Camera App Builder

Businesses trust Appy Pie’s App Builder for building high-resolution camera apps.

  • Front/ Rear View

    Allow to take photos in front and rear view

  • Quality

    Offers choice to select the video quality and resolution JPEG

  • Free of Ads

    No third-party ads pop up in the app

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  • Modes

    Allow to choose from various modes like screen mode, focus mode, etc.

  • White balance

    Offers to click photos in auto, fluorescent, white, daylight mode

  • Compatibility

    Suitable for Android and iOS users

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How to Make a Camera App in 3 Easy Steps?

  1. Choose the design of your choice

    Customize the look and feel for a better user’s experience.

  2. Add important features, like view selection, lapse time, quality selection, etc.

    Make a camera app with no coding interface and add your desired features to it.

  3. Publish your app on Google Play & Apple App Store

    Let people find your camera app on leading app stores of iPhone & Android.

Top 7 Must-have Features in Your Camera app

Your camera app must have few features which can encourage the users to download and use your app. Some of the must have features are mentioned below:


  • View Selection

    Users must be able to select from a variety of view modes. Your camera app should offer options like selfie mode, night/day mode, landscape/panorama mode, and much more to improve their experience.


  • Controls

    Users must be able to control various camera effects every time they click a photo. You can add controls for white balance, exposure compensation, ISO, saturation, etc. to help users add extra effects in their photos.


  • No Ads

    Your camera app must not show a third-party ad to interrupt the users’ activity. If ads constantly pop up on your app or consume the part of users’ screen, it might hamper the users’ experience with your app.


  • Compatibility

    One of the must-have features in your camera app is its compatibility with operating systems. Your camera app must be compatible with both Android and iOS users with all its features.


  • Auto Save Images

    Users nowadays just keep on clicking the photos. So, if your camera app autosaves the clicks in the gallery, it can be a plus point. Your camera app must not ask users to download the image every time they take a picture.


  • Timer

    Timer lapse of 3sec, 5sec, or 10sec in the camera app allows users to take beautiful photos. With this excellent feature, users can set the timer as per their requirement when taking group shots, selfies, etc.


  • User Interface

    An intuitive user interface can offer maximum acceptability to your camera app. You can arrange the controls and settings in clearly defined sections in your app.

Why You Should Create Your Own Camera App?

People want to capture everything in their smartphone in the form of attractive photographs. From clicking the tempting dish in a restaurant to taking the picture of the rare rainbow, they love to click anything and everything.

People either invest in highly expensive smartphones for the best camera feature or download a few of the camera apps to take the perfect picture. It has been found that camera apps are any day better than the in-built camera on any phone. Camera apps come with a huge variety of features that consistently update with the latest trend. Mobile cameras on other hand, have limited features.

Camera apps have become an inexpensive medium of creating a memory lane in smartphones. Additionally, camera apps help users make their photos more expressive by turning them into GIFs.

There are several reasons to create and launch your camera app. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Affordable
  • People have started shifting from expensive DLSR cameras to attractive camera apps to take the pictures. They have thousands of choices to choose from the variety of camera apps available on the Play Store. Most of the camera apps are free while others request a minimal amount to offer premium features in their app.

  • Handy In Nature
  • Camera apps do not require the tripod stands, big bags to carry them, flashlights, or any other equipment to click the perfect picture. They come with a huge number of features to edit your photo. Also, they are handy and easily fit into the screen of your mobile phone.

  • Multiple Features:
  • In-built camera in phone have limited features. To make every photo looks perfect, people are shifting to camera apps which are having multiple features. Camera apps available on the play stores offer various features like cropping photo, adding text, turning photo into GIF, adding filters, etc. which encourages people to use them.

  • High Return Rates
  • Camera apps even with minimal unique features can add up to large revenues. People try multiple camera apps before settling with one. So, if your camera app has promising features, it has a fair chance to earn a huge amount of money.

  • Global Reach
  • People of all age groups across the world love to click the photos with their smartphones. So, camera apps have a global reach and target the people from each age group.

 

9 Best Camera Apps in the Market

  1. Google Camera:
  2. Google camera is the best camera app available on the app store. It improves the camera quality of smartphones and allows us to take beautiful photos.

