World's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service brings Windows 8 users new ways to share their life's stories
DENVER, Oct 25, 2012 — Photobucket Corporation, the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service, today announced that its new Photobucket app for Windows 8 is available in the Windows Store.
"Photobucket is a leader in photo and video management, making it a clear choice for inclusion in the Windows Store," said John Richards, senior director of Windows App Marketing at Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased to welcome them to the photo apps category, and we are confident that our users will enjoy managing their photos and videos here, as well."
Given Photobucket's strength, size and emphasis on both sharing and storytelling, supporting the Windows 8 platform was a natural fit. Designed specifically for the touch-driven new Windows user interface, the Photobucket app includes the following features:
— Fast and intuitive category browsing and full search of the more than 10 billion photos and videos hosted on Photobucket.com
— Full album and photo and video management experience through a new user interface optimized for Windows 8
— Optimized transfer of content between Windows 8 devices and Photobucket.com
— Robust social sharing capabilities, including direct commenting, liking and sharing to Facebook, Twitter and email
"Photobucket aims to provide our users with the richest photo and video service online, giving people the power to save, share and socialize their stories," said Tom Munro, CEO of Photobucket. "The new Photobucket app takes advantage of the power and ease of the new Windows UI, bringing that very same compelling experience to Windows customers."
The new Photobucket App for Windows 8 is available for free download now in the Windows Store.
Photobucket transforms the act of photosharing into the art of storytelling. As the world's leading consumer service dedicated to preserving and sharing the entire photo and video lifecycle, Photobucket hosts more than 10 billion images from 100 million registered members, who upload more than four million images and videos per day from the Web and connected digital devices. Photobucket's headquarters are in Denver with regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.
For the latest feature announcements and news, please visit the Photobucket press blog at http://blog.photobucket.com/photobucket_press.