Prisma surpasses 50 million downloads in the Google Play Store, do you still use it?


Prisma has just joined the esteemed group of Android apps that have been downloaded more than 50 million times. Initially launched on the iOS platform, Prisma made its debut in the Google Play Store back in July 2016.

In less than one year and a half, Prisma exceeded the 50 million downloads mark, an impressive achievement coming from such a small company. Even though it's one of the most popular Android apps, we can't help but wonder how many of you are still using Prisma to turn your photos into awesome artworks.

One of the reasons Prisma became an instant hit was the algorithm used by the developer to transform pictures into artworks using the styles of famous artists such as Picasso and Munk. Over the next several months after its launch, Prisma gained lots of filters that could be applied to users' photos.

However, now that the magic of being the first to offer such a service is likely gone, many might have stopped using Prisma. Despite losing users, something that happens with most mobile apps over the years, Prisma still managed to surpass 50 million downloads, and that's just on the Android platform.

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11 Comments

1. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

At starting I pretty liked it but after clicking some 2-3 images I got bored & uinstalled it.

8. aegislash

Posts: 1520; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I think that's the general consensus. It was an awesome idea, helped by the fact that it was originally completely free. But the novelty quickly wore off.

2. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

I installed it, but never used it over the course of several months. Deleted it just a few days ago.

3. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Uninstalled months back

4. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

I used it. The trick is to lessen the strength of the end effect until it's doable

5. midan

Posts: 3019; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

It's too slow app, filters should be instant, too much waiting between changing the looks First the waiting times were ok, but after the magic was gone you would want to see results faster.

6. talon95

Posts: 1000; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Have it. Hardly ever use it.

7. peace247 unregistered

Too heavy on my internet data

9. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

I never even knew what it was. :-|

10. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

Same here...

11. tech_envy

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 18, 2016

I played around with it for a while. Created a shared a few images. The novelty quickly wore off though and when I switched phone I didn't reinstall it. I give them points for originality though. It's definitely unique.

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