Instagram adds Boomerang effects as Tik Tok looms
14 January, 2020, 05:12
Offering a new update to Instagram's mobile app, the developer team has now introduced 3 new "Boomerang" modes. As mentioned, TikTok has a bunch of effects and transitions that you can use, and Snapchat users will argue that they've been slowmo-ing their videos for years.
The new effects will be accessible in Instagram by selecting "Trim and tweak your Boomerang" (its icon representing an incomplete infinity symbol) after recording the short video clip in Boomerang.
"Your Instagram camera gives you ways to easily express and share what you are doing, thinking or feeling with your friends. Boomerang is an iconic part of that, and one of the most beloved camera formats.", Instagram said in a statement. Last month, Instagram rolled out a new feature which enables users to share multiple photos in a single Story.
Because the title suggests, SlowMo permits users to decrease the rate of the movies to half of so that they play for two seconds in each and each route as a substitute of 1 2nd.
The messaging app has been testing the Boomerang feature as an additional video editing tool like the GIF maker. There is now also a Trimming option so you can shorten the length of your Boomerang and choosing where it starts and ends.
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This option adds a blur effect that results in a translucent trail being left as the subject moves on the screen. While it typically catches just a second's worth of video footage that's replayed in a GIF-like loop for six seconds, the new effects will add some much-needed appeal to deal with the monotony of standard Boomerangs. Hence, the new Boomerang effects.
These effects are already on TikTok, a popular and rival social media app that's been growing exponentially and Mark Zuckerberg even shared plans to take on the app.
Instagram is stepping up its Boomerang game with some brand new effects.
See the new Boomerang effects at play in the demonstration video below.
The new update having loads of new feature will be made available to users in the coming week.