Google started its spring cleaning ritual last year, where it shut down certain features or services which it felt were not used a lot anymore. Google has announced another round of spring cleaning and has announced the closure of the Google Reader and Snapseed for Windows and Mac among others.
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Google Reader, one of the most famous RSS readers around, has seen its popularity decline over the last few years and hence Google will finally shut it down on July 1, 2013. Before it shuts down the service though, it will allow users to download or export a copy of their Reader data through Google Takeout. You can see a step-by-step process on how to download your data here. Also Read - Happy Father's Day 2021: Google Doodle wishes dads with cute pop-up greeting card
Google also announced that they would no longer sell or update Snapseed for MacOS or Windows. The photo-editing application is still available for download, and will continue to be offered on iOS and Android devices as well.
Besides these two, Google is also shutting down Google Building Maker, Google Cloud Connect and Google Voice App for Blackberry among others.