Kanvas’s Cellular Photograph Sharing App Lets You Make Your Personal GIFs, Flipbooks And Extra
Kanvas, a photograph-sharing app designed to permit self-expression and creativity by way of easy instruments for modifying and enhancing pictures, is relaunching as we speak on the iOS App Retailer with a brand new model that the corporate likens to what a “cellular-first Tumblr” would appear to be, if it had been began at the moment. As we speak the app, which has additionally simply topped one million installs, presents the power to submit to Kanvas and elsewhere by selecting from certainly one of six modes, which incorporates issues like GIFs, flipbooks, work, video, and extra.
The interface for posting is, in truth, fairly harking back to Tumblr, as you now faucet on one among six buttons for the varied features with a view to begin a publish. Like Tumblr, you may as well submit simply textual content, or you possibly can improve your textual content submit with a GIF background that turns into semi-clear.
One other mode permits you to take a half dozen photographs, flip these right into a GIF of your personal, then add textual content. And the Flipbook function enables you to add as much as one hundred fifty pictures, constructing a cellular slideshow of types, the place you can even modify the velocity of between the photographs and add your personal music.
In the meantime, a “portray” mode gives over 30 colours and drawing instruments like a pencil, paintbrush, marker and wonderful-tip pen.
Taking over bigger rivals like Vine and Instagram, Kanvas has up to date the best way movies work on its service, too. With the video mode, you’ll be able to report cease-movement movies as much as 15 seconds lengthy, then modify the velocity and add your textual content. Within the “Discover” part of the app, Kanvas has transformed all of the movies customers publish to GIFs, so that you’ll see the motion when shopping by way of your feed.
Whereas Kanvas is working to construct up its personal community of customers, encouraging social actions and sharing by gifting customers with cash they will use to purchase in-app items, it additionally features as a solution to publish to different social providers, like Instagram, Tumblr, Fb, Twitter in addition to SMS and e-mail. That places it in an odd spot, being each an app that falls someplace in between being a social community of its personal, full with Twitter-like following options and social profiles, and one thing that’s extra of a utility designed to work with the providers you already frequent. On that latter entrance, that may put Kanvas up towards different picture-modifying apps, like Aviary, PicsArt or Pic Sew, to call a number of.
Along with saying the 1 million installs, up from 25,000 this time final yr, Kanvas additionally shared that its seen over 1 million keyboard messages despatched by way of its newer app, Kanvas Keyboard, in underneath eight weeks, and has seen over 5 million month-to-month “Kanvas views.”
The up to date app is stay now on iTunes.