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Share your Windows Phone screenshots like a pro with Device Shot

Device Shot

Developing a Windows Phone app is half the battle. It can be argued that it’s just as hard to get exposure and market your app to get downloads and users. Which is why we think it’s cool when developers make apps that are aimed at helping other developers. We recently covered App Promo. An app that combined your app logo with its Windows Phone Store link in a QR code.

Today we’re going to take a look at another cool app that can help you get a few more downloads. Let’s check Device Shot. A new app from the developer behind Tile Me!

Device Shot is a great app for creating promotional images on the fly. The app will add a Windows Phone overlay to your app screenshots. You can then quickly share it out to friends or followers.

You’ll create screenshots of your app using the built in screenshot functionality in Windows Phone and drop them into rendered Windows Phone devices. How do you take a screenshot? Easy. Just press the power button and Start button simultaneously. Within Device Shot you can navigate to your screenshots folder and select the appropriate image for your app.

Right now Device Shot has nearly every Windows Phone device you can think of. At first you might think you only have the Lumia Icon, Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320. Nope. Scroll to the right and you’ll see Other awesome handsets like the Lumia 1020, Lumia 920, HTC 8X, Samsung ATIV S and more. Tap a phone and you’ll be able to select the color you want for that handset. 

Device Shot

The images you get from Device Shot are great for promoting your app on social networks like Twitter. You could share screenshots the old fashioned way. Or you could step the game up and show off your new app on a Windows Phone handset. Not a developer? Just use Device Shot to show off your favorite apps to your friends.

Device Shot is brand new, but already has a quick update coming out real soon. Some images might look blurry on output. Don’t worry, that’s a compression issue and a fix will come out ASAP to address it.

In the meantime give Device Shot a try from the Windows Phone Store. You’re limited to saving three images in the trial mode, but can unlock unlimited saves for just $0.99. 

QR: Device Shot

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Share your Windows Phone screenshots like a pro with Device Shot

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This is one of those fun apps that can have many possibilities.. I will buy it, and give it a good review..
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One gripe though.. It has no option to clear the picture, or start a new screen shot..... Still a very awesome app❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕❕

There we go, finally a Huawei user :) I never got the request to add that phone in Tile Me! hence why it is lacking. I will try to add it for you in an upcoming update.

They are all there. As Sam posted above, you can scroll on the phone selection page.

 

I will add an indicator in an upcoming update :)

I was waiting for this kind of app for AGES! Even suggested it here on the forums. Kudos to you, mister Ertay. *THUMBS UP*

I dint yet install the app. Its just by looking at the memory. 15 Mb.

I wonder why this simple app needs 15 Mb of memory?

Ok, got it. Try to do something to reduce the size of the app. Its better to have a lightweight app. :)

I was considering putting the renders online, but then people will require to have internet connection to use it. Still, phones now come with at least 8 gigs of storage, so shouldn't be that big of an issue :)

What do the screenshots of Device Shot look like? A screenshot of a Windows Phone screenshotting a Windows Phone. Oh my.

Well, Tile Me has more options and I see that Device Shot focuses on screenshots. So you'd have to add something Tile Me doesn't have. If WP8.1 will get screen recording then making a gif from recorded screen would be great option. It won't be useful for me but it doesn't mean it won't be useful at all. I just don't need to share my screenshots like this. And Tile Me allows me to create nice avatars.

Thanks for replying :)

 

Note that you can also choose any of your images in your phone. It doesn't have to be a screenshot only :) 

But then again, Tile Me! and Device Shot are in a differnt category and used for different purposes :)

Sweet, i bought it. Going to use it to make an avatar :p

Edit: just used it, like the fact you can choose colours when you select a phone :D. Great job!

actually I bought it :D

by the way, can you add ability to set the aspect ratio of the result image? say that I want to have a 1:1 output image, and I can set it before tapping the "save" button.. and we can set the background color (that fill the surrounding image) too. I think that will be awesome :D

Nice idea, but only 3 phones to choose from....
Sad
CORRECTION
all phones are available, thanks for pointing that out.
Now I will buy the app :-)

Thanks. As Sam posted above, you can scroll the phones left-right. All Lumias are there + 2 HTC and 2 Samsung.

They are all there. As Sam wrote on the article, you can scroll the phones left-right on the phone selection page.

Lumia devices are champions because NOKIA LUMIA GIVES FULLY FRIENDLY USE PROFANELY WORK SO ez online gaming one drive as backup so good .I love LUMIA