Givit Adds Text Cards & Still Images to Video, Integrates with Twitter For More Powerful Social Sharing

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Social Video App Givit Launches New Text Card and Still Image Features, Twitter Integration and Expanded Tweet / Twitter Card Sharing for Macworld 2013; Introduces Import Capability for Dropbox and SkyDrive

January 31, 2012 -- Givit (http://www.givit.com), the best app for quickly and easily creating shareable, memorable video highlights on iPhone, today added new features for title or text cards and still images in video. Users can now add opening credits, interstitial text anywhere in a video, create montages with still images and share right to Twitter with Twitter Cards to play videos right within Tweets. The app has also integrated with SkyDrive and DropBox allowing users to import video from the web’s most popular cloud storage services, making video accessible for editing and sharing anywhere right on iPhone or any iOS device.

These new updates come right from Givit users’ most requested feature additions to the app, with other new options including:

iOS Updates:

  •     Title Cards – One of our users’ most requested features, a title slide / pre-roll can now be added to any video for a welcoming open credit, or to add text cards anywhere in a video
  •     Still Images – Pictures, still images or Instagram snaps can now be added to videos to create montages, providing more options to make video really pop!
  •     Twitter and Twitter Card Support – Now share videos via Twitter and display videos with Twitter Cards right inside tweets
  •     Live Highlighting and Recording Improvements – One-click clipping of great video moments, live as they’re recorded, is now easier than ever – and fully-edited clips can be shared to Facebook, YouTube or Twitter right from the recording screen
  •     Simplified Clipping Interface – Now it’s easier and more intuitive to clip video segments and order them, as well as finely control clips frame-by-frame with advanced editing features
  •     Fade Out Support – The most popular transition effect requested by users, videos can now fade out between clips or at the end of a video for dramatic endings.
  •     Plus button to add more clips or breaks while editing – New “video spacing” button makes it easier to add in breaks, pauses and gaps in between clips, or to stich clips in between other pieces of video

New features available online include:

  •     Dropbox & SkyDrive Sync – migrate full video libraries from SkyDrive and Dropbox and edit them right from iPhone or on any iOS device
  •     Searching, Tagging and Filtering – New features make it easier to search for videos in Givit’s library and share them with other Givit users privately, or on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter

“Givit users clamored for an easier way to add in clips, control edits frame-by-frame and to share video right from recording,” said Greg Kostello, CEO and Founder of Givit. “We always look to our community first for developing improvements and enhancing Givit, and this update includes our most-requested feature additions since our launch in October.”

Additional details and premium subscription options for expanded storage are available at http://www.givit.com. Givit is free to download for anyone and offers 5 GB of free video storage in the cloud. Download the app today in the iTunes store here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/givit-video-highlighter/id560803488?mt=8

ABOUT GIVIT
Givit lets users create video highlight reels right on iPhone. With a few simple screen taps the application captures selected clips, adds effects and music, and creates a new video of only the best moments worthy of sharing on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter. Givit also offers cloud video storage compatible with all types, sizes and length of content. Backed by ATA Ventures and JK&B Ventures, the company is based in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.givit.com and follow the company on Twitter and Facebook.

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