quiz. For example, add favorite brand, player, logo, color. Whatever you and your client can dream up.

Contest Mode

Engage your guests and wow your corporate clients – Contest Mode enables you to award special winner photos, template or even a coupon to quests that answer questions or trivia correctly.

Support for latest cameras and printers

Use the latest Canon and Nikon DSLR’s including the Canon EOS 80D and the Nikon D5. Lots of built in printer drivers which makes set up quick and easy – including the new and speedy DNP RX1-HS.

Green Screen

Darkroom’s updated and improved Green Screen feature is simply the best on the market.

 

Get Darkroom Booth

Buy It

Purchase Booth 3 for $295 (includes 1 year of free updates and technical support) Buy now

Update

This is a free update for owners of Booth 2.5 after January 1, 2017. Update now

Upgrade

For owners of Booth 2, the upgrade to 3 is only $95.00 (Download and install Booth 3 to start the upgrade process.) Upgrade now

Requirements

Computer, all-in-one or tablet with

Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 10

Minimum 2GB RAM

Intel i3 processor or better

Feature Descriptions and How-to Videos

Newest Booth Features

The latest version of Booth enables you to take your photo booth experience to the next level. New management features include new camera drivers, Booth Stats™ and Booth Control™ for iPhone or tablet and more. New experience features including Slow Motion with Canon or GoPro, Social Media Kiosk, Video Host, Survey/Contest/ modes, Choose Favorite, Slideshow with photos, hashtag, videos and GIFs.

Slideshow

Make Slideshows a part of your photo booth experience. Slideshows in Booth are easy to add and customize. Your slideshow can run in your photo booth in attract mode, on external monitors, projectors or even remotely over a network. Show the individual booth photos, the printed strips, or create a new template for a totally customized show! Mix in other images or download from social media.

Social Media Slideshow

Booth can monitor and download images from Instagram hashtags, Facebook, email, MMS (text) or Dropbox. Use the images to create multi-media slideshows that can be displayed on multiple monitors, projectors, tablets or uploaded to a website.

Animated GIF

Easily create animated GIFs with animated overlays or combine green screen photos with animated backgrounds to offer your customers a truly unique product. Booth uses templates making it easy to create and customize your animated GIFs – no photoshop required. Here is a free template to get you started.

Facebook Posting

Post photo booth pictures to Facebook pages, events or user’s timeline. You can create events and pages on the fly. If you don’t have internet that’s not a problem, queued up photos will post when you are back online.

MMS/SMS Integration

Enable users to text message pictures from your photo booth. Send strips, original photos or a unique layout that you design for your event. Send for free by having user choose their provider or send easier and faster for a small fee via Twilio integration.

Phidget Support

Use phidgets for input and output to external devices. For example turn video lights on when someone chooses a video session or enters the booth or turn on a vending machine when someone finishes a booth session. Easily control fans, motors, coin acceptors, lights or give the participants control via buttons you add to your touch screen. The possibilities are endless.

Dropbox Integration

Easily post copies or originals of your booth sessions instantly to Dropbox. Once in Dropbox you can use “recipes” to send your images anywhere you can think of. Share with customers, other applications or social media.

Take – Retake Photo

Allow users to retake individual photos during a photo booth session. Or enable users to take their picture when they are ready with the touch of a button. Combine these features and settings to offer a truly unique user experience. This new function is easy to set up and customize.

Play Video

Play videos at any point during the photo booth session. An introductory video from the party host, a thank you message from the bride and groom, a message or ad from the corporate sponsor, even a video or animation between pictures. How about a button that launches an about us video on your photo booth company.

Quiz & Survey

Survey and quiz people for fun or marketing. See how well people know your host or product before or after they take photos in the booth. Quizzes are like survey questions but they have right and wrong answers. For wedding and parties you can collect great stories and trivia. For corporate events you can collect market insights or educate participants then provide them with a great gift.

Photo Booth Upload software overview

Photo Booth Upload has so many features for photo booths and photo activation of all kinds. Photo Booth Upload allows any photo activation to offer slow motion video, green screen photo, green screen video, light painting, animated GIFs, social media, and more!

