Retrica Pro, Pocket Casts, Diptic Video

updated 10:55 am EDT, Thu August 28, 2014 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Retrica Pro 2.2 ($2) - Retrica Pro features 24 vintage filters that can be viewed in real-time while capturing images. The software also includes a number of post-production tools, such as crop, blur, and border options, as well as support for sharing images directly to various social networks. In v2.2 users can now randomly select filters when editing photos from the system albums. Swiping with the in-app album is also now possible, and a FAQ section has been added to help answer some common questions. [Download - 37.3MB]

Pocket Casts 4.6.3 ($4) - Pocket Casts is a podcast manager that allows users to keep track of all their favorite podcasts. Version 4.6.3 fixes some issues that could prevent episodes and playlists from syncing, along with an issue that could cause the 'Play all from Here' long press on the podcast page not to work. Performance has also been improved and a new option for cleaning up duplicates has been added. [Download - 15MB]

Diptic Video 1.1.1 ($2) - Diptic Video can be used to make dynamic video collages. Users can select several video clips or still photos from their camera roll and integrate them into one of Diptic’s 35 layouts. Furthermore, four video playback modes are included to select from and each clip can be trimmed directly within the app. Panorama support has been improved with this release. [Download - 1.5MB]

Wunderlist 3.0.2 (free) - Wunderlist can help users jot down all of their iras and keep them in organized lists. The latest release adds the ability to move, complete and delete multiple items by tapping on the “Edit” button. Users can also now find an overview of starred todos by going to the Action Bar and sorting by priority. Other changes include fixes for a number of reported issues and better sorting for non-Latin-based languages. [Download - 56.7MB]

LINE 4.5.1 (free) - LINE is a mobile messaging client for iOS devices that allows users to send messages and make free voice calls to other users. Among several minor bug fixes, the v3.8.2 update also features a Russian localization. Several minor bugs have been resolved with this update. [Download - 32.2MB]

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