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Description

*** Winner of an Apple Design Award ***

Metamorphabet is a playful, interactive alphabet for all ages. Poke, prod, drag, and spin each of the 26 letters of the alphabet to reveal surprising and luminous transformations.

• Easy-to-use interface
• Responsive, organic, toy-like design
• Kids are invited to explore the alphabet and expand their vocabulary
• Adults will be engaged by the fluid, rich interactions and beautifully crafted universe

Metamorphabet contains NO in-app purchases.

If you have any questions or problems with Metamorphabet, please follow the support link on this page. We are happy to help!

"Metamorphabet is the best interactive toy for iPad and iPhone ever." - Amanita Design, creators of Samorost

"A Best App of 2016" - The American Association of School Librarians

"The first video game I'll let my four-year-old kid play all by herself."
- Kotaku

"Metamorphabet might just be the perfect introduction to touchscreens... Unlike most educational games, it's more playful than instructive, more of a toy than a textbook."
- Verge

"The presentation is just lovely, and its laid back structure might just make it one to consider if you've a young one eager to start playing on the iPad."
- AppSpy

"An odd and playful little toy that you'll keep tapping, touching, and twisting."
- Pocket Gamer

"I was surprised at just how easy it was for my son to play with this app. He immediately took to it."
- The Dadcade

"My favorite letter was B!"
- Sidney, age 7

 $4.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Feb 12, 2015 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

May 03
2019
(Current)
Version 1.18

Minor tweaks for new screen sizes.

Dec 15
2018
Version 1.16

Updated to support the new 11-inch iPad screen size.

May 08
2018
Version 1.15

In response to user feedback (thanks, Marko!) I've updated Metamorphabet to make the iPhone X home bar permanently visible. (Previously it faded in-and-out.)

Apr 17
2018
Version 1.14

Fixes a sizing glitch on larger iPads.

Apr 02
2018
Version 1.13

Updated to use the entire screen on iPhones X.

Nov 12
2017
Version 1.12

Lowering minimum iOS version to 8.

Nov 07
2017
Version 1.11

Minor tweaks for iOS 11 compatibility.

Oct 18
2016
Version 1.10

• This update fixes an iOS 10 audio issue.
• With every update, our star-rating is reset. If you enjoy Metamorphabet, please consider giving it a rating or a brief review!
• As with the last few updates, Metamorphabet now respects the "mute" setting on your device. If you don't hear sound, please double-check the silent switch on your devices, as well as the "swipe-up" mute setting. If you still have problems, contact me via the support link and I'll help you sort it out.
• NOTE: Metamorphabet contains all 26 letters of the alphabet. On your first play-though, you must complete each letter (look for the star in the corner) before the next becomes available on the menu.

May 31
2016
Version 1.09

• This update fixes an issue on devices running iOS 7
• Visual improvements for newer devices (smoothed-out curves, mostly)
• Performance improvements for older devices
• As with the last few updates, Metamorphabet now respects the "mute" setting on your device. If you don't hear sound, please double-check the silent switch on your devices, as well as the "swipe-up" mute setting. If you still have problems, contact me via the support link and I'll help you sort it out.
• Love Metamorphabet? Consider leaving a rating or review! (Thank you to those who have.)

May 26
2016
Version 1.08

NOTE: I've discovered this version is crashing on devices running iOS 7.0. An update has been submitted to fix this.

• Visual improvements for newer devices (smoothed-out curves, mostly)
• Performance improvements for older devices
• As with the last few updates, Metamorphabet now respects the "mute" setting on your device. If you don't hear sound, please double-check the silent switch on your devices, as well as the "swipe-up" mute setting. If you still have problems, contact me via the support link and I'll help you sort it out.
• Love Metamorphabet? Consider leaving a rating or review! (Thank you to those who have.)

Oct 18
2015
Version 1.07

• IF SOUNDS AREN'T PLAYING: Please check the silent/ringer switch on your device, as well as the mute setting in the "swipe-up" settings panel. (Previous versions of Metamorphabet ignored the mute setting.)
• Please note that this app DOES contain all 26 letters. Your first play-through unlocks the alphabet in sequence, so play around with each letter until the glowing star appears.
• Thank you to everyone who has purchased (and spread the word about) Metamorphabet. If you're a fan, please consider leaving a rating or review — it helps a lot!

Jul 09
2015
Version 1.06

NOTE: Metamorphabet contains all 26 letters of the alphabet! On your first play-through, they must be unlocked in sequence by discovering all of the words for each letter. If you get "stuck", keep poking around until the star appears in the upper right corner!

Jun 02
2015
Version 1.05

This update includes various tweaks and minor bug fixes.

May 29
2015
Version 1.04

This update includes various tweaks and bug fixes.

Apr 19
2015
Version 1.03

NOTE: The first time you play through Metamorphabet, you must "unlock" each letter by finding all of the words in the previous letter. For example, you must find all the words in F to advance to G. If you are stuck, keep playing around!

If you are still stuck, drop me a line at vectorpark@gmail.com, and I'll be happy to help you out. (I am unable to respond to questions in the form of user reviews!)

Apr 14
2015
Version 1.02

This update fixes some bugs and improves interactivity in many small ways. Also, a new "share" link on the information screen makes it easy to tell your friends about Metamorphabet.

As always, thank you for supporting Metamorphabet! Your enthusiastic response demonstrates that in a field dominated by big publishers, it's possible for small, independent, high-quality alternatives to find an audience.

Mar 03
2015
Version 1.01

This version contains various bug fixes and improvements.

Thank you to everyone who's purchased Metamorphabet! It took a lot of hard work to create, and I'm humbled by the tremendous positive response from kids and adults alike. If you're among those enjoying Metamorphabet and want to help spread the word, please consider leaving a rating or review for the new version — it sounds like a small thing, but it helps a lot.

Feb 12
2015
Version 1.0

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

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3
4
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3
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2
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1
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610

Total Ratings

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560
4
22
3
13
2
7
1
11