We’ve changed how CollabraCam captures video... this is the update you’ve been waiting for, and we know you’ll love it. Now all cameras record the entire session while an Edit Decision List (EDL) is created during the live edit to record in and out points for the Director's Cut. This change also paved the way for Single Source Audio, which utilizes audio from Camera 1 for the entire session.
The camera has also been improved to increase performance and enhance the user experience... Video Stabilization (for supported devices), Focus and Exposure Lock, Thirds Grid, Zoom and iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera support. Most importantly, transfer time has been reduced yet again, so you can wrap and review quicker.
Whether you want to cover all the bases at the little league game, produce a You Tube talk show, create a hyperlocal newscast, shoot a music video, capture footage for interview-style documentary, or help students learn cinematography... CollabraCam makes all of this possible by putting a live multicam production studio in the palm of your hands.
You are the director and your friends are your camera crew. From an iPad you can edit live from up to six iOS cameras streaming over Wi-Fi (four cameras on iPhone or iPod touch). Send action cues and direct your camera ops to get the best shots from every angle. When you call it a wrap, the video and audio is collected and the Director’s Cut is assembled, so you can watch or share your movie, minutes after it's shot.
CollabraCam doesn’t use your data plan, so you can use Personal HotSpot to create a local Wi-Fi network to CollabraCam on the go. You can also use a wireless router on location, absolutely no need for an internet connection, plug it in and you're ready to go... or create a computer-to-computer network with a MacBook Pro.
Review the Director’s Cut in the app or export to the Photos app and share from there. Once exported, iCloud Photo Library can automatically upload to iCloud, then you can download with the Photos app on your Mac. Export video clips from the Director’s Cut to Photos and assemble in iMovie for iOS, then add your titles and transitions... or save the Edit Decision List (EDL), video and audio to your Mac and import into Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017. After import, the Director’s Cut is loaded to the timeline, ready for post. You can also import just video and audio and re-edit with Premiere Pro’s multi-camera editing interface with the Program Monitor.
CollabraCam participates in the iTunes Volume Purchase Program for Education. The Volume Purchase Program for Education lets educators purchase world-class apps, like CollabraCam, at a 50% discount when purchasing quantities of 20 or more. Purchase in volume and tap into immediate benefits for your entire institution.
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"This app teaches the skills of supervision and direction." AppoLearning
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"It’s just plain amazing." - iLounge
• Direct a multicam video on-the-fly
• Live editing over Wi-Fi or HotSpot
• Connect and direct up to six cameras
• Queue the next camera on standby
• Direct camera ops with action cues
• Automatically generated credits
• Director's Cut collected from cameras
• Export Director's Cut to Photos app
• Export clips for iOS post-production
• Export EDL for Adobe Premiere Pro
• 1080p or 720p HD video capture
• Single Source Audio from Camera 1
• Participate in a multicam video shoot
• All cameras record the entire session
• Choose camera on iPhone 7 plus
• AE and AF lock, grid, zoom and more
• Notification on standby or recording
• Receive action cues from the director
• Full video saved on each camera
This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.
Important! CollabraCam 3.0 is not compatible with previous versions of CollabraCam. Before starting a session, please make sure that each participant has updated to CollabraCam 3.0.
When the director begins a session, all cameras start recording simultaneously and they record the entire time. As the director switches cameras, an Edit Decision List is created. At the end of the session, all of the cameras create clips from their captured video based on the in and out points from the EDL and Camera 1 creates the audio track, then the video and audio is transferred to the director, to assemble the Director’s Cut. The EDL, video and audio can be saved to your computer via iTunes and imported into Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017. Once imported, you can pick up with post right where you left off with capture, ready to tweak in and out points, add titles, transitions and effects... or you can quickly start from scratch and re-edit the footage with Premiere Pro’s Program Monitor multi-camera editing interface.
The camera has been improved to increase performance and enhance the user experience... Video Stabilization (for supported devices), Focus and Exposure Lock, Thirds Grid, Zoom and iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera support. Most importantly, transfer time has been reduced yet again, so you can wrap and review quicker.
We appreciate your feedback because we made CollabraCam for you. If you have a support question, a bug to report, a feature to request, a link to a video you produced with CollabraCam to share, or simply want to describe your experience with us... please send your feedback to: email@example.com.
App reviews are important to app sales and growth... once you have used CollabraCam several times, we ask that you please take a moment to provide an honest review. If you feel you cannot rate CollabraCam 4-5 stars or provide positive feedback, please email us and let us know how we can improve.
Ratings and Reviews
Could use some more features..
Very cool. I would love to contribute to this project somehow. I've worked in live tv for about 10 years.
How about intercom using headphones with in line mic?
Also, a way to get the stream online live or out to an external monitor would be great. I could envision using this to do small live events like conferences or awards ceremonies and projecting the live feed.
As others have said, a slightly cheaper camera-only app would be nice instead of buying the full fledged app on each device.
Custom director commands would be nice to tailor to the production (ie the ability to have a preset "ISO so-and-so" or other custom commands to send to cameras)
Use of digital zoom by cam operators
More director control of camera (ie shading, light control, etc)
I won’t go into detail about how awesome this is, though I could. It’s AMAZING. The ease of use and clean look is unmatched by most apps of any kind.
I wish it had some picture-in-picture options, a live stream, and possibly the option to overlay graphics. These options in other multi-camera set-ups cost a lot of money, so for $5 I won’t be overly critical, but I’d compromise and pay more, and I know other “directors” would, also.
Thanks for such a great app!
Three Point Oh Noooo
Bought this app in 2011 when it came out and suffered with other early adapters while all the bugs were worked out. Now that version 3.0 is out, I can no longer download an older version (which was working fine on my older iPad that cannot update to 10) of the app even though I paid for it and oh well who cares, it's just money right?
Developer Response ,
3.0 is iOS 10 and up, and is not compatible with previous versions. When the options were weighed, the decision to remove all previous versions from download was not taken lightly, but was undoubtedly the best way to help users avoid potential compatibility issues.
The developer, Apptopus, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below.
Data Not Collected
The developer does not collect any data from this app.
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- Apptopus, Inc.
- 21.9 MB
- Photo & Video
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 10.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- © Apptopus, Inc.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.