Yahoo acquires iOS photography app maker GhostBird Software

MUMBAI: Online major Yahoo! is on an acquisition spree. It has announced that it has acquired GhostBird Software, creators of iOS photography apps KitCam and PhotoForge2.

The apps will used to boost Flickr. Financial details were not disclosed.

Ghostbird Software said that over the last few years, mobile photography had really taken off. "We are especially humbled to have introduced some of the most-loved photography apps to the App Store. We have been dedicated to bringing incredible photo-editing experiences to iOS since 2009; and the best part is that the journey has just begun."

Speaking about Flickr the company said that it is thrilled to be able to bring its technology and passion for beautiful photos to the Flickr team. "There has been so much exciting progress at Yahoo! as they re-imagine their most-loved products for mobile, including the awesome new Flickr apps for iOS and Android."

If users already have the KitCam or PhotoForge2 apps on your devices, they will be able to continue to use them in their current versions. However, the company will not continue to update the apps as future versions of iOS are released. Anyone who previously purchased GhostBird Software‘s apps, including KitCam and PhotoForge2, will be able to re-download those apps through iCloud.

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