Yahoo launches Flickr 3.0 for iPhone and Android devices

Apr 25 2014, 12:54 IST
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Flickr app has 14 filters that users can enhance their photos by Yahoo’s most recent in-add editing tool. Flickr app has 14 filters that users can enhance their photos by Yahoo’s most recent in-add editing tool.
SummaryThe new version is based on a redesign of the Flickr website and its Android app.

Yahoo has announced the launch of new Flickr 3.0 version for Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system. The new version 3.0 is based on the redesign of the Flickr website and its Android app, offers one terabyte storage space to users.

Flickr 3.0 is expected to increase its popularity and earmark more registered users inciting heavy uploads. The 3.0 version will make Flickr faster and easier to capture, share and discover photos and videos. The Flickr app has 14 filters that users can enhance their photos by Yahoo’s most recent in-add editing tool.

It also helps users capture and edit up to 30 seconds of HD video using the same filters available for photos. The app provides a smarter, faster and personal search experience, what was once three seconds per search in the past is now 30 milliseconds.

The free-to-download Flickr 3.0 offers 1000 GB of storage or 5000 photos. Simpler navigation tools and a redesigned photo stream makes is easier to go social with Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Flickr claimed that the new user interface (UI) is designed for quick sharing and service. Other features include Auto Sync. which allows users to upload original quality images from the smart phone directly to the Flickr account.

It will allow them batch-editing to organize Flickr images and videos into albums. Users will also have the privacy settings along with delete option with the privilege of showing search results based on groups, time, date and location.

“Here at Flickr, we’re focused on making the best possible products to capture, manage, share and discover photos - creating an amazing window into your world. Building these products and cultivating our amazing photography community has been our mission since Flickr started 10 years ago,” said Bernardo Hernandez, Flickr's Vice President

“We want Flickr to be your favorite experience no matter where you are. Today we are delighted to release completely new versions of Flickr for iPhone, iPod touch and Android,” added Hernandez.

The new Flickr apps are free and available to download for Android in the Play Store, and for iPhone and iPod touch in the App Store.

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