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Get lost in a world of reflections with this awesome free kaleidoscope application. Kaleidoscope augmented reality (AR) and graphics accelerated application uses your phone's camera to display a cool kaleidoscoped picture of the world that updates in realtime. Alternatively, use any image on your phone as a fun source for the virtual kaleidoscope. Save images to your phone to share with friends! See beautiful patterns and mirrored reflections, spirographs, hexagons, spirals, swirls, and much more--the possibilities are endless!


* Kaleidoscope the camera or any image on your phone
* Powered by OpenGL! The kaleidoscope is rendered blazing fast, although using the camera will cause some slowdown.
* Gallery to store all your favorite Kaleidoscopes in and view in a coverflow style
* ActionBar style intuitive app layout
* Fluid kaleidoscope animations
* Three kaleidoscope shapes (pro upgrade only)
* Kaleidoscope effects (pro upgrade only)
* Much much more!

CAMERA: uses your camera
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: save Kaleidoscopes to gallery permanently
INTERNET and ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: check for updates, send crash reports to developer, displaying ads
READ_PHONE_STATE: displaying ads
SET_WALLPAPER: app does not currently have wallpaper setting features, but it may in a later update

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Recently changed in this version

- Animation thresholds, orientation sensors for animation, rotation gesture on supported phones [v2.1]
- The application has been completely overhauled and now features a modern Android look complete with an actionbar [v2.0]
- The kaleidoscope rendering now uses hardware acceleration and can animate kaleidoscopes smoothly in realtime [v2.0]
- Animation feature allows you to watch beautiful, mesmerizing displays [v2.0]
- Powerful, intuitive gallery now stores your favorite Kaleidoscopes [v2.0]

Comments and ratings for Kaleidoscope
  • (58 stars)

    by Susan Reed on 29/03/2014

    I like this app. Its creative colors are great you have to try it! :-)

  • (58 stars)

    by Jane Spaulding on 14/03/2014

    You create your design from images on your device or from the camera which makes this, in effect an octoscope. The ability to use elements from your own environment is not only fun but it also makes this a great tool for anyone who works with color as a design element. If you are wondering how a group of colors will work in a design simply gather samples of them in an image and create your patte

  • (58 stars)

    by Shabbir Rupani on 13/03/2014

    Best ever

  • (58 stars)

    by Mark Falcon on 01/03/2014

    I enjoy just sitting back and watching. It works well and is easy to use.

  • (58 stars)

    by judy trahan on 11/02/2014

    Easy & fun!

  • (58 stars)

    by Kelly Thornburg on 29/01/2014

    Very satisfactory results. Would like to have a few more options though.

  • (58 stars)

    by patricia bills on 26/01/2014

    We must look at ads before we can draw. No thousands of no thanks. This app is simply ok and not worth mountains of ads in my face. Sorry.