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Great Apps for Manual Control Video Cameras

The built in camera app allows us all to capture some stunning videos, but if you want to take them to the next level, you need to take full control over the process. These apps allow you to do just that. You can control every aspect - including focus, white balance, iso speed, frame rate and more. It's all in your hands now.

Manual Camera 4
Yamera (Manual Camera)
CameraPixels PRO
CameraPixels Lite
Focus [+] - A Different Camera

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Manual Camera 4
Manual Camera 4

Manual Camera 4

Kenneth Kao

Capture photos or videos with precise control over focus, exposure, ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and flash level

Capture photos or videos with precise control over focus, exposure, ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and flash level.
Manual Camera gives you professional controls with an intuitive interface.

Also Includes:
• RAW Photo Capture
• Realtime histogram
• Focus Peaking
• Lock exposure, focus, white balance
• Full control over which lens to use
• Easily change video formats
• HDR (Dolby Vision / HLG) on iPhone 12 and...

ProMovie Recorder
ProMovie Recorder

ProMovie Recorder

Panda Apps Limited

A full feature video camera with 4k resolution

ProMovie Recorder is a feature-rich yet easy-to-use video camera App for your iPhone and iPad. Take control of exposure, focus, frame rate, and every other aspect of video recording right at your fingertip. Take full advantage of your device's videography capability and create professional clips.

• 4K video recording (up to 60FPS) ¹.
• 1080p video recording (up to 240FPS) ².
• Manual...

Cinamaker Capture
Cinamaker Capture

Cinamaker Capture

Cinamaker, Inc.

Welcome to the future of live video production

Welcome to the future of live video production.


Cinamaker requires two apps:


Cinamaker Capture:

Cinamaker Capture is the companion app for Cinamaker Director Studio, the multi-camera live video production app. Cinamaker Capture is required to install on each iPhone/iPad used as cameras and audio capture devices.



Cinamaker Director Studio:

Cinamaker Director Studio (iPad and Mac) is...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Kinomatic - Pro Video Camera
Kinomatic - Pro Video Camera
Kinomatic - Pro Video Camera

Kinomatic - Pro Video Camera

infoding.com

Kinomatic is a fully featured pro-level video camera for your iPhone. The intuitive interface easily gives you full control over all aspects of your camera to capture amazing footage. With the included editor it becomes fast and simple to cut together a rough cut or make sure you have all...

Yamera (Manual Camera)
Yamera (Manual Camera)
Yamera (Manual Camera)

Yamera (Manual Camera)

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...

CameraPixels PRO
CameraPixels PRO
CameraPixels PRO

CameraPixels PRO

Natalya Petrenko

CameraPixels is a unique manual photography app. The premium tools and intuitive UI make CameraPixels the best choice for professional mobile photographers. CameraPixels participated in Berkley Eclipse Megamovie 2017 thanks to its extensive raw bracketing.

All-in-one
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CameraPixels is all-in-one capture solution, that supports multiple photo and video capture modes....

CameraPixels Lite
CameraPixels Lite
CameraPixels Lite

CameraPixels Lite

Natalya Petrenko

CameraPixels is a unique manual photography app. The premium tools and intuitive UI make CameraPixels the best choice for professional mobile photographers. CameraPixels participated in Berkley Eclipse Megamovie 2017 thanks to its extensive raw bracketing.

All-in-one
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CameraPixels is all-in-one capture solution, that supports multiple photo and video capture modes....

Iris Pro Video
Iris Pro Video
Iris Pro Video

Iris Pro Video

Nicholas McDonald

Iris Pro is the first iOS video recording app to take a new approach at manual video control. With a contemporary control interface better suited to touch screens, adjustments are lighting fast. You not only have complete manual control over the camera's shutter speed, ISO and focus. But also full...

Focus [+] - A Different Camera
Focus [+] - A Different Camera
Focus [+] - A Different Camera

Focus [+] - A Different Camera

Yue He

Designed for people who loves their real cameras. This app offers more manual control and very useful functions for focusing and zooming.

