What's New

- Improves appearance of text on HDR displays (2.0.1 update)
- Minor bug fixes and improvements (2.0.1 update)
- 4K HDR 10-bit HEVC Metal visuals (Apple TV 4K)
- Crisp 3840x2160 resolution (Apple TV 4K)
- tvOS 10 & 11 compatible please contact us if you have any issues

App Description

Earthlapse turns your display into a window aboard the International Space Station. Enjoy beautiful 4K HDR views from space on your Apple TV. Includes both mastered time-lapse views and ISS HDEV live views. Captured by astronauts aboard the ISS and mastered by the Magic Window crew this app offers the highest fidelity ISS video ever produced.

Features include:
- 4K 3840x2160 10-bit HDR visuals (Apple TV 4K)
- HD compatible works great on 4th generation ATV
- 20 unique views captured by ISS astronauts
- 8 relaxing soundtracks, or listen to your own music
- Live view from ISS HDEV cameras (when available)
- On-screen clock with 4 styles and 2 sizes
- 4 color filters including stunning black & white
- 5 speeds of playback from "fastest" to "slowest"
- Built with Metal for ultra smooth performance
- Anti-burn-in slowly moves text to protect your display
- Made exclusively for Apple TV

The app download contains 4 views and the remaining views are automatically downloaded as you use the app. The app contains a total of 2 gigabytes of views made from over 20,000 photos.

Fans of Earthlapse on Apple TV should check out the app on iPad and iPhone (sold separately). Carry the earth around with you on your iPhone or iPad!

All Images courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center. Special thanks to astronaut Don Pettit who inspired this app.

Apple TV 4K required for 4K HDR resolution. Runs in HD 1920x1080 on the 4th generation Apple TV.

NOTE: This app does not function as the Apple TV screen saver. It must be launched independently like other apps.

Apple TV Screenshots

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Earthlapse 4K screenshot 1 Earthlapse 4K screenshot 2 Earthlapse 4K screenshot 3 Earthlapse 4K screenshot 4 Earthlapse 4K screenshot 5

App Changes

  • July 05, 2016 New version 1.3
  • July 05, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • November 07, 2016 New version 1.4
  • June 14, 2019 New version 2.0.1

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