Capture your shots. You can use the rear-facing camera to capture gorgeous landscapes or the front-facing camera to snap a quick selfie. Each photo captures one second of movement, so be ready to go when you tap the button. There are a couple of filters you can select from for a unique look before taking your shot.
View community photos. Viewing photos from other users is part of the fun with this app and you can also follow people in the community to keep up with their pictures. To see the movement, you can either slide your finger side-to-side on the photo or swing your phone slightly. You can even go forward or backward, which is a cool feature.
What is it about?
Live Photos introduced with the iPhone 6s are neat for capturing a moment surrounding a photograph, but what if you could dig a little deeper? That's what Polaroid Swing allows for. The app allows you to quickly capture a one-second moment, apply a live filter, and share it on your Polaroid Swing account where anyone can view it – even if they don't use the app. Polaroid Swing photos are like Live Photos in that they are a short burst of photos, but you can scrub forwards and backwards within them by scrolling, tilting your phone, or moving your cursor if viewing them on the web. They're super fun and interactive.
For those who...
- Prefer to capture moments rather than just snapshots
- Are looking for more than what Live Photos can offer
- Are Polaroid fans
Not for those who...
- Would rather not use a separate photos app
- Prefer to capture still images
Why we love it
The introduce a new level of interactivity to the concept of Live Photos and are easily shareable on the web for anyone to see.
App Store Description
Memories move. Now photos do, too.
SWNG lets you create moving photos with one easy tap. Capture one-second moments that magically come to life, or import and share Live Photos from your camera roll. Share Swings with our community and out to Facebook, Instagram or Twitte, and explore the best of this unique new visual medium through our featured artists and #channels.
With SWNG you can also:
- Take 3D selfies by rotating your phone around you.
- Select film-inspired filters for the perfect look.
- Start conversations around Swings with Replies.
- Save your Swings as gorgeous, slow-motion videos directly to your phone’s Camera Roll.
- Create your own Swing profile image.
- Send Swings to anyone through our iOS iMessage extension.
- Connect your Facebook and Twitter accounts to find friends.
- See the best Featured Swings from around the world, everyday.
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