Mobile video company Qik, which has been acquired by Skype, launched a new iPhone app called Qik Video Connect, enabling people to stay connected with friends and family through video calling, video messaging and video sharing.
We all know how the video calling and video messaging work, so I’ll talk a bit about video sharing. It allows users to post a live video link to Facebook and Twitter so friends can watch the moment as it is being recorded. Moreover, Qik creates a social video feed so your buddies can easily follow your whereabouts.
The application is available in two versions, one of which (Qik Video Connect Plus) is not free. Those 3 bucks get you additional features, such as real-time effects (7 effects and filters), basic video editing and HD quality video support.
Both the Qik Video Connect and Connect Plus apps enable live video chat over 3G or WiFi between iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads with built-in cameras…