A new jailbreak tweak called “CameraTweak” allows jailbreakers to greatly improve the built-in Camera app.

Once downloaded and installed, the $0.99 package can add a bunch of new features to both the digital camera and video recorder aspects of the application. For the camera aspect, users can add separate focus, timers and composition overlays; frame settings, resolution settings, and frame guides can be added onto the video camera.

As outlined in the jailbreak tweak’s release notes, here’s what you can expect from CameraTweak:

CameraTweak v0.11 tweak enhancements to Apple’s iOS camera app. With CameraTweak deb will add the following enhancements:

For the Photo camera:

  • Separate Focus and Exposure views
  • Lapse Timer mode
  • Timer mode
  • Composition overlays

For the Video camera:

  • Separate Focus and Exposure views
  • Frame rate settings
  • Resolution settings
  • Frame Guide

White balance lock for both Photo and Video camera. This will not any entry in the settings. All options are accessed right in the camera interface. This tweak not compatible with iPad.

If you’re interested in taking CameraTweak for a spin, you can download the jailbreak tweak for just $0.99, via the BigBoss repository. For more information, take a look at our video walkthrough, which is embedded below. Enjoy!

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