Viddsee Launches An iOS App To Ship Temporary Films From Asia To Your Phone
Within the occasion you’re ever caught with considerably free time to fill, perhaps all through your commute or whereas lazing spherical on the sofa at home, Viddsee wants that may provide help to fill it with the right temporary films from Asia. The Singapore-based startup merely launched an iOS app (you’ll get hold of it proper right here) which showcases larger than seven hundred films from unbiased filmmakers all through the continent.
Apart from its main website, Viddsee launched a mobile internet app last yr, nevertheless now it’s time to get native on mobile. The iOS app is neatly launched and laid out typically a transparent, minimalist design which works merely as correctly for individuals who’re nonetheless on iOS 7 and other people who already made the step to iOS eight.
The app could be very curated, serving up seven advisable temporary Asian films in your viewing pleasure each week on the home show, whereas the search tab surfaces trending content material materials and permits you to try the newest additions.
One issue I notably like is that the app will assist you to get hold of content material materials to watch offline — that perform, identical to the app itself, is completely free in distinction to totally different suppliers. Offline viewing is good in case you’re sometimes out and about and don’t fancy consuming into your information allocation.
Viddsee co-founder Derek Tan, who was beforehand with Bay Area startup Cooliris and started the company with filmmaker Jian Ho last yr, suggested TechCrunch that the app has been notably designed “to cope with our clients’ needs.”
“The weekly curation is designed so that clients can merely uncover films they get pleasure from and bounce immediately into watching them with out having the trouble of discovering the suitable films to watch. The queue and watch offline choices give clients the accessibility to ship their watching experience on the switch seamlessly and with out having to worry about mobile prices that comes with video streaming,” Tan outlined.
Tan revealed that Viddsee has plans to optimizes the iOS app for the iPad shortly, whereas an Android mannequin of the app additionally must arrive “inside the coming months.”
These aside new additions aside, this iOS app will shortly embrace discovery choices that help you uncover content material materials based in your pursuits and the time period you’ll have obtainable for viewing. Tan said Viddsee can also profit from the Instantly extension in iOS eight shortly, making it easier for patrons to get advisable content material materials from the app daily.
The app is free for all and Tan said that it will keep that technique. Eventually Viddsee will check out incomes cash on mobile by means of a hybrid model that introduces video selling and a subscription model for entry premium content material materials.
This yr Viddsee has frolicked ramping its enterprise up. It snagged a content material materials deal with Yahoo in March, and in April it launched BUZZ, a model new content material materials platform aimed towards serving to filmmakers’ work go viral. Viddsee revealed that it had reached 5 distinctive million viewers in April, nevertheless the startup is simply not providing an substitute on that amount for now.