Twitter has been updating Vine for Android with a steady stream of impressive updates, and it doesn’t look like that’s stopping anytime soon, either. Twitter updated Vine just recently with a plethora of new and exciting features, which have been available in the iOS version for awhile now.
This update is really awesome, mainly because it shows how much Vine for Android has caught up with the iOS in just a couple of short months. The features added today are revining, channels, and an improved camera interface, along with a new capture widget, which iOS users won’t have access to due to iOS’s lack of widget functionality.
As you might expect, the new camera widget can be placed on the home screen to begin recording as soon as possible. As for the changes to the camera interface, they’re pretty subtle, but also extremely useful. You can now further improve your six second clips with new focus, grid, and ghost tools.
Revining is pretty self-explanatory. It’s pretty much the same thing as retweeting on Twitter or reblogging on Tumblr. You’re basically just sharing someone else’s Vine on your own feed. Speaking of feeds, you can now browse or post your Vine content to 15 different channels.
Furthermore, a mute button has been added, so now you can watch six second videos in silence, and maybe even practice your lipreading! Here’s the changelog in full:
You can grab the update by clicking the Google Play link below or by downloading it straight from your Android device.
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VINE IS DEAD..
Vine lost me since I signed up and couldn’t add specific people from a lack of having twitter/fb/whatever or the persons email address. So when Instagram came out with video, Vine was uninstalled and even removed from my history in the Play store. They’re going to have to do a lot more to get me back since I’d probably even use keek before them.