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Impressive apps that use the camera.

09-27-2010, 03:12 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 4
Impressive apps that use the camera.

Since I've only had iPod Touches and the 4th Gen finally has a camera what are some older apps that use the camera that I've missed out on?
09-27-2010, 03:16 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,476
I was wondering the same thing.

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09-27-2010, 03:22 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 2,255
My favs for photos:

Pocketbooth
PictureShow
You Gotta See This!
PS Express
Pano
Bill Atkinson PhotoCard

Camera+ (only because I have the unlocked version which allows volume buttons to snap photos instead of tapping the screen)

Video:

ReelDirector - Pretty much a full blown editor miles ahead of the iMovie app.
CinemaFXV - This is an app of filters to use in conjunction with ReelDirector. Tons of plugins, each with their own settings. Both of these apps also output at 780p.
09-27-2010, 03:26 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,376
Pano
Tilt Shift
Hipstamatic
Swankolab

The absolute best.

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09-28-2010, 03:16 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 894
Aside from the obvious better quality of the iPhone4 still camera:
- AutoStitch. Works flawlessly in making panoramic photos. Need more MPixels to make it really work.
- RedLaser. Not used it, but heard its great for scanning barcodes of items and doing pricechecks on Amazon.com for you
- Hipstamatic. Nostalgic flashback to the 70s/80s(?) when this was popular, featuring interchangable lenses (optional extra IAP), quite good fun.
- Face Fighter. Really stupid silly beat-em up, where you take photos of friends, family, or even strangers as the face, and then you beat them silly with outrageous kung fu chops and kicks. Really hilarious when I saw this kid in the doctor's waiting room snapping photos of his sister then other patients to play this! Lite version available.
- I'm Expecting. Obviously not for everyone (!), but this pregnancy tracker app helpfully offers a photo log of how big your baby is over the weeks and months. Priceless for those who know how touching this experience can be.

Not sure of the app names, but I'm sure there are several Augmented Reality apps that alow you to look at somewhere, and it will tell you the nearest underground station, bank, pub, etc etc. But those might need GPS too, so probably of limited value to iPod Touch owners outside of wifi reach.
09-28-2010, 04:16 AM
#6
The iPhone build of ARDefender was submitted over the weekend, and should be available soon;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k56ZtfZYG7E
09-28-2010, 10:48 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,376
Quote:
Originally Posted by hkiphone View Post
Aside from the obvious better quality of the iPhone4 still camera:
- AutoStitch. Works flawlessly in making panoramic photos. Need more MPixels to make it really work.
- RedLaser. Not used it, but heard its great for scanning barcodes of items and doing pricechecks on Amazon.com for you
- Hipstamatic. Nostalgic flashback to the 70s/80s(?) when this was popular, featuring interchangable lenses (optional extra IAP), quite good fun.
- Face Fighter. Really stupid silly beat-em up, where you take photos of friends, family, or even strangers as the face, and then you beat them silly with outrageous kung fu chops and kicks. Really hilarious when I saw this kid in the doctor's waiting room snapping photos of his sister then other patients to play this! Lite version available.
- I'm Expecting. Obviously not for everyone (!), but this pregnancy tracker app helpfully offers a photo log of how big your baby is over the weeks and months. Priceless for those who know how touching this experience can be.

Not sure of the app names, but I'm sure there are several Augmented Reality apps that alow you to look at somewhere, and it will tell you the nearest underground station, bank, pub, etc etc. But those might need GPS too, so probably of limited value to iPod Touch owners outside of wifi reach.
I'm Expecting sounds awesome mate, very cool.

Invaders Must Die.
09-28-2010, 11:40 AM
#8
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,359
Quote:
Originally Posted by deeetour View Post
The iPhone build of ARDefender was submitted over the weekend, and should be available soon;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k56ZtfZYG7E
Ugh... I really wish ARDefender could come out before the end of the week so I could have something fun to play before all the hell I have to go through at work this weekend.

And here's a video of the game playing on a much cooler device:


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09-28-2010, 03:50 PM
#9
Joined: Apr 2009
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The most fun camera app I've used is ARFootball (ARSoccer in US) http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/arfootball-augmented-reality/id381035151?mt=8.
It's amazing how accurate it is, it never ceases to entertain me.


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09-28-2010, 03:54 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 186
does anybody know of a timelapse maker that I could make take a picture every 5 minutes or so for like 12 hours? It would have to go to sleep between pics or something but i dunno if thats possible