Chicago February 2 2009 - Big Stone Phone is happy to announce immediate and free availability of a free version of its popular program TalkingPics, the audio recorder/picture taking field data gathering tool that lets you make slideshows named TalkingPics micro (µ) V1.3.
Key features in the free version of TalkingPics micro:
• Make audio recordings of any length
• Attach notes and a photo to each recording
• Attach map of current location to recording
• Run slideshows on the iPhone
“In order to let iPhone and Touch 2 users experience the power of TalkingPics, we decided to deliver a lite version for free so people could decide at no cost if TalkingPics was the solution for them. We are committed to the highest quality products” said TalkingPics Project Leader Jeff Biggus (hyperjeff.net) of Big Stone Phone.
TalkingPics micro v1.3 features significant improvements to speed and stability of taking photos. In addition, the image format has been switched to
high quality JPEG, saving space without sacrificing picture quality. As well, all entries show file size as well as audio recording length in the project overview, handy for managing project information.
Other improvements include a spruced up look to the project presentation slideshow.
TalkingPics remains the leading iPhone program for recording audio, taking photos and jotting down notes. Big Stone Phone is proud to provide high quality support to their products for all users.
TalkingPics µ is available for download and use today directly from your iPhone or computer at the AppStore.
TalkingPics µ is 100% free - TalkingPics Pro is just $6.99 at the AppStore with these additional features:
• Organize entries into multiple projects
• Unlimited number of entries per project
• Upload projects to Desktop (Mac or PC)
• High resolution photos option
• Autosave snapshots to your Photos Library
Stone Design is a New Mexico based software corporation founded in 1984 by Andrew Stone which has shipped over 20 titles for Mac OS X and its parent operating system, the NeXT, in the last 20 years. Major applications include Create, a page layout and web authoring app, iMaginator for image processing and Videator for video effects and VJ’ing. In the past year, in conjunction with BigStonePhone, has added 6 iPhone applications to the collection: TalkingPics for field photography and audio recording, iGraffiti which lets you paint on photos and share them, Gesture which lets you turn photos into digital paintings and share them, Twittelator Pro, the most feature laced twitter client for the iPhone/Touch, Pulsar the free pyschedelic strobe light and now SoundBite. BigStonePhone is a collaboration between Stone, Jeff BIggus of Hyperjeff.net, artist and UI designer Ollie Wagner and Geoff Pado on SoundBite.