Wednesday, May 18, 2016

YouTube co-founders launch MixBit editing app for iOS

YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen on Thursday launched a brand new editing app for the iPhone and iPod touch called MixBit. The software builds on the popularity of Twitter’sVinndInstagram by giving you the power to sily combine short snippets called “bits” into a longer that plays smlessly even though the individual “bits” are store as independent elements. It’s a lot of fun and alrdy ching on with rly adopters so jump past the fold for the full revl…As you can see on the screenies top of post, you can record your own bits or choose the clips alrdy stored in your Camera roll. Just touch the screen anywhere and hold to record. Bits can be cropped, copied, deleted or saved to the Camera roll. During capture, you’re able to switch between front and back camera and adjust brightness.The important thing to keep in mind is that individual clips can be aslong as sixteen seconds and thata can include up to 256 clips, mning the maximum run time of a produced using MixBit is a little over 68 minutes.Because the “bits” comprising your are stored asindependent elements on MixBit’s servers, you can later pull a “bit” or rrrange “bits” in your alrdy published .And what good would it be to crte a collage of your funny clips if not to share them with the web at large?MixBit supports standard sharing to Facebook and Twitter. s can be posted to the community as Public or Limited. If you need to work on a later, just save it to Drafts.What’s best, you can even combine your own “bits” with thoseshared by the communityso non-crtive types can basicallycrte funny clips without needing to shoot original content.YouTube co-foundersChad Hurley and Steve Chen explain the motives that led them to crte MixBit:We have always been passionate about . We started YouTube to make it sy for everyone to share s. Now we want to help people make grt s.We are a community of crtors. We believe everyone has something interesting to say. We give people fun, intuitive tools to help them tell stories together. We think should be a living, brthing entity and that crtivity is a collaborative process. More than simply capturing brief moments in time, we help people bring stories to life.To lrn more about their mission, check out the introductoryblog post.MixBit is compatible with the iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5 and fourth- iPod touch or later running iOS 6.0 or later.You can download it free right now via theApp Store.An Android version is being worked on and should be available shortly.

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