announced today the launch of its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
application on the Apple
app store. Viddy is a video creation and life sharing mobile
application that makes it easy for consumers to transform raw mobile
video into stylized clips with the tap of a finger and then share them
with friends, family and the world.
is fast, free and easy to use:
1. Shoot or Select a short video clip from your phone
2. Apply a production pack and audio track
3. Customize the special effect and audio intensity
4. Share with friends and the world
5. View a real-time public feed of entertaining videos
6. Be Social: Leave Comments, Like Videos, and Follow
Viddy is free to download from Apple for iOS devices and will soon be
available for Google Android, Blackberry, Microsoft and Windows Mobile
devices. Download Viddy at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/viddy/id426294709.
“Personal Camcorders are becoming outdated and Cisco recently shut down
Flip Digital,” said JJ Aguhob, Co-Founder of Viddy.
“Everyone has a cell phone, it’s always with you, has a built in HD
camera and is connected to the Web. Viddy is a perfect solution to share
key moments of your life in a creative way.”
enables users to beautify their videos using Adobe and Final Cut style
visual effects that are pre-bundled into one click production packages,
like Instagram filters for Video. Special effects include graphics,
color correction and audio tracks. Production Packs at launch include
Black & White, Crystal, Hued, Vintage, Junkd and 3D. Users can add
titles, tags, and geo-location with Foursquare and then share on the
Viddy network, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. More production packs,
audio tracks and sharing networks are coming soon.
“Imagine a Twitter-style feed of videos from friends, family,
celebrities and ‘Viddyographers’ from around the world. Instead of
telling people what you are doing in text status updates on Twitter or
Facebook, Viddy enables a new form of life-casting that lets you share
and view socially relevant and entertaining video clips,” said Brett
O’Brien, Co-Founder of Viddy.
Since its Beta launch a little over two weeks ago, Viddy
has been downloaded over 150,000 times in over 80 countries.
Viddy recently completed a $1.6 million first round financing from
Battery Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, Qualcomm and Angel investors
including Jarl Mohn and early team members from YouTube.
About Viddy Inc.
Viddy’s vision is to entertain and connect people around the world by
empowering mobile users to capture, beautify and share meaningful video.
Imagined and created in the Matrix building in Venice, California, Viddy
was founded by JJ Aguhob and Brett O’Brien.
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