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FX Toy Becomes Even More Mesmerizingly Pretty, Including Full Retina Display Support

FX Toy Becomes Even More Mesmerizingly Pretty, Including Full Retina Display Support

January 30, 2011
The particle effects app FX Toy has been rewritten to obtain the most efficient performance across new and old iDevices. The new version includes both massive improvements to both rendering smoothness and has been enhanced with Retina display worthy image quality. FX Toy v2.0 improvements include: • Completely rewrote particle system for enhanced visual quality and performance • Full Retina display support • Brand new 3D starfield effect • Major performance improvements • Improved all effects, especially: fountain, fire, comet (now with multiple comets), starfield, cool fire, swarm, fireworks, blob and flow fire • Now supports 4 different quality levels (adjustable on the Options page): ‒ Low: 85% of original quality ‒ Normal: 115% of original (iPhone 3G default) ‒ High: 230% of original (iPhone 3GS default) ‒ Ultra: 530% of original (iPhone 4 default) • Quality improvements for older devices • Minor bug fixes Allow FX Toy to create simple visual enjoyment all on its own, or use your finger to provoke unique changes. Touch and drag to increase intensity, create a new origin point, change flow direction, and more, all depending on the effect being generated. An obvious swipe straight up or down will change the palette color theme and obvious left or right swipes will change the active effect. FX Toy includes 11 different palette color themes and 12 different effects: Fountain, Bounce, Fire, Comet, Starfield, Cool Fire, Swarm, Fireworks, Lines, Flow Fire, Blob, and Plasma. The settings section, available with a quick double-tap, offers adjustments for effects, palettes, effect timer, palette timer, and fade timer. FX Toy is designed for iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 3.0 or later, and available in the App Store for $.99. [gallery link="file"]

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$0.99
FX Toy
FX Toy
Phoenix Software

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