The project was initiated in 2013 by Ilian Sapundshiev in Munich, Germany. Ilian holds a master degree in computer science and computation linguistics from the Technical University Munich. In 2015 he founded the company TagSpaces UG (haftungbeschränkt) which focus is the further development of TagSpaces and derivative products.

TagSpaces is an open source, cross-platform, no backend, no login, no cloud personal data manager and file navigator. It helps organize your files, photos and other documents with tags on different platforms and/or devices, according to your own preferences and following your own logic, by using the same smart and friendly interface everywhere.