Shutterfly Inc. (Nasdaq: SFLY) has purchased MyPublisher, a company that develops photo-book software.
MyPublisher, headquartered in New York, provides users with software to create books with digital photos. The company also prints and ships the albums. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Redwood City, Calif.-based Shutterfly allows customers to upload their digital photos, and create personalized products, including photo books, cards, gifts and stationary. The deal will add MyPublisher’s photo book technology and manufacturing capabilities to Shutterfy.
Other photo developer deals include Facebook Inc.’s (Nasdaq: FB) $735 million deal for Instagram, which closed in September, and Google Inc.’s (Nasdaq: GOOG) purchase of Nik Software, which developed photo editing application Snapseed, in October. Other potential photo-editing targets include Pixlr, Camera+, Picplz and Streamzoo. For more, see “Smile. More Targets Follow Instagram Sale.”