Many Android phones have an amazing camera that will let you take astounding pictures. But did you know that you can further enhance the features and photo quality quality of your Android camera, or find a camera app that fits your usage pattern better? With the help of some dedicated Android camera apps, you can have new features, improve quality and edit your photos in different ways.
There are dozens of Android camera apps available in the Google Play Store, you just need to pick the right one. We have created this list of 5 best android camera apps to save you some time. Let’s dive in…
1. Camera360 Ultimate
Camera360 Ultimate is one of the best camera apps available on the Google Play Store. It offers all the features a smartphone photographer needs. It has more than hundred filters to make your photos look completely out of this world. It will also give you complete control over filters, enabling you to easily save or delete custom ones.
It also has special features for selfies, like tap anywhere to capture, auto-adjust and 3D facials. Its other features include, SLR experience, smart scene recognition, blur in real-time, fast focus and many editing tools like rotate, crop, resize, tones and add text.
2. Google Camera
Any application developed by Google is worth a look, and Google Camera app is definitely worth a try. It offers many advanced, you can use Lens Blur to take astounding selfies or take advantage of the HDR+ feature to capture awesome pictures even in low light.
Other features include, Photosphere (360° panoramic image), Shoot video and photos at the same time, stitch photos and use Android wear to trigger control. It also has a really simple interface with a Material Design.
3. GIF Camera
If you are a big fan of the GIF animated file format, then you really need to try out GIF Camera. The camera app basically turns your video shoots into GIF files. You won’t have to do anything, just shoot a video and the app will create a GIF. This is format that makes animation possible in places that don’t support video uploads (social media, forums etc…)
You can also create a GIF using photos from your phone to make them more attractive. Furthermore, it has a huge collection of funny GIFs and Pictures that are updated every day to keep a smile on your face. You can also directly share the created GIF to social media.
4. DSLR Camera Pro
Want to take DSLR quality photos, but don’t actually want to buy one? Well, just try out DSLR Camera Pro, it is a camera app designed to provide features and quality of a DSLR camera in your Android phone. It offers advanced features like, live histogram, geotagging, moveable viewfinder, light metering, ISO, multiple capture modes, and support for front camera.
It doesn’t offer any fancy features like filters and other editing features. If you are serious about smartphone photography, then this is a must have app. It should be noted that its features depend on the hardware capabilities of your Android phone’s camera. OK, it won’t replace the lens quality that a DSLR camera has, but for the price, it’s hard to beat.
5. Camera MX
Camera MX is another feature-rich camera app that offers tons of unique features. Most of them are made for having fun and editing your photos in different ways, so it might not be the best app for people who are “serious” about photography. The app offers tons of editing features for both photos and videos, like color temperature, contrast, overlays, textures, mirror, lomo, HDR, resize, crop/trim and change resolution.
Its has a unique feature called “Shoot the Past”, it will actually let you take picture of something before you pressed the capture button. It will also let you make 16:9 recordings even if the camera is not supported.