Mac users, we're pleased to announce Macphun's all-in-one photo editor Luminar is now available for purchase with special launch pricing. (Existing Macphun customers get a further discount.)
We rated Luminar as "Highly Recommended", and you can now visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.
Bits&Coffee has released VideoStory 2.0, a free iOS app designed to create photo slideshows with video transitions and music. Custom-built for Instagram Video, version 2.0 allows users to use VideoStory to create a unique and engaging video story with photos and music, tailor made for sharing on Instagram. VideoStory 2.0 has both a free (with in-app purchases) and a Pro version ($0.99). It's a universal iOS app that runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with support for iOS version 5, 6, and 7.
Bits&coffee Press Release
VideoStory for iOS - Great Way of Sharing Memories as Photo Slideshows with Music on Instagram
Bits&Coffee has released VideoStory 2.0, a free iOS app that empowers users to create beautiful and engaging photo slideshows with video transitions and music, custom built for Instagram Video.
VideoStory is a great way of showing a particular moment in pictures and with music. For example the memories from the last trip to Las Vegas can be reenacted in a short 15 seconds video accompanied by a great music track from iTunes and then shared on Instagram.
The recently introduced video feature of Instagram is quickly becoming as popular as the original photo sharing feature that made Instagram into one of the greatest social networks of our time. Besides recording a video from inside the Instagram app, the user can now use VideoStory to create a unique and engaging video story with photos and music, tailor made for sharing on Instagram. Additionally, the beautiful video filters offered by Instagram can be used to enhance the video story before sharing it.
VideoStory is designed as an easy to use three-step wizard. In the first step multiple photos can be added from the user's Camera Roll or Instagram account, in a single session. VideoStory will automatically square the photos and let the user change the order or adjust the square cropping.
In the second step the user can select a delay between photos and add a video transition effect like Fade, Slide, Cover, Push Left, Push Down, or Zoom Out. A music track from iTunes can be added in the same step, with the possibility to select the starting position, add fade-in/out audio effects, and adjust the volume.
In the third step the video story can be created, previewed and then sent to the Instagram app. As a convenience feature, the settings can be saved as a video story project and later reused.
VideoStory v. 2.0 has both a free (with in-app purchases) and a Pro version (US$0.99). It's a universal iOS app that runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with support for iOS version 5, 6, and 7.
iTunes link (free version): https://itunes.apple.com/app/id728309357
iTunes link (Pro version): https://itunes.apple.com/app/id696690050
Product website: http://www.bitscoffee.com/videostory/
Since 2007, Bits&Coffee has been developing and marketing multimedia apps on iOS, Mac, and Windows. In addition to VideoStory for iOS the company also offers VideoSound, WordsOn, and PhotoMarks.