(source: TechCrunch) Google has acquired Nik Software, the company behind Snapseed, the popular Instagram-like photo editing app for desktop and iOS. Besides Snapseed, though, the company also offers numerous other tools for amateur and professional photographers. The Nik Software team says that it has always “aspired to share [its] passion for photography with everyone” and that “with Google’s support [the Nik Software team] hopes to be able to help many millions more people create awesome pictures. Neither Nik Software nor Google have disclosed the financial terms of the transaction. More.