Press Release: Aptogo releases free version of their acclaimed iPhone app ‘Showtime’

by Robin Summerhill on March 29, 2011

Cambridge, United Kingdom – Aptogo today is pleased to announce the release of ‘Showtime Lite’, a free version of their photo presentation app ‘Showtime – free your photos!’. With Showtime Lite, a user can enjoy their iPhone and iPod Touch photos on the big screen without the need for syncing or cables. Photos can be displayed on any browser-based device on the local WiFi network including a Mac/PC, internet TV or games console. The user can drive the presentation using the iPhone as a remote control or use the rich web interface.

Showtime Lite is fully-functional as a photo viewer and is ad-supported. Showtime Pro Edition adds features for serious iPhoneographers, including the ability to download and upload full-resolution photos and videos.

Showtime Lite features:

- View your iPhone photos on any browser-based device over WiFi.
- View photos on Mac, PC, another iPhone/iPad, internet TV or games console (including the Nintendo Wii).
- No software is required to view photos, no syncing and no cables.
- Use your iPhone as a remote control to drive the presentation.
- Elegant Web 2.0 browser interface with rich animations, transitions and fades.
- Choose from three browser themes.
- View photo information (EXIF) in a floating panel with mini-map showing photo location.
- View multiple photos side-by-side.
- Use unique ‘One-click’ easy access to connect to iPhone without having to type in an IP address.

Showtime Pro Edition includes these extra features for serious iPhoneographers:

- Download full-resolution photos and videos from your iPhone to a Mac or PC. EXIF data is kept intact.
- Download multiple photos with one click.
- Upload full-resolution photos to your iPhone from a Mac or PC. EXIF data is kept intact.
- Drag and drop photos from Explorer/Finder or iPhoto straight into the browser interface to upload.

What people are saying about Showtime Pro Edition:

‘For quickly and easily transferring images to or from my iPhone, Showtime is my go-to app’ – Marty Yawnick, iPhoneography community champion and blogger at

‘With this upgrade to version 2.0, Showtime is the best application of its kind on the iPhone’ – Yann Lebecque,

‘Showtime [v1.0] by Aptogo is the app for a painless photo presentation’ –

‘For its ability to offer downloads and full-screen browsing, Showtime [v1.0] is a winner’ –

Showtime Pro Edition reached #1 Paid Photo App in the Netherlands soon after release and has been featured in the What’s Hot Photography section of the App Store in the UK, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

Device details:
Requires iPhone or iPod Touch with iOS 4.0 or later.
Supports both 3G & 3GS display and iPhone 4 Retina Display.

Supported Languages:
English, French, Spanish.

Pricing and availability:
Showtime Lite is available worldwide for free through the App Store in the Photography category. Showtime Pro Edition is available for $1.99 (USD).

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Aptogo was founded in 2009 by Robin Summerhill, who has worked as a technology consultant and developer in the mobile arena for over 10 years. Aptogo is a full-service design and development shop specializing in iPhone and iPad apps. The company develops for clients and also publishes software under its own brand with an emphasis on photography-related apps. Aptogo has also worked with publishers Focal Press and well-known photographer, Harold Davis, to develop iPad versions of their well-respected photography technique books.


Robin Summerhill
Aptogo Ltd.
United Kingdom

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