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The Best Manual Camera Apps

These apps allow you to take control over shots by allowing you to change the settings much like you would with a standard DSLR. You can adjust not only the focus and brightness, but also features like the ISO, contrast, white balance and exposure.

MuseCam - Edit Photos & Manual Camera
ProCam 4 - Manual Camera + RAW
Moment – Photo and Video Camera
CameraPixels - manual camera + RAW
Manual – RAW custom exposure camera

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Make your adjustments
MuseCam - Edit Photos & Manual Camera

MuseCam

MuseWorks, Inc.

Capture the perfect shot and then spruce it up with this advanced camera and editing tool

MuseCam provides a manual camera with shutter, ISO, white balance, and focus control. The photo editor has nice presets, professional adjustment tools, and is easy to use.

ProCam 4 - Manual Camera + RAW
ProCam 4 - Manual Camera + RAW

ProCam 4

Samer Azzam

APP STORE BEST OF 2014/15

This camera app will help you take the best shots possible thanks to its myriad of controls.

Macro Shot
Moment – Photo and Video Camera

Moment

Moment Inc.

Capture Your Moments

Exposure and temperature are​ better controlled using the Moment app, whether for photos or video. All of your photo and video shooting tools are only a thumbs distance away.

CameraPixels - manual camera + RAW
CameraPixels - manual camera + RAW

CameraPixels

Natalya Petrenko

CameraPixels is an advanced camera app for professional mobile photographers

CameraPixels is an advanced camera app for professional mobile photographers. CameraPixels has powerful bracketing, presets, full manual controls and much much more!

Supported capture modes:
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- Photo
- Video
- Burst Mode
- Bracketing Mode
- Time Lapse
- Multi-shot

Photo capture mode
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CameraPixels supports multiple resolutions and crop factors (including 16:9, 4:3, 3:2, 1:1, 1.61:1, 2:1, 7:6, 5:4), image output quality/compression and full featured intervalometer. The images can...

ProShot - RAW, DSLR Controls & Video
ProShot - RAW, DSLR Controls & Video

ProShot

Rise Up Games

Welcome to ProShot, the future of professional mobile photography

ProShot provides professional mobile photographers with full control over their work.

Be better than automatic. Shoot Manual.
Manual – RAW custom exposure camera

Manual

Will Global

Get the right shot every time

Manual is a simple but powerful app for anyone who wants full control of exposure and ISO levels.

Warmlight - Manual Camera & Photo Editor
Warmlight - Manual Camera & Photo Editor

Warmlight

Apalon Apps

Point. Shoot.

Warmlight is an easy-to-use camera and photo editing tool. It lets you take professional-looking shots and access extended image editing parameters for great results.

Obscura Camera
Obscura Camera

Obscura Camera

Ben McCarthy

There's always a better camera than the one you have with you

There's always a better camera than the one you have with you.

And that's Obscura.

Designed with intuitive controls, comfortable ergonomics, and beautiful filters, Obscura is the camera that gets out of your way. Despite it's simplicity, it’s deceptively powerful. Obscura brings the kind of controls you’d expect from professional DSLRs to your iPhone.

Obscura gives you powerful manual control over ISO, exposure,...

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ACDSee Pro
ACDSee Pro
ACDSee Pro

ACDSee Pro

ACD Systems International Inc.

Capture, perfect, and share your photos with ACDSee Pro for iPhone. ACDSee Pro combines a professional grade camera and photo editor with all the tools you need to produce stunning photographs.

Camera
Harness the full power of your device's camera with specialized shooting modes, lossless RAW, TIFF and PNG support, manual controls...

CameraPixels Lite - manual camera + RAW
CameraPixels Lite - manual camera + RAW
CameraPixels Lite - manual camera + RAW

CameraPixels Lite - manual camera + RAW

Natalya Petrenko

CameraPixels is an advanced camera app for professional mobile photographers. CameraPixels has powerful bracketing, presets, full manual controls and much much more!

Supported capture modes:
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- Photo
- Video
- Burst Mode
- Bracketing Mode
- Time Lapse
- Multi-shot

Photo capture mode
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CameraPixels supports multiple resolutions and crop factors (including 16:9, 4:3, 3:2, 1:1, 1.61:1, 2:1, 7:6, 5:4),...

ACDSee
ACDSee
ACDSee

ACDSee

ACD Systems International Inc.

Capture, perfect, and share your photos with ACDSee. ACDSee combines a professional grade camera and photo editor with all the tools you need to produce stunning photographs.

Camera
Harness the full power of your device's camera with specialized shooting modes, manual controls for exposure/focus/white balance, real-time effects and adjustments, HDR & flash...

