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Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: KEEPING THINGS STEADY :: Read Our Full Review >>

Shooting landscape perspective videos has never been so easy. Shame about the shaking issues though.

What's New


● Photo countdown! Select between 3 or 10 seconds in the Settings, place your device wherever you want and go join your friends! The flash indication will help you say 'Cheese'!
● You have now the power to stop Horizon from saving your videos and photos in a separate 'Horizon' album on your Camera Roll. Just head over to the Save Location and disable it.
● Swiping to change between photo and video mode can now be disabled from the options.
● Instant recording has been added! After enabling it from the Settings, Horizon will always start recording as soon as you open the app. We have also added a new url scheme regarding this feature for the developers out there: "horizon://instant" which will open Horizon and start recording instantly, even if the option is not enabled.
● Horizon library behavior on item deletion has been updated.
● Various Bug fixes including Photo Permission issue.


● Photo mode! Tap the photo button or swipe anywhere on the screen to switch to photo mode!
● You can also take photos while capturing your video!
● 60 frames per second (720p) support for iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPad Mini/Mini Retina/Air users!
● 2K resolution & 120 FPS / 720p (Slow Motion) support for iPhone 5S devices!
● Lossless zoom with the all new ‘Crisp’ resolutions at iPhone 5S.

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App Description

▶ Horizon 2.0 is here! Photo support, Slow Motion¹, 2K recording²! ◀

Featured in Engadget, TechCrunch, The Next Web, Gizmodo, Wired, AppAdvice, Cult of Mac, TUAW and part of Apple’s 'Amazing Photo + Video Apps' bundle!

“We just wish Apple and Google had bundled this as standard." - Engadget

"Brilliant, Overdue App Forces Your Phone to Take Horizontal Videos" - Gizmodo

"You owe it to yourself to check out the new Horizon app for iOS." - AppAdvice

"Horizon App Solves the Dumbest Thing About Smartphone Video" - WIRED

"Horizon will eliminate portrait recording forever" - TUAW

"Horizon for iOS means no more vertical videos" - The Next Web

Horizon lets you record horizontal videos and photos no matter how you hold your device. Hold it upright, sideways or even keep rotating it while capturing, your captured moment will always stay horizontal! You can add filters, shoot with the back or front camera and share your creations!

Ever felt you had to rotate your device while recording a video? Do you often end up with vertical videos or videos in wrong orientation? Enter Horizon!

Horizon works like magic! It auto-levels your photos and videos while recording, using your device’s gyroscope. The resulting orientation is corrected so that it always stays parallel to the ground.

With Horizon you can help bring an end to the Vertical Videos Syndrome. Yes, you can now record horizontal videos, while holding your device in portrait mode!

▶ Capture horizontal videos & photos
▶ Multiple resolutions including VGA, HD, Full HD and even 2K!²
▶ 60 and 120 FPS support (slow motion)¹
▶ Three leveling modes: Flex, Rotate and Locked
▶ Tap and hold to slow down your 120 FPS videos!
▶ Lossless zoom with the all new ‘Crisp’ resolutions!³
▶ AirPlay mirroring while recording
▶ Various aspect ratios (Square 1:1, Wide 16:9, Standard 4:3)
▶ Record videos and photos with front or back camera
▶ Eight fun filters to choose from
▶ Video Library with clever item selection
▶ Share your creations to your favorite social network
▶ Open your videos in other apps
▶ Select Video Quality to save space (High, Medium, Low)
▶ Geotagging
▶ AF/AE Lock

¹ 120 FPS recording is supported in iPhone 5S, 60 FPS recording is supported in iPad Mini, iPad Air, iPad Mini Retina, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S.
² For all of the supported devices Horizon offers the following options: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x640, 640x480 and 480x480. iPhone 4S & iPad Mini 1st generation support up to HD recording (1280x720). Horizon offers extra resolutions for iPhone 5S users, supporting up to 2K!
³ ‘Crisp’ resolutions are currently only supported in iPhone 5S.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 03, 2014 New version 2.0.2
August 19, 2014 New version 2.0.1
March 14, 2014 New version 1.2
March 03, 2014 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
January 14, 2014 Initial Release

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