App of the year Prisma gets social features and doubles the resolution in latest update
When Prisma launched earlier this year, it became an instant mobile sensation that saturated social media with colorful, picture-like selfies for quite some time. Using an artificial neural network to turn your mundane photos into colorful works of art, Prisma caught on quickly and was recently honored as app of the year by both Google and Apple, which is no small feat to achieve!
However, despite its huge popularity and success, Prisma hasn't had any baked-in social features to speak of until now, and instead let you share your creations on other social media. This all changes in the latest update for Prisma, which turns the app into more of a self-contained sharing platform, akin to VSCO, another popular photo editing app for mobile devices. Of course, you still have all standard options for sharing your photos via social media, but now you can also create your own Prisma account and check out and vote for other people's creations via the new Feed screen.
But that's not all! Apart from integrating new social features into the app, the latest update also doubles the output resolution of Prisma, which is a much-welcomed addition. The iOS version of the app now also supports different aspect ratios, meaning you are not stuck with the default square (1:1) ratio that was being imposed on users since the app's release in June. The Android version is still locked to square crops and still can't record video, but this will likely change in future updates for Prisma.