Whether it's to show off a new haircut, your presence at an event or just a cool vacation, posting selfies on social media platforms has become a mere reflex. The selfie phenomenon has significantly taken over the world. And, we are pretty sure you might have taken a selfie sometime or the other.
Interestingly, the phenomenon has struck the phone manufacturers and app developers as well. They are in constant innovation spree to build better selfie camera smartphones and apps to add that enhanced look or the "magical touch" to their pictures.
As such, Microsoft is also on a quest to fulfil the need of selfie lovers. While it has almost been a year since Microsoft launched the Selfie app for iOS in December 2015, they have finally come up with a version for the Android platform.
So, if you are an avid selfie lover and you want to turn every selfie into perfection, Microsoft's Selfie app is now available on the Google Play Store. In addition, the app includes an extensive set of tools to further perfect your shots.
What's more? Below are a few features that will help you get a clearer picture of the app.
Microsoft’s Selfie App is Powered by Computer Vision Technology
Microsoft's Selfie app is powered by computer vision technology and functions intelligently. According to the description given by Microsoft, the Selfie app "takes age, gender, skin tone, lighting, and many other variables into account.
Then, after analyzing the person in the photo, the app will automatically apply a number of different effects accordingly. It can be brightening or darkening the scene, noise reduction, skin smoothing and more.
Collection of Filters
Selfie app for Android has a good collection of filters and its biggest strength is the default enhancer, which uses machine vision tech to improve selfies. Alternatively, users can also manually change the filter effects to their liking. Users can control the impact of the filter to get their desired results.
Yes, Microsoft Selfie is available as a free download on the Google Play Store just like on the Apple App Store.
What's Extra? The App has a Web Version too.
Along with the android version, Microsoft has also introduced a web-based interface for its Selfie app. Users on PC can add one-touch effects to photos by uploading a picture to Microsoft's selfie cafe and get instant results. But compared to the Selfie app on iOS and Android, the web-based app yet to impress users with all the tools available on mobile.