Prisma Now Lets You Turn Videos Into Works of Art

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The Prisma app arrived this summer to turn your photos into works of digital art, and now it's doing the same for your videos.

With the latest version of the iOS app, users can choose a saved file from the gallery, or shoot up to 15 seconds of content through the Prisma camera. Then watch as your clip is transformed using any of the nine available artist filters.

"Turn your memories into moving artworks using unique video styles," the App Store description says.

Processing is done locally, so the feature works online or off. That does, however, mean you'll need to be patient; it can take more than a minute to convert, depending on length, resolution, and iPhone model.

Prisma videos require an iPhone 6 or later running iOS 10. Still in beta, Prisma for video will eventually expand to include more art filters and better quality.

Check out my experimental video (using the Tokyo filter and an iPhone 6) below.

As you can see, the function is still a little rough around the edges, literally. But the overall effect is fun and different from most of the filtered videos seen on social media.

Android users, meanwhile, will have to wait (again): According to TechCrunch, Prisma plans to add offline photo processing before moving on to video development. The company is also eyeing support for GIFs—expected later this month, TechCrunch reports.

Prisma did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment.

Prisma launched on iOS in June and on Android a month later. Its deep-learning algorithms contort pictures into the patterns of Edvard Munch, Roy Lichtenstein, Piet Mondrian, Hokusai (pictured), and more. Like Instagram, users can snap a new photo or choose an existing one and apply a filter. First-timers may find each filter takes 20-plus seconds to load, depending on your Internet connection. Slide your finger left or right over the image to increase or lessen the effect (not available for video), then share the final product online or simply save it to your phone.

Last month, rival photo app PicsArt added its own art-creating filters, called Magic Effects, along with a separate app, Magic Video, that does the same for, you guessed it, videos.

For more, see PCMag's reviews of Prisma for iPhone and Android.

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