Cooliris (for Desktop), formerly known as PicLens, is a browser developed by Cooliris, Inc., and later acquired by Yahoo. The plugin provides an interactive 3D-like experience for viewing digital images and videos from the web and from desktop applications. The software places a small icon atop thumbnails image that appear on a webpage. Clicking on the icon loads the Cooliris 3D Wall, a browsing environment that gives the user the effect of a three-dimensional space. New York Times, Cooliris as the “new immersive approach to Web browsing”. Cooliris went out to win the 2008 Crunchies Award for Best Design. The plugin has received over 50 million downloads. As of May 2014 browser plugins are unavailable from the official website.