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Motif™, Top-Rated Apple Photos Project Extension, Now Available in Canada

May 8, 2019

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2019--Building on the momentum from a successful launch in the U.S. (July 2018) and in Europe (November 2018), Motif, a native macOS extension for printed photo books, cards, and calendars, today announced its launch in Canada, further expanding their international presence.

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As an Apple-approved native extension for Photos on macOS, the latest version of Motif is built on the powerful macOS Mojave operating system. This allows amateur and professional photo enthusiasts of all types to take advantage of Apple’s intuitive photo editing tools within the Motif extension. Motif has the highest rating (3.8) for any Apple Photos Project Extension in the Mac App Store, and a 4 out of 5 star rating on Trustpilot. Motif makes truly memorable keepsakes and gifts by helping people create specially curated photo books, cards, and calendars through its seamless integration with Apple Photos and world class print production.

“Given the success of Motif in the U.S. and Europe, the team made it a priority to launch Motif to fulfill the current demand in Canada. We’re excited to provide Canada with a dedicated photo print platform and ecosystem just in time for summer, which has many special occasions to capture, including graduations, weddings, and travel,” said Craig Bauer, Global Managing Director of Motif. “In addition to new features and enhanced functionality, Motif’s launch will give Canadians access to dedicated customer support services and expedited shipping timelines.”

Motif’s latest version (2.0.3) is packed with new features, including:

  • English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish in-app language translations.
  • Enhanced drag and drop functionality for images and text blocks.
  • Completely redesigned checkout process.

The latest version of Motif is available for free in the Mac App Store.

To try out Motif, follow these three easy steps:

1. Download Motif: Visit the App Store from your desktop. Search for “Motif Photo Books,” and then click “Download.”

2. Open Photos: Launch the Apple Photos application. Motif runs inside Photos.

3. Start Creating: In Photos, select an album or memory. Then from the “File” menu, choose “Create,” and then select “Motif.”

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For more information, please visit motifphotos.com.

About Motif

Motif is a native macOS extension for Apple Photos that helps consumers create specially curated photo books, cards and calendars. Motif is a service of RR Donnelley, a global supplier of print services to Apple since 2005 that has produced 75+ million photo products to date. Motif distinguishes itself from the field with proprietary features that use machine learning to analyze and group images for best image identification, duplicate removal, autoflow, interactive layouts, subject centering and cropping, and more. In its physical products, Motif carries forward Apple’s commitment to delivering the finest quality printed photo products using sustainably sourced, durable, and environmentally friendly materials. For more information or to download Motif, please visit motifphotos.com.

Use of Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and any such forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the following cautionary statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on current expectations and involve a number of assumptions, risks, and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. Readers are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements contained in RR Donnelley’s filings with the SEC. RR Donnelley disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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