Price: $0.99 Score: 9/10 Category: Entertainment
A universal app for iOS from Jetson Creative, Magic Window – Living Pictures transforms your iPad (or iPhone) into a mesmerizing moving landscape.
Magic Window features high resolution imagery from all around the world, with contributions from foremost time-lapse photographers. Each of the 20 scenes come packaged with an ambient soundtrack, and take in locations from New York to Australia, vividly capturing sunrise and sunset, day and night to provide a relaxing backdrop for your device.
The app comes with three included scenes, but additional scenes can be downloaded for free through the app. For every scene, you can control the speed of the time lapse, toggle clock, sounds, weather and other details. Weather information is tailored to your current location and displayed unobtrusively in the top corner.
A night mode feature dims the screen but allows you to enjoy the scene with an enlarged clock – perfect for a dark room or when trying to sleep.
Bottom Line: Magic Window – Living Pictures is a truly innovative use of time lapse photography and makes for the perfect screensaver for your iPad or iPhone.
Magic Window – Living Pictures is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later