Book Creator is one of those apps that everyone loves. Whenever I showcase it with teachers or students, everyone always starts dreaming about all the books they will write with this easy to use app. Today, when I checked for app updates, I saw something very exciting -- Book Creator had an update that allows the user to export the book to video! Excellent new option for this amazing workhorse of an app!
In a hurry to check it out, I tried it with the tutorial. With the book selected, I tapped the export/share symbol. Here is what I saw:
Then I selected "Export as video" and saw this screen:
I saved the video to my camera roll. And then uploaded it to YouTube. And here is the video that the app created:
I love the idea of turning kids' books into YouTube videos that could be shared with family and friends - or an even wider audience - as videos. This creates a lot of possibilities for making tutorials or flipping lessons too -- build the lesson or tutorial in Book Creator and export as a video.
This is super exciting for me because augmented reality is high on my school year to-do list this year. With the possibility of exporting a book creator book to the camera roll, this means the video could be placed as a virtual layer onto a still image with the app Aurasma. Create a book about anything and let it come alive with the video export and a trigger image. I can't wait to try this in the fall!