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26 February 2015

Nikon has released an update of it Nikon Image Space app for iOS and Android. The app, which provides access to the Nikon Image Space photo sharing service, has been redesigned with a new flat design interface, as well as a new Flow view for smooth vertical scrolling.

Screen Shots. Grid, Map and Flow screen views.

On the iPad, you can now compare two images at the same time using a two-pane structure.

Background uploading and downloading has also been implemented, so you can continue to use the app during those operations.

The new app requires iOS 8 or Android 4.0 or later. For more information see the news release below.

Renewal of the Smart Device App for Nikon Image Space, Nikon's Photo Sharing Service

TOKYO -- Nikon Corp. has announced the release of the renewed smart device app for Nikon Image Space, Nikon's online photo sharing service.

Launched in January 2013, Nikon Image Space whose name means it is the space to share images and impression to them is a free photo sharing service, open to anyone who enjoys taking photos or recording movies.

With this renewal, the flat design has been incorporated for iOS (including iPad) and Android apps and it has been optimized with consideration to the operability of each operating system. Further, images can be viewed larger with newly introduced design cutting superfluous decorations or embellishments. In addition to Grid and Map views, with which viewing images is easier, a new Flow view that displays images larger and enables browsing with smooth vertical scrolling has been adopted for more intuitive operation with a smart device. This improved browser function can also be used to browse images stored on the smart device by simply installing the app. In addition, the app also responds to the demands of users with improved utility and operability, including background downloading/uploading.

When used on an iPad, a new function exclusively for iPads available for comparing images.

Nikon will continue to improve its Nikon Image Space service and to develop new functions for the service, in order to offer ways of enjoying digital photos and movies.

Overview of Nikon Image Space App renewal

  • Scheduled release: Feb. 25
  • Supported devices: iOS devices (including iPads), Android devices
  • Supported operating systems: iOS 8 or later, Android 4.0 or later

Primary Modifications Adopted With Nikon Image Space App Renewal

Adoption of a flat design and optimization for each OS.

An improved image browsing function that allows users to browse images stored on their smart device. In addition to Grid and Map views, with which images are displayed larger for easier viewing, a new Flow view that enables smooth image browsing by flicking up or down has been added. This browser function allows users to view images stored on their smart device as soon as the app is installed. In addition, the app supports display of a list of albums that have been shared, as well as browsing of images in the albums. It also allows users to "unshare," or cancel sharing of albums.

New function (exclusively for iPads) that enables comparison of two images. App operation has been improved with new features designed exclusively for iPads. In addition to the new function that displays two images at a time for comparison, a new two-pane structure has been adopted for some screen layouts.

Support for uploading/downloading in the background. The app can now be used while images are being uploaded or downloaded. In addition, multiple uploads and downloads can be scheduled beforehand and then performed one after the other.

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