Snap Camera HDR

Snap Camera HDR


A Fast HDR camera experience with regular updates and new features added all the time.

Now with 4K 16x9 video recording on the Nexus 5 running Lollipop

Snap Camera lets you take pictures and record video with a single click, no cluttered preview screen, just the two buttons you really need.

If you want to test this camera before buying, please install the trial version..
The trial version has all the features of the paid app but will only start immediately in Airplane mode.

Snap Camera has a simple, powerful user interface featuring:

* Touch to focus
* Pinch to zoom
* Swipe to review
* Long press to adjust photo settings with the photo controller.

The photo controller includes settings for:

* Colour and Contrast (if supported by the hardware).
* Silent Shutter
* Burst Mode
* Self Timer
* Stable Shot
* Panorama mode
* Flash mode
* Whitebalance
* Exposure
* Grid lines
* Fast picture mode
* HDR
* Additional Settings

The additional settings menu gives you access to many extra settings.

* Picture and Video Size
* Scene mode
* Self Timer delay
* Burst Mode settings
* Time Lapse
* Still and Video Focus Modes
* JPEG Quality
* Effects
* ISO
* Anti-banding
* Scene Detection
* Video Bitrate, Format and Codec
* Audio Settings

The photo editor lets you:
* Enhance Details
* Enhance Contrast (Ambiance)
* Denoise
* Add colour effects
* Add a border
* Crop, Rotate, Mirror
* Straighten
* Add image effects
* Histogram Modification
* Vignette

Additional Features

- You can see what effects will be applied and undo an effect at any time from the history menu
- Share an image with any other app such as Facebook or Google+ by clicking on the share icon
- Create panoramas by selecting the panorama icon (Android 4.0 and above)
- Fast picture mode instantly captures photos at the preview resolution.
- Capture still snapshots during video recording (if supported)
- Use the volume buttons to focus and take a picture or zoom
- Auto torch mode for low light video recording
- Use the advanced video settings to record video in resolutions not allowed by other cameras.
- Stable shot mode only takes a photo when the camera is completely still

High Dynamic Range (HDR)

HDR is a feature that lets you take pictures of scenes with very dark and very light areas. The app takes two photos at different exposures and combines them to make one HDR photo. By default the app will save the original exposures and open an HDR editor but this behaviour can be changed from the settings menu.

See here for details of HDR:

http://marginz.co.nz/index.html#HDR

Some features are only available on newer devices.

Camera apps are notoriously difficult to make compatible with all hardware.
Please install and test the trial version first before you buy the paid app.

Please visit our website for tips and more details about the settings and features.
There is a discussion forum here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2055140

Please use this to report bugs, ask questions and suggest new features. Remember to say which device you have and which Android version it is running.

This app will install 2 icons in your launcher, one for the Gallery and one for the Camera. Some launchers also put the Gallery icon on your home screen.

Note that most android 4.4 devices do not allow apps to store data on an external sd card except to an area that is deleted when the app in uninstalled. From the storage location dialog, select "external sd card" to use this area. But remember that if you uninstall the app all your photos will be deleted.

To try a beta version of the app, join this Google+ group:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/118331767490819704996

and click the link under "About this community"

Check out our great video to see Snap Camera in action (this shows an older version of the app).

Recent changes:
6.3.4
Bugfixes
6.3.2
New screen brightness settings for photo and video
Exposure Bracketing
Always keep screen on during video recording
Pause during video recording for recent lg devices
Extra video bit rates
Manual focus for LG G2 and G3
Setting to show detail in centre of preview
Setting to disable flash icon
Settings for max video size and split video
4K video for Nexus 5
Correct date for videos
Manual focus for Nexus 5
Onscreen controls for manual exposure
Many bugfixes
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About Snap Camera HDR
A Fast HDR camera experience with regular updates and new features added all the time.

Now with 4K 16x9 video recording on the Nexus 5 running Lollipop

Snap Camera lets you take pictures and record video with a single click, no cluttered preview screen, just the two buttons you really need.

If you want to test this camera before buying, please install the trial version..
The trial version has all the features of the paid app but will only start immediately in Airplane mode.

Snap Camera has a simple, powerful user interface featuring:

* Touch to focus
* Pinch to zoom
* Swipe to review
* Long press to adjust photo settings with the photo controller.

