Perspective is an iPad App for exploring, creating, and publishing compelling visual stories. Perspective can help you share your compelling stories with a wide audience effortlessly, to bring your unique ideas to life
- Play and be inspired by Stories (See How to Play Stories)
- Author new stories (See How to Author Stories)
- Present your own stories to an audience (See How to Present Stories)
- Record interactions and voiceovers (See How to Record Stories)
- Publish to your peers and/or the world (See How to Publish Stories)
Perspective is a Free App for the iPad and iPhone. You can use it to play many available free stories. To play a premium story you may have to make a nominal in-app purchase. You will never be charged without explicitly agreeing to the purchase via standard ways.
We curate the best stories published via Perspective, and with the permission of the author, feature them.
The set of actions available on a story depends on whether you created it or downloaded it. Tap on a story image on the home screen to bring up the information display and see all actions you can perform on it. If you created a story, you will see options such as Play, Present, Edit, Publish, and Rename.
If you have purchased Pro subscription on one of your iPads, you do not have to buy it again on your other iPads; as long as
a. all of those devices are signed into iCloud using the same Apple ID
b. and have 'Documents & Data' turned on in the iCloud settings app iCloud may take some time to synchronize information across all of your devices. So if you still does not work, make sure that you have internet connection and try again after a few minutes.
Once downloaded, tap on the story image to bring up the information display. Tap the 'Play' button to begin playback.
To leave a story, tap once to bring up the Heads Up Display (HUD) if not already visible; then tap in the back button on the top left.
You can edit stories that you created. Tap on the story icon then tap on the EDIT option.
To begin recording a voiceover, tap a story that you created then tap the 'PRESENT' option. In the subsequent options tap 'Present & Record' to start recording the voiceove
You can publish your story right from the App. (after first story requires Pro Subscription)
Simply tap a story that you created and tap the "PUBLISH" button, after accepting our Publishing Agreement. (See How to Become a Publisher)
Good news is that it is not you, your iPad, or us. Most likely your iPad is muted or your sound is too low.See Perspective Media FAQ.
Creating Sankey diagrams usually required expensive specialized engineering software on a desktop or graphics programming skills...until now. You can now create and edit Sankey diagrams right from your iPad. It is as simple as loading a spreadsheet, or just enter the data in Perspective. Sankey diagram is hailed by visualization experts such as Edward Tufte because of its elegant richness in displaying information.