Installed iOS 11? Download these ARKit apps now Got the latest iOS 11 update on your iPhone and iPad? We’re sure you like the changes in the interface. The new control center. New fonts. New animations. But did you give augmented reality a try? You must be itching to spawn a dinosaur in your drawing room or paint a graffiti on a wall without the cops chasing you. So here’s a rundown of all the AR apps you should install on your devices right away: 1/6 Stack AR A simple jenga-based game where you stack blocks on top of each other in your room using AR. The game is simple enough to be the gateway to using AR and also a fun past time when you have nothing to do.
Download here. 2/6 Thomas and Friends You can lay tracks for Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends in your house. The app is being showcased on the app store today. You can design tracks on the floor around you. A nice way to let your kids experience AR for the first time.
Download here 3/6 AR MeasureKit Enough of silly games. Time to get serious. AR MeasureKit leverages augmented reality to turn your iPhone into a multipurpose measuring tool. Using the app, you can measure the dimension of any real world object.
Download here. 4/6 World Brush Embrace the inner artist in you and start painting the world. The app lets you paint 3D shapes and designs in the real world. It’s a great tool to create virtual graffiti as whatever you draw remains there forever and other people can see it as well on their phone. Of course, you can delete them if you want.
Download here. 5/6 Edmonds The real dilemma isn’t what you should buy. It’s whether it will fit in your garage. That’s where Edmonds steps in. The app lets you visualise the space your new car will take up in your garage. You can put a life-sized car in the garage and check. There are hundreds of different cars of all shapes and size. You can’t choose colours though. Hopefully that should be enabled in future updates.
Download here. 6/6 Housecraft This is similar to Edmonds, but with furniture. You can image how that new couch you want to buy will look in your living room. There are a bunch of different types of furniture to try out. Future updates will have catalogues from different furniture companies for you to check out.