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Description

Broadcast like a pro. Happs offers FREE world-class broadcasting tools, a community eager to collaborate, and a simple way for viewers to support creators financially.

Features include:

• Muliticast to unlimited social platforms
• Invite unlimited guests
• Enhance your broadcasts with graphics, b-roll, upper thirds, pop-up facts, and other on-screen elements.

• Earn money from your viewers through sponsorships and financial awards

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Entertainment

Secondary: Photo & Video

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Version History

Launched Oct 05, 2018 (over 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 11 days, on average.

Jan 15
2021
(Current)
Version 6.5.9

• Includes stability and performance improvements

Previously:
• Broadcasters can now tap on viewer comments to reply, present them on-screen, subscribe to the viewer, invite them to your broadcast, mute, or block them
• Broadcasters can now turn on an optional high-quality audio mode for higher fidelity audio. Especially helpful for musicians!
• Several UI updates and fixes based on user feedback
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Jan 13
2021
Version 6.5.8

• Several issues and crashes addressed, including High Quality Audio Mode resetting after a network disconnection

Previously:
• Broadcasters can now tap on viewer comments to reply, present them on-screen, subscribe to the viewer, invite them to your broadcast, mute, or block them
• Broadcasters can now turn on an optional high-quality audio mode for higher fidelity audio. Especially helpful for musicians!
• Several UI updates and fixes based on user feedback
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Jan 08
2021
Version 6.5.7

• Broadcasters can now tap on viewer comments to reply, present them on-screen, subscribe to the viewer, invite them to your broadcast, mute, or block them
• Broadcasters can now turn on an optional high-quality audio mode for higher fidelity audio. Especially helpful for musicians!
• Several UI updates and fixes based on user feedback
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Dec 27
2020
Version 6.5.6

• You can now watch broadcasts in landscape orientation
• Many UI updates and fixes based on user feedback
• Addresses several reported crashes; thanks for bearing with us!
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Dec 17
2020
Version 6.5.5

• You can now watch broadcasts in landscape orientation
• We reduced the length of the signup process to save you time and let you start watching and broadcasting sooner
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Dec 12
2020
Version 6.5.4

• You can now watch broadcasts in landscape orientation
• We reduced the length of the signup process to save you time and let you start watching and broadcasting sooner
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Dec 10
2020
Version 6.5.3

• Landscape mode is finally here! Broadcasters can now stream video in landscape orientation. Before you go live you can choose whether you want your livestream to be in landscape or portrait format, but you can send video in either format in real time. When in landscape mode, the broadcasting interface will show you a fullscreen camera image with a minimal interface to focus on getting a good shot, while the portrait mode interface has been updated to display the correct orientations for other video streams on the broadcast.
• We reduced the length of the signup process to save you time and let you start watching and broadcasting sooner
• UI improvements for selecting your stream orientation
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Dec 06
2020
Version 6.5.2

• Landscape mode is finally here! Broadcasters can now stream video in landscape orientation. Before you go live you can choose whether you want your livestream to be in landscape or portrait format, but you can send video in either format in real time. When in landscape mode, the broadcasting interface will show you a fullscreen camera image with a minimal interface to focus on getting a good shot, while the portrait mode interface has been updated to display the correct orientations for other video streams on the broadcast.
• We reduced the length of the signup process to save you time and let you start watching and broadcasting sooner
• Improved handling of broadcaster stream orientation changes during stream setup
• Fixed issues with invite links
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Dec 04
2020
Version 6.5.1

• Landscape mode is finally here! Broadcasters can now stream video in landscape orientation. Before you go live you can choose whether you want your livestream to be in landscape or portrait format, but you can send video in either format in real time. When in landscape mode, the broadcasting interface will show you a fullscreen camera image with a minimal interface to focus on getting a good shot, while the portrait mode interface has been updated to display the correct orientations for other video streams on the broadcast.
• Improved handling of broadcaster stream orientation changes during stream setup
• Fixed issues with invite links
• Other performance improvements and bug fixes

Nov 28
2020
Version 6.5.0

• Landscape mode is finally here! Broadcasters can now stream video in landscape orientation. Before you go live you can choose whether you want your livestream to be in landscape or portrait format, but you can send video in either format in real time. When in landscape mode, the broadcasting interface will show you a fullscreen camera image with a minimal interface to focus on getting a good shot, while the portrait mode interface has been updated to display the correct orientations for other video streams on the broadcast.
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Oct 26
2020
Version 6.4.1

• Added support for purchasing broadcaster awards that help support their journalism
• Guests on broadcasts can now multicast to their social networks
• Camera zoom control for the back camera, a long-requested broadcasting feature, is finally here!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Oct 14
2020
Version 6.4.0

• Guests on broadcasts can now multicast to their social networks
• Camera zoom control for the back camera, a long-requested broadcasting feature, is finally here!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Oct 06
2020
Version 6.3.9

• Camera zoom control for the back camera, a long-requested broadcasting feature, is finally here!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Oct 03
2020
Version 6.3.8

• Camera zoom control for the back camera, a long-requested broadcasting feature, is finally here!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Sep 29
2020
Version 6.3.7

• A new broadcasting design that features a view of the live stream and other guests
• Broadcasters can now schedule Upcoming Broadcasts ahead of time and promote them on the newsfeed
• Broadcasters can now invite multiple guests to their broadcast
• Compatibility improvements for iOS 14
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Please note: with this version release, the minimum iOS version supported is now iOS 13.0.