- Manual control of focus, zoom, exposure.
- Zoom in automatically when focusing
- Impressive smooth zooming control during video recording

Enjoy !

Raw! Video Pro Film Camera
Raw! Video Pro Film Camera
Raw! Video Pro Film Camera

Raw! Video Pro Film Camera

Procypher Software Co.

Get the Gold Standard App in Video Recording! Shoot high quality 1080p MJPEG movies at over 300 Mbps bitrate! Also capture 4K video and up to 240 fps, no other app even comes close to Raw! Video's super performance.

• High Quality MJPEG Video: Make fantastic 100% Quality MJPEG movies at...

Raw! Video Film Camera
Raw! Video Film Camera
Raw! Video Film Camera

Raw! Video Film Camera

Procypher Software Co.

Get the Gold Standard App in Video Recording! Shoot high quality 1080p MJPEG movies at over 300 Mbps bitrate! Also capture 4K video and up to 240 fps, no other app even comes close to Raw! Video's super performance.

• High Quality MJPEG Video: Make fantastic 100% Quality MJPEG movies at...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Verifeye Media Pro Camera

Verifeye Media Pro Camera

Verifeye Media Ltd

Verifeye Media Pro Camera is a highly professional video and still camera, delivering intuitive manual control to aid the creative processes of filmmaking and photography. It has been designed by photojournalists and filmmakers with years of professional experience, and uses standard industry icons to ensure ease of use.

Camera controls include:

Focus
Exposure Compensation
White Balance (Kelvin)
ISO (Gain)
Shutter Speed
Audio Peak Meter

To ensure that users achieve maximum control under a variety of scenarios, there are more options in Settings, which include:

Resolution - HD 1080, HD 720, and SD 540
Encoding - 30Mbps, 17Mbps, 6Mbps, and 3Mbps (approximate)
Frame rate – 30Fps, 25Fps, and 24 Fps (in HD 1080 only)
Microphone selection
Headphone monitoring
Audio Gain Control

Verifeye Media Pro Camera has been developed by Verifeye Media, a visual news agency that sells videos and photos to news organizations on behalf of freelance journalists and accidental eyewitnesses. This camera app enables users to shoot and send eyewitness videos and photographs directly from the centre of breaking news events (uploading requires a registered Verifeye Media account).

Verified stories are published on the Verifeye Media newswire, where news organizations can buy a license to use them. Copyright always remains with the original creator, so the more media outlets that buy a license, the more money the creator makes. Sales revenue is shared with contributors on a 50/50 percent basis, and is paid within 7 days.

Camera Complete - focus area spot, handy controls and fast continuous shooting

Camera Complete - focus area spot, handy controls and fast continuous shooting

Ivan Brazhnikov

The very first camera app with truly handy controls, truly focus peaking mode (like professional video camcorders), truly fast continuous shooting and truly manual control from your Apple Watch.

HANDY MANUAL CONTROLS
Manual camera controls are one hand reachable in the any device orientation. Even on the iPad.

PRO FOCUS PEAKING*
You can easily spot a focus area and setup focus area spot color, gain and noise reduction.

SMART CONTINUOUS SHOOTING**
Camera complete automatically set exposure duration for the best continuous shooting speed. Also it works, when you want to make a series of the quick single photos.

APPLE WATCH
You can control exposure, focus and white balance from you Apple Watch.

* Feature is available on the iPhone 5s, iPad Air and higher device versions.
** 8-10 fps average on iPhone 6 and 20-25 fps on iPad Air

Viewfinder Camera for iPhone

Viewfinder Camera for iPhone

Magno Urbano

Imagine a video camera app that gives you full control over the videos plus hundreds of live visual effects, on top of that! No need to process the video. Everything happens on-the-fly! Wouldn't it be awesome?

