BLOWN AWAY by a Download Site –!

It is RARE for a download site to impress me. Very rare. But has literally just blown me away! I’m quite frankly shocked with disbelief!


I received an email from Rainer Weiss, the editor at Softoxi, at a contact email address that I don’t use for PAD submissions, and when I checked, I saw that he had registered at the Super Simple web site. i.e. He went out of his way to email me at a properly monitored email address. Here’s the email:

Software Downloads

Dear Sir/Madam lab testing team would like to inform you that your product Photo Resizer has been listed and awarded by our editors:

Photo Resizer is a smart little tool that provides probably the easiest way to resize your photos.

Just drag and drop a photo into Photo Resizer then slide the SIZE bar until you’re happy.

All resized photos are PC compatible for Mac, Windows, and Linux, so you can share them with everyone!

Photo Resizer also works with YOUR digital camera. Whether you have a Nikon, Canon, Sony, Samsung, Casio, or whatever it is, you can use the Super Simple Photo Resizer to resize your photos. In other words, the color of your digital camera manufacturer’s logo doesn’t matter.


After carefully testing your product, Editor Team decided to award your product with the Top Software Awards:

5 out of 5

5 out of 5’s team has also made a VIDEO TUTORIAL showing the installation, the main interface, the main features of Photo Resizer, letting our visitors as well as the potential users of your product take a glance at the main qualities of this software before downloading it. This video tutorial is also intended to help beginners understand how to use your product:
Photo Resizer Installation Video Tutorial

Moreover, has tested your software, Photo Resizer on 02 04 2011 with 2 of the best antivirus engines available today. We have found it to be clean of any form of malware (viruses, spyware, adware, etc.) – the full reports are available here:

Photo Resizer Antivirus Reports Editor Team would also like to congratulate you for the high quality standards achieved by your software. We’re glad to be able to promote and support such high-quality products in any way we can.

To let your users know about this certification (and therefore about the fact that we consider your product to be a top one), you may display our awards or the conclusion of our review on your website: editor team:
“Photo Resizer – simple, nice, little and handy freeware tool that lets you resize your photos in a really easy and convenient way.” Verified Certification:
Softoxi Verified

Many of the other software publishers whose products have been awarded by have already listed our awards on their website. A link back from your website to your software URL on would also be very appreciated. It would also help our efforts to promote high quality software such as Photo Resizer. Placing our image certificates on your website would also benefit your product as it would inspire trust in its qualities.

More information about your product’s certification and the certification award is available on this page:
Photo Resizer

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Best Regards,

Rainer – Editor

I’m impressed.

The anti-virus reports are also on Softoxi’s main page for Photo Resizer and include avast! and Kaspersky.

To top it all off, all of this is on a Saturday too!

Softoxi lists Photo Resizer as “Ad supported”, which is perfectly fine and is something that I plan on addressing in great detail later.

But the point is, there are software sites out there that really put in a lot of effort. Knowing who they are is almost impossible, so I hope this helps people know about one of the good ones!




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3 thoughts on “BLOWN AWAY by a Download Site –!

    1. Very much. I was especially shocked as Photo Resizer is freeware, and there’s no opportunity for them to make any money off of an affiliate program.

  1. Hello 😉
    The same happened to me – I submitted a few padfiles, and a day or two later they had made installation videos for my software.

    What a really smashing idea – this will make softoxi stand out from the other download sites.

    Very fast response, and a personal touch too.