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Open Camera

Open Camera is a camera app for Android phones and tablets. It has the option to auto-stabilize so your pictures are perfectly level no matter what. Other features include zoom (multi-touch and single-touch), flash, focus modes, focus and metering areas, face detection, front/back camera, scene modes, color effects, white balance, exposure compensation, video recording, timer, burst mode, geotagging, configurable volume keys, and choice of save folder. The preview's aspect ratio can be set to either match the display's aspect ratio or the aspect ratio of the photo/video resolution. The UI can be optimised for left or right-handed users.

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  •  25 Mar 2014 23:45

Release Notes: Fixes a crash on some devices when starting the app or switching camera (a bug introduced in v1.8).

  •  19 Mar 2014 22:09

Release Notes: Various crashes were fixed. The app no longer turns on flash during autofocus when started. The camera no longer refocuses before taking a photo if the camera recently manually focused. The current zoom is now saved if the app goes idle. A yellow/green dot indicates GPS strength (if geotagging is enabled). Support for a hardware menu button was added, and Unicode characters are now supported for the save location. Forcing max brightness is now an option. New display options were added for 4x2 grid and horizontal "level". A new About option was added to the Settings, which gives debug info.

  •  31 Jan 2014 22:08

Release Notes: This version fixes some more aspect ratio problems with the preview, and adds an option to set the preview aspect ratio to match the picture/video resolution, so what you see is what you get. The save folder can now be an absolute path, which also means you can save to an SD card. Startup auto-focus not always working has been fixed. A crash has been fixed. The picture thumbnail is now updated if the image is deleted after taking a photo. Zoom -/+ control now matches the zoom slider orientation.

  •  22 Jan 2014 00:14

Release Notes: Zoom and exposure can now be controlled via on-screen sliders. The volume keys can be configured to also control exposure. Compass direction can be displayed on-screen, and geotagging now stores the direction (using the EXIF tags GPSImgDirection and GPSImgDirectionRef). An option to use an external microphone for recording audio was added. Issues with aspect ratio for the preview were fixed. This release fixes a crash in some circumstances when trying to access image or video resolutions in settings.

  •  10 Jan 2014 04:00

Release Notes: Fixes various crashes, including a problem with Android 4.4 (a crash when taking a photo if the save folder wasn't already created).

RSS Recent comments

26 Mar 2014 22:27 mdwh

"With this app, would you be able to intergrate geolocation? For users to submit where they are?"

Geotagging is supported - go to Settings/Photo and video settings and enable Store location data.

01 Feb 2014 18:29 njw0021

With this app, would you be able to intergrate geolocation? For users to submit where they are?

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