The Exploratorium in San Francisco developed this app, which is geared toward live coverage of the eclipse. Coverage includes NASA scientists and live views of the eclipse from both Oregon and Wyoming.
This app’s main function is to tell you whether you’re in a good spot to see the eclipse. You can use either a map or your phone’s GPS to pinpoint your location and the app will tell you if you’re in the path of totality as well as when the eclipse will occur in your specific location.
Made by the team behind the popular Sky Safari skywatching app, Eclipse Safari includes a lot of the features of other apps – it will help you find the best location for viewing and will simulate the eclipse from any given location. The app also includes the latest eclipse news and updates from Space.com.
Taking a photo of the eclipse can be difficult, so this app takes control of your phone’s camera and adjusts the settings to ensure the best photo. The app also includes photography tips and photos taken through the app will be part of the Eclipse Megamovie Project, which aims to document the eclipse’s entire path across the U.S.