Version History

Version 2.0

Apr 20, 2020 After 4 years of being one of the best app for Live Photos, Live Studio has been completely rewritten from the ground up. This update brings a much needed refresh to the interface, performance improvements and an all around better experience for you.

Version 1.9.5

Mar 5, 2020

  • Fixed issue with importing an alternative key image for a created Live Photo

Version 1.9.4

Feb 5, 2020 Fix crash that could occur when processing larger videos

Version 1.9.3

Jul 20, 2019

  • added loading indicator when preparing to present your photos
  • minor bug fixes

Version 1.9.2

Feb 13, 2019 Minor performance improvements

Version 1.9.1

Jun 13, 2018 Small update that fixes a couple bugs. Specifically, in regards to changing the app icon on certain devices and other miscellaneous improvements.

Bigger update for users of the Chinese language as Live Studio is now localized in Chinese!

Version 1.9

Jun 7, 2018 Fixed a bug where audio was not included in created Live Photos Now properly handles edits like Loop and Bounce when creating a video or gifs from a Live Photo


Nov 7, 2017

  • Support for iPhone X
  • Added message when the app cannot access photos
  • Included a new alternate home screen icon (access via Settings in app)

Version 1.8

Jul 18, 2017 Moving back to a one-time purchase model.

All users who have downloaded Live Studio will be automatically upgraded the the full version at no cost.

Removed In-App Purchases from app.

Version 1.7

Apr 13, 2017 New features for customers with expired trials.

Version 1.6

Apr 6, 2017 Minor updates for new iOS 10.3 APIs Fixed small bug with how trial state is obtained Added a Live Photo converter app extension Better crash reporting for me so I can continue to improve Live Studio for you


Mar 29, 2017 Updated payment model. Existing users will continue to use Live Studio free of charge for life.

Improved stability, on latest iOS versions.

Version 1.4

Apr 13, 2016 Added settings page <— What settings would you like to see? Added settings to remove menu animation Added extension for converting content (only GIF to Live Photo currently supported) <— Try finding a GIF in Safari and use the share button to convert with Live Studio! Added option to Convert GIF to Live Photo by URLs

Keep the feedback and positive reviews coming. It really helps me out!

Version 1.3

Feb 2, 2016 Fixed bugs with iCloud Photo Library Use any photo for the default frame of your Live Photo Fixed issue for some users when turning a burst into a Live Photo Other bug fixes

Version 1.2.1

Jan 25, 2016 Temporary fix for users experiencing crashing with iCloud Photo Library. When converting GIFs to Live Photos, the Live Photo should now play at the GIFs original speed. Removed snow theme.

Version 1.2

Dec 12, 2015 The last few updates where focused on some major improvements to stability and performance. This time, it’s all about adding new features.

Added the ability to convert GIFs and Burst Photos to Live Photos.

Added the ability to convert multiple Live Photos to Videos at a time. (Try a firm press or a long hold on the ‘Live Photo to Video’ row to access this option.)

Now, you can select the exact frame that you want to be the image of the Live Photo.

Other features:

  • shows only your Live Photos when selecting them
  • added icons to indicate Live Photos across the app
  • improvements with 3D touch (see ‘Pro Tip:’ in app)
  • further stability improvements.

Version 1.1.1

Dec 1, 2015 Adds a massive increase in stability for creating GIFs from Live Photos and a little holiday flair for the season.

Version 1.1

Nov 20, 2015 Thanks for using the app.

Now you can export your Live Photos directly to the camera roll. This should improve the quality of your Live Photos.

Creating GIFs from Live Photos is now more stable with the option to select High, Medium and Low quality. It also comes with a nice progress indicator when creating the GIF.


Version 1.0

Nov 3, 2015