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This article was published on March 11, 2015


    LayerVault, the version control app for designers is shutting down

    LayerVault, the version control app for designers is shutting down
    Owen Williams
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    Owen Williams

    Former TNW employee

    Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

    LayerVault, a startup that built an app to provide version control to designers, is closing down on April 11, 2015.

    The company posted a message on its site today saying that it’s taking the entire service offline and users have until then to export their files. Unfortunately LayerVault was out of money as it failed to become financially sustainable and was unable to raise additional capital.

    Designer News, the popular community that the company ran on the side, will continue to operate.

    It’s sad news for users of the service, however those who have subscription plans will be charged only a pro-rata amount for the remaining term or can get a refund for their annual subscription.

    ➤ LayerVault is shutting down