There are zillions of Snapchat-like social sharing apps but it’s always fun to have a social sharing app from your own company. Perhaps this is why Apple is about to launch its own Snapchat-like social sharing app called Clips. This official Apple link on Clips describes all the new features that you will be able to use in the Clips app. The app should be available by April 2017.
It goes without saying that you will be able to capture video instantly so that you can upload it on social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter. Interestingly, it’s a social-sharing app without its own social network. Although the Clips app liberally borrows features from Snapchat, Instagram, Vine, Prisma and iMovie, social sharing on its own network is lacking. You will be able to create zany videos, but you will be posting those videos on other social networking platforms.
Live Titles is another interesting feature. You will be able to create captions and annotations using different styles and forms. These captions and annotations will be synchronized with the sound of your voice. This feature is also there on YouTube.
Extra effects are a craze these days whether it’s photos or videos. In Clips, you will be able to apply filters to your videos (make it look like an animated cartoon). You can make emojis appear randomly at all places. You will be able to insert speech bubbles and arrows. Don’t like the sound of your video? A library of music clips representing different moods will be available to you.
The face recognition technology in the Clips social sharing app will also make suggestions regarding with whom you should share your video (perhaps people who are in the video). This Verge link gives a detailed description of the new Clips app from Apple.