Fandango, a provider of mobile moviegoing applications, has announced that its new Fandango App for iPad is now available on the App Store.
The app refines features of Fandango’s previous apps, and adds new ones, including “The Pulse,” a visual representation of the company’s hottest ticket sellers, viewable in both list and map formats.
Recently, with a few hours before its midnight premiere, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1″ had leaped over previous record-holders to become the top “Harry Potter” advance ticket-seller in Fandango’s ten-year history, said Fandango. (Read: New Harry Potter Can Win Even Star Wars)
The app also offers movie reviews from professional critics and film fans alike, plus movie-related tweets, all on one Multi Touch screen.
The map integration knows a moviegoer’s location and helps her find titles, theaters, showtimes and tickets.[ Also Read: Harry Potter Decides to Go Mobile – Scene It? ]
The application also features expanded video, photos, trailers, clips and exclusive interview features that take advantage of the large, high-resolution HD display.
“It was important for us to create an app that was tailor-made for iPad, taking advantage of its large, high-resolution display and Multi Touch interface,” says Jessica Yi, head of product for Fandango.
“We think film fans will enjoy browsing from their couch or the local coffee house for showtimes, fan reviews, exclusive clips, trailers, and tickets for TRUE GRIT, LITTLE FOCKERS, GULLIVER’S TRAVELS, TRON: LEGACY, BLACK SWAN, THE KING’S SPEECH and many other movies throughout the holiday season.”[ Also Read: Paramount Offers Movies for Windows Phone 7 ]
The announcement came Wednesday, Dec. 22.
The Fandango App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.