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Cooliris Inc.
Industry Computer software
Online media
Fate Acquired by Yahoo!
Founded California (January 2006)
Founder Soujanya Bhumkar, Mayank Mehta, Josh Schwarzapel, Austin Shoemaker
Defunct November 21, 2014
Headquarters San Francisco, California, United States

Cooliris, Inc. was a US corporation headquartered in San Francisco, CA, that developed photo viewing products on mobile, web, and desktop platforms. The company is best known for its signature user interface, the Cooliris 3D Wall, which provides a 3D-like immersive media-viewing experience.[1]

In January 2010, Google, Inc. tapped Cooliris to develop Android Gallery, the official native photo application now installed on over 40 million smartphones running on the Android (operating system).[2]

The company’s core product is the Cooliris mobile photo viewing and sharing app for iPad and iPhone, launched in July 2012.

Cooliris, Inc. is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,[3] T-Venture, DAG Ventures, The Westly Group and NTT DOCOMO.[4]

On November 21, 2014, it was announced that Yahoo! had acquired Cooliris.[5]


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