Flickr iPhone App 1.2 – Twitter, HD Video and More

  • Posted July 22nd, 2010 at 8:00 am by Yahoo! Mobile
  • Categories: General

Just in case you missed it, we recently released an updated version of the Flickr App for iPhone, specifically targeting the new, shiny features on the iPhone 4: Multi-tasking and support for HD-video uploads.

The version 1.2 adds multi-tasking and allows users to upload their photos and videos in the background. After tapping the “Upload” button, you can simply do something else; no longer do you have to watch the progress bar until it’s finished. When multi-tasking, we’ll always bring you back to the same place where you left the application.

We’re also introducing a new Twitter sharing feature in the iPhone app (not just for iOS 4 users).  This provides the ability to upload a photo or video to Flickr and simultaneously post the photo’s short flic.kr address to your Twitter followers. To use this feature you just have to link your Flickr account with your Twitter account here: http://www.flickr.com/account/blogs/add/twitter.

The brief video below shows the multi-tasking and the Twitter feature in action.

In addition to the cool features, we enhanced the overall user interface, provide the option to clear your recent searches and developed an even better full screen browsing experience – once you swipe to the next photo the navigation controls disappear and you can enjoy the photo. Not sure how to enter the full screen mode? Just tap the photo on a photo detail page in the app.

Flickr for iPhone 1.2 is available for free in the App Store http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flickr/id328407587?mt=8

Markus Spiering

Flickr

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Comment by Gabriel

July 23rd, 2010 at 2:29 am

Sounds very nice. Similar app coming to Android soon?

 
Comment by matthewdlyons

July 26th, 2010 at 11:33 am

Nice. Same question as Gabriel. Given the growing number of Android devices featuring good cameras and HD video capability, it would seem logical to develop an app for Android devices. A lot Android users actively use Flickr. (I have a paid Pro account.)

 
Comment by matthewdlyons

July 26th, 2010 at 2:18 pm

+1 for an Android app

 
Comment by Merv

July 27th, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Another vote for an Android app. Just got me an android phone and the first thing I looked for was the Flickr app. Disappointed to find it missing from the marketplace.

 
Comment by Matt

August 30th, 2010 at 5:39 pm

An official android app would be amazing. The number of android users is growing like crazy!

 
Comment by Attique

September 6th, 2010 at 5:03 pm

this application is better than the previous, good keep it up
regards
Attique

 
Comment by Jenn

October 22nd, 2010 at 4:59 pm

nice app!

 

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