Google acquires Nik Software !

Started Sep 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Google acquires Nik Software !
In reply to Don Strimbu, Sep 19, 2012

Don,

As a software developer I completely agree. My only fear here is for Nik's desktop products, they don't fit in with the web-based, mobile-centric business model of Google. I think we may see the end of their great desktop/plug-in products in the near future. Purely conjecture, of course.

-Bill C.
Austin TX

Don Strimbu wrote:

Massive capitalization is critical in software development.
I for one am excited as heck... love Nik.

-ds

Nik Software public statement:

We are pleased to announce that Google has acquired Nik Software. For nearly 17 years, we’ve been guided by our motto, “photography first”, as we worked to build world class digital image editing tools. We’ve always aspired to share our passion for photography with everyone, and with Google’s support we hope to be able to help many millions more people create awesome pictures.

We’re incredibly grateful for all of your support and hope you’ll join us on the next phase of our journey as part of Google.

All our best!

The Nik Software Team

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