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500px (Free) by 500px has arrived and it is beautiful. Designed for the iPad, this elegant app lets users view high quality digital photography from the popular website 500px. If you are looking for striking images to display on your iPad, look no further.

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The website, which has been in existence since 2003, is made up of photographers from all over the world who post some of their most stunning digital images for others to view, vote for and comment on. The photographs submitted on this website are not your typical Flickr or Instagram images. They are high-definition and high quality images that will impress anyone.

The app is a redesigned version of the website for the iPad. Images are viewed by categories, like editor’s pick or most popular, and can be swiped through individually or viewed as a slide show. Users can play music from their iPad to coincide with the slide show for an attractive and inspiring visual display.

In order to “like” images or add them to the favorite section, users must either register with 500px using an email address or log in through Facebook. Once registered, users can save favorite images, email photos and post to Facebook and Twitter.

Overall, this specially designed app for the iPad is stunning. Since it is free, there is no reason not to have a collection of the most beautiful digital photographs at your fingertips. Pick it up in the App Store.