You can now shoot crappy video (on purpose) with the new VHS Camcorder app
Your throwback Thursday videos are about to get a whole lot more legit.
A new app called VHS Camcorder almost perfectly recreates the experience of shooting video with old school cameras — crappy video and all.
The $3.99 iPhone app was created by Rarevision, a Los Angeles-based post-production software company that says VHS Camcorder was designed to “look and sound like videotape recordings that have been in storage for 30 years.”
While it sounds like a gimmick, the company appears to have put a surprising amount of thought into this premise. To start, the app not only degrades the video quality, but also the audio — with a good amount of staticky hiss backing each clip. Read more…