Macphun Software Announces Updated Educational Pricing Program

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 · 3 min read

Special discount pricing to recognize and reward students and educational faculty

Del Mar, CA—April 1, 2014—Macphun Software (, a leading photography software developer with over 20 million users worldwide, today announced an updated educational pricing program, dubbed Pay It Forward. Pay It Forward recognizes the contribution students and faculty members have on the Mac and Photography industry.

Pay It Forward rewards students and faculty members by offering a generous 50% discount on qualifying products like Snapheal Pro, Intensify Pro, Focus 2 Pro and the best-selling Creative Kit bundle. Students and faculty who wish to take advantage of the savings program can visit to save on Macphun software. In order to qualify, college enrollment or teacher status at the collegiate or K-12 level will be verified by SheerID.

“Pay It Forward is an initiative that allows Macphun to give back by putting our software in the deserving hands of students and educational professionals at an affordable price,” said Paul Muzok, co-founder and CEO of Macphun Software. “Students and teachers who are well versed in current digital imaging technology and efficient workflows can ultimately have an immense impact on the world.” Muzok concluded.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Macphun to verify students and faculty for their Pay It Forward initiative,” said Jake Weatherly, CEO for SheerID. “Now every professor, teacher and college student can access Macphun’s generous offer, regardless of whether their institution issues .edu email addresses or not.”

About Macphun Software

Macphun Software ( develops award-winning mobile and desktop apps and technologies for the consumer photography and professional digital imaging markets, serving over 20 million customers worldwide. First established in 2008 with a mission to create innovative iOS apps, Macphun’s products such as ColorStrokes, Snapheal, Intensify, Focus 2 and Fx Photo Studio are now consistently ranked among the top 10 in the photography category on the Mac App Store.

About SheerID

SheerID is the leading provider of eligibility verification solutions for e-commerce web sites, mobile, POS, and internal customer service support systems. SheerID’s technology transforms existing, protected private data into an omnichannel service that benefits commercial enterprises and the public, while still keeping the information safe and secure. By acting as a bridge between secure databases, SheerID allows commercial enterprises to accurately, instantly verify whether or not their customer qualifies for a special offer like student, active duty military, veteran, or teacher offers – protecting the exclusivity of the offer and eliminating fraud.

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Kevin La Rue, VP Marketing
2002 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Suite № 204
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