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Here's why Google's Tilt Brush may be virtual reality's killer app

This is pure magic

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Tilt Brush is amazing. It's magical. It's a bunch of stuff that sounds like hyperbole when you write about it.

We created the above video to describe why it's so special before more people are able to try it when the HTC Vive launches in April of this year.

For the video we used a combination of my own doodling, the built-in work from the showcase in the application and drawings from artists like Tipatat Chennavasin and the YouTube account of Emerald Activities to show off what's possible in the program.

I hope this video helps explain why Tilt Brush is so special, but nothing prepares you for actually putting on the headset, picking up the controllers and walking around the creations of others or creating your own masterpieces in full 3D. It's also easy to use; anyone can have fun making silly drawings while you can also learn how to create something as good as what we've shown above.

Tilt Brush is a free pack-in with pre-orders of the HTC Vive.

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