Problems & Issues with True VHS Phone App – Camcorder Filter

Updated 2:59 PM EDT, Wednesday, August 23, 2023

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Problems & Issues with True VHS Phone App - Camcorder Filter


The True VHS phone app you can get on an iPhone or Android device is convenient when it works.

There are problems with the app, and you'd think there wouldn't be considering the price.

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The VHS look shouldn't be so expensive.

99 problems with true vhs…

You can get a similar look with Rarevision VHS, and that app only has a small one time fee for the pro version.

Do you like the VHS look?

What People Are Asking…

What app do you use for VHS?

There are a few different apps out there, but I like using Rarevision VHS. There's also True VHS, but it's a subscription you have to pay weekly or monthly--$5 or $10. Rarevison has a small one time fee for the pro version.

How do you make a picture look like the 90s app?

Like everything these days, toss on a filter. You could do it manually in Adobe Photoshop, but there's a bunch of free presets in apps like Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok. You could also use Rarevision VHS or True VHS.

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What is VHS app?

It's an app that makes your footage look like it was shot with a VHS camera--it makes the process simple, very plug and play.

What is the best VHS app?

That's up to you. You should try out a few, but Rarevision is very good one, and it's not too pricey, unlike True VHS.

What app makes your videos look vintage?

There are so many apps that do this, but if you want a retro camcorder look, you could try Rarevision VHS or True VHS. If you want a film look like Super 8, 8mm or 16mm, then you could try the 8mm app.


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