One week from tonight, Dec. 31, the world will begin celebrating the start of 2013. To watch the new year begin in different locations around the world, consider the EarthCam’s New Year’s Live app for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad.

Available for $2.99, the app features exclusive webcams of locations in New York City, plus those elsewhere in the U.S. and the rest of the world. Come New Year’s Eve, the app will broadcast live from Times Square and show off the New Year’s Ball as it comes down, and the spectacular fireworks display that follows.

Other locations featured include New Orleans, Los Angeles, the famous Abbey Road crossing in the U.K., Prague, and many more.

New Year's Live

New Year’s Live

Additional features include:

  • Photo Booth = The virtual photo booth allows you to take a picture with New Year’s Eve costume pieces and save or send via Facebook and Twitter.
  • Party Box = 8 special sound effects, including music, horns, gongs, bells and cheers, you can play each one separately or play several at once to create your own custom mix!
  • Party Favors = Send special favors, including a top hat or champagne glass, right to friends and family via Facebook or Twitter.
  • Archives = Available after the party is over, so you can relive the fun and excitement whenever you want

New Year’s Live is universal and available now in the App Store.