Photo-Editing Kit Aviary Hits 35 Million Monthly Users

aviary, photo filters, photo sharing, photo editing, social networks, social networking, social mediaAviary, makers of a photo-editing software package used by Twitter, Flickr, Photobucket and Walgreens, has helped users edit 3 billion photos since it launched 18 months ago and counts on 35 million monthly active users, the company announced today.

The published numbers exclude users who access Aviary’s photo-editing services through Twitter, at that company’s request.

Among the photo-editing tools Aviary provides are Instagram-like photo filters.

“There are a lot of global forces at play here: increased mobile bandwidth, smartphone penetration and higher quality smartphone cameras have all contributed to a dramatic increase in photo-based communications. Aviary provides simple-to-use but powerful tools to make those communications better,” the company said in its press release.

Co-founded and led by Avi Muchnick, who previously made the photo-editing app Worth1000.com, Aviary has brought in $17 million from prestigious investors such as Jeff Bezos and Spark Capital. Growing to service more than 3,500 apps and Web services, its rate of growth quadrupled after a year.

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