About & Pics

Description

Unleash your creativity! Also read the FAQ down below ;)

1. Write a text conversation in TextingStory
2. Create a video from your story
3. Watch your creation and share it with your friends

Picture & GIF support: get the "Add pictures" purchase!

TextingStory allows you to write conversations just like any messaging app, except you can switch side by swiping left or right over the message area. You can also press the characters' names.

Take all the time you need to write your conversations. The videos are automatically accelerated for a consistently fast-paced result!

This is a simple app with endless possibilities.

Check out our VideoTyper app also if you enjoy the typing effect!

********** Frequently Asked Questions **********
If your question is not here or the answer doesn't help => iphone@yvz.fr

Q: Nothing is happening when I press on the "create video" button, what can I do?
A: Restart the app and make a long press on the "create video" button, then "update and create video"

Q: Can I save the videos as GIFs?
A: Yes, make a long press on the "create video" button, and choose create GIF.

Q: How do I switch between characters in a group chat?
A: You need to make a long press (tapping and holding down) on the names on top of the main screen, it will show you the list of names to choose from. (A short press just switches left or right, a long press shows the names list)

Q: How do I add pictures or GIFs in the stories
A: You need to go into the settings screen then press on the "purchase" button to get to the purchase screen. From there you can get the "Add pictures" in-app purchase. It unlocks character pictures as well as the camera icon in the typing area and the ability to paste pictures in the typing area.

Q: I don't see the typing area in the videos, why?
A: Check if "Show typing" is ON in the settings.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Feb 20, 2016 (almost 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 16 days, on average.

Dec 06
2018
(Current)
Version 3.8

Simpler character switching: just tap on the current name!
Delete unused characters
New GIF and picture features (with purchase) : loop GIFs multiple times, select from folders
Reduced video size on iPad Air 2 in order to fix sharing problems

Nov 29
2018
Version 3.7.10

Fixed problem with sending GIFs

Nov 10
2018
Version 3.7.9

Performance improvement on iPad pro 11.5 inch and iPhone 7 Plus
HD video for pro users with a recent iPad

Oct 12
2018
Version 3.7.8

Pro users can now enter hex color codes (web colors)

Oct 05
2018
Version 3.7.7

Special "VideoTyper" offer! (Improved app invite)

Oct 04
2018
Version 3.7.6

Special "VideoTyper" offer!

Sep 20
2018
Version 3.7.5

Fixed a few display and video issues

Sep 12
2018
Version 3.7.4

Bug fixing

Jul 24
2018
Version 3.7.3

Snapchat sharing is here!

Jul 20
2018
Version 3.7.2

Comment line are now contrasted with background images
Fixed background images being sent as messages

Jul 12
2018
Version 3.7

You can now make vertical videos!

Background pictures can now be full screen, and you can reframe the pictures you're using.

May 05
2018
Version 3.6.3

Added Twitter sharing (30 seconds videos max)
Fixed Facebook sharing

Mar 16
2018
Version 3.6.2

New app icon!
A few tweaks to improve behavior on older devices

Feb 22
2018
Version 3.6

Showing only the left or right typing is now possible!
Thought bubbles appear when the typing is hidden
The "Colors" purchase now let's you choose from an unlimited color palette
Comments display got smoother
The app should also perform better on some older devices
And you can still save your stories as GIFs by making a long press on "Create video"!

Jan 24
2018
Version 3.5.4

There is now a sticker pack with the "Add pictures" purchase!

You can now save stories as GIFs by making a long press on "Create video".

Dec 14
2017
Version 3.5.3

Added Spanish version
Minor improvements to the character settings screen
Added link to a video tutorial in the help section

Dec 02
2017
Version 3.5.2

"Change colors" feature is FREE for a limited time!
Fixed message bubbles being cut off on iPhone X
New stories are now created with only 2 characters, you can add as many as you'd like afterwards

Nov 17
2017
Version 3.5

New "Send" button design
Improved stability on older devices
"Low" video quality is now named "Normal" and is the recommended setting

Oct 25
2017
Version 3.4.3

Fixed typing area disappearing

Oct 24
2017
Version 3.4.2

Videos are now saved in the TextingStory album on your device
Added warning when trying to share too big a file on Instagram

Oct 23
2017
Version 3.4.1

Minor bug fixes

Oct 20
2017
Version 3.4

New video speed and video quality settings
More accurate progress bar
Lots of code cleaning and optimization

Oct 13
2017
Version 3.3

Unlimited group chat participants!

Oct 09
2017
Version 3.2.8

Some bug fixing

Oct 06
2017
Version 3.2.7

Fixed the video not creating on first launch

Oct 04
2017
Version 3.2.6

Better video quality (at least 720 pixels height)
Fixed the "lagging blue bar" problem on iOS 11
Fixed a problem with the video titles

Oct 02
2017
Version 3.2.5

Better update mechanism when restarting the app
Added an instruction for external keyboards users

Sep 29
2017
Version 3.2.4

Stories now update only when creating the video
Fixed a bug causing the stories to disappear :(
You can now modify messages with emojis in them ;)
Improved the general stability of the app

Sep 25
2017
Version 3.2.3

Fixed a few bugs

Sep 21
2017
Version 3.2.2

Cosmetic update: changed the titles display color to grey on the main screen

Sep 18
2017
Version 3.2

Made the video squarer especially on bigger screens
Added more instructions on how to switch characters
Reduced the space to the left and right of the messages
Some bug fixing

Sep 08
2017
Version 3.1

Added instructions to make a long press on the names to switch characters
Minor design improvements

Sep 04
2017
Version 3.0

Major update! You can now :
- create group chats
- save multiple stories
There is a new in-app purchase allowing commercial use of the videos
The "Change colors" purchase is FREE for a limited time!

