Camera FV-5 Android App Review

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Camera FV-5 app for Android is a professional camera application for mobile devices that puts DSLR-like manual controls in your fingertips. Customized for aficionados and professional photographers, with this camera application you can capture the best raw photographs so that you can post-process them later and get spectacular results. The only limit is your imagination and creativity. Priced at $3.95, Camera FV-5 app is available for download at Google Play.


Camera FV-5 Android app boasts of adjustable photographic parameters, exposure compensation, ISO, light metering mode, focus mode, white balance and program mode, and is always at hand. Viewfinder display similar to DSLR allows seeing exposure time, aperture and stops display with EV and bracketing settings, in real-time. Exposure bracketing is full-fledged from 3 to 7 frames and has unlimited stops spacing plus custom EV shifting. Built-in intervalometer makes stunning time lapses (even bracketed/HDR time lapses) and time-controlled picture series. Long exposure support to take eye-catching night photos and light trails with long exposure times up to 30 seconds (requires Android 5.0+ compatible as well on the Samsung Galaxy Camera (1 and 2), Galaxy S4 Zoom and HTC One (M8). On Android 4.4 or older, long exposures lowers picture resolution to 2 or 1 MP, depending models). The app renders JPEG, true 16-bit RAW in DNG format (requires Android 5.0+ and a fully compliant Camera2 implementation.

Camera FV-5 Android App

Currently only LG Nexus 5 and Motorola Nexus 6, perfect for post-processing and lossless PNG photo capturing formats. Manual shutter speed: from 1/80000 to 2″, or the range available on your device (only on compatible versions of Android). All camera functions are transferable to volume keys. You can adjust EV, ISO, color temperature and extra using volume keys. Devices with hardware camera shutter key are also supported. EXIF and XMP sidecar metadata support. Autofocus, macro, touch-to-focus, true manual focus and infinity focus modes. Autofocus lock feature (AF-L). Auto-exposure (AE-L) and auto white balance (AWB-L) locks in Android 4.0+. In background photo and RAW developing and processing allows a smooth, uninterrupted camera operation. It carries a Digital zoom using multi-touch pinch gesture. Also shows 35mm equivalent focal length. The most advanced electronic viewfinder is available with live RGB histogram, 10 composition grid overlays and 9 crop guides. Powerful organization options portray different storage locations and fully customizable file names (even with variables). The user interface of Camera FV-5 app is available in more than 30 languages.


The fresh API requires OEMs to bring up to date drivers, which some have not done, frustratingly. You’ll only see the innovative features on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 right now. Camera FV-5 Android app interface takes a little getting used to, but all these features come into view to be there and accounted for. The manual focus mode is, for the most part, a cool feature. On the other hand, it seems like auto ISO is not working in the approved manner on the Nexus 6. Either way, this is a large stride for Android photography. This camera application entirely avoids scene modes, as a replacement you get full manual control over all photographic parameters, just akin to as you do with a reflex camera, so you can eventually control all aspect of the picture, and rely on post-processing to the computer. So after your DSLR, you will by no means let pass a photo occasion yet again, being able to capture it with the nearer feeling to your DSLR as likely.

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