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10 Great iPhone Camera Apps


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FiLMiC Pro
FiLMiC Pro's virtual slate doesn't just look cute -- it lets film makers add meta data to their shots.
FiLMiC Pro's virtual slate doesn't just look cute -- it lets film makers add meta data to their shots.
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The $3 FiLMiCPro app does its best to offer professional video functionality in a downloadable smartphone package. FilMiC Pro offers three different options for controlling exposure and focus, adjustable frame rate from 1 to 25 frames per second (and the iPhone's standard 30 fps), and an image flip option that supports add-on 35mm lenses. There are four bitrate options with a max of 48 mbps at 1080p, and framing overlays for various resolutions like 4:3, 16:9 and 2.35:1.

Other guides, like bars for the rule of thirds and color bars for post production, are meant to help filmmakers frame and edit shots. Videos can easily be saved to the phone's memory or uploaded to Web services like Facebook, Youtube, Dropbox or Tumblr.

Next, we'll take a look at our last video app that focuses on a particular task, much like SloPro. It's called Frameograph.


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