Apple iPhones have some of the best camera sensors on a smartphone, and the picture quality can be further improved with the tons of third party Camera Apps for iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max that are available on the App Store. Let’s get started.
VSCO is one of the most top-rated camera apps for iPhones that has a free version too. It offers 10 different presets for different scenes and has editing tools like contrast, saturation, and grain adjuster. The paid version brings up to 200 presets and advanced tools like HSL and video editing. There’s also a built-in camera app with complete manual controls to click pictures as per your liking.
The app offers the ability to adjust filter strength and colors can be fine-tuned. If you’re a one who is just getting started with image editing, VSCO is the best place, to begin with.
A manual camera app, Camera-M, will win your heart with its simple interface. Whether custom ISO or exposure, manual focus, histograms, or multiple image format choices, feel free to play around.
Every setting you need for a good shot is at your fingertips. Make most of your device’s hardware as the app features Deep Fusion and Smart HDR support.
My favorite is the Triple Photo mode and Bracket mode. To know about them more, check out our dedicated review for the app.
#3. ProCam 7 Camera
ProCam 7 is yet another worthy camera app for your iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. The app offers a night mode for low-light shots, burst mode so that you don’t miss a moment, slow shutter, and a portrait mode. The ProCam 7 can capture 3D photos and time-lapse videos.
The app has tools like timer, anti-shake for blur-free pictures, and screen shutter. It has a manual mode to tweak exposure, shutter speed, ISO, focus, and white balance. The ProCam 7 app can also click RAW images and the built-in photo/video editor has 60 filters, ability to crop, trim, mirror, straighten and much more. ProCam 7 app is a complete package if you’re into videos and photo editing.
#4. Moment – Pro Camera
Known for their hardware lenses and accessories, Moment also has an app up its sleeve. The Moment – Pro Camera app gives you manual control over photos and videos. The app allows users to click in the RAW mode and has support for color profile picker, dual-channel audio meters.
The slow shutter feature can produce motion blur and light trail shots. The app overlays stripes on the under or overexposed areas in the subject for users to manually light up the scene.
The Moment- Pro camera offers burst mode, video stabilization, and audiometer to get precise audio levels. The app has support for Moment Anamorphic lens to shoot letterbox style photos and videos, giving images a nostalgic touch.
#5. Halide Camera
Halide is an award-winning camera app for iPhones and needs no special introduction. The app recently gained gesture control to change exposure and manual focus more conveniently. The app offers pro-level tools like focus peaking, histograms, adaptive level grid, manual depth capture, and the ability to click RAW images.
For the latest iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, it offers a fast lens switcher for different scenarios and a one-handed mode. Interestingly, the app lets you click portraits of pets and objects on the iPhone XR, which isn’t possible via the default camera app. There’s a manual mode to tweak the white balance, ISO, color temperature. It can click TIFF, HEIC or JPG formats.
#6. DSLR Camera
DSLR Camera app for iPhone offers around 160 filters and has a dedicated night mode. It comes with three modes- auto, manual and P mode. The former automatically adjust the presets and lighting to click photos and record videos, the manual mode offers an option to tinker with shutter times, ISO, manual focus, manual white balance and lastly, the P Mode lets you shoot pictures with perfect exposure quickly.
The AI engine automatically predicts the best filters for the photo depending on the scene. Users can click images in RAW as well as portrait mode. There is an AR assistant to pick the best point of view to take a photo or video.
There’s an integrated photo editor where one can adjust the exposure, contrast, lights, shadows, color temperature, saturation, and more. Users can also take photos and record videos using two cameras simultaneously, a feature that isn’t available in most camera apps.
#7. FiLMIC Pro V6 Camera
FiLMIC Pro V6 is one of the best camera apps for your iPhone. The gamma curve offers an impressive tonal range and flexibility in a post-production setting. There is a dual-arc slider for adjusting focus and exposure in the images. It also has a manual mode to control ISO, white balance, contrast and more while clicking pictures.
The FiLMIC Sync stores preset data that you’ve used while editing an image in the cloud and share between devices. This way you don’t have to start all over again. There’s also Apple Watch support for remote start and stop and live video preview.
#8. CAMERA+ 2
Camera+ 2 is another powerful camera for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. It comes with purpose-specific presets, exposure tools, and a manual mode to adjust the best lens for the scene. The app supports slow-shutter that allows users to take long exposure shots.
There’s a macro mode to click close up subjects and an automatic burst mode so that you don’t miss a shot. For the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max that come with multiple lenses, the app selects the best lens for the scene by itself and produces ‘Deep Fusion’ pictures. A feature that comes handy even if you’re a pro photographer.
There is also a built-in RAW image editor, which is an added bonus. The Depth capture or the portrait mode is optimized for person subjects to distinguish background and foreground accurately.
Neural Cam is one of the best camera apps for iPhones. It brings the much-hyped night mode to all the iPhones, including the dated iPhone 6. The camera app is powered by artificial intelligence, and with the latest update, it brings support for the ultra-wide lens on the iPhone 11-series.
The NeuralCam is capable of clicking vivid, brighter and clearer images with minimal noise even in low-light conditions. It does so by capturing a varying number of frames and uses image processing algorithms and machine learning to merge frames that in return brighten the colors.
The image processing is claimed to take only a few seconds and is compatible with ultra-wide, wide, front-facing and telephoto sensors as well. However, the app isn’t free but consider it as a one-time investment for your photography interests.
#10. OBSCURA 2 Camera
OBSCURA 2 is a worthy camera app to have in your new iPhone 11. It can click portraits, landscapes, and live photos. It comes with fine-tuned haptic feedback that lets you better understand of any adjustments done in the settings. The app can click in RAW, HEIC, and JPEG formats. There are a total of 19 filters, including black and white and an analog filter.
The OBSCURA 2 app’s features list includes flash control, grid layout, shutter timer and pro-level controls. What’s more, there’s also an in-built editor to tweak the image as per your choice. It has support for the notification center widget for easy and quick access. The app secured ‘Editor’s choice’ in the App App Store.
Manual – RAW Camera
Manual-Raw Camera comes with features like manual control, ability to click in RAW, DNG/HEIF format, focus zoom, and histogram. It gives control over shutter speed, ISO, focus and exposure compensation for better output. The app supports light and dark themes. It can click portrait mode images of objects with accurate separation of background.
Though the app isn’t free, the set of features it offers makes it a compelling buy to further enhance your picture quality.
These were some of the best camera apps for your latest Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. I keep using these apps frequently as they give me better control over the pictures I take and also edit them as per my taste. So, if you are a mobile photography enthusiast like me, give these apps a shot and see the difference in results yourself. Also, do let us know in case we missed your favorite app from the list.
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