Sep 21
2020
Version 6.3.6

• A new broadcasting design that features a view of the live stream and other guests
• Broadcasters can now schedule Upcoming Broadcasts ahead of time and promote them on the newsfeed
• Broadcasters can now invite multiple guests to their broadcast
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Sep 02
2020
Version 6.3.5

• Broadcasters can now schedule Upcoming Broadcasts ahead of time and promote them on the newsfeed.
• Broadcasters can now invite a sequence of guests to their broadcast
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Aug 31
2020
Version 6.3.4

• Broadcasters can now schedule Upcoming Broadcasts ahead of time and promote them on the newsfeed.
• Broadcasters can now invite a sequence of guests to their broadcast
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Aug 24
2020
Version 6.3.3

• Broadcasters can now invite a sequence of guests to their broadcast
• Broadcasters can now remove a guest from their broadcast
• There is now a time elapsed indicator while broadcasting to keep track of stream length
• Improvements to broadcaster chat display, including an option to hide chat messages
• When broadcasters go live they can multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Aug 21
2020
Version 6.3.2

• Broadcasters can now invite a sequence of guests to their broadcast
• Broadcasters can now remove a guest from their broadcast
• There is now a time elapsed indicator while broadcasting to keep track of stream length
• Improvements to broadcaster chat display, including an option to hide chat messages
• When broadcasters go live they can multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Aug 20
2020
Version 6.3.1

• Broadcasters can now invite a sequence of guests to their broadcast
• Broadcasters can now remove a guest from their broadcast
• There is now a time elapsed indicator while broadcasting to keep track of stream length
• Improvements to broadcaster chat display, including an option to hide chat messages
• When broadcasters go live they can multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Aug 07
2020
Version 6.3.0

• Broadcasters can now invite another user to stream with them! We hope this feature will be useful for interviews and capturing multiple shots of an event, and we're sure broadcasters will find other creative uses for it. Let us know how you like it and what you would like to see improved!
• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Jul 22
2020
Version 6.2.11

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Apple Pay support
• Fixed bug related to handling of reset email links
• Other fixes and performance improvements

Jul 09
2020
Version 6.2.10

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 29
2020
Version 6.2.9

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 28
2020
Version 6.2.8

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 27
2020
Version 6.2.7

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 24
2020
Version 6.2.6

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 14
2020
Version 6.2.5

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 13
2020
Version 6.2.4

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Broadcasters can now easily add trending tags to their broadcast title
• Bug fixes and user feedback improvements

Jun 04
2020
Version 6.2.3

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Bug fixes

May 31
2020
Version 6.2.2

• When broadcasters go live they can now multicast stream to their other social media platforms in addition to their Happs stream. We will be rolling out support for additional platforms over time!
• Bug fixes

May 22
2020
Version 6.2.1

• You can now post URLs, images, and text to Happs from other apps via our new Share Extension
• Chat messages no longer fade out for broadcasters after taking in user feedback
* Bug fixes

May 19
2020
Version 6.2.0

• You can now post URLs, images, and text to Happs from other apps via our new Share Extension
• Chat messages no longer fade out for broadcasters after taking in user feedback
* Bug fixes

May 12
2020
Version 6.1.10

In this version:
• More performance improvements to the newsroom experience
• Video player now goes fullscreen when playing to let you focus on the broadcasts
• Broadcasters are now sent to their video post after finishing a broadcast
• Bug fixes

Previously:
• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.

May 11
2020
Version 6.1.9

In this version:
• More performance improvements to the newsroom experience
• Video player now goes fullscreen when playing to let you focus on the broadcasts
• Broadcasters are now sent to their video post after finishing a broadcast
• Bug fixes

Previously:
• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.

May 06
2020
Version 6.1.8

In this version:
• Significant performance improvements to the newsroom experience!
• Added an internet connection quality indicator to the Go Live streaming experience to help inform broadcasters of their signal quality
• Bug fixes

Previously:
• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.