You can choose either a Pro or Basic license. Basic licenses are perfect for users looking for more simple photo booth features which are used at smaller scale private events. Pro licenses are recommended for cutting edge owners interested in the progressing technology available in a photo booth, to be used at corporate events, festivals, and specialised private events. The Pro license has extra features including slow motion video, light painting, morph, and the capability to pay by credit card. All licenses include GIFs, green screen, facial recognition printing, slide show, photo strips, and social media sharing.

We use Photo Booth Upload with our Expo Pods!

Follow the link for up to date pricing and if you choose to buy!

Photo Booth Upload features

ANIMATED GIFS
People can create multi-frame animations with green screen backgrounds, custom logos and then instantly upload them to facebook, twitter and email.

GREEN SCREEN
From slow motion video to a client’s logo, you can load an unlimited number of custom backgrounds and let the guests select their own environment. The ‘smart placement technology’ means that every photo is picture perfect.

LIGHT PAINTING
Using photo booth upload and our custom light painting tools, guests can draw in mid-air with light and see their creation come to life in real time. The final product is branded and can be printed and uploaded instantly to social media.

SLOW MOTION VIDEO
Their photo booth upload records 5 second video clips of your guests dancing, jumping, throwing confetti and shooting off streamers then instantly transforms them into ultra slow motion videos, easily uploaded onsite to email, text message or twitter.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Photo Party Upload integrates seamlessly with Photo Booth Upload to handle all of the social media integration at events. Photo Party Upload is a powerful tool that lets your guests post their photos, GIFs, and videos to email, Facebook, Twitter, SMS, and Instagram directly from your photo booth or from a nearby tablet.

PHOTO FILTERS
Just like Instagram, our software allows the guests to add a photo filter to their photo using the touchscreen interface.

Sparkbooth software overview

Sparkbooth is a user-friendly software that is easy to download and install. Prices start from $59 but be aware that the personal license can’t be used for commercial jobs and is missing a lot of features. It can only be run using a webcam as can the Premium License for $119. If you choose to pay the full $159 for the DSLR version you can use a Canon or Nikon camera and access all features.

For up to date pricing click here

Sparkbooth Features

Custom Keepsake

It has several different photo size choices and customisable features. You can select a theme from the layout library or use your own background photo. Place a logo or message on the screen.

Be Social

You can automatically share your photos online and the built-in upload option make it seamless to post on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and other social networks.

For Every Occasion

There’s a variety of themes and photo layouts for any occasion.

Touchscreen Enabled

Use touchscreen controls like start button, change photo layout, or on-screen keyboard instead of using a keyboard.

USB Button Enabled

You can replace the keyboard with an USB button, or any hardware to emulate Sparkbooth’s keyboard shortcuts.

Green Screen

Sparkbooth supports green screen You can choose from their library of backgrounds or add your own.

Printer Enabled

Set up Sparkbooth to automatically print photos. You can prompt guests whether to print and select number of prints.

Photo Album/Kiosk

You can allow your guests to browse, print, or share photos on Facebook or Twitter.

Voice Prompts

Choose from a variety of voices to walk your guests through the photo taking process. Or use your own mp3s to customize your own voice prompts.

Email Enabled

Sparkbooth can email photos to your guests. They just enter their email addresses, and it sends the photo using Postmark, SendGrid, or Mandrill email services.

Works Offline

If you’re at a venue without internet then photos can be queued for upload later when there is internet access. Emails can be collected and then photos emailed later.

Custom Share Links

Businesses can customize the share links for photos posted to Facebook and Twitter with their own name and website. Requires Commercial license.

More Facebook Likes

With a Commercial license, you can display a Facebook Like dialog for their Facebook Page. A great way to increase your Facebook marketing reach to your customers.

More Twitter Followers

Expand the reach of your Twitter marketing by enabling the automatic Twitter following. So your customers can stay up to update through your Twitter account. Requires Commercial license.

Drag-and-Drop Layout Editor

Use the visual drag-and-drop layout creator to create or customize photo layouts/templates.

