Is Smilebox really free?

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Smilebox is available for all to enjoy at no charge. 

There is no fee to simply have a Smilebox account and you can download our free program here:

With a basic account, you have access to all of the features below:

  • Choose any of our free designs
  • Personalize your one-of-a-kind creation
  • Share any free design via Facebook , blog or email
  • Get professional prints delivered to your door

You may send and share as many free creations as you would like. Free creations display a bit smaller when played back (when viewed by you or your recipients), as our basic designs are accompanied by third-party ads. 

For customers who would like to try our premium features before committing to a paid membership, we offer a 7-day free trial (credit card details required) for first time users.

There are two easy ways to identify free designs:

1. Free designs are those not labeled "Premium" (premium designs require a paid Club Smilebox subscription).


2. You can also quickly search our catalog for free designs by entering "Free" in the search bar.

To learn more about our service, visit

Please let us know if we can provide any other details about how to enjoy Smilebox at no cost to you. We'd love to help you discover Smilebox as a fun, free way to share your photos and celebrate the moments they capture.


Interested in joining Club Smilebox?

When you upgrade to Club Smilebox, you are given premium access to all designs in the catalog. Club Smilebox subscribers receive all of the features and benefits outlined below:

  • Full screen, ad-free playback
  • Print any creation at-home, to a store or by home-delivery service
  • Burn to DVD, save as a video file or JPG image
  • Use our music (2000+ songs) or your own
  • Unlimited storage for shared creations
  • Free 7-day trial (cancel anytime)

If you are interested in joining Club Smilebox, see our article: How do I subscribe to Club Smilebox?

For more information on our Free Premium designs, click here: What does "Free Premium Design" mean?

Please Note: We require the customer to click the "Join Now" button (after entering billing information) to become a Club Smilebox member. No purchase occurs without you specifically authorizing a purchase.

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