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Why should I use the Online Book Creator instead of the downloadable software?

The Bob Designer desktop software is the most popular choice for creating and ordering Bob Books products. However, if you would prefer to access your book from any device, or cannot install the software onto your computer, the online book creator is... Read more


Which books can I order with the Online Book Creator?

All the book formats that we offer are now available in the Online Book Creator except the Hardback, Small landscape Matte paper book. You can check what is available in our Online Book creator format selector or on our Photobook Products page. Read more


How do I get started using the Online Book Creator?

Log into your account and visit the Online Book Creator page and click on the 'create now' button. Then select the format and type of book you wish, and upload your photos. You can add image, text and edit your photobook the way you want. Once you ar... Read more


How do I arrange my images using the Online book creator?

Drag and drop the images you wish to place on to the template. Layout options will appear at the side of each page. Simply click on the layout that you want to apply it to that page. Read more


Can I make calendars with the Online Book Creator?

The Online Book Creator is only available to use for photobooks, however we do have a seperate Online Creator tool for calendars, which can be found on the calendar product page here. Read more


Can I make changes after I have completed payment for my order?

You can edit or make changes to your book up to the point of entering your card details or voucher code and pressing the order button. Once the order has been placed, you cannot make any changes as it enters into production. Read more


Can I move pages?

To swap your pages in the Online book Creator, click 'View all pages' to get the thumbnail over view of your book, then drag and dop your spreads in the desired position. You can only move spreads, you are not able to move single pages. Read more


How long will it take to upload my images?

It is recommended that you have a broadband Internet connection or equivalent. If you are using wireless Internet, please try to connect directly to your router to gain the best signal strength for the upload of your photobook images. Please note tha... Read more


What are the system requirements for the Online book creator?

The Online Book Creator is compatible with all Windows® operating systems (from 2000, NT 6.0, XP Home Edition to Professional) and on any Intel based Mac running a Windows operating system. The Online Book Creator is compatible with Firefox, Interne... Read more


Do I need an Internet connection to use the Online Book Creator?

Internet access is required; it is recommended that you have a broadband Internet connection or equivalent. If you are using wireless Internet, please try to connect directly to your router or position your computer near your router to gain the best ... Read more