The popular smartphone app Pixelmon, which lets users upload their photos to the internet, has launched an app that lets users download photos from their device.
The app, which was launched earlier this month, will allow users to upload pictures from their smartphone or tablet to the website, Pixelmon.com, which is run by Pixelmon co-founder and CEO Andrew Stearns.
Users will be able to view the uploaded photos on their devices, upload them and share them on the website.
“We’re really excited to have the ability to upload our photos to a website like Pixelmon,” Stears told Mashable.
“The app lets us create a unique experience for our users, while giving us a way to connect with them on a personal level.”
Pixelmon was originally launched by a startup called Imgur that had a similar idea, but Stearss said it was not until the company came up with the idea for Pixelmon that the app came to fruition.
Imgur was a startup that used Twitter to help curate images from the internet and send them to the public.
Pixelmon was born from the Imgur community.
“Imgur did a lot of work to bring the Imgub community together,” Steress said.
“Pixelmon is our attempt to bring that together.”
Users will be given the option to upload up to five photos, with more available to them as time goes on.
The photos can be uploaded by uploading the photos to an Imgur account, using the Pixelmon app, or by uploading them to a Pixelmon mobile device.
The app will also offer the ability for users to add photos to other Pixelmon accounts, allowing users to keep the same collection.
Pixel-mon.co has plans to expand the feature to other devices, including Android smartphones.
The company is currently testing a mobile version of the app for iPhone.
Stearns, a former CEO of the US-based tech firm Dropbox, said that he and Pixelmon’s co-founders, John McAfee and Jason Riggi, were inspired by social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.
“They are like the perfect medium for creating this kind of personal connection with our users,” Stears said.
The company plans to work with the National Science Foundation to continue to improve the app, he added.
Pixel Mon also said that it will be launching an official app in the coming weeks.
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