Focus - RAW Manual Camera with Smart Focus Peaking
Focus - RAW Manual Camera with Smart Focus Peaking
Focus - RAW Manual Camera with Smart Focus Peaking

Focus - RAW Manual Camera with Smart Focus Peaking

Klinger

The easiest, most intuitive manual camera app for your iPhone.

What's the point of manual focus if you need a magnifying glass? See what's in focus with Smart Focus Peaking™.

Full manual control of:
• Focus with Smart Focus Peaking™
• ISO
• Shutter Speed
• White Balance
• Exposure Compensation
• Fill Flash Brightness

More Sweet Features:
• Capture...

M Cam - Manual controls & custom exposure camera
M Cam - Manual controls & custom exposure camera
M Cam - Manual controls & custom exposure camera

M Cam - Manual controls & custom exposure camera

Nemesys

M Cam brings out the full potential of your iPhone camera.

Achieve sharper photos, with lower image noise, adjusting shutter speed and ISO. Set both for maximum control, or regulate one and M Cam will take care of the other, automatically adjusting it to achieve optimal exposure.

Manually focusing to pick...

DSLR Camera
DSLR Camera
DSLR Camera

DSLR Camera

Fulvio Scichilone

DSLR Camera for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch is the perfect app for your photos and videos, with an editor that includes more than 200 photographic filters.
Make Photos and Videos of everything you want, at any time, even at night having the highest quality for your shots and your videos.
DSLR...

Manual Cam
Manual Cam
Manual Cam

Manual Cam

LOFOPI

*** Topped No.1 Paid App in several countries! ***

Take full manual control of your iPhones camera and take your photography to a whole new level! All the photo's you see in the screenshots are all taken with Manual Cam straight out of the camera! ..with no further adjustments or...

Manual Camera - Custom Exposure & Controls
Manual Camera - Custom Exposure & Controls
Manual Camera - Custom Exposure & Controls

Manual Camera - Custom Exposure & Controls

KendiTech

Featured in Apple's TV ads.
Have precise control over focus, exposure, ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and flash level, just by simply moving the slider while taking a photo or video.

Manual Camera gives you DSLR-like controls with an intuitive interface.

Other Features:
• RAW Photo Capture for iPhone SE, 6s, 6s Plus,...

Custom Cam
Custom Cam
Custom Cam

Custom Cam

Daan van de Westelaken

Custom Cam allows you to fully control your iPhone’s camera.

You can switch between full manual mode, automatic shutter speed or ISO mode and full auto mode.
Custom Cam has a 3D Touch shutter button that emulates the half-press of traditional cameras.

Custom cam now supports the iPhone 7+'s second lens!
You can now...

UltiMatte - photo editor & manual camera
UltiMatte - photo editor & manual camera
UltiMatte - photo editor & manual camera

UltiMatte - photo editor & manual camera

Artyom Abramov

UltiMatte - a great tool for your creativity. Beautiful design, instant operation, built-in manual camera, large variety of settings, wonderful presets and textures make it indispensable for people who love photography.

• Beautiful and clean interface in the iOS style.

• Fast work. Real-time image processing

• Built-in camera with the ability to manually...

ReliCam
ReliCam
ReliCam

ReliCam

Lee Searle

Focus. You Control.
ReliCam, the Manual Photo & Video Camera App made with all photographers in mind.

ReliCam gives you Manual Controls to take advantage of your device's camera for Photos and Video including:

Focus | ISO | Shutter Speed | Zoom

Other features include:
Grid Lines
Heads-Up Display
Fine Tuning Control
...

ACDSee Camera Pro
ACDSee Camera Pro
ACDSee Camera Pro

ACDSee Camera Pro

ACD Systems International Inc.

ACDSee Camera Pro lets you harness the full power of your device's camera.

New! Support for iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera

RAW Support
Shoot RAW on capable devices and write captured photos in DNG format.

Lossless TIFF/PNG
Write captured photos in lossless TIFF or PNG format, or choose one of three JPEG quality settings.

Manual Controls...

TapCam Pro
TapCam Pro
TapCam Pro

TapCam Pro

CoCO SWING

▣ ANTI SHAKE PHOTO TAKING
Screen Tap -> App Detects Lens Focus and Takes Photo.
TapCam automatically performs lens focus and takes a photo when a user touches the screen one time.
Single Touch let you take the best picture!

▣ MANUAL CONTROL
Lens Focus
Shutter Speed
ISO
White Balance

▣ IMAGE FILTERS

▣ PHOTO BROWSER

▣ SIMPLE PHOTO SHARING
-...

RAW+
RAW+
RAW+

RAW+

Dynamic App Design LLC

RAW+ is a minimalist camera for purists and professionals. It's always manual exposure and supports the RAW format. Shutter and ISO controls are always on screen and easily accessible via huge sliders(The aperture is fixed on the iPhone and thus not adjustable- but you knew that already). Manual focus override...

