App Looks to Kill Oft-Maligned Vertical Video SyndromeBy: Josh Wolford - January 15, 2014
If your friends are always yelling at you for your vertically-oriented videos, a new app is offering a solution.
The app is called Horizon, and it’s a video-shooting tool that promises one important thing – your videos will record in landscape mode no matter how you hold your phone.
“Horizon lets you record horizontal videos no matter how you hold your device. Hold it upright, sideways or even keep rotating it while capturing, the video will always stay horizontal! You can add filters, shoot with the back or front camera and share your creations!” says its creators.
With Horizon, you can cure yourself of vertical video syndrome.
Of course, one may argue that this app will do little to rid the world of VVS, considering the videomaker would have to record their video inside the app in order to reap its benefits. To truly rid the world of VVS, Apple (and other companies) would have to build this sort of technology into their OS by default.
I’m assuming you heard that, Apple.
But some people simply record video at awkward angles and others just like the feel of holding their phones upright when shooting. For these mobile filmmakers, Horizon can provide proper landscape mode stabilization – and that’s a nice little tool.
The app is available on iTunes for $0.99, if you’re interested.