Snapchat has now made creating custom filters easy for users. Snapchat users in the US can now create their own filters right inside the app itself. So, logging on to web studio and then uploading the filter to Snapchat servers is no more required. Also Read - Snapchat launches new Creator Hub to educate users about its creative toolsAlso Read - Snapchat suffered a massive outage globally last night
With the new update, Snapchat integrates the creative filter studio in the app itself. That being said, the feature seems to be currently available in the US only. We tried accessing the option in the currently available version of the app, however, remained unsuccessful to locate the option to create custom filters. It is assumed that the new feature shall be soon rolled out to Snapchat users in India as well. Also Read - Blocked on Snapchat? If in doubt, here's how to know if someone did
As the company explains in its blog post, to create a custom filter, go to Settings and tap the option which says “On-Demand Geofilters”. This will introduce you to the all-new creative studio where you can choose a theme for your custom filter and add personalized text and other elements such as Bitmojis, and Stickers. Post submission the filter will go under and review process. ALSO READ: Instagram Stories: 6 ways it s winning the race against Snapchat
A personalized Snapchat filter can be used for an event or for up to ninety days maximum. The Geofilter prices start from $5.99 and depending upon the elements and duration of a filter, prices increase accordingly. Once the Snap Inc. team approves off your filter, it will appear at the specified time and place upon successful payment transaction.
Snapchat says that users submit “tens of thousands” of Geofilter designs for their engagements, parties and other events. This made the company introduce the popular feature to the app so that users can now create custom filters on the go with their smartphone.