DSLR Camera for iPhone
DSLR Camera for iPhone
DSLR Camera for iPhone

DSLR Camera for iPhone

Abhay Vala

Now change your camera setting manually in iphone & ipad..

By using DSLR Camera for iPhone "Auto & Manual Mode" for change ISO, Manual Focus, Manual WB. perfect photos and videos automatically

DSLR Camera for iPhone, iPad is the perfect app for your photos and videos.

Make Photos and Videos of everything you...

Yamera (Manual Camera, Manual Focus/Exposure)
Yamera (Manual Camera, Manual Focus/Exposure)
Yamera (Manual Camera, Manual Focus/Exposure)

Yamera (Manual Camera, Manual Focus/Exposure)

AppMadang

* Custom exposure for your iPhone/iPad Camera
* Full independent control of Focus, Exposure and White Balance

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Yamera - Full Manual Camera

【Introduction】

* Yamera is a powerful camera app with full control over your image.
* Quickly and simply adjust all parameters of your image.
* No more tapping and hoping automatic can understand...

645 PRO Mk III
645 PRO Mk III
645 PRO Mk III

645 PRO Mk III

Michael Hardaker

645 PRO Mk III has been designed, from the ground up, for professional and serious amateur photographers. So it works the way a camera works—and it’s the most powerful camera app we’ve ever seen!

You have instant access to everything that can be controlled on an iOS camera.

That means fully...

PureShot
PureShot
PureShot

PureShot

Michael Hardaker

PureShot is your top-quality filter-free (or #nofilter) app. It helps you capture digital photographs with the highest possible technical integrity—no other app can beat it!

You can then process these on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, or your computer, with no image processing taking place in-app.

You have instant access to...

RAW Shoot
RAW Shoot
RAW Shoot

RAW Shoot

Sebastien BUET

Capture RAW photos with your iPhone 7, 7+, 6S, 6S+ and iPad Pro 9.7"

RAW Shoot lets you capture high resolution 12 Megapixel RAW photos with the dng format. With RAW Shoot, you also take full control of your camera and can manually adjust the focus, shutter speed, ISO, temperature and...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Manual Camera - Simple, fast, powerful!

Manual Camera - Simple, fast, powerful!

34BigThings srl

It’s your phone camera, gears exposed.
Take full control of ISO and shutter speed with a couple of touches. Swipe up and down to control the overall exposure. Preview the result, shoot. Enjoy.

Main features:
- Swipe-controlled exposure compensation
- Custom after-shot preview
- Custom separate adjustment for shutter speed and ISO
- White Balance presets
- Self-timer
- Grid overlay
- Saves straight to the camera roll, just keep shooting!
- Widget to open the app from the Today View, faster than ever!

Your phone camera is always with you. Might as well use it at its best!
Take it to the next level, take control of your pictures with Manual Camera.

With Manual Camera you can take pictures you can't take with the standard camera!

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Pro Photo Camera with Manual Controls

Pro Photo Camera with Manual Controls

Rego Korosi

Have precise control over focus, exposure, ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and flash level, just by simply moving the slider while taking a photo.

Pro Camera with Manual Controls gives you DSLR-like controls with an intuitive interface.

Other Features:
• Timer
• Grids
• Zoom (max. 3x digital zoom)
• Photos saved directly to camera roll
• Delete last photo taken

• Focus
Control the lens position of your camera, focus from macro to infinity.

• White Balance
Control the color temperature of your image, to get the most accurate color.

• ISO
Control the sensitivity of your camera to light, balance between better image quality and brighter images.

• Shutter Speed
Control the amount of time your camera’s shutter is open. Short shutter speeds can freeze fast-moving subjects, while long shutter speeds can achieve motion blur effects.

• EV
Fine tune the exposure by adjusting the exposure value compensation.

Enjoy!

Visual Photo

Visual Photo

Chepe Nicoli

Visual Photo helps you to understand the basics concepts of photography seeing changes by modifying the parameters of each photograph.

In the home screen choose the parameter you want to see: ISO speed, Aperture, Exposure or Focal Length, this will take you to a second window where you can modify the main parameter, doing so, the image will change to show you the differences.

For instance, if you select Aperture and start modifying the f:/ number you will see how depth of field is affected, the corresponding ISO speed and Exposure values will change accordingly.

Visual Photo is NOT:
- A course on photography
- A manual of photography
- A compendium of instructions
- A book that will teach you to use your camera

Visual Photo IS:
- A quick and easy way to understand basic concepts such as Exposure Time and Depth of Field
- A simple program that shows in pictures your camera's technical aspects
- A way to easily understand what is going on when you change settings in your camera

FEATURES:

- You can choose between 4 parameters: ISO, Aperture, Exposure & Focal Length
- More sample images will be added in future releases.
- When you drag the control with your finger the images change to show you the result.
- iPhone & iPad Retina Display ready.
- English and Spanish.

