Vaptur uses live-clipping technology to capture events post-happening

When you’re recording something on video, it goes one of two ways: you record for ages and max out the memory on your device, or you try to guess when the best part is coming and wind up missing it. But a new app called Vaptur lets you watch the action and decide if you want to record an event AFTER it has already happened.

Here’s how it works. Instead of using the normal video function of your device, you open Vaptur and aim the camera at the action. Two images appear on screen—one showing what you see, and one showing what happened eight seconds ago. When you see something happen that you want to capture, hit the button, and Vaptur records the delayed images, effectively taping the past.

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