Social Media / Print Kiosk

Premium users can create a separate station to allow guests to view, share on Facebook or Twitter, email, or print photos from your photo booth. Just point the kiosk to your shared folder in your photo booth.

Build Your Mailing Lists

Sparkbooth can integrate with MailChimp, and prompt for email addresses to submit to mailing lists.

Photo Booth Solutions software overview

Social Booth is very popular among photo booth professionals worldwide and we use it in all our Expo pods, Oval booths and Selfie pods. The software is really easy to set up and offers pretty much every feature you could want from a photo booth software program. Simply plug in your webcam or DSLR camera and go. You’ll be creating photos, videos and animated GIFs in no time. Everything can be also shared via Facebook, Twitter, Email & SMS, it’s a social media explosion! Even if you have no internet at your event it’s not a problem. Uploads can be queued offline and sent when you’re back online.

To buy the license which can be used on 2 computers currently costs $299

Click here for up to date pricing and to buy Social Booth.

Photos, Videos & More

One software, so many uses

Social Booth works with Canon DSLR, Canon Powershot or Webcam. Run it as a standard photo booth to print photos. Set it up as a Video Booth, Slow Motion Booth or Animated GIF Photo Booth. Shoot with Green Screen or Filters. Run it as a Twitter Wall. Create a retail photo booth to accept credit cards or cash. Create Surveys and upload everything to Social Media. Social Booth is the only Photo Booth Download you need for any occasion.

Easy to Use

The easiest photo booth software there is

Select your camera and Go. It’s that simple to start using Social Booth. Setup is a piece of cake. Adding your own print templates? Customizing the backgrounds? Swapping out audio prompts? No problem. Everything is right in the open for you to easily configure.

Quickly set up multiple events in advance and have your operators load them on site without them even needing to see the settings. Load your previous settings to make event creation a snap.

Upload & Share

Share photos, videos and GIFs from the booth

Social Booth allows users to share their photos via a wide variety of social media options. Email, Facebook, Twitter, SMS & Pinterest are all supported. Also upload photos in the background to your own company Facebook page, Twitter profile, Smugmug account or FTP site. No Internet? No problem. Queue up Emails, SMS, Client Facebook and Client Twitter uploads so you can send them once you are back online. Learn more about their Social Media Photo Booth.

Customizable

Make your booth unique

Social Booth comes with it’s own set of user interface graphics, so you don’t really need to change a thing, but if you want to make your booth stand out, you can easily use your own backgrounds, buttons and audio prompts. This even makes using Social Booth with other languages a snap. Check out some of the photo booth ideas from customers have become great features.

Social Booth is an easy to use do it yourself photo booth software.

Animated GIF Photo Booth

Silly but oh so fun

Create your own Party Photo Booth! Animated GIFs are now more popular than ever. Give users the choice of uploading a still photo or Animated GIF, or skip the still photos completely and set up Social Booth as an Animated GIF booth. You can even create Animated GIFs with animated overlays! Combine Green Screen photos with animated backgrounds to make truly eye-popping GIFs. Users can upload and share their GIFs to Social Media and still print their still photos.

Here is a link to learn more about their Animated GIF Booth.

Advanced Photo Booth Filters

As well as the standard, Colour, Black & White, Sepia and Vintage Instagram style filters, Social Booth also has advanced filters like Cartoon, Sketch, Night Vision, Cross Process, Comic Book, Thermography, Pixel Art, Mosaic, Lite Brite and Warhol filters.  These filters let you create truly unique photo booth template styles and they look cool when applied to Animated GIFs

Surveys & Marketing Data Collection

Photo Booth Marketing

Collecting valuable marketing data is fun for users and easy to setup. Create any questions you like with our built in surveys. Collect and then export photo booth marketing data into a spreadsheet for easy access or into your favorite CMS for remarketing. Surveys will be completed nearly 100% of the time as the user cannot post or export their photos until the survey is complete. Collect email, Facebook and Twitter usernames, answers to custom survey questions, and more. Learn more about photo booth marketing.

Video Hosts

A unique photo booth experience

Use video hosts at your photo booth with Social Booth. Use the built in host or create your own and define cuepoints to trigger the camera and external devices like LEDs and wind machines.