Codecam

Codecam

László Váradi

All the power of the iPhone camera at your fingertips!

With the incredibly capable camera that is your iPhone, and Codecam, the most simple, easy to use, yet very powerful app, you can enjoy the unlimited possiblities that the complete control over your iPhone's camera can provide!

Photo features:
- manual shutter speed, ISO. Lock your exposure by picking a new value, or by long pressing the automatically selected one. Long press again to go back to auto.
- manual white balance: temperature and tint. You can lock the current value just like the exposure, or pick the exact values. White balance presets are also available: Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, plus two Incandescent and Fluorescent presets.
- manual focus: switch between auto an manual focus by tapping the button, or by tapping an area on the image to focus on it. A slider to manually focus is also available.
- 3:2 overlay: swipe down to switch to the ratio all the professional cameras use, swipe up to go back to 4:3. This feature if for composition only, the image that will be recorded is the full 4:3 image the sensor provides.

Video features:
- video zoom: you can zoom by pinching the image, up until the point where upscaling would occur. For 4K, you can override this behaviour to allow zooming until the 1080p crop. The approximate focal length for the given zoom is also shown on the screen (converted to the equivalent focal length of a Super 35 or Full Frame sensor).
- the same manual controls for shutter speed, ISO, white balance and focus as in photo mode. Smooth autofocus using Focus Pixels on the iPhone 6 and 6s is available.
- compressions supported: 15 Mbit, 25 Mbit, 50 Mbit, 75 Mbit, 100 Mbit in H.264 with selectable IPB or ALL-I modes, and MPJEG compression with a 9/10 (or 8/10 for 4K)) quality setting
(note: the displayed bitrate in MJPEG mode is an estimation of the maximum possible bitrate)
- frame rates supported: 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p30
- additional frame rates supported by devices older than the iPhone 6: 720p50, 720p60
- additional frame rates supported by the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 6: 720p120
- additional frame rates supported by the iPhone 6: 1080p50, 1080p60, 720p240
- additional frame rates supported by the iPhone 6s: 1080p120, 2160p30, 2160p25, 2160p24
- video stabilisation is supported, you can switch between Off, Standard and Cinematic stabilization, depending on availability
- HDR video is supported only on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, switchable between Off and Auto
- show shutter angle instead of shutter speed
- cinematic 1:2.35 overlay: swipte down and up on the preview screen to switch between 16:9 and cinemascope. This feature if for composition only, the image that will be recorded is the full 16:9 frame.

Additional features:
- automatic save to camera roll: all images and supported videos are saved to the camera roll
- gallery mode: You can see the images and videos you took in a grid or loupe view, with full metadata. You can also share them, or delete them right in the app.

M-Camera - Manual Control Camera

M-Camera - Manual Control Camera

Simon Ma

M-Camera is a simple and easy to use camera app with manual control setting, you can control your exposure, ISO and focus point, it help you to make better photos just with your iPhone or iPad.

The build-in timer help you take photo in more stable way without shaking. The captured photos will be automatically saved to the camera roll.

Good for low light and product photography!

Features:

- No Annoying Ads!
- Manual, Lock, Auto and Auto Continuous Focus Mode
- Manual Control Exposure
- Manual Control ISO
- TTS voice countdown timer
- Selectable flash mode (Auto, ON or OFF)
- Selectable Image size
- Preserve Ratio

Requirement:

IOS version 8+

Cam Control - Manually control your camera

Cam Control - Manually control your camera

Sebastien BUET

Cam Control lets you take full control of your camera. Stop hoping your camera will set the focus and exposure correctly and take control. Cam Control offers 9 different modes to capture photos and videos like never before. Moreover, with Cam Control, you can customize the different capture modes, and manually set the focus, shutter speed, ISO, color temperature and tint parameters of your camera.

Features:
- 9 different modes: Auto, Manual, Program, Macro, Landscape, Night, Shutter, Temperature and Video. The different modes can be customized to provide the best rendering based on your conditions.
- Full manual camera control: manually control the focus, shutter speed, ISO, color temperature and color tint of your camera
- Touch camera control: set the focus and exposure points separately. Tap to set the focus, and do a long pressure to set the exposure. Pinch the screen to zoom in/out.
- Camera Resolution Control: 4 different resolutions available to capture your photos; chose the resolution that fits your needs and save space on your device
- Timer: easily capture HD selfies photos and videos. Use the timer to keep your iPhone/iPad immobile and capture great slow shutter and night photos
- Timer alerts: bip or flash alerts to let you know when the app starts the timer, and ends it when you record videos.
- Low light boost and video stabilization control: enable/disable the low light boost and video stabilization of your camera

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