SkyCandy - Sunset Forecast App

SkyCandy - Sunset Forecast App

By Dunbar Technology, LLC

  • Category: Weather
  • Release Date: 2017-08-21
  • Current Version: 1.8.00
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 95.29 MB
  • Developer: Dunbar Technology, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later.
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 26 Ratings

Description

SkyCandy is a revolutionary new sunrise and sunset forecast app that uses live weather data at your location (and other locations!) to predict the quality of your local sunrise and sunsets to help you find beautiful, vivid, colorful skies at that magical time. Great for photographers, or anyone at all that wants to skip boring Sunsets and see only the beautiful ones. Great for photographers, or anyone at all that wants to skip boring Sunsets and see only the beautiful ones. This is also called a sunset quality predictor. Also included is many more powerful Sunrise and Sunset tools. Key Features: ► Quality Predictions SkyCandy uses historic, current, and future weather data to determine if your next Sunrise or Sunset will be colorful and vivid. Please keep in mind that odds are odds, so even if SkyCandy says there's an 80% chance the sunset will be beautiful, mother nature could still roll the dice and get the other 20%! ► Sun Position Tool Using our Sun Position Tool, drop a pin anywhere on the map to know exactly which direction the Sun will be at any time, any date, and any location. Great for photographers that are scouting a photo shoot location and want to know what direction the Sun will be in when they are taking photos. ► Multiple Locations With the premium subscription, SkyCandy can be setup to check the Sunrise and Sunset quality at multiple locations you save to a list, as well as multiple dates and events! ► Today Widget Enable a today widget that shows your quality score, time of sunset, and live countdown timer until sunset. ► Alerts & Notifications Configure automatic alerts and notifications for when the Sunrise and Sunset is going to be high quality at your location. ► Sunrise Times and Sunset Times Get times for Sunrise, Sunset, Golden Hour, Blue Hour, and more! ► More than 50 tips, tricks, and facts SkyCandy comes with more than 50 tips, tricks, and facts that will help you take your Sunset photography to the next level. Tips are displayed automatically in-app but can be disabled in app settings. ► Sunrise and Sunset Countdown Timers Know exactly how much time is left until your next Sunrise or Sunset occurs. ► In-app Support System Having issues using the app, or can't seem to find something? Just check out the in-app FAQ and knowledge base, or contact us in-app for tech support. ► And Many More Tools! Many more useful weather, Sunrise, and Sunset tools are also included. Some of the tools and features listed above require a premium subscription. Premium subscription is $1.99 monthly or $19.99 annually and can be purchased in-app. That's less than the price of onecheeseburger every month! And unlike the cheeseburger, this is healthy for you and useful! Each subscription help us to continue app development and make the app even better. The premium subscription includes a free 7 day trial, and is billed on a monthly or annual basis unless you cancel the subscription. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of your current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. If you do not wish to continue your subscription after the free 7 day trial period, it is your responsibility to cancel your subscription before the billing cycle begins. Subscriptions may be managed by you in your iTunes account and auto-renewal may be turned off by going into your Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription. Terms of Use: http://www.photographersarsenal.com/mobile-app-terms-of-use/ Got an idea to make the app even better, or is the app missing a tool that you would like to see implemented? No problem, just contact us using the in-app support and we can add it! APIs used: Dark Sky Sunburst by SunsetWx

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Reviews

  • This App is Crap!

    1
    By Scottdt21
    Total waste of money. Have had the thing for months and not yet has it predicted correctly. Tonight, with a 20% Poor rating for a nice sunset, I wasn’t even bothering to look. All of a sudden my wife calls me to come see the beautiful sky.....a gorgeous sunset!! Almost missed due to this miserable program. Total waste of money and a consumer rip off!!!!!!
  • Disappointing

    2
    By michgirl51
    Half the time this app would only show predictions for the wrong time of day—sunrise even hours before sunset. This happened multiple times even after an update. I finally deleted the app since it wasn’t doing the job
  • Kind of alright

    3
    By btmcbrayer
    It’s generally accurate, but my big issue with the app is the fact that it often shows the sunrise when it’s mid day, and won’t give a prediction for the sunset. I’ve tried reinstalling the app and using another phone, but it auto loads the sunrise at mid day 50% of the time. I suspect it’s to push their premium subscription. Maybe it’s just a bug though. The first would be a shame. Edit for developer response: I’m on an iPhone 6 using the 12/hr time format. This sunset/sunrise mid day issue is still a thing so I thank you for looking into it!
  • Excellent app,

    5
    By CaronAmy67
    Works great, very accurate. Helps me find beautiful sunsets for my photography.
  • Need a longer trial period

    1
    By ClairaMarie
    I have the trial version. You can only see as far as the very next sunrise or sunset so there really is no way to get a fair test of the apps ability to forecast any further out than a few hours. I cannot evaluate whether or not it's worth buying with such a small preview window. Why not allow one week with full features? If I'm going to commit to a monthly subscription, I want to know before I buy. Thanks.
  • No way to manually enter location

    1
    By ScoobyDooMama
    This is one of the only apps I’ve EVER used that demands your location access 24/7, no way to manually enter your location ... which is just dumb. I don’t want these app makers to have access to my location 24/7. Why not let me choose my location?? Get with the program! If they ever add that option I’ll buy the premium version but till than will be getting deleted.
  • Great app! Needs a little work under the hood

    3
    By TweakedCulture
    Great concept just needs a little work. App closes often
  • Does not open

    1
    By LG@50
    Does not open........so only worth 1 star
  • I love the concept but too buggy

    2
    By Thetitanofterror619
    I have the premium trial version and every time I try to search a location, it closes the app. I never right reviews but I had high hopes for this one needed it to work because I go to the coast multiple times a week. This could have possibly saved me some time and gas.
  • Very cool.

    4
    By pnide02
    I like how the app can give you predictions for the next day and you can get your photos rated on the quality of them.

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