Picnik is a fast, fun, easy to use and powerful set of photo editing tools for editing, sharing and printing images using any internet browser on any computer platform.
Picnik is integrated with a wide variety of websites like Picasa Web Albums, Facebook, Flickr, Yahoo! Mail and Photobucket. With Picnik, you can edit your photos wherever they are from wherever you are.
Picnik is an online image editor which allows you to open image files from your Picasa, Facebook, Flickr, Photobucket, and a host of other image hosting services. You can also upload images from your computer, or grab an image from your webcam. It offers powerful image editing features, for cropping, resizing, and touching up images via an easy to use interface.The website makes extensive use of Flash in order to create a highly rich environment for editing images.
The acquisition makes sense in the light of Google's plans for Chrome OS. With the release of Google Chrome OS devices later this year, we can expect Google to expand its online ventures to cover nearly all tasks one might need to perform on a computer. Google is building its repository of online applications and saw an image editor missing.