6tag updated to version 1.1, includes hashtag video security, ability to reply to comments and more
Rudy Huyn has been hard at work on 6tag, his Instagram client designed after his Vine client 6sec. The latest update brings a handful of new features to 6tag. It’s a fairly big change log for a 1.1 update, so let’s check it out after the break.
The last update to 6tag came last Friday and brought with it new security measures and the ability to open Instagram links in the app. Here’s what you get when you update to 1.1 of 6tag:
- Manage video hashtag security, other users can now see your videos when search tags
- Post entire photos on Instagram and select background color: white or black, no need to crop your picture anymore
- Reply to comments
- More filter borders (now includes all the iOS borders)
- Better video encoding quality
- Load low definition pictures when possible to improve performance (save data plan, improved performance for low-spec devices)
- New keyboard to quickly access # and @
- Keep in memory your 40 last hashtags (in keyboard suggestions)
- Add a remove internet cache button
- Use less battery (a lot of optimization has been made)
- Improved lux feature
- Many other little changes to improve the app
This updates includes the ability for videos with hashtags to appear in Instagram’s search results. A feature a few of you in the community have been looking forward to. Full photos can be uploaded now. Instagram typically features photos in a 1:1 crop, leaving a lot of the sides out. The ability to post “entire photos” to Instagram means that 6tag will basically letterbox the photo and include either a black or white background.
Power user will appreciate the ability to quickly access the at sign and
number hashtag sign. You can also long press a comment to quickly reply to that individual (or you can delete the comment if it’s on your photo).
The rest of the changes to v1.1 of 6tag center around various optimizations to the app. Go take it for a spin and tell us what you think.
6tag is available for Windows Phone 8 devices. It’s free and ad-supported. You can use in-app purchases to remove those advertisements and another to enable video uploads. Grab it here in the Store, use the QR code below, or swipe to the right in our app.
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You can design the most hipster of social networks (and Hipstamatic is the ultimate Hipster network) but at some point you need to think profit and consumer demands above your trendy ideas ;)
Gratz for the excellent work ;)
I've never used flickr before but from what i saw they appear to be quite simialr at first glance.
Edit: I also just discovered that in "search", if you switch between users and hashtags before you start typing, the keyboard doesn't go away like it used to. Minor change but extremely helpful. Thanks Rudy, I can see why people have switched from iOS to WP8 having seen 6tag in action.
My Nokia Lumia 920 took that pic (ProShot app). Just tweaked the WB and saturation before taking that snap, no further editing.
More photos in full-res: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjFNF59x
And thanks! :)
Your account is perhaps flagged as suspicious cause you used some other instagram apps without the security, the only solution is to wait or create a new account
Wait for what exactly, please?
Look forward to your reply.
I personally won't use the feature as I think it defeats the purpose of Instagram...if I want to upload full pictures, I use Facebook. But hey...if people demand full pictures on Instagram...by all means, have them!
BUT, users want this request, so to not force them to pay an other app just to do that, I added it, but I will not add crazy filters. I limited to black and white to be classy
BUT, adding options like this will get this app on the other end of a letter from Instagram telling you to pull your app. if they see images showing up that are not supposed to look a certain way it will not end well. Just my two cents......
I have installed it but it just won't open, does anyone know how to fix this?
I have also hard reset my device and re-installed 6tag and no luck??!!!
Somebody help Pleaseeeeee
I really want U to make the same app available for windows 7
Plzzzz I really need it there...
hope U make it like ur other apps as fuse and Wikipedia
I have them both but I need this
and I hope that U make it for free too