Fun examples of photos taken using the Spotliter SKETCH touch effect

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It was warm outside for the first time in a while here in midtown Manhattan – so started walking around taking pictures with Spotliter and really got into the SKETCH touch effect for some reason. Just slide or tap your finger on what you want to look “real” and snap your photo. Pretty simple.

What is a photograph? 43rd Street in Manhattan captured using Spotliter's SKETCH touch effect

Coca Cola in the city, NYC - captured using Spotliter's SKETCH touch effect

Avenue of the Americas, NYC - captured using Spotliter's SKETCH touch effect

UPS Truck captured using Spotliter's SKETCH touch effect

Videomaker: Spotliter app brings live touchscreen editing

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SPOTLITER APP BRINGS LIVE TOUCHSCREEN EDITING: TOUCH, TAP, AND SWIPE VIDEO EFFECTS

Excerpt: “Spotliter is one of few iPhone video apps that takes full advantage of the iPhone’s touchscreen and user interface to add various video effects while the user is recording”

Making videos can be serious business. At the same time, today’s tools should help video to be fun and easy to create. New technologies are changing the way that video is made, in particular the Apple’s iPhone is creating a new paradigm in mobile video for the masses. There are lots of iPhone video apps out there that do just that, change the way everyday users create video.

A fair number of iPhone video apps allow users to add effects after they record. Many of these apps make sharing videos on social media sites much easier. And there are some iPhone video apps that utilize the technology embedded in the iPhone and the iPod Touch.

iPhones and other mobile devices are designed around the user interface which is inherently intuitive because of the touchscreen. Spotliter is one of few iPhone video apps that takes full advantage of the iPhone’s touchscreen and user interface to add various video effects while the user is recording.

Spotliter and Touch Effects

The goal of the Spotliter developers was “to make a video camera app that offered powerful, sophisticated effects yet was very simple and intuitive to use.” Spotliter allows users to apply various effects during the recording process with simple gestures such as swiping, tapping, pinching, and sliding. Spotliter refers to these as touch effects. It’s a simple concept that works like a touchscreen camera should, allowing users to apply different filters and effects to their videos.  Read more

 

Spotliter now takes Photos, not just Video! Introducing Spotliter 1.1

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Hi Everyone!  We are very excited to announce that we have launched a major new update, Spotliter version 1.1.  Get it now.

What’s new?

PHOTOS! The app now allows users to use all those great touch effects to take photos in addition to recording video.  Don’t worry though – the app is just as simple and clutter free as before.  We’ve added just one button to the screen that you tap to switch between photo and video modes.

New Touch Effects!  There are now 15 touch effects that you can use in photo mode and 15 you can use in video mode.  We love the new effects and hope you will too.  They include JUXTAPOSE, HORIZON, DOTS, CHIAROSCURO (replacing VINTAGE)  all of which work for photo and video and SANDPAINT  which is for photos only.

Our personal favorites of the new effects are HORIZON and JUXTAPOSE, followed closely by CHIAROSCURO, all of which work great for photos and videos.  The first two also allow you to make some pretty freaky-looking photos or video plus photo mashups.  We also found that most of the original touch effects look great for photos, especially B&W2COLOR, POSTERIZE, FREEZE and OVERLAY.

Improvements.  Many enhancements have been made to existing effects to make them and the captured photos and videos richer and clearer, more responsive to touch and offering more options for manipulating effects.

Removed.  UNCOVER and VINTAGE effects have been removed.

We hope you will enjoying using this new version as much as we do.  We would love to see and feature the Spotliter photos and videos you make so please tag them with #spotliter when you share them on your favorite sites and social networks.

You can also connect with us using one or more of the following ways:

thanks!

the Spotliter team

Spotliter Selfie photo using JUXTAPOSE effect