What is a folio?

With Xtensio, your ideas easily transform into beautiful and collaborative deliverables – called FOLIOS. These folios are ‘living documents and presentations’. Here are a couple of definitions of a folio:

  • A Folio can be anything – one-pagers, landing pages, proposals, reports and presentations. Update them on the go, share the link and everyone is on the same page.
  • Folios are easy to build. The editor works like a web-builder. Add/remove interactive modules. Drag and drop within different canvases and sections to customize the layout. Change colors to match your branding. Simple and quick, without needing a designer.
  • Folios are collaborative. Add team members and guests to work together in real-time on the cloud. Everyone is instantly in sync, from anywhere.
  • Folios are adaptable. A folio is a live link, full-screen slideshow presentation and exportable PDF/PNG all-in-one. Share it however you need, whenever you need it.
  • Folios can be saved as custom templates to reuse again and again. Create a personal template or save a shared team template.
A folio is a living document

A folio can be created either by starting with one of Xtensio’s pre-made templates or stretching your creative wings and using the blank slate tool to create something from scratch. Your folios are responsive to all screen sizes. And all edits are automatically saved and synced across all devices.

To spark your creativity, we’ve created guiding templates and editable examples for entrepreneurs, marketers, strategists, consultants, researchers, designers, project managers and more.

Here are more help articles to learn about working with folios:

Or check out these articles to learn more about getting started in Xtensio:

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No. Credits can be purchased as a one-time purchase. Your account will remain on the free plan and your credits will never expire from your account.

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We offer bulk licensing discounts for qualifying non-profits and NGOs.

We offer 50% off the Business plan for non-profits and NGOs. Fill out our nonprofit application to get started.

On all Xtensio plans, you can invite as many people as you’d like to collaborate on any of your folios. You can learn more about collaboration here and team user roles here.

We do! We offer licensing options for classrooms, departments, and institutions. See our Education page for more info and fill out our EDU application.

Revision history backs up your work as you’re editing and allows you to revert to old versions of your folios.
Xtensio automatically saves your work as you complete a folio. You can view or revert to previously saved versions of your folio. Learn more.

We do not currently have trials. Schedule a demo to learn more.

Xtensio for Business is live! You can schedule a 30-minute demo with us to learn more about how the plan can benefit your team.

Yes. All Xtensio plans include 128 bit SSL encryption and backups to ensure your data is secure. You can make shared folio links private on premium plans. Here’s more on the range of sharing options on Xtensio, from completely private to public.

No. You can try all of our free templates with any of your plans. The limitations are only on your active folios.
Xtensio branding appears on all shared versions of your folios on the Free plan.

For Free accounts, Xtensio’s logo appears on exports, as well as publicly shared links to your work (footer, canvases, preview mode, presentation mode…) On Paid accounts, the Xtensio logo is removed from your folios.

A folio is an active project on your dashboard. When you save a template, this becomes an active folio.

A folio is your personal copy made from a template. It’s a live page you can edit, collaborate on and share. Here’s more on Making a Folio.

Yes, the free plan is really free. You will never be asked to provide credit card information for Xtensio’s free account.
If you’d like to stay on the free plan and create more than two folios, you can always delete/archive a folio to make room for a new one.