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10-09-2019, 09:15 AM   #1
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(Major) Update to the THETA+ App

Ricoh announced today a major update to the Theta+ App.

Notification of Major Update to the THETA+ App | RICOH THETA

Although we have provided functional additions and improvements on an ongoing basis to date, this update adds new Picture in Picture (PIP) editing and video crop editing functions, and also features social media function for displaying content posted to Instagram. We have also improved the user interface (UI) to make THETA+ easier to use.

The content of this update is as follows.
  • UI renewal
The UI has been completely revised to make it easier to use.
  • Picture in Picture(PIP) editing function
This function, which allows editing of videos using two screens has been updated, allowing a sub-screen to be overlaid on the main screen and edited.
The position and size of the sub-screen can be changed freely.

  • Video crop function
360-degree videos viewed while pinch-in/pinch-out or swipe operation are performed on a smartphone can now be recorded as is.

  • Social media function
Posts with the hash tag #THETA360 on Instagram can now be viewed in the app.
  • Other
    • It is now possible to save files while editing. Files can now be opened from the EDITED tab.
    • It is possible to narrow down still images and videos when choosing images.


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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
Ricoh announced today a major update to the Theta+ App.

Notification of Major Update to the THETA+ App | RICOH THETA

Although we have provided functional additions and improvements on an ongoing basis to date, this update adds new Picture in Picture (PIP) editing and video crop editing functions, and also features social media function for displaying content posted to Instagram. We have also improved the user interface (UI) to make THETA+ easier to use.

The content of this update is as follows.
  • UI renewal
The UI has been completely revised to make it easier to use.
  • Picture in Picture(PIP) editing function
This function, which allows editing of videos using two screens has been updated, allowing a sub-screen to be overlaid on the main screen and edited.
The position and size of the sub-screen can be changed freely.

  • Video crop function
360-degree videos viewed while pinch-in/pinch-out or swipe operation are performed on a smartphone can now be recorded as is.

  • Social media function
Posts with the hash tag #THETA360 on Instagram can now be viewed in the app.
  • Other
    • It is now possible to save files while editing. Files can now be opened from the EDITED tab.
    • It is possible to narrow down still images and videos when choosing images.
What do these actually mean to Theta users?
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What do these actually mean to Theta users?
THETA+ is for device editing of images & videos, so presumably these changes will make it easier to work with.
10-11-2019, 10:39 PM   #4
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Nice enough IMO.

12-12-2019, 04:29 PM   #5
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A version update for the RICOH THETA app is now available.
Contents of the version updates for each of the RICOH THETA apps are as follows.

<Editing app>

■ THETA+ for iOS
  • It is now possible to create Animation Photos.*

    * This is a saved file which is a combination of still images taken on the smartphone and animated videos.
    * Saved as Live Photos.
    xxx
  • Images shot with RICOH THETA SC2 are now supported.
    xxx
  • Bug fix.

■ THETA+ for Android
  • It is now possible to create Animation Photos.*

    * This is a saved file which is a combination of still images taken on the smartphone and animated videos.
    * Saved as Live Photos.
    xxx
  • Images shot with RICOH THETA SC2 are now supported.
    xxx
  • Bug fix.

Examples:



RICOH THETA App Version Update Information | RICOH THETA
12-12-2019, 04:39 PM   #6
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Thanks for sharing
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Now if we can get a major upgrade to the interface of both DCU for the K series and the iPhone app.
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This is great! Nice to see updates coming out.

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