The photo controller includes settings for:

* Colour and Contrast (if supported by the hardware).
* Silent Shutter
* Burst Mode
* Self Timer
* Stable Shot
* Panorama mode
* Flash mode
* Whitebalance
* Exposure
* Grid lines
* Fast picture mode
* HDR
* Additional Settings

The additional settings menu gives you access to many extra settings.

* Picture and Video Size
* Scene mode
* Self Timer delay
* Burst Mode settings
* Time Lapse
* Still and Video Focus Modes
* JPEG Quality
* Effects
* ISO
* Anti-banding
* Scene Detection
* Video Bitrate, Format and Codec
* Audio Settings

The photo editor lets you:
* Enhance Details
* Enhance Contrast (Ambiance)
* Denoise
* Add colour effects
* Add a border
* Crop, Rotate, Mirror
* Straighten
* Add image effects
* Histogram Modification
* Vignette

Additional Features

- You can see what effects will be applied and undo an effect at any time from the history menu
- Share an image with any other app such as Facebook or Google+ by clicking on the share icon
- Create panoramas by selecting the panorama icon (Android 4.0 and above)
- Fast picture mode instantly captures photos at the preview resolution.
- Capture still snapshots during video recording (if supported)
- Use the volume buttons to focus and take a picture or zoom
- Auto torch mode for low light video recording
- Use the advanced video settings to record video in resolutions not allowed by other cameras.
- Stable shot mode only takes a photo when the camera is completely still

High Dynamic Range (HDR)

HDR is a feature that lets you take pictures of scenes with very dark and very light areas. The app takes two photos at different exposures and combines them to make one HDR photo. By default the app will save the original exposures and open an HDR editor but this behaviour can be changed from the settings menu.

See here for details of HDR:

http://marginz.co.nz/index.html#HDR

Some features are only available on newer devices.

Camera apps are notoriously difficult to make compatible with all hardware.
Please install and test the trial version first before you buy the paid app.


Please visit our website for tips and more details about the settings and features.
There is a discussion forum here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2055140

Please use this to report bugs, ask questions and suggest new features. Remember to say which device you have and which Android version it is running.

This app will install 2 icons in your launcher, one for the Gallery and one for the Camera. Some launchers also put the Gallery icon on your home screen.

Note that most android 4.4 devices do not allow apps to store data on an external sd card except to an area that is deleted when the app in uninstalled. From the storage location dialog, select "external sd card" to use this area. But remember that if you uninstall the app all your photos will be deleted.

To try a beta version of the app, join this Google+ group:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/118331767490819704996

and click the link under "About this community"

Check out our great video to see Snap Camera in action (this shows an older version of the app).

Recent changes:
6.3.4
Bugfixes
6.3.2
New screen brightness settings for photo and video
Exposure Bracketing
Always keep screen on during video recording
Pause during video recording for recent lg devices
Extra video bit rates
Manual focus for LG G2 and G3
Setting to show detail in centre of preview
Setting to disable flash icon
Settings for max video size and split video
4K video for Nexus 5
Correct date for videos
Manual focus for Nexus 5
Onscreen controls for manual exposure
Many bugfixes

User reviews of Snap Camera HDR
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A Google User
Apr 17, 2015
Works great for CM12. Ever since I put CM12 on my Note 4, the camera quality was just awful compared to the stock Samsung app. Google Camera, the CM camera, and every app I tried until this one took awful pictures. Gave the trial of this app a go and quickly was convinced to upgrade to the paid version. Quality is as good or better than the stock Samsung camera app. Thanks!
A Google User
Apr 16, 2015
Save your $$ - Not True HDR Unfortunately not True HDR.
A Google User
Apr 16, 2015
Needs work for Note 4 Takes decent pictures without compressing as much as stock camera app. 2 problems that I've noticed on the Note 4: colors are washed out in settings where there's a bright object or scene surrounded by a darker setting (i.e., taking a picture from inside the house looking out the window), and also it refuses to focus in macro setting. Please fix and you'll get 5 stars. Otherwise, I'll pass on making this my go-to camera app.
A Google User
Apr 11, 2015
just wasted my money very bad camera apk I have ever used.pixel quality worst.
A Google User
Apr 11, 2015
An excellent advanced level camera app for serious photographers All of the advanced level and manual features you'd expect of a high end DSLR, now available for smartphones. A very well designed and stylish experience.
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