PlantSnap Plant Identification

PlantSnap Plant Identification

By PlantSnap, Inc.

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2017-06-07
  • Current Version: 1.10
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 105.54 MB
  • Developer: PlantSnap, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 359 Ratings

Description

Instantly identify plants, flowers and trees with PlantSnap by Earth.com, the mobile app built to help you identify plants and trees in a snap! Have you ever been on a hike, walking through a garden or simply on an afternoon walk and wondered what species that plant, flower or tree was? Simply take a picture of the plant or tree, and PlantSnap will tell you what it is in seconds, using its robust plant database. Best of all, PlantSnap is Ad-Free - so you can snap away, uninterrupted! Bridge the gap between technology and nature. With Plantsnap, you can reconnect to the natural world around you and learn about nearby plants, or browse our gallery to discover new and exotic plants all across the globe. Whether you find peace and mindfulness from hiking, or if you are interested in studying nature, Plantsnap has the resources and technology you need. PlantSnap is powered by deep learning and artificial intelligence, meaning that it actually learns and improves with every image you feed it. Every image you take makes PlantSnap better and adds to the growing Plant Database. Get out there and start PlantSnapping! PlantSnap Features: Identify Plants with Your Camera • Instantly learn the name of plants, flowers and trees with a picture! • Snap a picture with your camera, plug the picture into PlantSnap and watch the Plant Database name the plant! Plant Database • Our database is global and our results are instantaneous. There are currently 315,000 plant species in our database, most with photos and descriptions. • PlantSnap can currently recognize 103,000 species of plants and trees, which covers species across the entire planet. We are adding 50,000 species per month to the algorithm, updated automatically, no extra charge. If you find a species we can't recognize, please email it to us! • PlantSnap hopes to fully cover almost every known plant species on Earth by the end of 2017! Plant Identification & Learning Algorithms • 103,000 species currently trained into the algorithm, and our algorithm is learning 50,000 new species per month • PlantSnap will update automatically for you every time we add a new batch of species, no additional fees required Identify Plants without Ads • Need to identify a plant while hiking? Planting a new garden and want exotic plants? Start identifying plants without pesky ads! Discover the World Around You • Reconnect with the outside world. Rediscover nature with the help of a botanist in your pocket. • Gamify your hikes with friends and family! Plantsnap lets you build a library of every plant, tree or flower you've snapped. See how many you can collect! • Get some fresh air and improve your mood! Plantsnap connects the divide between technology and nature. • Connecting to nature can be good for mindfulness or spirituality. Whether you’re an avid hiker on the trails or a botanist in a garden, quickly gain knowledge of the plants around you. Stop wondering what those plants, flowers or trees are called, and instantly know their name by snapping a picture! Have access to our growing Plant Database, and stay up-to-date on new plant species! Download PlantSnap now and start PlantSnapping! **Be sure to watch our instructional video to get the most accurate results!** **Please check your email after purchasing for more detailed information.** We are looking to make Plantsnap better all the time. Please leave your feedback in the app to help Plantsnap grow!

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Reviews

  • Overall it’s good

    5
    By thatcaliforniacold
    It takes good pictures to get it to work. Watch shadows in pictures
  • Nice app

    5
    By TallPopsTanner
    It’s a lot of fun. We used it over the weekend. If you don’t have the internet don’t bother.
  • Inaccurate identification and crashes

    1
    By Swan1019
    As a test, I had it identify the household plants. It could only identify the pineapple accurately. I can do that with my eyes closed. Whenever I try to submit the correct identification, the app crashes, even after restarting my phone.
  • Works great

    5
    By LND1279
    Needs good pictures which isn't always possible
  • Science fiction come to life

    5
    By EarthPlants
    Amazing app! iPhones are getting closer and closer to being just like Star Trek Tricoders! PlantSnap works incredibly well, and I was very skeptical. Highly recommend! Marsh grass that I had trouble with previously is now identified! I think they must have added more species because I got a result on a hike yesterday on a mushroom that wasn't identified before. Seems to work well on succulents and cacti. Just saved me from poison ivy! WOW works on mushrooms now, too!
  • Waste of money

    1
    By RawhideRider
    I’ve had this app for awhile. Kept waiting for it to improve but it hasn’t. Identifies plants incorrectly. Also plant descriptions inaccurate. Looked up Daphne and got a description of a greek goddesses. Lazy developers.
  • Trouble recognizing house plants

    2
    By gabriel sherry
    This app is a great idea, but doesn't work well. It has difficulty recognizing some of my most basic house plants.
  • Loving this App!

    5
    By Loosey & Colin
    I almost didn’t bother because of the bad reviews. So glad I did! This App is great! I’ve spent all morning going through my tree photos and IDing plants. Whilst the App didn’t know every single tree, it got a lot correct. It’s a work in progress and the more photos that get submitted, the better it should become. The photos need to be clear and close up. Preferably a flower or fruit. I’ve tried leaves as well. Some it got, some it didn’t, but I’m having a blast with it. For those of you who paid and are disappointed, try going to your local nursery to take some photos to see what works. It may just be that you are not getting enough of a close up. At least at a nursery the plants have labels so you can see if the App works. The App is fairly basic right now but I was told there will be updates to see what others around the world are IDing. Can’t wait for that. Anyway, I’m off to have fun at the garden department at Lowe’s!
  • Don’t buy this app

    1
    By Greifer69
    If I could give 0 stars I would. I followed the directions to the letter. The app takes a picture of the plant in question then stays in identifying mode for hours. Great way for the app maker to make $3.99 in exchange for NOTHING. Rip Off. 😡😡😡 P.S. the app maker states a new version came out today. I just downloaded it with the same results. RESPONSE TO APP RESPONSE: I did write to you. I even sent you screen shots of my settings because you insisted my camera wasn’t allowing the app access. I did this all BEFORE writing the review. Your remark about “running” to the reviews is a bit transparent and unprofessional. Would you be pleased purchasing an app only to have it not work and then have to convince the app developer it isn’t working? Your business ethic is severely lacking when your response is to accuse the customer of not contacting support before writing a review when that was definitely not the reality of the timeline of events. I wasted time and energy taking the effort to contact you and sending you screen shots of exactly what my settings were because I was excited for the app to deliver on what I thought I was purchasing, which is to say, a FUNCTIONAL app. Great it works for you, you should make sure that result is pretty much universal before putting it on the market. And read more of your reviews, I’m not the only unhappy customer. Glad you responded, let the buyer know in advance what they’re getting into before purchase. If I would’ve read a response like yours in the reviews I read before buying this app I definitely would’ve passed.
  • Good so far

    4
    By Wertof
    Very excited to play with this app. Great idea and good execution. A few minor bugs where identification gets hung up but I’m sure they’ll work them out.

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