Increase Your Social Media Presence

Get more likes, share more hashtags

Social Booth helps you get more likes for your client’s Facebook page by asking users to like their page before they upload. And, by inserting your client’s hashtag in Facebook and Twitter uploads, you can promote their social media outreach with every upload.

Photo Booth Cloud

Drive more traffic to your website

Social Booth is the only photo booth software to offer a cloud storage feature that integrates directly with your website. Simply place a widget on your site and users will be able to enter a unique access code from their print that allows them to share their photo on social media and even purchase reprints directly from your site! Learn more about Photo Booth Cloud.

Contest Mode

Promote your brand

Run contests at your photo booth with Social Booth. Create a “golden ticket” template that randomly prints for users to win a contest or giveaway.

Contest mode gives your photo booth the ability to run contests for giveaways at your photobooth. Learn More

Commercial Photo Booths

Create a retail photo booth

Social Booth can easily integrate with a variety of commercial interfaces. Use bill validators, coin acceptors, credit card swipes to collect payments.

 

Touchscreen, Keyboard & USB Button Enabled

Free your photos

Social Booth is optimized for touchscreen use. But you can use it in non-touchscreen setups as well. You can use a keyboard & mouse, or even use built in triggers to control it with USB buttons.

 

Social Media Kiosks

Add Photo Booth Connected for more uploads

Social Booth integrates easily with Photo Booth Connected to allow you to use Social Media Kiosks away from the booth. Use a PC, laptop, all in one touchscreen PC, Windows tablet, iPad or Android tablet, and offload the lines at the booth. Plus as an added bonus, you save $100 when you buy Social Booth & PBC together!

 

Slow Motion Video

Catch the new craze

Social Booth can be used to create a slow motion video photo booth. It will record 60fps slomo video with a Canon t3i, t4i, t5i or SL1. Choose the speed of the slow motion video playback for the best effect. Social Booth photo booth software is also a full functioning video booth. Great for parties and business events as well.

Check out some more features of their video booth software.

Face Morphing

Unique Animated GIFs

Social Booth can create face morphing Animated GIFS!

Meme Booth Sports Card Booth

Type on photos to personalize

Social Booth lets you type on your photos to add personalized data or create Internet memes. Check out how easy it is to create face memes!

Light Painting

Social Booth also supports light painting. With a combination of DSLR and webcam, users can see a live preview of themselves as they are painting.

Marryoke, Lip Sync, Dubsmas

Social Booth lets you produce lip sync videos for Marryoke and Dubsmash events.

Magic Mirror Features

Create your own Magic Mirror Photo Booth

Social Booth now comes with built in Mirror Booth features. Use the built in Attract Mode and Video Host Animation, or supply your own to create a Mirror Booth. You can even sign the photo at the end of the session!

Display a Remote Photo Booth Slideshow over Chromecast

Running a slideshow on an external monitor is easy but running one on a giant screen across the room would be much more difficult if it wasn’t for Social Booth’s Chromecast Slideshow feature and a Google Chromecast device which will allow you to wirelessly transmit a slideshow to a remote TV.

Top Notch Support

 Free Support!

Sometimes the quickest way to learn photo booth software after downloading is to dive right in and start trying all the features. This is always recommended as photo booth software these days are pretty intuitive. However, there will be times where you are stuck or want to try something advanced. This is where support comes in.

After your photo booth download, you will have access to support documents, how to videos, support forum, and live support. Check out our easy to navigate and vast photo booth support section.

 

 

Setting up a Social Booth template

Here at Reakt we use Social Booth because it’s so easy to use and has loads of great features

Ok so when you want to set up a template for a photobooth event, firstly you need to open the Social Booth software.

Load your memory stick. Drag the files from the USB onto the desktop.

Click templates tab

Click co-ordinates button

Click Import co-ordinates.txt button

Find your files on the desktop and choose the co-ordinates

Close window. Click x (top right)

Click change background button

Click Image button

Find your files and choose the background file

Click Add overlay

Find your files and choose the overlay file

Social Booth also provides a lot of great support so head over to their website for more info.