Virtual Active

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Virtual Active turns your cardio workout into an outdoor adventure! Exercise through 16 extraordinary locations ranging from the Swiss Alps to the Venice canals, ensuring that your workout will never be boring.

The Virtual Active app can tell how hard you're exercising and adjust the video playback speed to synchronize with you.

Shot in beautiful locations around the world, Virtual Active transports you to iconic trails and landscapes, turning indoor exercise into an adventure.

• Footage for runners, cyclists, and hikers available.

• Learn about where you're running with info popups.

• No extra hardware required! Simply place your iPad, iPhone, or iPod on a cardio machine and start exercising. This app utilizes unique BitGym technology to respond to how fast you are working out.

• Choose from sixteen locations including Northern Italy, downtown Chicago, the American Northwest, and many more.

• Most exercise bikes, elliptical machines and treadmills supported.

• Control your iPod music directly - no need to switch applications.

What's New

Version 2.6.2 (Jun 16, 2015)

Fixed layout issues on retina iPad.
New content host for faster downloads.

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Version 2.6.1 (Apr 30, 2015)

- All new purchase system fixes errors some users had on 2.6.0
- Graphics fixes and UI performance improvements
- 6 new tours for April
- An additional new tour coming every week through August
- Refreshed graphics for iOS 8

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Version 2.6 (Apr 17, 2015)

- 6 new tours for April
- An additional new tour coming every week through August
- Refreshed graphics for iOS 8

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Version 2.5.0 (Mar 15, 2015)

Fixed playback freeze when starting in automatic advance mode.

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Version 2.4.9 (Feb 25, 2015)

- Fixed crashes on iOS 5 and 6 devices.
- Made American Northeast Hike available for purchase
- Camera tracking improvements.

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Version 2.4.8 (Oct 05, 2014)

Fixed a crash in iOS8 when camera permissions were not granted.

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Version 2.4.7 (Apr 12, 2014)

Minor UI changes

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Version 2.4.6 (Mar 17, 2014)

Fixing an issue with the Northern Rockies Hike content download.

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Version 2.4.5 (Feb 26, 2014)

Important notice added.

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Version 2.4.4 (Oct 19, 2013)

Fixes the American Northeast Hike and Northern Rockies Hike.

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Version 2.4.3 (Oct 14, 2013)

Fixed a bug where some tours were not purchasable.

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Version 2.4.2 (Oct 03, 2013)

Fixed an issue where AirPlay would interfere with video playback. Now mirroring works again.

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Version 2.4.1 (Sep 14, 2013)

New content:
* Maine ride
* New England Fall ride
* Northern Italy ride
* American Southwest hike
* American Southwest 2 hike
* American Northeast hike
* Wild California hike

Bug fixes:
* Fixed a bug with the Kickstarter button which would make it replace the user's second purchased run.

* Kickstarter button will go away for 24 hour time systems after the Kickstarter is over.

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Version 2.4 (Aug 29, 2013)

New content:
* Utah ride
* Oregon ride
* Northern Rockies Hike

Exercise tracking:
* Improved visual tracking
* Added vibration-only mode with feedback if visual fails
* More efficient for less battery consumption

* Receipts are better maintained, and you shouldn't be asked to purchase something if you already own it on another device (you never would've been charged twice, but the alert was misleading).
* Corrupt downloads get deleted

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Version 2.3.6 (Jun 20, 2013)

Exercise Tracking:
* Upgraded BitGym tracking code
* iPad 1 users can use vibration-only again

* Fixed the autoplay explanation button flicker.

* Re-implemented the purchasing system to let the user control their downloads.
* Switched away from Urban Airship for iOS 5 users

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Version 2.3.5 (Jun 03, 2013)

* You can now adjust playback speed in autoplay mode

Bug fixes:
* Autoplay won't reset playback
* Autoplay resumes when the application is resumed
* Autoplay won't show "no exercise detected" on start
* Detect if in-app purchases are disabled
* Speed control works on iPhone
* Legacy popups removed

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Version 2.3.1 (May 02, 2013)

Got rid of the need for manhandling the device at the beginning of the run.
Repaired the Quit button which just won't quit.
Made exercise feedback more immediately obvious.

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Version 2.3 (Apr 23, 2013)

New hiking videos:
* Oregon Hike
* Swiss Alps Hike

New biking videos:
* California Deserts Ride
* Northern Rockies Ride

Much-improved BitGym exercise detection.
Clearer messaging around cellular data connections.

