How to Take Retro Photos on iPhone/iPad [BitCam App]

BitCam is an old-style camera app that allows you to take retro photos on your iPhone or iPad. Check out the detailed review.

At times, it’s great to go back in past and relive the moments that will never come back again. Everything around us keeps changing with time. And then there comes a moment when you begin to wonder how much things have changed over the past years.

As for instance, cameras have drastically improved over the past few years. With ultra-modern technology, they have become a lot sharper than they used to be.

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Take Retro Photos on iPhone Using BitCam App

Take Retro Photos on iPhone/iPad with BitCam App

If you ever wished to click a photo with the two-decade-old camera, here is a piece of good news. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Iconfactory has launched an app that allows you to take retro photos using your iPhone or iPad. This is exactly what you’d have used on your mini pocket way back in 1996.

“BitCam is the digital camera you would have used on your mini pocket computer back in 1996. We made it celebrate the Iconfactory’s 20th anniversary of making cool things with pixels!,” The Iconfactory.

Get Started

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Step #1. Download BitCam on your iPhone or iPad and launch it.

Step #2. You need to allow it the access to your Camera.

Step #3. Next up, you have to tap on the shutter icon from the bottom to take an old-style photo.

Retro Selfie

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If you want to take an old-style selfie, simply tap on the gear icon from the bottom left corner. Next up, a popup menu will appear on the screen. You’ll see options like Super-Res, Standard, Self Camera, Install Color Graphics, etc. You need to select Self Camera and then tap on OK to confirm. Now, start taking a cool selfie.

If you want to install color graphics, you will have to pay $1.99.

Wrapping Up

Though the app is quite simple, it may please you if you are willing to look back in past and experience 20-year-old camera.

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BitCam is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod running iOS 9.3 or later. It’s available for free on App Store.

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Have you tried it? Do share your experience with us in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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