PicsArt

PicsArt is an app where you can make amazing images and share with friends. You can take and edit pictures, draw with layers. This app is available on iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices. It lets you make creative pictures, videos, and gifs. PicsArt has 400 million+ installs and 90 million monthly users. The app is available in over 30 languages.

Startup Creation

PicsArt Logo
PicsArt Logo

The founders of the startup are two Armenians, Hovhannes Avoyan, and Artavazd Mehrabyan. The company has two offices. The one is situated in Yerevan, Armenia and the other in San Francisco, California, United States. There are 400 employees in the company.

The company created an app which was launched in November 2011 on Android devices and during its first year, it was downloaded 35 million times. Later, in January 2013, the team released the same app on iOS for the people who use iPhone. Short afterward, in May, they released it for iPads.

There are millions of PicsArt users in the world. It is a favorite app for many people as it includes premium tools like AI-powered photo effects, artistic filters, photo blending, Photoshop-style layering, cropping, text overlay, drawing tools, and much more.

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova
Supermodel Natalia Vodianova

So you can discover thousands of free collage templates, fonts, sticker packs, backgrounds, and brushes. Besides all of this, you will learn how to make them with daily photo editing challenges and tutorials.

You can remix millions of free-to-edit images with a global community of active users. Using the app you can also have entertaining conversations with friends. So share and edit photos together in Remix Chat.

Period of Success

 

PicsArt App
PicsArt App

2011-2014

It is a leading startup company that makes it easy to take your photos to the next level. In the app, you will find thousands of powerful editing features for making amazing images, collages, and drawings.

You can find the app in Google Play Market and start remixing photos with friends.

As a matter of facts, this app had nearly two million daily users and already 4 million users registered there on January 2013.

Soon, after two years of its launch, the app had reached 90 million installs. It had nearly 25 million monthly active users. PicsArt became available on Windows Phone devices in December 2013.

The app became available on devices supporting Windows 8, in 2014. In the same year, the app reached 100 million installs on Android, 30 million active users. Each day 60,000 images were uploaded, and it had a community of over 11 million users. In 2014, the app was released for all Windows 8.1 PCs, devices, and tablets.

In its three-year anniversary, the company already had 50 million monthly users, 175 million installs, and 18.5 million users in the social network.

2015-present

PicsArt App
PicsArt App

The company started an educational program on machine learning and data science in the country in 2015. So more than 400 students have finished the program and 50 of them were chosen to work in the company.

5 years after of its launch, in 2016 the app reached 75 million monthly active users. Picsart received USD 10 million from Sequoia Capital venture capital firm. The company will use the funding to grow its San Francisco office.

Every time this startup introduces new features. Some of the features include remix galleries, personalization features, a redesigned camera and the like.

Improvements were also done regarding on the app across iOS, Android and Windows devices.

In 2017, the startup launched Remix chat. It is a messaging system. So as a user you can share images directly or in groups and edit them collectively with friends.

PicsArt launched community-powered stickers. It allows users to make their own custom stickers. Thus you will discover share other user-created stickers for free.

Later the app of the startup reached 90 million monthly active users.

A supermodel Natalia Vodianova joined the startup team in order to inspire the users.

You can see her picture in the features where you can remix and create images on important social topics.

Apps of PicsArt

Magic Video

PicsArt App
PicsArt App

Magic Video is a video editing app. It transforms mobile videos into moving works of art. This app analyzes video and redraws it in a new artistic style. You can do this even if you’re offline.

There are diverse styles range with different color and effect, HD special movie effects. You can also add a soundtrack and share it to YouTube, Instagram, and so forth.

PicsArt Gif & Sticker Maker

PicsArt
PicsArt

This app makes awesome animated GIFs. GifsArt makes it easy to create GIFs. You can do this by capturing images and videos.

You can also combine images, videos, and GIFs into one. It offers endless possibilities for creating and customizing GIFs.

Animator

By this app, you can make varieties of animations. You can bring them all to life with moving stickers and doodles, sound effects and more.

For creating GIFs and photos no drawing skills are required. But it also has the option for more experienced users.

So you can use duplicate frames, layers, fully equipped drawing tools and more.

Color Paint

Here you can find full drawing suite and tons of advanced tools for making illustrations. You can make this quickly and easily.

So you can use doodle on your group photos, tons of layers to create paint breathtaking fantasy worlds.

PicsArt
PicsArt

Join them and start your creative journey!

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