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Snapseed Surpasses 9 Million Users In First Year

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Leading photography software developer Nik Software exceeds the 9 million-user mark for Snapseed, its popular photo editing and sharing app, for iPad and iPhone. Snapseed was released in June 2011. Within 6 months of its release, Snapseed was named iPad App of the Year in the iTunes Rewind 2011 and in 2012 received the coveted TIPA award for Best Mobile Photo App from the international Technical Imaging Press Association. With the extraordinary growth and popularity of mobile photography, the company expects to more than double its customer base in the coming year. Snapseed is available for all iOS devices and will ship for Android devices running Android 4 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ in the coming months. The Company’s Snapseed product line was recently expanded to include compatibility with Mac OS and Windows computers.

Snapseed retails for $4.99/£2.99 and you can download it here.

 

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“Everyone now wants a photography experience that is not limited by their device and expects the same level of quality from mobile photography that they have with their cameras and computers,” said Michael J. Slater, President and CEO of Nik Software. “We have developed top photography software and technologies for well over a decade and we will continue to leverage this as we grow the Snapseed experience.”

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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