Nokia launches Creative Studio photo app for Windows Phone

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Nokia (NYSE:NOK) introduced Creative Studio, a free photo application optimized for Lumia-branded smartphones running Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone mobile operating system.

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Creative Studio is a free photo application optimized for Lumia-branded smartphones.

Available for download from Microsoft's Windows Phone Marketplace, Creative Studio is highlighted by the Live Styles feature, which enables users to apply a series of filters and effects to images before they've even snapped the photo. Live Styles effects include Sketch, Dreamy, Night Vision, Cartoon, Color and Silkscreen. Lumia owners may also add effects and adjustments to all images saved in their phone's photo gallery.

Creative Studio also touts Face Warps, which twists and contorts faces like in a funhouse mirror, as well as panoramic imaging capabilities that combine multiple shots of wide-shot subjects like cityscapes. Users can share their Creative Studio efforts across social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.

Last month, Nokia teamed with The Weather Channel to introduce new meteorological features available exclusively on Lumia devices. The Weather Channel app features full-screen interactive maps, Facebook and email sharing, Live Tiles and local video, alongside hourly, 36-hour and 10-day forecasts. Beginning in the second quarter of 2012, Nokia will introduce lifestyle alerts enabling Lumia users to more efficiently plan their activities according to the local Weather Channel forecast.

For more:
- read this Nokia Conversations blog entry

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