Sphere 360 is a free app for iOS devices for exploring new and beautiful places in 360o panoramic view. Formerly TourWrist, this is an award-winning app, and is extremely popular. It lets you view distant places on your iDevice and allows you to physically spin around it to cover the entire scene.
The app covers the place from every angle, and hence allows you to view it in 360o. This gives a very realistic effect, like you are standing at that place and seeing that place in panoramic view. You can view the panorama as you move your iDevice round the place, you can even see the sky and the ground; a total 360o view of that place. It really seems like you are standing at that place and you are seeing that place in real. This app shows you the best places to see around the world. With this app you see the place virtually, but it seems very real.
To start with this app you need to sign in with your Facebook or Google+ ID. As you login, you will be taken to its home page, where you can find places in four different view groups: Collection, People, Staff Picks, and Categories. All these view groups have different locations.
This app is meant to show you the best places around the globe, and everyday the locations gets updated. You can like the places and share them with any one on Facebook and Twitter. You can also mail a picture to anyone using a verified email ID.
Let’s see what each of these view groups has in store for you:
- Collection: Here you can see similar places grouped under one tittle. You can see nice honeymoon destinations, stadiums, tropical destinations, and many other places.
- People: Here you will see locations uploaded by different people. The people are professional photographers.
- Staff Picks: Here you will see the panoramic pictures picked by Sphere Staff as the best picture uploaded by its users.
- Categories: Here you will see photos of the places under different categories. Like pictures taken in air, land, or waterscape. It also contain photos from different events and landmarks.
To make Panorama photos in 360 you can use Photosynth app reviewed by us.
If you want to share your location with the world, you can also upload your panorama photos to this app. You won’t be able to upload your simple normal size photos, as this app don’t fetch normal photos from your library, but only panorama photos. If you are using your iPhone, then you can turn your camera rolls into Sphere 360 photos.
Features of Sphere 360:
- Browse new places around the globe.
- View places in 360o, as you see them in real.
- Gallery updates everyday.
- Share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.
- E-mail the photos to anyone.
- From iPhone you can turn your camera roll photos into Sphere photos.
- In the coming version, you will be able to search destinations as well.
The Final Note:
Sphere 360 is an award wining app which shows you the best places around the globe in 360 panoramas. Using this app, you can see the places and event panoramas, like Indian Idol live stage, any fashion event, or any other event. If you want to go to some attractive tourist destination, you can view the place in this app and see how it looks like from each angle. The app shows you the best destinations around the world and does its job very well.