Snapguide is an application that is available for the iPhone and iPad that enables you to view and share how-to guides that cover topics ranging from cooking recipes and repairs to all the things you can do with your iOS devices. What is most impressive about Snapguide is the ease of use when browsing guides online and/or designing one yourself.
When you first open Snapguide, you will find 5 tabs along the bottom. The featured tab includes that have gained popularity among Snapguide users, ranging from 70 to 300 likes. If you want find a broader range of topics, you can click the explore tab. The user interface makes browsing guides as simple as pie, swiping from left to right in the featured mode, and scrolling up and down in the explore mode. In terms of the latter, you can also find guides by typing in your query in the search field at the top right. On the far right, you will find the "Me" tab. This is where you can find your profile page, which includes your published guides, guides you liked, and those you follow. The Activity tab is where you find a history of your correspondences, including feedback and comments from others who have responded to the same post.
Designing Your Own Guide
The "Create" tab is where you begin to create your own guides. What's great about Snapguide is that you can create a how-to guide to cover just about any topic. One the one hand, you can create a guide that illustrates how to solve a math problem, or you can create a guide that illustrates how to make chocolate truffles. Snapguides can also be used to create fun and entertaining topics, such as, how to create an abstract painting with masking tape, or how to make a paper airplane. Below is a series of screen shots that take you through the process. Click on the link above to download the app. Snapguide is free.