I tried to make a cinemagraph of the desert and flowering shrubs scene as I had done with Cinemagram but I couldn't. You know why? Because you can't choose images from your camera roll; each video must be made freshly. That's a huge drawback for me and moved this to the number two spot instantly.
I LOVE the way you create a cinemagraph: as you draw your mask over the area you want animated, that portion begins to move. You can easily see where to draw.
I also like that you can chose the start and end of your video without having to watch a looping portion of the video play over and over until you get the start/stop frames right.
EDITING: Flixel wins over Cinemagram here.
If you mask too much, you can ERASE- wonderful! You can also undo stroke by stroke. No masking, then going to a preview screen, then going back to correct it and then previewing it again, over and over. I'm a perfectionist, so the easier the editing, the better. This is great. There is no warping or movement of the still portions of an image, as with Cinemagram. I viewed one image of a boy in what appears to be a botanical garden with butterflies flittering about. In Cinemagram this would have turned out poorly, but here, only the butterflies move.
You can save your creation to your camera roll (yes!), and even save to drafts. You can easily share to social networks as well.
You can "heart", flag or share your, or others', images. The network seems active, with images receiving votes, though few comments.