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Snapseed Now Free and Available for iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows

Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by Amin Sabet, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Nik Snapseed, photo editing software for mobile devices as well as Windows and Mac, is now available for both Android and iOS (previously no Android version) and is free on <strike>all platforms</strike> all mobile platforms (previously $4.95 on iOS).

    You can get it in the Apple Appstore or Google Play Store.

    More information here: Snapseed | Snap it. Tweak it. Love it. Share it.

    Correction: This post previously said Snapseed was free on all platforms. The Mac and Windows versions still cost $19.99 each. Only the iOS and Android versions are now free. [Thanks cookme]
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  2. foxgre

    foxgre New to Mu-43

    Jan 13, 2012
    now that is some great news...
  3. erb3742

    erb3742 Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Oct 3, 2012
    Glad I purchased it 2 weeks ago! :dash2:
  4. vinay

    vinay Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 18, 2012
    +1 .. amazing app
  5. phillypino215

    phillypino215 Mu-43 Rookie

    Oct 19, 2012
    nice thanks!
  6. IcemanYVR

    IcemanYVR Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 16, 2012
    Vancouver, BC
    this is a great app, probably the best image processing app for mobile devices. I paid for it on iOS, but took advantage it being free on Android for my Note II.
  7. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Note II - someday you will be mine :cloud-9-039:.
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  8. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    Snapseed has been free on and off several times. I've used quite a few of the apps that are comparable and, IMHO, Snapseed is the best of the bunch. None are the equivalent of using Lightroom or a similar program on a desktop with a large, color-calibrated monitor, not even close, but (again, IMHO) Snapseed is the category leader here. Get it while you can. :2thumbs:
  9. dornblaser

    dornblaser Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2012
    David Dornblaser
    Since the current version of Snapseed is now free I wonder if they will be bringing our a Pro version, albeit more expensive, like the Filterstorm's pricing structure? Real RAW? It is amazing what is happing to the photog's iPad/tablet world.
  10. cookme

    cookme Mu-43 Regular

    May 25, 2012
    it's still 19.99 for OS X and Win, unless it's just a delay on pricing update...
  11. dornblaser

    dornblaser Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2012
    David Dornblaser
    Those are non-mobile prices.
  12. cookme

    cookme Mu-43 Regular

    May 25, 2012
    so it's not free on all platforms then?
  13. edwardconde

    edwardconde Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 8, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Snapseed is my #1 app for all my processing... The new features are very welcomed! I bought a year + ago... Nice that it is free for the tablets/mobiles... Would make switching to an android pretty easy decision now.
  14. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    It's been free quite a few times since it was introduced, for short periods. I don't think being free necessarily signals anything.
  15. mrjr

    mrjr Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 25, 2012
    It's true. It's been free before. But the language in their update notes *seems* to indicate that it's going to be a free app going forward.

    But I agree with you: I don't think it necessarily indicates anything.
  16. Adubo

    Adubo SithLord Subscribing Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    thanks Amin! been eyeing this app for a loooong time! (couldn't justify spending that money on something i do on Mac and never on a mobile device) :thumbup:
  17. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Sweet! Good catch Amin, thanks! :thumbup:
  18. OhWellOK

    OhWellOK Mu-43 Veteran

    Oct 4, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    Guess it's time to upgrade my old 2010 DROID Incredible :frown:
    I get:
    "This app is incompatible with your Verizon HTC ADR6300."
    Think I may go iPhone 5 this time around.
  19. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    The pricing strategies and rationales for apps (both iOS and Android) completely baffle me. :eek:  :biggrin:
  20. dav1dz

    dav1dz Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Nov 6, 2012
    I managed to score Snapseed for iOS when it was free during a promotional period. Great app.

    I'm not sure if I like the current Google+ Snapseed branding. Why can't it be simply Google Snapseed? Why can't it just remain Snapseed? You don't see Facebook Instagram or Microsoft Skype being thrown around.

    Soon we're going to start using eBay PayPal?

    Not everything must be branded, even if there is a need to brand, use a generic one. What if Google+ ends up a dud? Another rebrand from Google+ Snapseed to Google Snapseed?

    [/end rant]
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