Camera apps today are a key feature for smartphone. So important that many people choose their smartphone based on which one has the best camera. I have to mention that every smartphone comes with its own software for the camera. These software are specifically designed for that specific camera so you do not have to underestimate it, in fact, in many cases they can provide better quality. However, they often lack functionality, or are not constantly updated, so let's go to the Play Store to see which apps are the best.
1. Pro Capture
This app does not focus on post-processing the image but rather offers more control over the capture of the photo. It includes controls on white balance, focus, exposure. It has panorama mode and also wide shot mode.
This is one of the most comprehensive app camera. These are some of the features
- Control over ISO, shutter speed, exposure
- 4k capabilities
- Video Mode with full manual control, customizable video size and FPS
- Customizable aspect Ratio
- Manual focus assist
The features of this app are not so many, but what distinguishes it lies in the functionality of photo editing. Preset filters with possibility of changing strength. Apply grain, modify saturation are just some of the feauter that you can extend with in-app purcase
4. A Better Camera
This app combines the capabilities of HDR Camera, HD Panorama and Night Camera to complete a full app. Some of the features are free for a 30-day trial period.
5. Camera 2
Feature of this app is real-time rendering effects with lots of effects. Some of these effects are.
- Comic and Sketches
- Retro effects likeLomos and Vintage
- Old Camera effect makes the camera looks like in the past.
This app offers the ability to turn your photos into styles of famous artists such as Picasso or Munch
7. Z Camera
Z Camera offers a real-time filter that lets you see how your photos will be directly while shots. Among the features is the ability to change color to your hair. Although free, there are a lot of in-app purchases with many different features
8. Snap Camera
Various shooting modes, effects, borders are just some of the features of this app. It supports 4k video recording, RAW, HDR. Although there are apps with more advanced app features with better and better filters, this app can combine both making it quite complete
9. Open Camera
Open camera is very popular especially for manual controls. Supports external microphones. Totally free and open source is really a complete app
10. Motion Stills
Quite a new app, its main feature is recording small videos that become gifs and also has a fast forward option. Probably the only app to offer these specific things and it’s free
11. Manual Camera
His name already suggests what is all about. It seems to use full Camera2 API with access to shutter speed, focus distance, ISO, Exposure compensation. It also supports RAW
12. Google Cardboard
This app was made specifically for Google Cardboard, which means shot and view VR images. You can take 360 degrees photos and it’s also free
13. Google Camera
You can find this app already installed on many devices. Not many features, but they work fine. Functions include Photo Sphere, slow motion, etc … Compatibility is not the best because you need to have a device with Android 7.1.1.
14. Footej Camera
Another new app that uses Camera2 APIs, with full manual controls, video mode, GIF creation, and RAW format support
15. DSLR Camera
Perhaps the best Camera Room App on the store. Among the features: light metering, white balance, ISO, live histogram etc.
Among the oldest apps, it is full of filters, stickers, special effects, beauty filters. It has the ability to add or remove parts from the face or body
17. Candy Camera
Thoughts especially for selfies comes with a set of filters, including stickers and a makeup tool. We also find a collage mode. Very useful if you frequently use social media such as Instagram
18. Camera Zoom Fx
This app seems to have been in the store and the quality has only improved with each version. Manual controls that work very well are very easy to use and at the same time it is a serious app
19. Camera MX
One of the most popular apps ever. It is updated frequently with new features and is really useful for everyday needs
20. Camera FV-5
Another camera app with manual controls that simulates many of the DSLR features. Many features but all are easy to reach
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