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Version 2.2 (Dec 19, 2012)

Fixed the app freeze issue which could occur as a user quit a workout.

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Version 2.1 (Nov 09, 2012)

New hiking content: California Desert Hike
New biking content: Washington Ride

Fixed touchscreen lockups
New iPhone 5 layouts
Improved exercise detection
UI improvements
Support buttons added

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Version 2.0.3 (Sep 21, 2012)

Fixed app icon

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Version 2.0.2 (Sep 14, 2012)

Reverted the icon's shape to the original Virtual Active mark
Added an iPad Retina Display splash screen

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Version 2.0.1 (Sep 07, 2012)

Bug fixes from 2.0:
• Fixed the Restore Purchases button
• Run workout packs will now be immediately upgraded with new info popups and a title image (for the workout select screen)
• Fixed rare race-condition crashes
• Fixed player status unhandled observation crash

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Version 2.0 (Sep 03, 2012)

• Running, Biking, and Hiking content
• BitGym camera-based speed detection (much more accurate!)
• Info popups describe where you're running
• New look & feel
• Randomly shuffled workouts
• You can add a supplemental video pack for longer workouts
• Preferences for subtitles and autoplay are saved across sessions

Bug fixes:
• The app will now play footage until your selected workout length has elapsed (instead of approximating the right amount of footage to add).
• If the app was having trouble interpreting vibrations from your machine, you can now use your iPad/iPhone's front-facing camera for exercise detection (you can even put your device on a nearby shelf)

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Version 1.5 (Mar 01, 2012)

Autoplay mode
Minor purchasing fixes
Interface improvements

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Version 1.4.1 (Feb 04, 2012)

* Added a clock in the workout player
* Fixed preview images
* Fixed an alignment issue which would crop up on the main screen after a workout
* Added optional push support

* Added a download percent complete
* Added more robust purchasing and downloading behavior
* Fixed a downloading bug with iOS 5.0.0
* Improved the Restore Purchases button

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Version 1.3.1 (Jan 19, 2012)

Added restore button
Fixed crash bug

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Version 1.3 (Jan 11, 2012)

Added fixes to the purchasing system.

Added a button which lets you restore all your purchases from a different device onto a new device.

Fixed rare crash bugs.

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Version 1.2 (Dec 14, 2011)

First public release.

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Version 1.1 (Nov 17, 2011)

More premium workouts, smarter exercise tracking and an improved menu.

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Version 1.0 (Oct 24, 2011)

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2.6.2Jun 16, 2015Current release
2.6.1Apr 30, 2015
2.6Apr 17, 2015
2.5.0Mar 15, 2015
2.4.9Feb 25, 2015
2.4.8Oct 05, 2014
2.4.7Apr 12, 2014
2.4.6Mar 17, 2014
2.4.5Feb 26, 2014
2.4.4Oct 19, 2013
2.4.3Oct 14, 2013
2.4.2Oct 03, 2013
2.4.1Sep 14, 2013
2.4Aug 29, 2013
2.3.6Jun 20, 2013
2.3.5Jun 03, 2013
2.3.1May 02, 2013
2.3Apr 23, 2013
2.2Dec 19, 2012
2.1Nov 09, 2012
2.0.3Sep 21, 2012
2.0.2Sep 14, 2012
2.0.1Sep 07, 2012
2.0Sep 03, 2012
1.5Mar 01, 2012
1.4.1Feb 04, 2012
1.3.1Jan 19, 2012
1.3Jan 11, 2012
1.2Dec 14, 2011
1.1Nov 17, 2011
1.0Oct 24, 2011First tracked
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Top In-App Purchases

7.99 USDNorthern Italy
7.99 USDChicago
7.99 USDLos Angeles
7.99 USDAmerican Northeast
7.99 USDCalifornia Coast Ride
7.99 USDAmerican Southwest
7.99 USDSwiss Alps
7.99 USDPacific Northwest
7.99 USDWild California
7.99 USDNorthern Italy Hike

Average Ratings (United States)More Countries

All Versions - 4.0 - 307 ratings
Updated on Jun 30, 2015


Compatibility: Universal

Category: Health and Fitness

Updated: Jun 17, 2015

Version: 2.6.2

Size: 261.1 MB

Language: English

Seller: Active Theory Inc

Rating: Rated 4+

Family Sharing: Yes

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

Bundle ID: com.activetheoryinc.virtualactive

Supports Apple Watch: No

App ID:  464492754  [Copy]