I’m not big on messaging. I don’t do Snapchat. I don’t do Whatsapp. I barely use Twitter DMs. However, I’m a pretty big iMessage user, the messaging platform introduced by Apple along iOS 5 in 2011.
iMessage is great because it allows you to communicate with any iOS user in a very simple way. There is no app to download, no account to create, and no password to remember. Oh, and yes, it works on iPhone, iPad, and Mac too.
While trawling the App Store earlier today, I found Ultratext, a fun app that lets you send GIF messages to your contacts, giving iMessage a little more spice and colors…
The app is pretty straightforward. Type a short message and for each word, choose a font color and a background color. If you feel like it, you can even snap a picture to add in there. When you’re done, the app will quickly create a small animated GIF, which you can then send via iMessage, or to a variety of other services such as Instagram, Whatsapp, Facebook, etc…
If you send the GIF to an iMessage user, he will be able to see it exactly as seen below.
Ultratext certainly won’t revolutionize the way we communicate, but at the very least, it’s going to make it a little more fun and colorful.
If you think this is an app you could use, you can download it for free in the App Store.