Google Buys Snapseed, Award-winning Application by Apple

Along with the Google+ user numbers, Vic Gundotra also announced the purchase of Nik Software, founded in 1995 and specialized in photos for programs. The company is responsible for the popular Snapseed photo editing application, which for now is only available for iOS and won at the end of last year the application of the year award for the own iPad Apple .

Gundotra, vice president of engineering giant web, said Google + that “We want to help our users create photos that they simply love, and our experience with Nik shows that they are the best of it.”

Besides Snapseed, which allows small editions and filter applications a la Instagram in photographs, Nik Software has in its portfolio a range of professional zolpidem products for imaging and more sophisticated than a little program to put vintage effects on pictures of kittens . Some of his solutions are industry standards, and other of its products are widely used in publishing.

Snapseed today allowed its users from editing and implement filters on your photos to share them on Facebook, Flickr or email. And under new management, it is certain to gain compatibility with Google+. According to Nik, a version of the application for Android “in development” for some time, but so far no release date.

The Snapsed was released for iOS in June 2011 and since then has accumulated 9 million users. The transaction were not disclosed.