Jumpcut.com

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Jumpcut.com
Jumpcut.com logo.gif
Web address http://www.jumpcut.com/
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Video editing and hosting
Owner Yahoo!
Created by Mike Folgner and Ryan Cunningham
Launched 5 April 2006 (public launch)
Current status Closed 15 June 2009

Jumpcut.com was a website that provided free video editing and hosting services. The website was launched as a private alpha in January 2006 and as a public beta on 4 April 2006. In October 2006 Jumpcut was purchased by Yahoo. Due to corporate prioritizing and the on-going financial problems at Yahoo, the upload service was terminated on 16 December 2008 and the site was closed on 15 June 2009.[1][2][3]

Jumpcut had its offices in the SOMA district of San Francisco, California.[1]

The name is derived from the jump cut, a video artifact that results from the splicing together of two separate parts of the same shot, or similar sections from two different shots.

History[edit]

Jumpcut was founded in 2005 and launched the Jumpcut.com website publicly on 5 April 2006. Jumpcut was acquired by Yahoo! in October, 2006.

In December 2008 Yahoo posted the following announcement on the JumpCut upload main page:[2]

On April 15, 2009, Yahoo announced the closing of its service in an e-mail sent to its users:[4]

Shortly after 15 June 2009 the home page carried a notice:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b JumpCut (n.d.). "About". Archived from the original on 2008-01-10. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  2. ^ a b c Yahoo (December 2008). "Upload". Archived from the original on 2008-07-30. Retrieved 2008-12-17. 
  3. ^ a b Yahoo (June 2009). "Jumpcut Users". Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  4. ^ a b JumpCut (April 2009). "Closing". Retrieved 2009-04-23. 

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