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Best camera apps

1.VSCO

with in-app purchases
VSCO is a mobile application developed by Visual Supply Company for taking photos, editing them with a variety of settings and filters, and sharing them. Users can join a creative community with no public followers, likes, or comments. 

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Photography

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  • Hu Li

    by Hu Li

    This is a pretty solid photo app. You can edit, share and be part of a community. This is different from other photo sharing apps. It's got a clean la More

  • Larry Harrison

    by Larry Harrison

    VSCO was a competent app until the recent upgrades. Now, while it still works well enough on iOS, it crashes constantly on my Android. I can't crop or More

  • by Teresa Sandoval

    Although this app is has a four-star rating, there are some issues with the quality of the app when it is paired with the camera. I would say use it a More

  • Rose Dixon

    by Rose Dixon

    Easy user interface and navigation.

  • by Phillip Baker

    I could use this camera app to improve the photos I take with my camera. I like that it has so many professional type quality finishes and edits.

  • Agustina Ávalos

    by Agustina Ávalos

    When you share your photos/art on social media, anyone and everyone can copy it and even monetize it. VSCO let's you edit your pictures without releas More

2.NightCap Camera

Paid: $2.99

Nightcap Camera is an ultimate low light photo, video and time-lapse camera with AI assistant feature to help users with fast settings when shooting. It features an automatic camera mode, a long exposure mode, and a noise reduction mode.

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  • Ronald Ellis

    by Ronald Ellis

    I like to take a lot of pictures at night, but the filters never seem to work. This app would help improve my night time view immensely.

  • Steven Hayes

    by Steven Hayes

    NightCap Camera has all the features you didn't know you wanted. Everything you could want in the stock camera plus more.

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    by Kathy Williamson

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3.ProCamera

Paid: $7.99 with in-app purchases

ProCamera is an iOS photography app that contains tools that enable users to create DSLR-like photos. Features include intuitive camera control for auto-focus, pro-level editing, around 83 filters, exposure fine-tuning, and lowlight mode.

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  • Julia Jensen

    by Julia Jensen

    My photos were embarrassingly dull and being taken with poor cameras. My friend uses a light on her phone and all kinds of things to take these great  More

  • Alexander Peters

    by Alexander Peters

    If you need a good camera app for the iphone, ProCamera is for you. It is very easy to use and has many great features as well.

  • Zhou Lai

    by Zhou Lai

    With how important photography is today ProCamera seems like a great idea. I would love to try it.

  • Ralph Munoz

    by Ralph Munoz

    ProCamera is a must for any phone user. It's better then the default camera app and gives me so much more options then other camera apps available.

4.ProShot

Paid: $3.99
ProShot is an application that can replace the default camera of any Android and iOS devices. The camera has features like the manual mode, semi-manual or automatic control over exposure, with-flash mode, ISO control, and much more.

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  • by Eugene Barnes

    If you're still just using the default camera on android then you're really in the passed. ProShot is a app that gives you just so many features and e More

  • Marilyn Carr

    by Marilyn Carr

    I was looking for an app that would give me more control over how my phone camera handles exposure times. I looked a several but chose this one as the More

  • Crystal Armstrong

    by Crystal Armstrong

    ProShot is a great app for taking pics. The only downfall I see is that it isn't for iOS. But other than that, it is wonderful for taking pictures.

5.Camera ZOOM FX Premium

Paid: $3.99
Camera ZOOM FX Premium is a camera application available for Android devices. It allows users to capture pictures, add filters, create collages, manually control the camera, do action and stable shots, and many more.

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  • by Jerry Daniels

    A nice app that I added to my Samsung phone. It lets you do a lot of things with your pictures. You can mash them up into a collage or add filters. I  More

  • by Michelle Parker

    This was a huge improvement over the stock camera app on my phone. Just Stable Shot helped so much. I haven't even tried most of the effects yet, ther More

  • Nicholas Lewis

    by Nicholas Lewis

    Zoom FX does what it is made to do. You can take pictures, apply effects and edit your images. It also comes with camera controls. It's simple to use  More

6.Camera360

with in-app purchases
Camera360 is a free camera app for Android devices used for over 500 million users. It features all themed funny stickers and filters to add to your pictures.

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  • by Navya Mehta

    After using the same old camera app for years I decided to look around for something with a few more options. I decided to give Camera360 a chance and More

  • Bruce Bowman

    by Bruce Bowman

    So I was looking for the best free camera apps on android and I looked on the Play Store and found Camera360. It worked but honestly the android camer More

  • Roy Alvarez

    by Roy Alvarez

    Camera360 is the best camera app ever! It has so many features and I like using the stickers and sending the photos to my friends!

