Qik a video streaming service acquired by Skype for 150 million dollars is going to officially shut down on 30th of April this year. This is a bad news for the current Qik users. Qik posted this on their site.
We are retiring Qik as the Qik video messaging technology has now been incorporated into Skype. Users can now enjoy a great experience on Skype with features such as audio and video calling, instant messaging and video messaging with contacts in their Skype and Microsoft networks.
The application will also be removed from the app stores and if you have it on your phone, it will stop working after April 30. If you have a videos or files stored on Qik, it is suggested to store them on your local storage or cloud storage drives.
Also if you have paid or the service you will be refunded accordingly.