Google Picks Up Picnik

By  |  Monday, March 1, 2010 at 4:25 pm

Picnik isn’t just my favorite online image editor–it’s one of my favorite Web-based applications, period, with a clever user interface that improves on that of desktop apps rather than just imitating them. And now Picnik is part of Google. Hearing that Google has acquired something I love always leaves me in a quandary, since you never know if the company in question will turn out to be the next YouTube or the next Jaiku. But this much is true: It should be pretty easy to figure out how to make Picnik’s cool tools into a welcome part of Picasa Web Albums

 
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  1. Jared Newman Says:

    I used to be all about Picnik until I discovered Pixlr.

  2. Francis Says:

    Google is buying up everyone these days! Kudos to the Picnik team!

  3. bayan Says:

    nice program

  4. bayan Says:

    i dont have any comments

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