OREANDA-NEWS. Mail.Ru Group has released Artisto, the world’s first app that uses neural networks for editing short videos, repainting them in the style of famous artworks or any other source image. The app is available on App Store and Google Play globally. 

Artisto now processes 10-second videos and offers 14 filters to choose from. New filters are now being tested that will be added later on.

“Neural networks are booming right now, and we were also eager to test out stylization capabilities they provide. Considering that there are a few very neat solutions for redrawing photos, it was only logical to try our hand at video,” says Anna Artamonova, Vice-President of Mail.Ru Group, Head of Email and Portal business unit.  “The app is now available on stores as beta, and we are collecting user feedback. We can already tell that our experiment was successful: a number of big name brands and celebrities have shared the videos redrawn by Artisto on social networks. The most popular filters right now are BlueDream based on a Pablo Picasso painting, and In the Fire.”

The app development team consists of machine learning experts from various departments of Mail.Ru Group. Almost all of Mail.Ru Group’s products, including advertising, anti-spam system and search engine, use neural networks and machine learning technologies.