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Nik Software's Acclaimed Snapseed Mobile App Named iPad App of the Year

  (December 09, 2011)

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2011

Leading photographic software developer Nik Software ( announces that the companys first-ever mobile app Snapseed has been named by Apple as iPad app of the year in the companys App Store Rewind 2011. Snapseed was chosen as the number one app for the iPad, competing with all apps available for the iPad. The App Store Rewind feature names the year's best apps, chosen by App Store editorial team. To learn more go to and click the iPad button. Snapseed gives anyone the ability to create stunning photos and share their images anywhere directly from their iPad or iPhone. Snapseed is available as a universal app on the App Store. To learn more and see Snapseed in action, go to

Its very rewarding for our entire team to have Snapseed for iPad recognized as the number one app available for iPad, having released Snapseed just 6 months ago, said Michael J. Slater, President and CEO of Nik Software. We look forward to bringing Snapseeds powerful, fun photo experience to the desktop and other devices as we continue to grow Snapseed.

Snapseed introduces to mobile users the companys powerful and award-winning U Point technology, enabling anyone to make stunning selective enhancements to any photo with the swipe of finger. Snapseed also enables anyone to create amazing photos with a wide variety of innovative enhancement filters and tools, combining filters, textures, and other enhancements to create the perfect photo. One-click adjustments automatically improve photos and filters like Grunge, Vintage, Tilt & Shift, and Drama take any photo to a new level. With Snapseed, users can capture, enhance, edit, and share their photos via social networks, email and even print in just a few seconds.

Key Features

  •     Universal AppWorks on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices
  •     Camera CaptureTake photos directly in Snapseed for speed and convenience
  •     Tune ImageCorrect photos shot in difficult lighting situations, create depth and vibrancy with Ambience, or adjust White Balance, Saturation, Contrast and more with a few quick swipes
  •     Selective AdjustUsing nothing more than a finger, make precise selections and enhancements in seconds with Nik Softwares revolutionary U Point technology
  •     Tilt & Shift filtercreates a narrow in-focus area designed to simulate depth of field, common in a Miniature Scene look
  •     Details filterenhances details with traditional sharpening as well as Nik Softwares unique Structure control found in the professional Nik Software product line
  •     CropSelect from a variety of standard aspect ratios while cropping
  •     GrungeExplore styles and textures without limits and give photos a totally unique look
  •     DramaAdd custom effects to a photo which range from subtle enhancements of textures to wildly creative and artistic effects
  •     Vintage FilmsNine unique nostalgic films, plus controls like saturation, textures and vignettes make any photo look like a vintage color film photo from the 50s, 60s or 70s
  •     Organic FramesAdd unique borders to photos by choosing styles and textures
  •     Black and WhiteGive photos a classic look with this darkroom-inspired filter. Select styles, grain, vignettes, and more for a perfectly nostalgic look
  •     SharingShare photos on Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter, email photos, and print them using Apples AirPrint wireless printing standard

Pricing and Availability
Snapseed is available now on the App Store at for $4.99 or the equivalent in other currencies. Snapseed is a Universal app, available to customers who purchase on either an iPhone or iPad.

About Nik Software
Nik Software, Inc. develops award-winning desktop and mobile software solutions and technologies for the professional digital imaging and consumer photography markets. Established in 1995, Nik Software has become the recognized leader in digital photographic products and technologies, including its patented U Point® technology. In 2011, the company earned the prestigious International TIPA award for Best Photo Software for its Complete Collection of professional photography products, which includes Color Efex Pro, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, and Dfine. For more information, visit

For videos, screenshots, and other detailed information, download the Snapseed press kit at

Tony L. Corbell
Nik Software, Inc.
7588 Metropolitan Drive
San Diego, CA 92108


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