Spy cam feature among MultiCorder's new video options

A revamped iPhone videography app from Mirage Labs is crammed so full of features that the developer is promoting it as “the Swiss Army knife of camcorders.” Among those militaristic attributes: a “spy cam” setting that lets users make surreptitious recordings.

MultiCorder 2.0, formerly known as Flexicorder, debuted Wednesday in the iOS App Store. The new spy mode lets users select a picture from their photo library to display on screen while making the secret video; a finger swipe up or down the screen automatically ends the recording.

That’s the perhaps most exotic among a dozen new features in MultiCorder. Other options in the updated app include a new real-time video zoom, a grid feature to align recordings, more choices for camera resolution and aspect ratios, a meter that shows how much storage space has been taken up by each minute of recording, and the ability to share videos via e-mail, YouTube, or Facebook.

Other MultiCorder features include the ability to autostart a video recording up to 30 seconds after a user has walked away, and the option to set a maximum duration for that automatic recording.

MultiCorder 2.0 costs $3, and is compatible with any iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, or fourth-generation iPod touch running iOS 4.0 or later.

Product mentioned in this article

(1 items)

  • MultiCorder : Multioption Video Recorder with Video Sharing for iPhone 4, 3GS, iTouch 4G
    Shop ▾
    Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

    Get It for $3.00

Subscribe to the Help Desk Newsletter