• Picnik Is Emerging As One Of The Fastest-Growing Photo Sites On The Web

    When I was looking at traffic numbers for the top photo sites this weekend, another stat caught my eye. Online photo editing site Picnik is also quickly climbing the ranks of photo sites from seemingly nowhere. In January, according to comScore, the site attracted 6.6 million unique visitors worldwide, a tenfold increase from the year before. On comScore’s list of the largest photo… Read More

  • Didn't Make It To The Inauguration? Just Pretend You Did.

    Couldn’t make it Washington DC yesterday for the inauguration, or didn’t get hold of a front row seat? Nobody needs to know. Just go to, powered by online photo editing software provider FotoFlexer, and pretend you were there, right behind the new president of the United States as he was sworn in. Can you spot Mike Arrington? Read More

  • Adobe Unveils Webtop Version of Photoshop. Picnik Is Not Scared.

    As I alluded to in an earlier post, online photo-editing applications keep getting better as the competition heats up between startups like Picnik and FotoFlexer. Today, a very large competitor, Adobe, is entering the market by releasing a Web-based version of Photoshop for editing pictures called Photoshop Express. It is in public beta and anyone can sign up. Photoshop Express is by no… Read More

  • FotoFlexer Tries To Take On Picnik With a New Look

    As consumer applications continue to migrate from the desktop to the Webtop, one of the most advanced areas where this trend is taking hold is in photo-editing software. Desktop editing apps like iPhoto, Picassa and even Photoshop are giving way to Web-based apps like FotoFlexer and Picnik (and many more). And the Webtop photo editors just keep getting better. Today, FotoFlexer released… Read More

  • Photobucket Image Editing Now Provided by FotoFlexer

    Starting tomorrow Photobucket will be able to edit images on the service in-browser courtesy of technology provided by FotoFlexer. The deal, which is highly reminiscent of the one recently struck between Flickr and Picnik, allows for things like resizing, rotating, coloring, decorating, beautifying, and distorting. CrunchBase Information Photobucket FotoFlexer Information provided… Read More

  • Picnik Now Offers Premium Features For Free

    Online image editing startup Picnik has announced that users will now have full access to all of Picniks editing features for free. Tools now available to all users include advanced edit tools, special effects, additional fonts and shapes. The service will be ad supported, but those wanting an ad free experience can sign up for Picnik Premium for $24.95 a year. Why the change? This is how… Read More

  • Flickr To Add Online Photo Editing Tools Via Picnik

    Fotoflexer may be my personal favorite among the many online photo editing tools, but Flickr has chosen Seattle-based Picnik to handle the long requested photo editing feature for Flickr users. Currently, you can rotate photos on Flickr, but the editing stops there. When the new tools launch, users will be able to edit photos more extensively using the Picnik Flash based tools (see our… Read More

  • FotoFlexer Continues To Innovate; People Love It

    FotoFlexer, which we first covered in August, continues to be my favorite online photo editing tool out of a batch of…many. Most of the tools are for creating fun changes to photos (see my previous post on them for an overview), and users can easily pull and push photos to social networks like Facebook, MySpace and Flickr. But it’s also a serious editing tool (it supports layers… Read More

  • FotoFlexer Raises The Bar On Online Photo Editing

    Online photo editors keep getting better and better. For hardcore image manipulation, desktop software like Photoshop or Gimp will always have its place, but online editors are free, easy to use and a lot of fun. We covered most of the online editors back in February (Fauxto, Picnik, Picture2Life, Preloadr, PXN8 and Snipshot). But a relative newcomer on the scene, Berkeley-based FotoFlexer… Read More