7.Manual

Paid: $3.99

Manual is a powerful camera app with full control over your image. Quickly and simply adjust all parameters of your image, including shutter, ISO, white balance, focus and exposure compensation.


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  • Raquel Blanco

    by Raquel Blanco

    I love this app. I use it when I don't want to lug around dslr camera but still want a professional looking shot.

  • by Rosa María Herrera

    I'm not sure I'd call Manual a "best camera app" with only an average 3.5 star rating. It seems like there are probably better liked apps out there. A More

8.Snapseed

Free download

Snapseed is a complete and professional photo-editing software application developed by Google that will upgrade your regular photos, with lots of filters and special effects. It has 29 tools like healing, brush, structure, HDR, etc.

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4+

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Photo and Video

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Google LLC

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  • by Jessica Jones

    Snapseed is a multi-use photo editor app that lots and lots of people love. It has so many effects that can turn your ordinary photos into something a More

  • Anna Simmons

    by Anna Simmons

    Honestly, when my friend told me that Snapseed was the best mobile alternative to Photoshop, I scoffed at him. But I had to eat my words once I downlo More

  • Joshua Marshall

    by Joshua Marshall

    fits topic but i would not say it is the best

  • Laura Medina

    by Laura Medina

    I found Snapseed surprisingly easy to work with. I loved all the different editing options it gave me. I can't believe this level of quality is coming More

9.Camera+ Legacy

Paid: $2.99 with in-app purchases

Camera+ is an app for iOS devices that features tools like Touch Exposure & Focus, Digital Zoom, Horizon Level, and Clarity. It also has different shooting modes, scene modes, and effects to help users in adjusting their photos.

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  • Heather Medina

    by Heather Medina

    This is a pretty solid camera app, and has a lot of features. Great for beginners.

  • Anna Rodriguez

    by Anna Rodriguez

    Camera+ is the best camera app currently available. You can upgrade your pictures to a professional quality using this app. There are numerous filters More

10.Sweet Selfie

Free download
Sweet Selfie is an Android camera app for taking selfies that features a great variety of filters and professional editing tools for you to generate high-quality pictures of yourself.

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  • Rose Ryan

    by Rose Ryan

    I was looking for an app for my phone to take some great pictures. I live in a scenic area, so I wanted to capture the landscapes around me before I m More

  • Judy Myers

    by Judy Myers

    Just another filter app in my opinion. Nothing special. Seems to do like every other photoshop type app.

  • Nicole Johnson

    by Nicole Johnson

    I wanted a fun app to take selfies, and this app seemed super highly rated and recently updated, so I checked it out. It was really fun! It had a lot  More

  • Denise Tran

    by Denise Tran

    This is a really fun app to use if you take selfies a lot. It corrects colors, brightens your teeth, smooth your skin etc. I think I'll enjoy taking s More

11.Camera MX

with in-app purchases

Camera MX is a free full-fledged stock camera alternative app that supports all resolutions and ratios allowed by the user's camera. It supports both front and back cameras and can record videos. It also has a fine-tuned autofocus feature.

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  • Randy Brewer

    by Randy Brewer

    As a photographer I love to have control in any camera I use. This includes the simple snapshots and captures I take with my phone. Now the built in c More

  • Brittany Moreno

    by Brittany Moreno

    This is definitely a unique app to help you make memorable photos. This is a great addition to your apps.

12.Manual Camera

Paid: $2.99

Manual Camera is the world's first Android camera app that enables users to access complete manual camera controls including shutter speed, focus distance, ISO, white balance, exposure compensation, and many more features. 

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Everyone

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Photography

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Geeky Devs Studio

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  • by Jorge Velasco

    Manuel Camera is everything i need and more, the base andriod camera app can be a bit clunky at times and not listen to what i want it to do, but manu More

  • Charles Young

    by Charles Young

    This is a first time for me to purchased a paid app. UI and function are easy to us and understand from the newbie perspective which is great. However More

  • Patricia Turner

    by Patricia Turner

    I adore do itself devices because one can learn application from it easily. I like Manual Camera because it is user friendly. I understand why it is t More

13.Open Camera

Free download

Open Camera is a free and heavily-featured Android camera app that will enable users to transform their regular pictures by editing their ISO, exposure compensation/lock, focus, color, white balance, face detection, and many more.

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  • by Andy Yu

    I can point and shoot with Open Camera and get true to color images. Settings are easy to navigate . This app calibrates my phones camera sensors and  More

  • by Alice Walsh

    pictures for example look good. very good reviews. compatiable with a lot of different devices

  • Ruth Jordan

    by Ruth Jordan

    The reviews and downloads on this app are favorable. There is a lot of praise given. Sample images look amazing.