Apr 23
2020
Version 6.1.7

In this version:
• Redesigned the Go Live streaming experience, focusing on efficiency and speed to get you broadcasting faster! We also redesigned the interface, taking into consideration user feedback such as a fullscreen camera preview.
• Bug fixes

Previously:
• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Apr 09
2020
Version 6.1.6

In this version:
• Deep links from other apps are now supported
• Reduced loading times for the newsfeed
• Bug fixes

Previously:
• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Mar 28
2020
Version 6.1.4

• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Mar 22
2020
Version 6.1.3

• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Mar 19
2020
Version 6.1.2

• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Mar 10
2020
Version 6.1.1

• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Mar 08
2020
Version 6.1.0

• Happs community features are now available! Watch our live broadcasts with the community, participate in discussions, follow your favorite stories and members, and more!
• You can now broadcast live video to Happs when you're near breaking news! Become part of the news coverage to an active story and have your experiences seen in the community.
• Notifications to alert you to Happs live broadcasts and community activity.
• Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Nov 08
2019
Version 6.0.8

• Support for iOS 13
• Audio gain can now be controlled remotely
• Tapping the Twitter alert popup now opens the tweet composer instead of closing the message. To only close the alert, tap the X icon.
• Bug fixes and performance improvements

Nov 04
2019
Version 6.0.7

• Support for iOS 13
• Audio gain can now be controlled remotely
• Tapping the Twitter alert popup now opens the tweet composer instead of closing the message. To only close the alert, tap the X icon.
• Bug fixes and performance improvements

Oct 28
2019
Version 6.0.6

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements
• Fixes an issue in the last release where the back-facing camera was incorrectly mirrored

Oct 24
2019
Version 6.0.5

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements
• Bug fixes

Oct 16
2019
Version 6.0.4

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements
• Bug fixes

Oct 11
2019
Version 6.0.3

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements
• Bug fixes

Oct 08
2019
Version 6.0.2

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements
• Bug fixes

Oct 08
2019
Version 6.0.1

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements
• Bug fixes

Oct 07
2019
Version 6.0.0

• A redesigned in-channel screen that provides an improved user experience
• Under-the-hood improvements

Aug 22
2019
Version 5.14.3

• Fixed volume bug where volume in app lagged program by 5-10 seconds.

Aug 20
2019
Version 5.14.2

• Producers can now remove people from channels if they are negatively impacting the contributor experience.
• Producers now have better audio control.
• Minor bug fixes.

Aug 06
2019
Version 5.13.1

• Allows users to request permission to private channels.
• Audio infrastructure improvements.

Jul 28
2019
Version 5.12.1

• Lowered CPU usage and data download sizes of the app when many people are present in a channel.

Jul 19
2019
Version 5.11.1

• New stats infrastructure enables our directors and producers to better diagnose audio and video issues in real time.
• Minimized CPU strain during high volume broadcasts.
• Stability updates.

May 29
2019
Version 5.9.1

Minor platform improvements.
Integration with Twitter to enable you to Tweet the broadcast while you're live.

May 14
2019
Version 5.8.5

• Design improvements
• Bugfixes

Apr 21
2019
Version 5.8.4

• A new, streamlined onboarding experience with a friendlier look-and-feel.
• You can now see pre-recorded video as it appears in the program feed.
• We increased the amount of chat messages available to help alleviate issues seeing old messages.
• You can now see each user’s quality score after they join a channel.
• Fix for a user authentication issue.

Apr 20
2019
Version 5.8.3

- Pre-recorded videos now appear in contributor previews
- New onboarding experience

Mar 15
2019
Version 5.6.1

Efficiency updates.

Mar 02
2019
Version 5.5.1

Efficiency enhancements

Feb 15
2019
Version 5.4.1

• Fixed several Preview Box update bugs
• Infrastructure pushed to enable Happs to contact contributors in close proximity to a breaking news story
• Minor bug fixes

Feb 15
2019
Version 5.3.3

• Major system-wide video platform updates will dramatically improve end-to-end connection quality
• Improved connection tests
• Bug fixes

Jan 18
2019
Version 4.4.1

Bug fixes
Compatibility update

Jan 15
2019
Version 4.3.2

Audio blackout bugfix

Jan 13
2019
Version 4.3.1

Minor UI bug fixes
Touch and hold streams for fullscreen viewing

Jan 11
2019
Version 4.1.2

Various performance bug fixes
Support for new live preview features

Nov 28
2018
Version 3.3.3

Minor bug fixes.
Better handling of poor network conditions.
Network test on splash screen.

Nov 27
2018
Version 3.2.1

Minor bug fixes.

Nov 23
2018
Version 3.1.5

Brand new intuitive user interface.
Faster channel joining.
Better dropped connection handling.
Various big fixes.

Oct 20
2018
Version 2.3.1

Fixed major bug that caused stream previews to go black.
Added internal support for images and static assets to be displayed in the preview.
Minor bug fixes.

Oct 05
2018
Version 1.6.4

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