Polamatic for iOS 4.0

January 17, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software | 2 Comments |
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Appadana Development has released Version 4.0 of Polamatic, an iOS app promising to bring the Polaroid look "back to life on any Apple device." New features in Version 4.0 include 36 Polaroid inspired filters, 36 classic Polaroid borders, new text editing functions and an array of handwritten fonts. Polamatic for iOS version 4.0 is available on iTunes for $0.99.

Polaroid Press Release

Polaroid Updates Polamatic iOS App to Provide the Most Authentic Instant, Fun Experience to All Apple Devices

San Francisco, CA. January 17, 2014 - In a world of digital smartphone photography, Polaroid is re-launching its popular Polamatic iOS app with a complete redesign to more closely capture the Polaroid effect- the excitement of waiting for a Polaroid picture to develop.  The Polamatic 4.0 App by Polaroid, one of the most popular Polaroid apps, will bring that instant nostalgia back to life on any Apple device.

Offered by Appadana Development, an authorized Polaroid licensee, the Polamatic app is designed to bring back the magic of Polaroid photography.  Appadana Development’s Dana Shakiba notes “Today, we’re excited to share Polamatic 4.0 - our largest update yet.  It is inspired by our growing Polamatic community and their love for Polaroid - we went beyond just an iOS 7 redesign and fully rebuilt the app to better capture the essence of Polaroid and bring users an even more authentic digital experience.”

So what’s new?

36 Polaroid-Inspired Filters

We’ve completely rebuilt the filters to better capture the Polaroid effect. While there is nothing like the original picture - our team has studied thousands of actual Polaroid prints, and our all-new filters have softer edges, color adjustments, and some even have emulsion streaks that reflect the nuances ofPolaroid film. There are a lot of filter apps out there, but none capture the unique beauty and unpredictability of Polaroid film like the Polamatic app now can.

36 Authentic Polaroid Classic Border formats

Our iconic Polaroid Classic Border formats are made from high resolution scans of actual Polaroidpictures. Whether you want a crisp white border, or crave the look of a Polaroid picture that is a bit more aged - we added a few additional authentic Polaroid Classic Border formats to give you a wider variety of choices. You’ll also see a handful of Polaroid Classic Border formats with colorful borders.

New Text Editing Features and Fonts

Our new text editing features provide unique customization and tools - and give you the freedom to add multiple layers of text - anywhere on your photo. People love to handwrite on a Polaroid picture, and our array of handwritten fonts look and feel like the real thing.

Our new Polamatic experience brings back the nostalgia of Polaroid photography -- and like the originalPolaroid film -- you’ll be able to watch your photo develop before your very eyes.  To learn more about Polamatic please visit www.polamatic.com or email us at press@appadanadev.com.

Polamatic for iOS version 4.0 is available today for $.99 and can be downloaded in the Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/polamatic/id514596710?mt=8.

The Polaroid Brand

Polaroid is one of the most trusted, well-respected and recognizable brands with a rich 75 year history beginning with Polaroid instant film.  Our range of products  include instant and digital still cameras, high-definition and mountable sports video cameras, tablets and flat-screen TVs that deliver the fun, instant gratification and value for which the brand has long stood. Today, the Polaroid Classic Border Logo rooted in our beginnings of instant photo sharing serves to designate genuine Polaroid branded products.  For more information, visit http://www.Polaroid.com.

Polaroid, Polaroid & Pixel, Polamatic, Polaroid Color Spectrum and Polaroid Classic Border Logo are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under license.

About Appadana Development

Based in San Francisco, California, Appadana Development was founded by Dana Shakiba in 2011. Appadana Development focuses on building mobile apps across a wide variety of platforms. With a focus on apps that combine unique designs with excellent technical implementation, Appadana Development values building quality applications and always responding to the needs of their customers. For more information visit:http://www.appadanadev.com



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#1 Curt Clayton

I started my commercial photography career in the early '80's and as much as I don't miss the cost of shooting Polaroid's, I miss the look. We always had stacks of "roid's" around the studio and the best were pinned to a corkboard. I'll definitely give this new app a try. Now if they could only bring back the smell of the Polaroid Type 55 coater..... love that!

7:52 pm - Friday, January 17, 2014

#2 luis ontiveros

app fails when you try to save the photos, it needs a fali upadate, not recomended

4:14 pm - Saturday, January 18, 2014