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Dropbox has acquired visual version control and collaboration platform Pixelapse today for an undisclosed sum. Pixelapse will work towards integrating its service into Dropbox over the next year.
Pixelapse gives users version control over their graphics projects, and works across Windows and Mac on over 50 file formats covering apps like Adobe’s Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as Graffle and Sketch. It also lets teams collaborate on files by offering annotation and visual comparison tools.
Pixelapse says it will continue to work as a standalone product for existing users over this year and also accept new users. Once its service is fully integrated with Dropbox, Pixelapse will offer a migration plan so users can move their work to Dropbox accounts.
Pixelapse was founded by Shravan Reddy and Min Ming in Palo Alto in 2011, and the company participated in the Stanford University-affiliated accelerator program StartX the next year.
This is Dropbox’s second acquisition in 2015. The cloud storage company bought Israeli mobile productivity firm CloudOn less than a week ago.
➤ Pixelapse + Dropbox [Pixelapse Blog]
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