|Original author(s)||Ola Sevandersson|
|Type||Image tools and utilities|
Pixlr is a cloud-based set of image tools and utilities, including a number of photo editors, a screen grabber browser extension, and a photo sharing service. The suite was intended for non-professionals, however the apps range from simple to advanced photo editing. It can be used on PCs, and on smartphones or tablets using a mobile app. Time put Pixlr on its list of the top 50 websites of 2013.
Pixlr was founded in Sweden in 2008 by Ola Sevandersson. On 19 July 2011, Autodesk announced that they had acquired the Pixlr suite and that Sevandersson had joined the company. 123rf acquired Autodesk Pixlr for a not disclosed agreement on 24 April 2017.
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- Wauters, Robin (19 July 2011). "Autodesk Acquires Online Photo Editing Service Pixlr". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
- "123RF Acquires Autodesk Pixlr to Boost the World's Creative Ecosystem". 25 April 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017.