  3. A Better Camera:
  4.  A better camera app truly justifies its name. This app allows users to choose from a variety of modes.

  5. Camera FV-5:
  6.  Camera FV-5 is a comprehensive camera app with a lot of manual controls. Users can easily shoot the photos in RAW, lossless PNG, and RSB histogram with this app.

  7. Camera MX:
  8.  Camera MX is a relatively older camera app but is still popular among users as it has been consistently updated. It has a built-in photo editor as an added advantage.

  9. DSLR Camera Pro:
  10.  This app backs “DSLR” in its name by providing a variety of manual controls for white balance, ISO, exposure, and RSB histogram.

  11. Footej Camera:
  12. Footej camera takes benefit of the Camera2 API, thereby it easily provides a huge number of manual controls.

  13. Manual Camera:
  14. Manual Camera is popular among all the age groups as it provides a user-friendly interface and has a reminiscent of a real camera.

  15. Open Camera:
  16. Open camera for android is a free and open-source camera app with features like auto stabilization and manual controls.

  17. Pro-Shot:
  18. Pro-shot app was first launched for Windows phones. It can shoot time-lapse videos, group shots, and burst mode for action shots.

 

Why Should You Choose Appy Pie’s Camera App Builder?

Appy Pie Camera App Builder have countless features which make it stand out among competitors. A few of the unique features are mentioned below:

  • Codeless app builder

    Appy Pie’s Camera App Builder helps you create an excellent camera app without even using a single line of code.

  • Multilingual

    Appy Pie’s app builder comes with a multi-lingual feature. It helps in breaking language barriers and expands your reach globally, giving you an edge over your competitors.

  • User friendly

    Appy Pie’s camera app builder is highly user friendly. It has simple and visually appealing features that allow users to build a camera app easily.

  • Striking Features

    Appy Pie’s camera app builder helps you incorporate various effective features in your app. It gives you an opportunity to help your app stand out of the competition.

  • Push Notifications

    With Appy Pie’s Camera App Builder, you can easily send out push notifications to your app users. Push notifications are the most convenient medium of interacting and staying connected with the users.

Top Frequently Asked Questions

Camera app is an app that can capture both still and moving images. The Camera app is typically found on the Home screen, usually in the favorites tray of your phone.

The 12 Best free Camera Apps are:

  1. Open Camera
  2. Google Camera
  3. Adobe Photoshop Camera
  4. Camera MX
  5. Candy Camera
  6. Cymera
  7. Halide
  8. ProCamera
  9. Moment Pro Camera
  10. Lightroom Mobile App
  11. Camera+
  12. VSCO Cam

You can create a camera app with Appy Pie AppMakr by following the steps below

  1. Go to appypie.com and click on Get Started
  2. Enter the name of the app and click on Next to continue
  3. Select the category that best fits your needs
  4. Pick the color scheme of your choice
  5. Choose the test device where you want to test your app later on
  6. Click on Save and Continue
  7. If you have already created an account with Appy Pie, login, else Sign up
  8. You will be redirected to app customization section, change the look and feel of your app as per your needs and click on Save and Continue
  9. Wait while your app is getting ready. Once the app is created, scan the QR code or send the app installation link to your device by email or SMS, and test your demo app
  10. Go to My Apps section and click on Edit option
  11. You will see the Basic plan. Now you can either go with Try Now or Buy Now option. The ‘Try now’ option comes with a 7-Day Trial so that you are fully satisfied with the app before you make the purchase.

    Note: Whichever option you choose, you need to provide credit card details. We use credit card details to check the authenticity of the users

  12. Add camera from pocket tools feature
  13. Once done, click on Save and Continue to finish creating your camera app

To allow an app to access my camera on your mobile phone

  1. Go to Settings>Apps
  2. Select the app for which you want to allow access to camera
  3. Under app settings go permission and enable the camera permission

It is free to develop a camera app using Appy Pie AppMakr. However, to publish it on Google Play Store or Apple App store, you need to upgrade to one of our paid plans. Go to https://www.appypie.com/app-builder/pricing-plan to check our paid plans.