With the advent of new technologies take the possibilities for photos. Photos are often from different angles and create 360-degree photos is on the rise. There are already several apps and Lookabout is a welcome addition. With this app, you share 360 degree videos with others or you will instantly make a 360 degree video. Further, it is Lookabout a true social platform for such videos, and you are easily in contact with other users.
Lookabout is free to use and only available for iOS. A version for Android being worked on.
To use the app you will first need to create an account and log in. If you are logged in, then it is possible to direct a 360 degree photo or a panorama photo to upload or make a video with the camera of your smartphone. To create a video, move the camera all the way around, just like when creating a panorama photo.
If you have a photo to upload, then it is still possible to use an emoji, your location and a short text to add. You click on ‘Share’ then the picture will be shared on Lookabout. You will see your photo appear in your own profile and in the feed on your main screen. Per photo you can still see the date it was taken. Further, all of the photos and videos to like by pressing the heart button.
If you want a picture to view then swipe your thumb across the screen of your phone, giving you the full 360 degrees of the picture. Photos are in the app itself to view or completely on your screen.
With Lookabout follow easy other users, simply by their name on the ‘Follow’ button or you will be followed by other users. It is possible to people from your contact list to follow, but you may have to enter your telephone number. Furthermore, are you still looking for on username or invites you people with iMessage. The app gives you a notification when you have new followers or new likes. The videos of the people you follow will appear in the feed on the main screen.
Lookabout is a fun way to all you experience to capture and share with the world. Previously taken photos, you share just as easily as new photos. Your 360 degree photo is a special edit for Instagram. You just click on the icon ‘insta’ and then you quickly make a new recording, especially by the standards of Instagram. This video is stored on your phone and from there upload to Instagram.
Lookabout has a ‘Discover’ feature, allowing new users to learn and fun photos discover.
Lookabout has the following characteristics:
You can free download Lookabout and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.
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