Nixplay Seed Review: If you are a regular reader of Mudpie Fridays you will know that I am a little photo mad. Hubby often jokes that my attitude when it comes to taking photos is very much – why have one photo when you can have thirty. He has a point. But then it’s also tricky to capture both boys is natural poses. Especially since Kipper has hit that age where he goes cheese to the camera and pulls what he thinks is a smiley face.

But I take all these photos and then leave them on the memory card or hard drive. Some will obviously get shared on here but thats only a small number. Plus even though they appear here or on instagram I don’t tend to scroll through them. So when Nixplay got I contact and asked if I would like to try out their Nixplay Seed Cloud Photo Frame I of course said yes.

The Nixplay Seed is so much more than a digital photo frame.. it is a cloud based one. Which means that using a free downloadable app you can send photos to the frame from your mobile phone. It will even work with social media channels. I decided to give it a test run using my much loved Italy photos.

Setting up ouR Nixplay Seed

Setting up could not have been easier. In the box you get the 10 inch frame itself, power cable and remote control. There is also a quick start guide and various plug sockets which means the frame can be used in the US, UK and across Europe with a two pin plug.

Once you have turned the frame on it will give you instructions on how to set it up. First I attached the frame to our wifi before downloading the app. There was software update that it needed to install which took a couple of minutes. After which I paired it with phone and I was ready to send across pictures.

You can set up different playlists on the frame itself, so once you have named your playlist you can then go into the photos on your phone. The app will bring them all up and you jut flick through and select the ones you want. Its easy to see which ones you have selected as they are highlighted. If you select the wrong one you just double tap to remove it. Once you have finished the app will then upload them onto the frame.

Features of the Nixplay Seed

  • As well as uploading photos you can also share your photos privately with other family or friends that also have a Nixplay photo frame. You can send single photos or complete playlists. It’s also possible to invite people to share their photos with you. Even if they don’t have a frame you can still share photos via the Nixplay app.
  • There is a thin cable stand on the back of the frame which will let you use the Nixplay Seed Cloud Frame either in landscape or portrait. Its doesn’t take up much room so can be manoeuvred around other items you have on your shelf.
  • It has a 16:10 aspect ratio display with 1280 x 800 resolution and will auto adjusts to portrait or landscape photos.
  • The motion sensor turns the frame on or off when you enter or leave the room
  • Its possible to create playlists of up to 2000 photos each! It also has the ability to support up to 15 seconds of video per clip.
  • It can be used with Amazon Alexa by asking for the playlist you want

Things I like about the Nixplay Seed

  • It is so easy to set up and transfer photos onto the frame
  • The quality of the photos is amazing. The pictures included in this post do not really do it justice. They are bright, colourful and pick up every piece of detail.
  • Its so lightweight, available in several different finishes you are bound to find one that suits your taste and decor
  • The remote control is a useful addition incase you want to move forwards and backwards through the photos
  • Transition between photos is different each time so its much more interesting to look at

The whole family really likes our new cloud photo frame, the boys especially like to see photos of themselves. I have even noticed an interest in having more photos taken. But don’t just take my word for it. The lovely people at Nixplay are giving my readers the chance to win their own Nixplay Seed Cloud Photo Frame. To enter please use the Gleam application below and please note the T&Cs. Good luck

Nixplay Seed Cloud Photo Frame worth £139.99


Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18 and over. There is no cash alternative offered. The winner will be drawn at random and will receive a Nixplay Seed Cloud Photo Frame like the one pictured.  The giveaway will close on the 20th July at midnight, the winner will be notified through Twitter and will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address

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  1. I got one of these given to me as a gift last year and I loved it… until I knocked it in the floor and broke it after only 3 months! Would love to win to replace it!!

    • Sharon Hirst Reply

      Would be a lovely gift for my mum, a great way for her to view and remember some great family moments.

    • I remember when digital photo frames 1st came out and they were all the rage but then it fizzled out. This looks so much better than those older ones

  2. I always find it hard to choose which photo to put in a frame so this would be fantastic as I can show them all

  3. These remind me of the old sci-fi movies I watched as a kid, well ahead of their time!

  4. Debbie Skerten Reply

    Like everyone else, I take photos on my phone and forget about them. This would be wonderful to replay happy times for us all to see. Many thanks.

  5. Great idea, have so many on my phone but so hard to find when you you looking for that certain one

  6. Charlotte isobelle Reply

    I’d love to be able to see all my photos and get to change them often!

  7. judy kennedy Reply

    Might encourage me to display more of my photos and loving the playlist option

  8. Ruth Harwood Reply

    This would be great to show off memories to visitors and to see them ourselves every day, remind us what a loving family we are! xx

  9. Thank you for offering this amazing giveaway; I would love to win it! 🤞

  10. Christopher Read Reply

    I haven’t owned a digital photo frame before so would be lovely to win one – this looks like a posh one too!

  11. Rosemary Tily Reply

    Perfect for keeping the children familiar with the appearance of close relatives that live far away or overseas. It makes it much easier for them to feel comfortable when contact is made through social media!

  12. Nadia Josephine Reply

    I would love this for our new home! Makes displaying special photos much easier!

  13. Margaret Clarkson Reply

    This is such an amazing prize – thank you so much for offering it.

  14. Wow! Amazing prize! I am a huge photo fan always taking, always printing, always framing! This would be perfect for my huge collection of photos (and would spare the house of more and more photo frames!)

  15. Natalie Gillham Reply

    I’d love one of these for my family, thanks for the chnace to win x

  16. Once photo’s are uploaded to our pc they tend to get forgotten about so it would be great to be able to show some of them off x

  17. Elizabeth Yeates Reply

    The motion sensor seems a good idea. I would like one of these for my grandma 💜

  18. paula cheadle Reply

    I have not seen one like this before. one that uses photo’s from the cloud, great idea

  19. Josephine Pett Reply

    Just come back from a 2 year tour of Europe with thousands of photos. I need a way in which to display, this frame would be perfect. Fingers crossed🤞

  20. Jeanette Leighton Reply

    I love this I have so many pictures of my children I’d love to display , this would be fantastic

  21. Would love this to display photos of my husband who I lost last year. It would help my 2 yr old granddaughter to remember him

  22. Ian Campbell Reply

    A lovely way to preserve family photos of loved ones – so that memories which are timeless, would remain timeless! 🙂

  23. Sarah Roberts Reply

    This is so lovely! What a great way to keep all those precious family memories close

  24. An absolutely fantastic contraption for viewing all of those amazing photos we take on a daily basis. My parents have one and I am hoping I can have me own soon too.

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