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25% OFF THE REGULAR PRICE
FOR A LIMITED TIME
LAUNCH PROMOTION
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ViewFinder is a video camera app that comes with almost 140 filters and offers full control over the video.

You will have control over everything:
* Multiple resolutions (480p, 540p, 720p, 1080p, 4K and 4032x3024)
* Multiple FPS (30, 60 and slow motion 120 and 240 fps)
* HDR Mode
* Stabilization Mode
* Exposure Bias EV
* Exposure Duration
* Focus Restriction Mode
* Manual Focus Control
* ISO value
* Smooth Focus
* White Balance Control
* RGB Channel Gain Control
* Color Temperature Control
* Tint Control

Plus these VISUAL EFFECTS FILTERS:
Accordion Fold, Black & White, Blur, Chrome, Circle Distortion, Color Clamp, Comics, Comics Pro, Contour, Contrast, CopyMachine, Crystallize, Dotted, Dream, Edge, Fade, False Color, Glass Distortion, Gradient (10 kinds), Halftone, Hatched, Hex Pixellate, Hole Distortion, Horizontal Blur, Instant, Invert, Kaleidoscope, Light Tunnel, Line, Linear Distortion, Monochrome, Noir, None, Old Film, Optical Tile, Perspective Correction, Perspective Transform, Pinch Distortion, Pixellate, Pixellated People, Posterize, Process, Radial Gradient (10 kinds), Reflected Tile, Saturation, Sepia, Shaped Holes, Spot Color, Star, Style, Sun, Tile, Tonal, Torus Distortion, Transfer, Triangle Tile, Twelve Fold, Twirl Distortion, Vertical Blur, Vibrance, Vignette, Vortex, Water and ZoomBlur.

Add to this 54 other color filters that you can use to give videos a mood.

Simply the most complete camera ever!

iPad version also available.

* possibilities vary with device

ViewFinder Camera for iPad

ViewFinder Camera for iPad

Magno Urbano

Imagine a video camera app that gives you full control over the videos plus hundreds of live visual effects, on top of that! No need to process the video. Everything happens on-the-fly! Wouldn't it be awesome?

==================
25% OFF THE REGULAR PRICE
FOR A LIMITED TIME
LAUNCH PROMOTION
==================

ViewFinder is a video camera app that comes with almost 140 filters and offers full control over the video.

You will have control over everything:
* Multiple resolutions (480p, 540p, 720p, 1080p, 4K and 4032x3024)
* Multiple FPS (30, 60 and slow motion 120 and 240 fps)
* HDR Mode
* Stabilization Mode
* Exposure Bias EV
* Exposure Duration
* Focus Restriction Mode
* Manual Focus Control
* ISO value
* Smooth Focus
* White Balance Control
* RGB Channel Gain Control
* Color Temperature Control
* Tint Control

Plus these VISUAL EFFECTS FILTERS:
Accordion Fold, Black & White, Blur, Chrome, Circle Distortion, Color Clamp, Comics, Comics Pro, Contour, Contrast, CopyMachine, Crystallize, Dotted, Dream, Edge, Fade, False Color, Glass Distortion, Gradient (10 kinds), Halftone, Hatched, Hex Pixellate, Hole Distortion, Horizontal Blur, Instant, Invert, Kaleidoscope, Light Tunnel, Line, Linear Distortion, Monochrome, Noir, None, Old Film, Optical Tile, Perspective Correction, Perspective Transform, Pinch Distortion, Pixellate, Pixellated People, Posterize, Process, Radial Gradient (10 kinds), Reflected Tile, Saturation, Sepia, Shaped Holes, Spot Color, Star, Style, Sun, Tile, Tonal, Torus Distortion, Transfer, Triangle Tile, Twelve Fold, Twirl Distortion, Vertical Blur, Vibrance, Vignette, Vortex, Water and ZoomBlur.

Add to this 54 other color filters that you can use to give videos a mood.

Simply the most complete camera ever!

iPhone version also available.

* possibilities vary with device