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Shutterstock acquire AI Music Platform Amper Music

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2020– Shutterstock, a leading licensed photographs platform acquire Amper Music. 

Amper Music is a leading AI-driven music platform that enables users to create and customize original music by leveraging over one million individual audio samples recorded by musicians on thousands of unique instruments.

Shutterstock’s acquisition of Amper strengthens its capabilities in artificial intelligence, particularly in content search and discovery of tracks composed by Shutterstock’s community of artists as well as editing tools for Shutterstock users.

As part of the transaction, Amper’s employees will join the Shutterstock team and will bolster Shutterstock’s focus on enhancing customer experience through new AI-supported functionalities and tools.

“We’re delighted to welcome the Amper team to Shutterstock,” said Stan Pavlovsky, CEO, Shutterstock. “We’re deeply focused on finding ways to deliver differentiated customer experiences via innovation in our product & services offering. The infusion of Amper’s technology and talent augments our efforts on this front.”

The acquisition of Amper further solidifies Shutterstock’s position as a creative platform providing innovative solutions to its customers.

Paired with Shutterstock’s global community of music composers, Amper’s AI technology will provide Shutterstock users acceleration to their content creation workflow through a better music discovery experience and enhanced editing capabilities.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries.