Waltham, Massachusetts – DK Pictures, the team behind www.doink.com, an animation website with 400,000 users worldwide and the Doink Animation & Drawing app for the iPad which is an AppStore Essential for Drawing and Painting, has released the Doink Express app for the iPhone. Doink Express is a fun, creative way to add life, interest and excitement to short messages. Doink Express gives users endless ways to communicate visually with photos, custom drawings or animations, Doink reusable art “props”, and sound. Doinks can be shared everywhere…posted to Twitter, Facebook, e-mailed and direct doinked to friends’ mobile devices.
According to Karen D. Miller, Doink co-founder and President, “Teens and adults love seeing their messages come to life with animations. Our tools have enabled the creative process for 400,000 users on the web and iPad and we are now excited to bring this fun to the iPhone & iPod touch. Our iPhone app has the added feature of combining photos and sounds, as well as animations and drawings. Even if a user can’t draw, they can be creative by reusing thousands of animated and static art “props” (backgrounds, characters, etc.) created by other Doink users (on the web and iPad.) These doinks can be shared using all the popular social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and also in a stream for Doink friends to see. Fun to check out the doinks of other creative people from around the world or “direct doink” a message for only one person to see.”
Tons of web and iPad users love Doink! Now the fun comes to the iPhone and iPod touch. Users can be creative anytime, anywhere… and they don’t have to be great artists to make something great!
* Easy-to-use vector drawing & animation tools
* Thousands of free animated props to use
* Import photos from camera roll or take new ones
* Add text messages and labels
* Record custom soundtrack
* Instant sharing via Facebook, email, direct doink to mobile devices
* Share on Twitter (supported on devices running iOS 5)
* Follow friends and “like” or comment on their doinks
* Unlimited uploads
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 2 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Doink Express 1.2 sells for $1.99 (USD) but is free now until April 2nd. Available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category.
Located in Waltham, MA, DK Pictures was founded in 2008 by Dick Fryling and Karen Miller. Doink is a website and suite of apps that enables users to create animated messages and clips on the web and on mobile devices to share everywhere (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, e-mails, blogs and websites). The Doink Express app for the iPhone is the third of three products from DK Pictures. The company’s first product, Doink.com is a Web 2.0 website that provides free drawing and animation tools via a browser to a large, highly engaged community (400,000 plus users). Since going live, Doink artists have created more than two million pieces of art, much of which can be reused by others to create animations on Doink.com or with the Doink apps for the iPad and iPhone. Doink’s second product, the Doink Animation and Drawing app for the iPad is an iTunes’ App Store Essential for Drawing and Painting and recipient of the Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Technology Review. All Material and Software (C) 2008-2012 DK Pictures / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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