14.Facetune

Paid: $3.99
Facetune is a photo editing app developed by Lightricks Ltd. This app gives you the option to retouch and add filters to selfies and portraits with ease, from the convenience of your mobile phone.

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  • by Sara Garza

    There are so many photo editing apps out there, but this one is my favorite. It really allows for creativity by the user and is super easy to understand.

15.Slow Shutter Cam

Paid: $1.99

Slow Shutter Cam is an app for taking slow shutter speed photos on your smartphone. The app lets you control ISO or shutter speed. It was developed by Cogitap Software and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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4+

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Utilities,Photo & Video

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Cogitap Software

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  • Jacqueline Burton

    by Jacqueline Burton

    I still have an older iPhone and I absolutely am in love with this app. I hear there are some problems with newer phones so hopefully they get that pr More

  • by Ruth Patel

    Slow Shutter Cam will really help you make cool photos from your phone. You can make really cool images like you would with a DSLR camera. You can con More

16.Instagram

Free download

Instagram is a simple way to capture, edit, and share the users' favorite moments. They can express their artistic sides through their feeds. Users can follow their friends and family, and discover accounts from all over the world.

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Everyone

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Photo sharing

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  • Esteban Contreras

    by Esteban Contreras

    I used to use instagram but the new privacy policy really turned me off. Did you know they're allowed to record with your camera even when the app is off? That's crazy! I would not recommend this app to anyone ever.

17.Hipstamatic

Paid: $2.99 with in-app purchases

Hipstamatic is a camera app that also works as a photo-editing tool that lets you take beautiful pics and also share them with your friends. It also contains filters and a complete editing suite with over 20 adjustment tools.

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4+

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Utilities,Photo & Video

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Hipstamatic, LLC

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  • Virginia Owens

    by Virginia Owens

    Classic looks and today's sharp, crisp photos. This app is a real winner, literally. It was the winner of Apple’s original App of the Year.

18.Manual Camera Compatibility

Free download
This app will test if your device supports manual camera settings like manual focus, ISO, shutter speed and other key stuff when it comes to taking the perfect picture. If the device is suitable for manual camera settings, you will be able to install the Manual Camera app


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Everyone

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Photography

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Geeky Devs Studio

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  • Jennifer Carter

    by Jennifer Carter

    This App works great with my Samsung. My only issue is with certain file sizes. It's not big enough to suit my needs. Once or if that changes this app More

  • Bruce Davidson

    by Bruce Davidson

    For those that want more control of their smartphone's camera function this app will let you see if your device supports manual camera settings. Peopl More

  • Kenneth Rice

    by Kenneth Rice

    This app is definitely useful if you want to use manual camera and is so easy to use.

19.Pixlr Express

Free download

With Pixlr Express, you can capture any moment and make it unique. It offers over 2 million combinations of effects, overlays and filters. When you finish, you can share them on your social networks.

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  • Kathy Bell

    by Kathy Bell

    Awesome editor. But in this version there is an issue. I am using it on Lenovo K8 note(Naughat). The issue is it don't save high resolution image afte More

  • by James Brooks

    A very popular editor's choice app that uses your phone's camera while adding a huge amount of extra filters, effects and options. A wonderful combo t More

  • Juan Meza

    by Juan Meza

    Contrary to what my little brother thought, this will not give your crummy camera more megapixels or whatever. The camera will be the same, but this d More

20.Camera FV-5

Paid: $3.95

Camera FV-5 is an Android camera application for professionals and entry-level photographers. The app allows users to manually control their settings such as white balance, ISO, aperture, and other common features that help take better shots.

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  • Victoria Woods

    by Victoria Woods

    this is my go to camera app. easy to understand and use, very user friendly. well worth the price.

21.A Better Camera

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This Android camera app will allow you to take pictures as you want: adjust ever setting to take the perfect shot, including focus, ISO, shutter speed and many more functions. 




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Everyone

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Photography

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Almalence

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  • Rubén Rocha

    by Rubén Rocha

    This adds some features to your on board camera but wont ever actually improve the quality of images you take, if anything it damages video quality an More

  • Arthur Montgomery

    by Arthur Montgomery

    I have found that ABC software helps to make my pictures look pretty good. The app is free and comes with enough features to get you started and deter More

  • Sara Bowman

    by Sara Bowman

    I need this because my camera takes horrible pictures.

  • Wayne Jones

    by Wayne Jones

    I love this camera! It's so amazing, I use it constantly. It improves the camera on my phone drastically, and it has a lot of fun options to mess arou More

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