Google Acquires iOS Video Maker App

Google Acquires iOS Video Maker AppAhead of the weekend, Fly Labs announced it has been acquired by Google.

“Our mission at Fly Labs has always been simple: to help people make the most of their photos and videos,” the company said in an announcement on its website.

In fewer than two years, the Fly Labs team says that its video editing apps have been downloaded more than 3 million times (in more than 150 different countries).

All told, more than 20 million videos have been created with apps made by Fly Labs, the company says.

“We’re excited to continue on our mission by joining Google and the Google Photos team in Mountain View, California,” the post explains. “Google Photos is a home for your life’s memories, powered by Google’s machine learning and computer vision technology. It’s a perfect match for what we built at Fly Labs, and we’re looking forward to folding our technology into Google Photos. We’ll be pouring the same passion into Google Photos that we poured into Clips, Fly, Tempo and Crop on the Fly.”

Financial terms of the deal were not announced.