When you look at the booming synthwave movement, the 8-bit aesthetics of indie games like Hotline Miami, and movies like Kung Fury tearing up YouTube, it's crystal clear that the 80s are back with a vengeance. Better known for more … useful software, Rarevision's VHS Camcorder is a bodacious new toy for those seeking a fresh nostalgia hit.
Once upon a time capturing video memories required bulky equipment that didn't even make phone calls. The VHS Camcorder harkens back to this bygone era by converting your pristine digital video into something that looks like it was shot on tape and chewed by the machine one too many times.
Users can overlay a fake on-screen date to footage that features variable amounts of tape noise, static and tracking distortion. There's even a phoney zoom lens feature to add that extra touch of 80s authenticity. You'll have to supply your own shoulder pads and big hair.
VHS Camcorder is available for $3.99 in the iOS App Store.