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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.
This can be used to rotate the image for an interesting effect, or more commonly to correct the image if it is at a slight angle.
Adjusting the contrast affects the difference between light and dark areas of the image. You can fine tune it to meet your needs, such as increasing the contrast to make your subject stand out more.
If your photo is too bright or dark, you can adjust the brightness in order to get a well-balanced image.
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera application.
With a self-timer you can set an amount of time to pass before the picture is taken. This allows you to be in the picture yourself and is great for taking photos with friends.
You can add an HDR-style effect to the image, whereby the darker areas appear brighter and the bright areas appear darker - giving your image more dynamic range. This gives you an image which looks more akin to how the human eye sees it, rather than a camera.
Filters allow you to apply effects to your image with one touch, usually with a range of effects such as retro films or sketches.
Tilt shift is a technique which can be used to achieve the “diorama” effect, whereby you can make normal images look as if they were taken of small models. It works by applying a blur to parts of the image which simulates a shallower depth of field, even on objects far away.
You can apply a mirror effect to the image, allowing you to experiment with creating symmetrical images.
When taking a picture with the app, you can preview your next photo with the filter already applied. This means you can choose a filter that compliments the scene before you capture the image, rather than applying it later.
You can create collages using lots of your images, usually with custom frames and shapes.
The app captures a period of audio when you take the picture.