Fluxiom provides users with an in depth way to store, share and organize media files. Users can quickly upload .zip files of media which Fluxiom will automatically sort. The drag and drop interface makes it much easier to move files from computers to the application and back again. After uploading files, users can select them in any order they like and add tags to associate the file with a project, goal, theme or anything else. The user can then view files by their tag or all at once by deselecting the tag. Fluxiom also automatically generates resizable previews and thumbnail images. The application can handle more than 100 different file formats, which include GIF, BMP, JPEG, TIFF, AI, EPS, PSD and PDF file types. Users can also invite team members and other relevant individuals to access their Fluxiom account for collaboration. The application is intelligent and makes it much easier to search for items, even if the user is not certain about the file name. Fluxiom also displays and understands meta data such as keywords, color profile, copyright and author.
Fluxiom was developed by Wollzelle. Wollzelle is a diverse company that assists clients with branding, interactive media and applications for the web, iPads, iPhones and other mobile devices. The team has worked with clients including Gucci, ShotView, TNT, Schiedel and Vienen University of Technology. The team also maintains their TypeStorming project blog.
Uploading, sharing and organizing files is something many applications can do. What makes Fluxiom so appealing is the intelligence that comes with its features. The application automatically detects many relevant pieces of data for each file and stores it. User can also quickly organize through tags and search in a number of ways thanks to the sophisticated Fluxiom search function.
The Fluxiom website users a very stylish black background combined with an organized design. The application itself looks somewhat different, with a white background that enables the user to easily view many media files at a glance. Navigational tabs at the top of the file list page allow the user to jump from stages to assets, users and account information. The main tools can be found at the top of the application under the tabs and allow users to quickly locate the files they need or organize files in a number of ways.
New users can create a Fluxiom account by clicking on the green “Pricing and Sign Up” link in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. The user will receive a 30 day free trial. The registration form requires a first and last name, email address, username, password, organization name and desired subdomain URL. New users can also select a free account to try Fluxiom without committing to one of their membership plans. An underlined link that reads “Get your own free account” can be found at the bottom of the plan list. Clicking the link directs the user to the account registration form.
Fluxiom provides users with five memberships to choose from. The first is a free account which includes one user, one stage and up to 100 MBs of storage space. The Solo membership costs around $25 and includes up to 10 GBs of storage space, one user and up to 10 stages. The Basic membership includes up to 15 GBs of storage, unlimited users and up to 15 stages for around $40. The Pro membership costs around $120 and upgrades to include up to 40 GBs of storage space and up to 35 stages. The most expensive plan is the Infinity membership which includes up to 100 GBs of storage space and unlimited stages for around $230.
Fluxiom is a helpful tool for anyone who needs to store, share and organize media files. The application is geared more towards professionals or serious users rather than casual users. The organizational and search tools included are very sophisticated and can help users manage their files faster and more effectively.