Apr 28
2017
Version 2.7.2

The app now behaves correctly when backspacing words, and I fixed a crash occurring for some users.

Apr 26
2017
Version 2.7

Backspaced words are now kept in memory even after editing the story or exiting the app!

I also removed the emoticon shortcuts as I'm sure everybody is using the emoticon keyboard instead :p

Apr 11
2017
Version 2.6.3

You can now change the robot's name
The "Add pictures" in-app purchase stays FREE for now!
Creating videos is now a bit slower but the video problems occurring on some devices should be fixed

Apr 01
2017
Version 2.6.2

Improved stability

The "Add pictures" in-app purchase stays FREE for now!

Mar 31
2017
Version 2.6

You can now edit any text message in your story!

Fixed a crash on iOS 8 devices.

Mar 28
2017
Version 2.5.2

Stability improvement

The "Add pictures" in-app purchase stays free for now!

Mar 22
2017
Version 2.5

TextingStory now keeps your story in memory even when you close the app

The "Add pictures" in-app purchase stays free for now!

Mar 08
2017
Version 2.4.5

Improved stability

Mar 04
2017
Version 2.4.4

Improved stability

Mar 01
2017
Version 2.4.3

Improved stability

Feb 27
2017
Version 2.4.2

Fixed robot mode

Feb 23
2017
Version 2.4

Made sure scrolling up didn't affect the video
Attempted to fix a rare bug where buttons wouldn't display
Improved video creation stability
Made sure the app size stayed under control

Feb 20
2017
Version 2.3

Fixed the bug where video was only partially generated!

Feb 16
2017
Version 2.2

You can now scroll to see the previous messages!
I rebuilt the sending mechanism from scratch, hopefully it fixes the iPhone Plus send problem
Small change to the icon
New Cancel button on the video creation screen

Feb 13
2017
Version 2.0.3

Attempting to fix the crash concerning 5.5" iPhones. Don't hesitate to contact me at yves.software@gmail.com if you still encounter the issue.
Fixed an issue on iPad concerning background and character pictures appearance.
Fixed a bug occuring when the app was moved to the background while generating the video.

Feb 07
2017
Version 2.0.2

Attempting to fix the crash concerning 5.5" iPhones. Please contact me at yves.software@gmail.com if you still encounter the issue.

Feb 05
2017
Version 2.0.1

Fixed the crash on "Plus" iPhones!
You can now add GIFs to your stories with the FREE "Add pictures" purchase! Transitions are now smoother in the videos
You can simulate group chats by setting different characters during the conversation
The app keeps the unsent text when switching sides
You can paste pictures and GIFs directly in the typing area, or paste a GIF URL if needed. You can of course still load pictures and GIFs from your camera roll.

Feb 03
2017
Version 2.0

You can now add GIFs to your stories AND transitions are now smoother in the videos!
You can simulate group chats by setting different characters during the conversation
The app keeps the unsent text when switching sides
You can paste pictures and GIFs directly in the typing area (with the free "Add photos" in app purchase), or paste a GIF URL if needed. You can of course still load pictures and GIFs from your camera roll.

Jan 19
2017
Version 1.8.1

Fixed a bug that made the app crash in the last version
The "Add pictures" purchase is still FREE for a limited time!

Jan 13
2017
Version 1.8

New design!
Character images ("Add pictures" purchase is FREE for a limited time)
Background image ("Add pictures" purchase is FREE for a limited time)
"Other" share button
Improved responsiveness
Improved stability

Jan 03
2017
Version 1.7.2

TextingStory now adapts to the different iPhone and iPad screen sizes
You can now disable typing sounds (with the Change sounds in-app purchase)
A long press on the "watch video" buttons allows you to recreate the video if there was an issue

Dec 19
2016
Version 1.7

You can now add pictures in the messages:
get the "Add pictures" in-app purchase for FREE for a limited time!

Dec 16
2016
Version 1.6

You can now share your stories on YouTube, Instagram or Facebook directly from the app !
COMING SOON: photos in your conversations!

Dec 12
2016
Version 1.5.4

New typing sound
Better description of the type-on effect

Dec 06
2016
Version 1.5.3

You can now decide if you want to film the typing or not
You can also give a title to your story !
Fixed minor bugs

Nov 30
2016
Version 1.5.2

Bigger names!
Choose from 10 cool sounds with a new in-app purchase.
New Japanese version
Fixed some bugs

Nov 22
2016
Version 1.5

Bigger names!
Soon a new in-app purchase letting you choose from 10 cool sounds.
New Japanese version
Fixed some bugs

Oct 28
2016
Version 1.4

Turn QuickType on or off depending on how tall you'd like your videos to be
Choose from 10 different colors with an in-app purchase
Remove "textingstory.com" from the videos with an in-app purchase

Oct 06
2016
Version 1.3

Much faster video generation! Yay!

Space robot mode : the app tries to respond with movie quotes!

Sep 22
2016
Version 1.2

New robot mode : the app tries to respond with movie quotes !

Mar 10
2016
Version 1.1

Brand new share menu allowing you to send your videos to Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Messages !

I also made a few improvements under the hood, long stories are better handled by the app now.

Feb 20
2016
Version 1.0

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