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This article was published on August 10, 2015


Dreamify for Android creates trippy images from your photos using Google’s Deep Dream tech

Dreamify for Android creates trippy images from your photos using Google’s Deep Dream tech
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A couple of months ago, Google created a visualization tool to understand how neural networks operate. It also open sourced the code for the Deep Dream project, allowing users to run images and video through it to get some interesting results.

With Dreamify for Android, you can do the same with photos from your mobile device.

Dreamfiy result
A sample image (left) run through Dreamify made for some interesting results (right)

The app lets you take or upload an image, choose any of 12 presets, adjust parameters like iterations and layers, and voilà! A bizarro image that looks like something you might encounter on an LSD trip.

Choose a preset (left) and adjust parameters (right) to trick out your photos
Choose a preset (left) and adjust parameters (right) to trick out your photos

Dreamify takes about half a minute to process each photo. While you wait, you can switch to the Gallery tab to view others’ publicly shared creations. If you spot an image you like, you can heart it, share it or save it to your device.

While Dreamify processes your images, you can browse other users' creations in the gallery
While Dreamify processes your images, you can browse other users’ creations in the gallery

The app is available for free on Android, with an iOS version in the works.

Dreamify [Android via Android Police]

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