Cycloramic iPhone App Review

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cycloramic for iPhone was perhaps the first ever app that was capable of taking hands-free 360-degree video by automatically rotating the iPhone’s using its built-in vibration. That is, it rotates by itself rather than you having to move your iPhone around manually to capture wide scenes. You can get it for $1.99.


Cycloramic app for iPhone rotates the iPhone for you to capture gorgeous 360 degree videos. It is like putting your iPhone in shoot mode on a turntable. All you got to do to leverage this auto-rotation feature is to place your iPhone between the prongs of your iPhone charger. This comes with iPhone 6. As per its developers, users just got to put their iPhone on a smooth, level surface and it will automatically rotate 360 degrees using its internal vibration motor. As it rotates, the iPhone takes multiple photos, instantaneously stitches them together, and generates a panoramic photo viewable in the immersive viewer. The panorama a capture is found to be pretty fast. You can get a 360-degree panorama in about 12 seconds.

Cycloramic iPhone App Review

If you are using an older iPhone model, you can follow the guided system to stitch together your photos. Other notable features include the ability to convert any photo into a video (240p, 360p, 480p, 720p or 1080p resolutions). Cycloramic app for iPhone also features a panorama photo to Instagram video converter. Of course, you can share your captures with your friend and family via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or email. The UI of Cycloramic for iPhone is well designed. It is easy to navigate the UI. The controls are intuitive. The app is also found to be reasonably stable and responsive. Cycloramic requires iOS 9.0 or later.

Final Thoughts

Cycloramic app for iPhone is a nice tool to capture hands-free 360 degrees panoramas in few seconds. The app makes use of iPhone’s internal vibration motor to rotate the phone placed on the prongs of the iPhone charger, which in turn is placed on a smooth surface. As the camera captures photos, the app instantaneously stitches them together, and generates a panoramic photo viewable in the immersive viewer. The UI layout is user friendly. SNS integration helps to quickly share your creations. The app is also stable and responsive. One apparent downside is that there are no free trials. Check it out if you’re in the lookout for an automatic panorama capturing app to go with your iPhone.

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