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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, ISO, exposure compensation, exposure lock, video recording, UHD 4K video, video fps and bitrate control, 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.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  27 May 2014 23:48

    Release Notes: Two crashes were fixed - one to do with opening settings on some devices, another to do with cancelling autofocus on some devices. Options were added for setting video bitrate and frame rate.

    •  20 May 2014 23:26

      Release Notes: New options were added to support exposure lock and ISO. Information on the current photo and video resolution, fps, and bitrate are now displayed on screen.

      •  12 May 2014 23:20

        Release Notes: A problem with aspect ratio and recording video was fixed. All available video resolutions are now offered, along with an experimental option for 4K UHD (3840x2160) video (note that 4K video isn't properly supported by Android API, so this option may show even if it isn't supported on your device). The picture and video resolution preferences now display the aspect ratio and megapixels of each resolution. Various other bugs were fixed.

        •  25 Mar 2014 22:53

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

          •  19 Mar 2014 22:07

            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.

            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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