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Glide - Live Video Messaging, Chat & Text

Glide - Live Video Messaging, Chat & Text
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Send and receive live video messages and share moments as they happen! Create a live video chat group with friends or family and stay in touch even long distance. All Glide videos are stored on a cloud, so they won’t take up space on your device.


• Staying Connected: Watch videos instantly as they're being recorded or whenever is convenient. Respond on your time on your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch.

• Sharing Moments: Create a group and show everybody exactly what you’re doing right now with videos up to 5 minutes long. Send as many as you want without taking up any memory on your device.

• Long Distance: Feel like you’re right there with friends and family, even when miles apart with mobile messaging technology. Send a video message whenever you want, even if your friends aren’t online!


• ZOOM in and out while recording a video, how cool is that?
• Tap to focus during live video
• Recording in the dark? Glide uses your device’s flash to light up the video
• Impress your friends with cool new filters to make your videos look special


• No keyboard? No problem! Get fast and easy access to your Glide messages, right from your wrist. Receive message notifications, watch live streaming videos and respond with texts without having to take your phone out!
• Voice to Text on your Apple Watch works on Glide!
• Handoff: Seamlessly pick up where you left off watching a video on your Apple Watch from your iPhone
• Glance: Swipe up to see your unread message count, tap for easy access to Glide


• Fast and Easy to Use: One tap to record and send live video chat messages
• Face to face instant video messages
• Watch recording live or later
• Cloud Storage: Videos don't take up any space on your device
• Share photos with all your friends
• Super Emojis - Express how you feel with a super big smiley!
• Review new messages before sending
• Record whenever you want, even if you’re offline!
• Chat with 1 friend or in groups of up to 50
• Deleting messages removes them for everyone in the chat
• Share videos up to 5 minutes long
• Use filters to make your videos look awesome
• Share videos on social media or forward them to other chats
• See when your friends were last active on Glide from the Friends tab
• Rewatch messages as many times as you want
• ASL and deaf friendly video app
• Works on WiFi, 3G, 4G & LTE


"Glide's rapid-fire video-messaging approach works remarkably well for live conversations, and it's nice to have the option to leave your friends and family messages that they can watch later." - CNET

"Glide live video messaging software is like video voicemail for mobile devices" - Forbes

"Although the first-generation Apple Watch lacks a built-in camera, Glide for Apple Watch is the closest thing to the stuff of science fiction people have been dreaming up for years." -


• TechCrunch Disrupt NY - Startup Alley "Audience Choice" Winner
• Best Apps Market - "Best Apps Award"
• Featured by Apple in Great Free Apps, New & Noteworthy + What’s Hot


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Twitter: or @sarahglide


Need help? [email protected]

What's New in Version 3.5.1

We've done some performance improvements:
• Bug fixes in video message sending and multi-photo uploads
• For iPhone 6+, higher image resolution when uploading pictures to chats
• Fixed issue with Chinese text wrapping

Have you seen our new tools for video customization?
• Zoom in and out while recording a message live
• Cool new video filters: Pixels, Toon
• Tap viewfinder to focus on one spot while broadcasting
• Recording in the dark? Use flash to light up your video chat

More fun stuff:
• Super Emoji: Send a single emoji and BAM! Watch it appear supersized
• Upload up to 5 photos at once
• Forward message to the same thread/group
• Swipe keyboard down to close

For Apple Watch users:
• Glance: Swipe up to see your unread message count, tap for easy access to Glide
• Smoother videos: higher video playback FPS
• Updated user experience
• Bug fixes


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