orb3000 · Sep 14, 2010 at 06:00 pm

SnapSwap for Android

XDA member Ciela presents SnapSwap for Android devices. This application will let you take a photo and send it to a random person, and you will in return receive a random photo back.
This first version just left the beta stage and some members stated that it runs stable, altough some minor bugs are still present, such as not being able to delete the pictures as it creates 2 duplicate imges, which have to be deleted manually. The developer included the apk file so you can download it and install it.
Don´t worry if application starts with a blank screen as there is no default image yet, just press the menu key to begin.

Originally posted by Ciela
[APP] SnapSwap – Android Photoswap clone

Hi all

Im new here so I hope this is posted right. Ive developed an Android app that is similar to the iPhone Photoswap app. For those not aware, Photoswap lets you take a photo and send it to a random person, and you will in return receive a random photo back. You can then take part in picture-conversations with the person who you received a photo from.

Ive had a couple people testing my app and it seems to just about ready (apart from using the default app icon), and I’d like to put it out there for others to start using (and hopefully provide some feedback on ) Im new to android development (although not new to programming itself), and this is my first android app. IMHO it works better than the similar Picswap app that exists already, as this doesnt force-close constantly or throw-out error messages regarding “corrupt” images

I have attached the APK with my post for anyone who wishes to download and install it

There is a known issue with the app at the moment that it does not (at least on HTC devices) delete any photos that you have taken, and they still appear in your Photos app. From what Ive found, using the camera Intent saves 2 copies of the photo to the SD card, and Ive only found one path from the URI to delete (so 1 copy is deleted, but the other remains). These can be deleted from the Photos app still however, but Im looking into how to delete these automatically from the app also.

Edit: The app also starts with a blank screen (no default image yet), just press the menu key to begin

You can find more information in the application thread.


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