We have been looking back over some of the ten template options that AppsGeyser has to offer within its app tool making range. In the last few weeks we have looked at the advantages and disadvantages of the Website tool template and the Niche tool template.
Today, the Android app making tool template pros and cons series will look at the YouTube app making tool template.
What is the YouTube app making template?
As you may be aware, YouTube is a video sharing website that allows users to upload, view and share their personal videos. What is great about YouTube is that it is possible for anyone to view this site without having to be registered to YouTube. Creating an app that links to YouTube, allows you to share your videos easily. You can read more about how to use this app making template tool here. http://www.appsgeyser.com/blog/2012/10/08/how-to-make-a-youtube-app-in-under-5-minutes/
Visual – Getting your message across in video will attract a different audience range. Different people have different learning styles, and this carries on into marketing, visual learners will grasp your message through video more easily than a website, text based message.
App size– Due to the video being held on the servers at YouTube the size of your app will not be large and therefore will be able to open with ease. Heavier content on an app can cause the app to have difficulties in opening.
Ease – Video will get your message across to your audience in a short time frame. Unlike text, your message can be conveyed within 30 seconds to 1 minute. Reading this information would take your user a lot longer. Quick, visual dynamic messages captures imagination.
Branding – The YouTube feature will not bring home your branding as well as other app templates may. The choice of having your logo within this app, you brands colors and your brand’s overall feel is very limited.
Internet connection – YouTube requires a strong internet link, more than a regular website due to the format of video files, this may at times cause the app to cease periodically whilst the video is being viewed.
Mobile optimization – Not all videos on Youtube have been uploaded in a format that will allow then to be viewed at their best on a mobile phone. If you are uploading your own videos, then making optimizing them for mobile is simple. Follow this blog post for more information.
I hope that you are enjoying the Android App Making Tool Templates pros and cons series. This series is designed to help you decide which template best suits your needs