The acquisition's financial details were not revealed. Bryan Lamkin, senior vice president of Adobe’s Graphics Business Unit, explained that digital photography's increasing popularity has "created a need for image-management solutions that help people organize and share their collections of digital photos".
He added: "The acquisition of Fotiva will let us deliver strong image-management solutions to complement our industry-leading image-editing product line."
Michael Slater, co-founder of Fotiva, expressed delight at the union saying: "The Fotiva team is thrilled to join forces with Adobe, a leader in digital imaging. Through this acquisition, we now have the resources to deliver even more fully on our vision of making digital memories a fun and valued part of everyone’s life."
Founded in February 2000, Fotiva used to operate under the name of PhotoTablet.