Viddy, the video sharing social network famed for being about as close to an ‘Instagram with video’ as possible. In the app’s latest update – version 2.1.1 – Viddy, Inc. has included a helluva lot of content, with more video effects, music tracks and longer videos, plus much more.
Here’s the full list of new features in the app:
“• Longer videos (30 seconds)
• The ability to pause recording allows for filming multiple segments in one video
• Toggle-based brightness / contrast and volume controls for video editing
• Simulate stop-motion capture with simple toggle-based frame rate adjustments (6, 12, 24, 30 FPS options)
• 15 all new filters ranging from vintage to sepia to x-pro with live rendering
• All new music tracks from popular artists like Snoop Lion, Fun. and Grouplove with real-time previewing
• Simplified video descriptions with active hashtags, @ mentions and links
• Swipe-based navigation for quick access to entertaining videos and interesting people
• All new Explore section with curated video categories and trending hashtags
• Geo-feeds supporting video discovery by region and current location
• Socially relevant Home feed featuring content based on user affinity and preferences
• Verified user program for celebrities, influencers and brands
• YouTube annotations, allowing users to easily link out to YouTube videos
• Localized in 16 languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai, Filipino, Portuguese, French, German, Polish, Italian, Swedish, Arabic and Russian
15 all new video effects:
• Soho: Turns blues, green & yellow, warm and inviting with a touch of vibrance
• Vernon: An extra dash of contrast and vibrance
• Brooks: It’s the vintage look with a touch of red
• Broadway: Purplish shadows and a worn out feel
• Zino: Black and white with a touch of blue in the shadows
• Vista: Shifting colors toward red and blue, making any sky pop
• Venice: Hot day at the beach, warming filter
• Hampton: Desaturated with goldish tones…This is Sparta
• Pico: Washed out with shadows brightened, orange hues
• Ashland: Our classic black & white redefined
• Dewey: Warming filter with clarity of contrast
• Dudley: Brightens shadows and gives a green hue
• Winward: The vintage feel with a touch of green
• Rose: Accentuates reds and gives a rosey feel
• Abbott: Our classic sepia redefined
8 all new music tracks:
• Grouplove – Tongue Tied: This summer party anthem of iPhone commercial fame is perfect for great memories with friends
• Fun. – Carry On: Carry On!…with this empowering, Irish tavern-infused song; a hot single from one of the year’s biggest rock bands
• Snoop Lion – Lighters Up: This reggae infused hip-hop anthem is the ideal soundtrack for high moments and fun times
• The Lighthouse and the Whaler – Pioneers: A fun track from an emerging indie rock band that is soon to be a favorite of Vampire Weekend fans
• Extron: A slow-building, atmospheric rock track featuring guitar and backbeat drums reminiscent of The XX
• The Blue Danube: The timeless waltz used in hundreds of Hollywood films, perfect for climactic videos or when used ironically on funny or fail videos
• Gray Skies: Downtempo, jazz hip-hop resembling Moby perfect for a rainy day video
• Mr. Anonymous: Lilting acoustic guitars and cheerful synth resonate like a radiant sunrise.”

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