Truthfully, I didn’t know apps like this existed. Don’t get me wrong, this app does what it’s supposed to do quite well, but it’s benefit does little to warrant the $2.99 price point that developer MediaGROE asks for the application. The only practical use that I can see for this app is if you leave your iPad propped up at your desk while playing music and wish for a little background motion. Failing that improbable list of circumstances, the app seems like a bit of a waste, but to each his own. Though the app struggles against a fairly useless purpose and a rather steep price point, it does have some benefits. Avisu takes full advantage of the iPhone 5’s brilliant display and it’s controls are fairly simple:
Swiping with two fingers changes the pattern of the visualizer between thin, rectangular bars, squares, long bars, and little dots. Pinching with two fingers will adjust the size of the bars displayed.
Tapping with three fingers will start or stop the current track playing on your phone, and swiping will skip back and forth between the tracks that are playing. All in all, Avisu is certainly a niche application and something only a handful of people will be able to justify purchasing. It’s up to you if you’re one of those people. I know I wasn’t.
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