Snapchat launched a new update to its app, and this one is a doozy. In fact, put together, the new updates to Snapchat could represent the biggest change to the service since its launch.
The new version of the app comes with “limitless” snaps that do not have a time constraint, as well as looping videos, and a “magic eraser” that removes objects from your photos.
“These changes allow us to continue evolving the Snapchat service and provide a foundation for introducing even more creative tools for making fun Snaps! We hope you enjoy it!” Snapchat said in a blog post.
The biggest change to the app is arguably the limitless snaps. Snapchat has gone through plenty of changes over the years, but the basis of the app has stayed the same — the service lets you send photos that will, at some point, disappear. When you send a no-limit snap, the recipient will continuously appear on the user’s screen until they manually navigate away from it. So, in other words, the image will still disappear, but only when the user chooses to let it. The video version of this is looping videos. When you create a video, you will now have a “play forever” option, which basically just loops the video when it is viewed.
As mentioned, there are a few other new features. For example, the app will now allow users to use any emoji as a brush, so brace yourself for snaps with even more emojis. On top of that, there is a magic erase feature, which lets you remove different aspects of your image, similar to the Photoshop Fix tool in Photoshop.
The update shows that the company is far from done adding new features. Snapchat has regularly added new features every few months since launch and that is unlikely to stop anytime soon.
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