We have a great guest post today from Scarlett at Let’s Get Wise sharing all about Tripcast. This is a fantastic *free* app that I use to make my traveling easier and more organized. I know you’ll love it too!
Tripcast Makes Traveling Together Easy
Traveling together is probably one of the best ways to get to know your partner, and it’s wonderful to experience the world with someone you love. Making memories in different parts of the world, you get to know each other on a whole new level, and learn to work together through the most unexpected situations.
Sometimes, in our downtime, we just want to look back on all the trips we’ve taken in the past, and sadly, this is often more difficult than you’d think. Documenting the trip and snapping photos of each memorable moment is easy, but managing multiple digital photo albums, uploading photos from different cameras and phones, segregating the photos based on location and date… it can get pretty overwhelming. Luckily, thanks to the growth of mobile technology, an all-around app has come up with a solution.
Tripcast advertises itself as “a living travel journal for your friends back home,” having been made as a way to document your travels for everyone unable to join you. Its features, however, make it an excellent app for couples travelling together as well. Tripcast allows you to create Trips – or albums – that you can then add members to. Members can add photos or simply follow the album to wait for updates, and this process keeps the content you share private. Members can then upload their photos from their own devices, and the photos are automatically added to the trip map, keeping things organized and allowing you to browse by location.
As TechCrunch explains, “Tripcast has been built in a way where the map is more central to the experience, so users can share their location as they post other trip notes, photos and videos. They can either create these travel journals by themselves or with their travel buddies by inviting them to join. And when users return home, they can download all the photos that were shared.”
One of the app’s best features, however, is cross-platform support. Mobile internet has been growing nonstop for years, and Gaming Realms, a company that operates several brands of online slots predicted that mobile phone and tablet use were set to overtake desktop computer use in 2013. Still, the PC has been the most popular single home computing device for years, and it remains something that most homes have, standing firm against competition from the mobile and console sectors. Many people are still more comfortable using their computers for creating and sharing content, and Tripcast takes note of this by allowing everyone to upload to a cloud server. This way, whether you’re on your phone or on a computer, you have access to the same content, and can seamlessly share and download your photos.