Vistax offers a mix of creative features such as Zen Mode and film simulations, together with advanced camera features (camera kits, manual controls, RAW / ProRAW file formats). Access the full capabilities of your device in a beautiful and intuitive user experience.

Intuitive UI
All features are easily discovered using an intuitive user experience

Zen Mode
Controls disappear, leaving a gorgeous full-frame image. Take the shot while focusing on composition and framing

Manual controls
Full, semi-automatic or manual control of shutter speed, ISO, white balance and focus. Slide up and down for exposure compensation

ProRAW / DNG output
Output RAW/DNG for maximum flexibility in your post-processing workflow, or choose JPEG or HEIC for smaller file size and easier handling of your images (ProRAW available on supported devices *)

Camera Kits
Save the entire camera configuration using Vistax Camera Kits. Recall your configuration with 1-button

Filters & Film simulations
Over 40 colour filters and film simulations, including Fuji-X emulation. Design your own film simulations or reproduce one from other editing apps.

Flexible workflow
When using e.g. colour filters of image formats, save your image alongside the original image - either as an iOS photo edit, or as a separate file

Portrait mode
Create stunning people or pets portraits using portrait mode / depth effect

5 image formats
3:2 (35mm), 4:3 (native), 1:1 (square), 16:9, 2.35:1 (cinemascope). Rangefinder-style option to see outside the frame


• Zen mode - focus on composition and framing, not the camera
• Support for multi-lens devices: Tele, Ultra-wide angle (*)
• Portrait / Depth effect mode (*)
• Support for iOS Deep Fusion and Smart HDR (*)
• Exposure compensation, Shutter priority, ISO priority and full automatic exposure modes
• Automatic Exposure bracketing: up to 5 exposure brackets, up to (-5 / +5 EV)
• Focus peaking and manual focus
• Manual / Auto white balance modes
• Camera Kits: Save camera settings and configuration, bring back your custom camera with 1-button camera kit (5 presets slots)
• Live histogram, when adjusting exposure, optional over-exposure warning indicator (zebras)
• Capture in HEIC / JPEG / RAW+JPEG / RAW+HEIC / RAW / ProRAW (DNG) formats
• Save original image using iOS Photo Edits, or as a separate image
• Wide gamut-aware colorspace processing and file formats
• 3 grid types: rule of third, golden triangles and fine mesh
• 5 image formats 3:2, 4:3 (native), 1:1, 16:9, 2.35:1 (cinemascope).
• Optional rangefinder mode when using image formats
• 3s and 10s timer

Colour Filters

• Choose from 40+ colour and Black & White film simulation and colour filters. In the viewfinder or applied to your existing photos through the Vistax iOS Photo Extension
• Custom colour filters / LUT: Add your own colour filters and film simlulations to vistax. Design your own from scratch, or reproduce from other editing apps.
• Use colour filters live in the viewfinder, or applied to existing photos, either in-app or using the Vistax iOS Photo Extension


• Vistax does not embed any tracking / third-party SDKs

(*) Compatibility Notes

Vistax features depends on the support from your ios device, so not all not all devices will support all features. Here are some of those restrictions:

ProRAW capture requires compatible hardware: iPhone 12 and 12 Pro
RAW capture requires compatible hardware: 6S, 7, 8, X, XS, XR, SE, 11, 11 Pro, 12, 12 Pro, iPad Pro
The Ultra Wide lens on iPhone 11, 12, 11 Pro and iPad pro does not support RAW or manual focus / exposure modes
Portrait mode requires hardware compatible with depth-sensing (Phone 7 Plus, 8 Plus, X, XS, XR, 11, 11 Pro, 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro max, iPad Pro)
Smart HDR and Deep fusion supported on compatible hardware: iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max

What’s New

Version 1.5.1

This release brings an improved image editing experience, introduces Siri shortcuts, and fixes a few issues on iOS 15.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

App Privacy

The developer, Sebastien Ardon, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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