On This Spot

4.3
94 reviews
10K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

On This Spot offers a collection of curated historical walking tours as well as a camera and image editing tool that lets you create your own then and now photos from a large collection of old photos at the exact spot they were taken.
Updated on
Aug 7, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

4.6
90 reviews
A Google user
January 15, 2020
Very cool app, but text descriptions of photos are cut off. When in landscape mode the text is briefly viewable but the photo is refreshed so it's basically not viewable. Not being able to zoom photos is a big handicap. Search function would be good. Photos dissapear in landscape mode. Apps seems buggy in some of its basic viewing functions.
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On This Spot Enterprises Inc.
January 15, 2020
Hey thank you for your review! We will be rapidly improving the new app over the next month and will be taking your feedback directly into account. Zoomable photos are already implemented and will be available next week. If you have deeper concerns don't hesitate to contact me at chris@onthisspot.ca
Daniel Cooper
July 21, 2020
App could use the option to use the slider/fader in landscape fullscreen mode so you can actually see the photos better and it would be more immersive. Would be good to also do AR with the camera to slide/fade over the camera view to allow self exploration not just photos
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On This Spot Enterprises Inc.
July 21, 2020
Hi Daniel, thanks for your review. These features are already in the pipeline and will be available in the next couple months.
Ryan Roga
July 15, 2020
Mildly interesting for all of about 45 seconds. 👌🏻 It would be a lot better if there was even just a slider you could move left and right to expose the past and present image. Also, the blue bridge in Victoria is not even recent anymore. We have an absurdly expensive new bridge that Helps bought. It kind of defeats the purpose of a past & present photo...
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On This Spot Enterprises Inc.
July 15, 2020
Hi ryan, I implore you to try again. We have put a lot of work into our then and now fader which is exactly the feature you describe us not having. Also, as a company of 5 people we don’t have the resources to constantly update our content for the 43 cities we currently support. Our Victoria content was created before the new bridge was finished.

What's new

quick fix:

android no longer crashes when location permission is denied by the user