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App Description

Fold defies the 2D space with a powerful 3D engine

This professional app not only folds your image, using two types of bending options: FOLD and CREASE, but also distresses it with a CRUMPLE effect to give the appearance of crunched paper smoothed flat. Oriented in a 2D space, Fold Defy renders 3D popping folds with their perspective distortions and a realistic shadow for an amazing high-end result!

Gone are the long hours applying gradients and distorting shadows just to create a simple fold! With Fold Defy it is easy to fold a paper in half or into an accordion using controls to add horizontal and vertical lines with shadows to match–automatically. We have also included a manual crease tool that works by drawing a line across the image AND a powerful 3D lighting system to render natural looking surface lights and paper shadows by moving the on-document light around. This lighting system also supports the ability to set up multiple light sources and lets you independently control each one for times when multiple shadows are wanted.

Fold Defy is great on its own, bringing focus to the focal point on your image, but it is even better when used with Grungetastic, Simply HDR and other JixiPix apps! Now put your project time in the creative process and let us do the work for you.


• FOLD - automatically adds horizontal and vertical folds with the ability to change fold direction
• CREASE - allows users to manually add creases and folds to the image by drawing a line where you want them
• CRUMPLE - automatically simulates a crunched paper smoothed flat with control over crumple scale and perspective


A powerful 3D lighting system to render natural looking surface light and paper shadow. It Also supports multiple lights (and shadows) and allows independent control over it’s light color, shadow height and spread


• 3D Fold, Crease and Crumple effect with surface popping shadows to match

• Crease Tool to add creases & folds by drawing across the image

• Powerful 3D Light Source for natural-looking highlights and shadows

• Library of photo paper textures

• Adjustable fold and crease crinkles

• Adjustable fold direction, width and surface height

• The ability to save transparency using .PNG and TIFF (Mac and Windows Only)


All JixiPix apps come with: Superior customer service, support for high-resolution images & output, quick preview, undo/redo, a randomize button, ready to customize templates, and the ability to create and save custom presets.

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Mac • iPad • iPhone

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 04, 2014 Initial release
  • August 31, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • September 02, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • December 01, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 02, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • May 18, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • May 19, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • May 23, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • May 26, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • July 05, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • July 07, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • November 26, 2015 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99