This App Syncs Multi-Camera Footage Into One Video

Social video producers just got a powerful new tool. Switchcam Director is a web app that automatically synchronizes footage of an event from multiple cameras and turns it into one tidy interactive video.

The idea caught the attention of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who invested in the company and also serves as an advisor to the creative team. Coming out of a private beta phase, Switchcam released its new app to the public early Monday morning.

“We’re aiding in the creation of video, that’s something that YouTube doesn’t do — especially multi-camera creation,” Switchcam CEO Brett Welch tells Mashable. “We can select footage from hundreds of different people. We automatically synchronize it together and pop a video out at the end provides multiple camera angles.”

The philosophy behind Switchcam is that most of the best video content on the planet features multiple camera angles. And between all the people toting smartphone cameras, DSLRs with video capability, GoPros and other digital camcorders, there is no shortage of potential videographers. If all these people can get on the same page, it would make for a much richer social video experience.

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