One of the biggest news of late is the acquisition by Google of Nik Software, a company whose core business is the development of applications and in particular, the application Snapseed, a sort of Instagram app that allows users to edit images directly from their Smartphones. Little known to Android user due to unavailability, Snapseed App Store Apple was awarded iPad App Of The Year in 2011 and has reached to the 9 million downloads in just one year. An important software, with a great user base and greatly appreciated. The acquisition could lead to important future developments and is not to be excluded that it can be integrated into Google+ photo editing when uploading or maybe in the Vanilla version of Android to further improve the editing system offers.
Although details of the acquisition and the cost of the operation were not provided, the Nik Software team says:
We are pleased to announce the acquisition by Google of Nik Software. For 17 years we have had as its focus the saying, “photography first,” and we have worked to build tools and software for image editing class. We want to share our passion for photography with everyone and with the support of Google, we hope to be able to help millions of people to create memorable photos.
We are grateful to you all for your support and we hope that your enthusiasm to continue in the next phase of our journey as part of the Google team.
You just have to take a wolf to the company hoping to soon see more news of the acquisition.