Ugotoru 3.0 Help


Video List Screen

Videos can be sorted by video information in both descending and ascending display order by date, title, or video length.
Filter Search
The videos displayed in this screen can be filtered by video information such as video type, duration, or day of the week.
<video types>
Camera Roll Videos stored in Camera Roll
In-app Videos imported into Ugotoru by iTunes
※How to import
iPod Home videos imported with iTunes and videos purchased at iTunes
Sets this video information display to grid or list format.
Tag Select
Limit videos displayed to those with a specific tag.
This is set to “All” upon startup.
Tap the middle of the navigation bar on the top of the screen (where the tag name is displayed) to display the tag list.
Tagging & Editing
With a specific tag other than “All” selected, press “Edit” on the left side of the navigation bar to enter tagging and editing mode.
Set the video that you want to tag to selection mode (gray) and press “Complete” to tag the video.
Title & Thumbnail
Title and thumbnail can be changed arbitrarily.

[How to change the title]

  1. Open the movie whose title or thumbnail you want to change.
  2. On the "Movie playback" screen, tap "Movie information".
  3. Tap "Title", enter your favorite title and tap "Finish" button.
  4. Press the Close button to save the setting.

[How to change thumbnail]

  1. Advance the video to the scene you want to set as a thumbnail, tap Movie Info.
  2. Tap "Thumbnail image" to set the current scene as thumbnail image.
  3. Press the Close button to save the setting.

Video Playback Screen

Basic operation

Swipe to manipulate videos
You can easily operate videos by swipe gesture.
Fast RewindFast Forward
Tap to move back or forward 10 frames, hold for fast rewind or fast forward.
Previous FrameNext Frame
Tap for the previous or next frame, or hold for frame-by-frame rewind or playback.
Set playback range
The playback range can be set arbitrarily.
  1. Adjust the current position to the position where you want to start playback.
  2. 画面上部タイムライン部分の「<」ボタンをタップして、範囲指定の始点を設定します。
  3. Set the current position to the position where you want to end the range specification.
  4. Click the ">" button at the top of the screen to set the end point of the range specification.

    *If you want to cancel the range designation, please tap the outside of "<" ">" button respectively

Repeat playback
Repeat playback is possible.
  1. 画面上部のタイムラインの「<」「>」の間をタップします。
  2. The frame turns yellow and repeat playback mode is enabled.
Return to the video list screen.
Video Information
Display various information about the video currently open.
Flip Horizontal
Displays the video flipped horizontally.
Playback or pause the video.
Displays the video rotated or zoomed in or out.
Frame Capture
Captures the image of the frame currently displayed.
Multiple frames can be captured and outputted in a format similar to a comic strip.
Guide Grid
Displays a grid to be used as a guide.
Video Compare Playback
Playback two videos alongside one another.

Scaling Screen

Switching between on (orange) or off (white) limits the changes possible with two-finger operations.
(Example: Turn only rotation on and adjust only the angle with two finger operations.)
Cancel changes and return to the playback screen.
Returns the video to its original arrangement. (Tap the “Confirm” button for this to be represented in the playback screen.)
Confirm the changes and return to the playback screen.

Frame Capture

Temporarily hide the frame capture sheet, which is normally located at the bottom of the screen.
This will keep the frames that have already been captured.
Capture a new frame and add to the keep list (the frames displayed under the hide button).。
Delete the current frame or the entire keep list.
Save or export the entire keep list to another app.
Single Output each frame on the keep list as their own individual independent image.
Vertical Output each frame in the keep list connected vertically.
Horizontal Output each frame in the keep list connected horizontally.

Video Compare Playback Screen

Side by SideOverlaidSmall
Modify the position of the two videos.
Frame Capture
Capture an image of the current frame / display format.
Guide Grid
Displays a grid to be used as a guide.
Adjust the playback position of the reference video (above the thumbnail in the top of the screen).
Use this to match the timing of the two videos to be played.
  1. Adjust the current position of the original movie to the position you want to synchronize.
  2. Tap the adjustment button.
  3. Since only the comparison target movie becomes operable, adjust the playback position to the position where you want to synchronize with the original movie.
  4. After adjusting the position, tap the adjustment button again.

Settings Screen

Basic operation

Ignore Mute
Set the iPhone or iPad to ignore silent mode and force sound to play during video playback.
Tag Edit
Edit the tag used to separate videos into groups.
Expiration Date
Expiration date for pro mode.
Use points to extend this date.
Opens this help screen.
Opens the Ugotoru Facebook page.
About Ugotoru
Displays the Ugotoru overview that is shown when Ugotoru is first run.
Sends questions and bug reports to the support team.
Please read through this help page before asking any questions.
Displays the our company website as the developers of Ugotoru.
Please also contact us here for media coverage and business partnerships

Tag Edit

Add Tag
Add a new tag name. 。
Delete a tag.
Confirm added or deleted tags.
(Changes will not be reflected if not updated.)

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no sound when playing videos
Check whether your iPhone/iPad is in silent mode.
You can also force the sound to play by turning on "Ingore mute switch" in settings.
Nothing is displayed on the video list screen
Check whether Ugotoru is turned on (OK to allow access to photos and videos) in Settings -> Privacy -> Photos on your iPhone/iPad.
I want to watch web-based video like YouTube, etc.
Temporarily save them using an app capable of saving web-based video to your iPhone/iPad's Camera Roll (photos) such as Clipbox.
Can I purchase Pro Mode time instead of viewing commercials?
We are currently in the process of implementing in-app payments for such purchases. Please wait for a future release.
I made in-app purchases in the previous version of the Ugotoru app. Is that taken into account in this version?
We have a promotion that provides long-time users with a Pro Mode period lasting until November of 2017.
Can I extend my Pro Mode period through payments?
We are currently making preparations to allow in-app purchase. Please be patient for future releases.