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Picsart opens SDK SDKs and APIs 

Picsart opens SDK

Picsart, the digital creation platform and a top 20 most downloaded app worldwide, is adding to its Picsart for Developers API offering with the launch of an Editor SDK (Software Development Kit). With this expansion, enterprise and business partners can integrate individual editing features via Picsart’s APIs or choose to embed the full end-to-end photo editing experience into their workflow with the... Read More
Picsart launches AI image enhancement Updates 

Picsart launches AI image enhancement

Digital creation platform Picsart announced ‘AI Enhance,’ an image enhancement tools for both businesses and consumers. The tools’ capabilities include advanced image enhancement and upscaling improving the overall quality of an image and resolution for printing or sharing online. It uses advanced AI models to remove or blur pixelated effects, add pixels, and sharpen and restore scenes and objects, including faces,... Read More
Picsart launches API program News SDKs and APIs 

Picsart launches API program

Creative platform Picsart launched an API program. Through the new API, brands can utilize Picsart’s most popular and advanced editing tools, including the new one-touch Remove Background, Image Upscaling, and advanced filter capabilities. Picsart for Developers launched with eight partners, spanning creative companies in digital advertising, website building, and custom merchandising. Picsart will be adding more partners on an invitation-only... Read More
Picsart to acquire computer vision and AI company DeepCraft Acquisitions News 

Picsart to acquire computer vision and AI company DeepCraft

Digital creation platform Picsart is acquiring the research and development company DeepCraft for an undisclosed sum. This is Picsart’s second video-based acquisition. Last year Picsart acquired the advanced video effects company “D’efekt,” since rebranded to EFEKT. This is also Picsart’s first acquisition since the announcement of its Series C funding and unicorn status earlier this year. The company said DeepCraft’s “breakthroughs in computer... Read More
Shutterstock announces partnership with Picsart News Partnerships 

Shutterstock announces partnership with Picsart

Shutterstock announced a partnership with creativity tool Picsart, giving their customers direct access to 20 million Shutterstock images from within the Picsart platform, which includes mobile and web, via the Shutterstock API. According to the statement, ​​Picsart reaches 150 million monthly active users who produce more than 1 billion edits each month. Read More
Picsart gains “unicorn” status with $130 million Series C investment News 

Picsart gains “unicorn” status with $130 million Series C investment

Fast-growing photo/imaging app/community Picsart has joined the unicorn club, with a $1.5 billion valuation based on a $130 million Series C investment led by Softbank, according to Forbes. Founder Hovhannes Avoyan told the publication the 800-person, decade-old start-up has raised a $130 million Series C led by Softbank with Sequoia, GSquared, Tribe Capital, Graph Ventures, and Siguler Guff & Co.... Read More
Picsart launches brand refresh, surpasses 1 billion edits per month News SDKs and APIs 

Picsart launches brand refresh, surpasses 1 billion edits per month

Creative platform Picsart, unveiled a brand refresh, including a new logo, visual elements, and streamlined user interface. The refresh comes as the company surges past 1 billion edits each month and ranks among the top-grossing photography and video apps worldwide, the company said. “Picsart is inspiring visual culture on a massive scale — from social media posts to album covers... Read More
PicsArt makes design tools available on the web News 

PicsArt makes design tools available on the web

Popular mobile photo/art app company PicsArt announced more than two dozen of its most popular editing and AI-based tools are now available for free and subscription on PicsArt.com. Tools include a template editor, background and object remover, video slideshow maker, text editor, and more. Also included is an entire library of premium content, including stock photography, templates, fonts, and stickers, as... Read More
PicsArt empowers Indian creators, sees surge in downloads News 

PicsArt empowers Indian creators, sees surge in downloads

PicsArt, the world’s leading creative platform and social editing app, is set to focus on the Indian market, the company said. With more than 1B downloads to date, “the all-in-one photo and video editing app” offers a unique combination of creative tools, unlimited content and a thriving community of 150M monthly active creators, the company claims. Many of its creators upload... Read More
PicsArt acquires motion-based video effects company D’efekt News 

PicsArt acquires motion-based video effects company D’efekt

PicsArt, has acquired advanced video effects company D’efekt for an undisclosed sum. The female-led startup has been featured as an Apple “App of the Day” various times and offers motion-based video effects – including light illusions, music responsiveness, and fractal motion-activation, the company said. The app can be downloaded here.  D’efekt’s three co-founders – Vahagn Kachikyan, Nané Toumanian, and Tatevik... Read More
PicsArt launches AI-powered music for Its photo/video app Updates 

PicsArt launches AI-powered music for Its photo/video app

PicsArt is integrating unique machine-generated audio compositions into its video editor on iOS, with plans to launch on Android later this year. Like a movie score composer, this effect helps determine the unique mood of a video, producing a soundtrack molded to fit. With this tool, PicsArt becomes the first editing app to integrate generative AI music, the company claimed.... Read More
Microsoft is partnering with PicsArt to customise their app for the Surface Neo Updates 

Microsoft is partnering with PicsArt to customise their app for the Surface Neo

Microsoft is partnering with PicsArt to customize their app for the Surface Neo, Microsoft’s Windows 10X powered dual-screen device, according to MS Power User. PicsArt is an image editing, collage and drawing application coupled with a social network. PicsArt enables users to take and edit pictures, draw with layers, and share their images with the PicsArt community and on other... Read More
VSCO suing PicsArt over photo filters News 

VSCO suing PicsArt over photo filters

Photo-editing app-maker VSCO  has filed a lawsuit against rival PicsArt, alleging PicsArt “reverse engineered” 19 VSCO filters and offered them as part of PicsArt’s Gold subscription package. The suit alleges 17 PicsArt employees created VSCO accounts to gain access to VSCO’s filters, then reverse-engineered them and offered them as part of the Gold subscription package. VSCO’s suit alleges PicsArt “promotes its... Read More
PicsArt opens AI Lab in Moscow News Press releases 

PicsArt opens AI Lab in Moscow

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PicsArt, the leading creative platform and app for social storytelling, today announced that it has opened the PicsArt AI Lab in Moscow. The Lab will enable the company to further its leadership in AI and Machine Learning and identify new and innovative uses for the tech. With more than 100 million monthly active users... Read More