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You “Must” Update to the Latest Version of Microsoft’s Photosynth App

June 19, 2012 1 Comment

We posted a few days ago on the fact that an update was made available for Microsoft’s Photosynth app. We didn’t notice anything new with the application but now on the Photosynth site, it states that the update is actual a crucial one.

If you use a Windows Phone you may have noticed that there is already a version
1.1 of Photosynth for Windows Phone available in the marketplace, only two weeks
after we shipped 1.0. Why the quick update?

To misuse my schoolboy latin,
“wea culpa”. The 1.0 version shipped with a safety feature that was only meant
for our internal beta tests. It was 30-day app expiration logic, and it will
mean that everyone who runs 1.0 on or after June 20th will receive the brutally
simple message “Application expired”. The application will then shut

We’ve updated our test cases to make sure that this one never gets
past us again, but for you it means that to continue using Photosynth on Windows
Phone, you *must* upgrade to version 1.1.

David Gedye and the
Photosynth Team.

There we have it, you must update the app or you’ll end up with the application shutting down on you.

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App Info:
Photosynth for Windows Phone is the panorama app that makes it easy and fun to capture and share interactive panoramas of the places, people, and events that are important to you. Using the latest in computer vision techniques, Photosynth is the acknowledged leader in mobile panorama creation. It is the only app available on any mobile platform that allows you to capture 360 degrees horizontally and vertically, making a perfect “sphere.”

Once you’ve created a Photosynth, you can share it as an interactive panorama experience on Facebook and Twitter (using the free Photosynth.net service) or as a simple image. You can also publish your panoramas to Bing where millions of people will see your panoramas, on Bing Maps and in Bing search results for the places you’ve captured. And check out our featured list, where we show off the best of what you and your fellow users create and share.


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