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Description

Annamika is a Masterpiece of Interactive Art.

Meditative and visually stunning, Catherine Hubert’s artwork in the Annamika application stimulates both the eyes and the intellect. Based on the high-performance OpenGL engine of Scott Collard’s Kaleidoscope X, the app also takes full advantage of the iPad’s interactive nature—and its ability to showcase artwork.

Touch and drag to rotate one of the constantly morphing images, pinch to zoom in or out, or tap twice to change the full-screen image to the classic kaleidoscope circle. Speed and color can be changed, and screenshots can be saved to the user’s photo library.

Each of the ten works of art is named for a city, and the hand-drawn imagery reflects its design culture in color, detail and mood. “Venice,” in grays and white, was inspired by Venetian lace, while “Bangkok,” a riot of red and gold, recalls Southeast Asian textile motifs.

And the name? Annamika, in Sanskrit, means ”Without a Name,” and is given to avoid the destiny a child’s name is thought to predetermine—an appropriate handle for artwork that is constantly in flux and subject to the viewer’s whim.

Features:
• 10 hand drawn HD works of art with almost an infinite number of variations.
• User controlled Animation with adjustable speed, rotation, pan, and zoom.
• Smooth 60 frames-per-second OpenGL rendering.
• a range of 4 to 29 facets.
• Randomize/Reset Color.
• Import/export images and photos to/from the Photo Library.
• High Definition video out (with Apple VGA adapter). Turn your television into a gallery.

For more information, visit annamika.com or send e-mail to info@annamika.com

What's New

Version 1.0.5

Fixed an issue in iOS 6 when capturing screenshots to the Camera Roll/Photo Library.

Customer Reviews

Needs update

Needlz413

Great app but needs update to work on iOS11. Please update so we can continue using Annamika.

Not just a kaleidoscope

Salsieann

Not that a kaleidoscope is a bad thing! I'm one who was entertained for hours as a child by kaleidoscopes, before we had video games and movies on demand. A good kaleidoscope was a wonderful, portable entertainment device, much like the iPad can be at its best.
Other reviewers are correct that while the included artwork is lovely, where this app shines is in the ability to import other photos and use them to nearly infinite variety. Some of the simplest, most abstract backgrounds and wallpapers provide the best material for this app, resulting in fascinating displays.
A feature I'd like to see is a screen dimmer. Even with the brightness on the iPad reduced to nil, I find I have to choose my photos carefully if I want to use them as a night light (which I do!) and not have sudden flashes of light disturb my rest. Add that and I'll love this app even more!

Some tips for using this app

ta2lady

1. Buy it. Seriously, if you only buy one app for the rest of your life make sure it's this one.
2. Wait until you have an extended period of time before you even try it. You're going to fall into it and lose some time, possibly hours.
3. Try all the amazing drawings that come with the app. I'm a professional artist and would be proud to claim any of these pieces.
4. Take a bunch of pictures of flowers, either from your own garden or anywhere you find them.
5. Use those pictures in this program and be ready to get lost in a time warp of beauty and creativity.

Make sure to experiment with the little numbers at the middle of the options bar, this is how many segments will come into play in your design. I like the odd numbers the best, and the higher you go the more complex the design becomes. Check them out in all the different random color combinations. I started an album in iPhoto just for these designs. Teach your kids to make their own sandwiches, part of being a good parent is staying in touch with your inner-artist.

Information

Seller
Scott Collard
Size
39 MB
Category
Entertainment
Compatibility
Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Languages
English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2010 Gritless Digital
Price
$4.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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