Tim Chaten was kind enough to invite me to chat about my app Captionista, iPad and Mac on episode #177 of iPad Pros podcast where we talk about the app’s origins and the challenges with social video captions and subtitles in general
Back in late August 2022 we launched version 1.0 of our social video subtitling app Captionista into a crowded segment dominated by huge players including CapCut which is owned by the company behind TikTok. This makes App Store Search ads way too expensive for the keywords we need.
As we were just this week posting videos as part of the marketing, we tried paid video ads to see if that might move the needle. We’ve experimented a little before, but this time we spent more over a shorter period.
TL:DR; Sad trombone sound with a spicy twist.
Another in the long serious of little niggles with SwiftUI popovers on iPad. This time, it’s more serious but there is a workaround.
If you show a
sheet the user can interactively dismiss these on iOS, but they can also cancel the dismissal by bringing the sheet back up near to its “shown” position.