16 Must Have iPhone Apps for Broadcasting

16  MUST HAVE APPS for the multi-media journalist / MOJO.

Note: there are a few others who didnt make the 16 shortlist, but are also worthy of inclusion…see end.

Here they are, in no particular order (complete with iTunes download link and iTunes store description) Ill post my comments on them in a later review.

CAMERA PLUS PRO – Camera Plus Pro is the only camera app you’ll need, with a great UI, amazing choice of shooting modes, video recording and cool filters, host of photo effects and editing tools with a built-in photo and video sharing network! Also find unique features like Wi-Fi sharing, video zoom, private collections and custom tagging. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id345752934?mt=8

BEST CAMERA – NEW: Award winning Best Camera app is updated for iPhone 4 and offers multi-tasking, new filters, a customizable filter interface and sharing options. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/best-camera/id329800600?mt=8

CAMERA+ – It’s all about one thing… GREAT PHOTOS! Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or someone who’s barely touched a camera, Camera+ will make you love taking photos. Everybody has a creative side… Camera+ will help bring that creativity out in you, all with a fun, innovative, and beautiful design. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id329670577?mt=8#

iPHONE4 – Native Camera APP.comes as standard 🙂

REPORT-IT Live – Radio, TV Reporters & Journalists – Broadcast HD quality audio from your iPhone live to air. Deliver news, sports, interviews & events live on location to listeners and viewers. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/report-it-live/id342831722?mt=8

MONLE – Monle is a four track, non-linear audio editor for the iPhone and iPod touch. You can record new audio, import prerecorded audio, cut it up, rearrange it, add fades, set volumes, zoom in and out, mix everything down, share audio with other applications, and send the audio wherever you want. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/monle/id361753555?mt=8

HINDENBURG – Hindenburg Field Recorder is made with radio production in mind. It will work equally well for anyone conducting interviews for podcasts or research. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hindenburg-field-recorder/id346169165?mt=8

VC AUDIO PRO – A recording studio in the palm of your hand.VC Audio Pro is the most powerful sound editing program available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vc-audio-pro/id354608007?mt=8

QIK VIDEO PRO- Qik Video Camera Pro brings powerful video capabilities to any iPhone with iOS 4. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/qik-video-camera-pro/id366276301?mt=8 NOTE: QIK has been bought-out by SKYPE so it will be interesting to see what development lay ahead.

JUSTIN.TV-We built this slick little app to let you watch any of the 2,500 live channels on Justin.tv. You can browse by category, search for a channel, chat with other viewers, or even broadcast your own stream! http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/justin-tv/id358612216?mt=8

USTREAM LIVE BROADCASTER – Easily stream live moments from your device and share with your friends, family, fans, followers and others — anytime, anywhere! http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ustream-live-broadcaster/id319362690?mt=8

BAMBUSER – Stream live video from your iPhone over 3G or WiFi to friends, family and followers all over the world! View incoming chat messages, broadcast in public or in private, and geotag your broadcasts using GPS. http://itunes.apple.com/ph/app/bambuser/id344600665?mt=8

iMOVIE – Make beautiful HD movies anywhere with iMovie, the fast and fun moviemaking app for iPhone, iPod touch, and the amazing new iPad 2. Designed for the Multi-Touch screen, iMovie puts everything you need to tell your story. http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/imovie/id377298193?mt=8

VIMEO – We’ve packed all the best parts of Vimeo into one app! Now you can upload, edit, manage and watch your videos right from your iPhone. Need some inspiration? Watch great videos based on your personal preferences or our curated channels. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vimeo/id425194759?mt=8

REELDIRECTOR – ReelDirector is the 1st and the most feature rich, powerful video editor for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/reeldirector/id334366844?mt=8

1ST VIDEO – When You Need Video First, You Need 1stVideo ! 1stVideo is a complete solution for anyone who needs to quickly record, edit, send and distribute video. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/1stvideo-consumer-edition/id370524711?mt=8


Recorder & Editor-iSaidWhat?! – Record, Import, Cut, Arrange, Share — With the ability to adjust the sensitivity of the mic, cut snippets using a very precise zoomable waveform, combine snippets from multiple recordings, make your own Soundboard, import files via WiFi / iTunes, and output files via Email / WiFi / Facebook / Twitter / iTunes, this app becomes really useful real fast. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recorder-editor-isaidwhat/id345273683?mt=8

VOXIE PRO – Voxie is far more than you’d expect from a voice recorder. It is the most comprehensive audio recording, note taking, dictation, transcription and group-messaging app available. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/voxie-pro-recorder-twitter/id294895817?mt=8

SKYPE- Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype/id304878510?mt=8

LUCI LIVE – $399.99 Radio, TV Reporters & Journalists – PROFESSIONAL HD QUALITY BROADCASTING APPLICATION (finally for your iPhone) http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/luci-live/id390432459?mt=8

This list is far from exhaustive so if you have tried other software for audio capture and editing, still capture, video capture and editing and live audio or video streaming then please do comment and Ill give it a try.



About vjmentor
Innovation Lead, RTÉ | VJ & MoJo (Mobile Journalism) Trainer -Circom Regional | Photographer | HDSLR shooter| Views are strictly personal, not those of my employer.

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