Pixlr

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Pixlr
Original author(s) Ola Sevandersson
Developer(s) 123rf
Initial release 2008
Development status Active
Type Image tools and utilities
Website pixlr.com

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.[1] Time put Pixlr on its list of the top 50 websites of 2013.[2]

History[edit]

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.[3] 123rf acquired Autodesk Pixlr for a not disclosed agreement on 24 April 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vogel, Sandra (13 June 2012). "Edit photos for free with Pixlr". pcadvisor.co.uk. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  2. ^ McCracken, Harry (1 May 2013). "50 Best Websites 2013". TIME.com. Retrieved 12 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Wauters, Robin (19 July 2011). "Autodesk Acquires Online Photo Editing Service Pixlr". Retrieved 8 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "123RF Acquires Autodesk Pixlr to Boost the World's Creative Ecosystem". 25 April 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017. 

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