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An extension of Foursquare, this popular app, which receives 8 million daily check ins, allows users to keep track of their favourite locations with their personal lifelog map, which they can opt to share with friends via Facebook and Twitter. Users can also add images and notes to remind themselves what was just so great about that particular business, earning sticker rewards along the way.
PowerDirector is one of the most comprehensive video editor apps on this list. It comes with a ton of features, including quick editing tools, various effects and other tools, and it even comes with things like a collage maker and slow motion support. The interface is relatively easy to work with and it utilizes the classic timeline editor method. It should be more familiar for those who video edit often. It’s free to download and use, but you’ll need to fork out some extra money to get all the features. This is a for real video editor, especially for larger screens like Chromebooks or tablets.
Another impressive effect that has made its way into consumer-level video editing software is motion tracking, which lets you attach an object or effect to something moving in your video. You might use it to put a blur over the face of someone you don't want to show up in your video. You specify the target face, and the app takes care of the rest, tracking the face and moving the effect to follow it. This used to be the sole province of special effects software such as Adobe After Effects. Corel VideoStudio was the first of the consumer products to include motion tracking, and it still leads the pack in the depth and usability of its motion-tracking tool, though several others now include the capability.
The Android version has 5 types of 8mm film filters and a “Manual” option to adjust the levels of saturation, contrast and brightness, as well as the level of intensity of the effects. While the iOS version has a combination of 7 film filters and 10 different types of lenses, in addition to many other functions, such as a function to adjust focus and exposure.
An extension of Foursquare, this popular app, which receives 8 million daily check ins, allows users to keep track of their favourite locations with their personal lifelog map, which they can opt to share with friends via Facebook and Twitter. Users can also add images and notes to remind themselves what was just so great about that particular business, earning sticker rewards along the way.
In addition to replacing the camcorder, your smartphone can also be used as a video editor. There are a variety of different apps available on the market today for editing video. From basic video editors that let you trim out pieces of your video you don’t want, to themed editors that let you change the frame rate and filter of your video to make it look like an old school 8mm film.
If you are coming from the print world, you may need to rethink some of the things you learned in design school about "simple, clean" layouts. Interactive ads tend to be visually busier than print ads, but that doesn't diminish their impact. The ad should also feel just as native on the device as the app in which it was built. At the same time, you need to strike a balance between grabbing attention not going over the top.
Epom Apps is a top-rated ad mediation platform for smart app monetization. Epom Apps has in-house experts, who help app developers generate revenue from their applications with the winning ad strategies. Epom Apps team handles the whole app monetization process - from the selection of best-performing demand sources to include in the custom SDK to everyday ad placement optimization.
If you want to give a vintage touch to your videos, this is without a doubt the application you were looking for. Vintage 8mm employs a series of filters that simulate the effect of the old 8mm video cameras and honestly, the result is spectacular. Also comment that the Android version is different from the iOS, since they are applications from different developers.
Splice is a video editor from GoPro, the company behind some of the world’s best action cameras. You can import your photos and videos into the app, to edit them into a movie. The way the app works is simple: you just import the videos that you want to edit, and mark the important parts (Hilights, as the app calls them) of the video. You can then add music to the video, and then the app automatically clips the entire video according to the Hilights that you marked.
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