Manual – RAW Camera 4+

Custom Exposure Camera

Will Global

Designed for iPhone

    • 4.2 • 259 Ratings
    • $3.99
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Custom exposure for your iPhone camera. A simple intuitive interface for powerful controls, saving images in the RAW DNG format to your camera roll.

Featured in the NYTimes "If you like to manually adjust camera settings, you’ll love Manual".

A powerful camera app with full control over your image. Quickly and simply adjust all parameters of your image. Every control a professional needs to take a photo is within reach. No more tapping and hoping automatic can understand what you want. Take control.

Full independent control of

• Shutter
• Focus
• Exposure Compensation

Cool Things®

• RAW DNG and/or HEIF format
• Focus Zoom
• Histogram
• Level
• Timer
• Depth Capture
• Fill Flash Mode (Flashlight)
• Grid Overlays (Thirds, Square)
• Light & Dark Themes
• EXIF Viewer

If you're a photographer tired of trying to tap your way to the exposure you want, then this is the app for you. Fighting to get the sweet spot between a blown out background and a silhouetted subject? Stop tapping and just set the ISO and shutter yourself – you know how, stop letting your silly pocket computer decide what looks good to you.

Be better than automatic. Shoot Manual.

Requires iOS 11 or later. RAW capture available on iPhone SE, 6s and above. HEIF capture is available iPhone 7 and above.

Made by William Wilkinson & Deepak Mantena

What’s New

Version 3.1

– Updated lens switcher to include 0.5x lens on compatible models
– I hope you're having a nice day today

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
259 Ratings

259 Ratings

Chris31390 ,

Great app

Bought it on day 1 of its release on the App Store, and it has been on every iPhone I’ve owned since. It’s use declined a bit as I started using LR but I still use manual from time to time. While it’s simple but powerful I do however feel it’s UI was more intuitive back in the day. In more recent updates it seems the iso and shutter speed are a bit more less than intuitive to use than earlier days and pinpointing a specific setting can be difficult as swiping back and forth they move quickly. I do hope the developers address this but it doesn’t break the app.

AshLumi ,

The best camera app!

I’ve been using this app for years and I’m so thrilled that it’s still be updated. It’s powerful and easy to use- and it’s so much better than the stock camera app. Definitely worth it!

Prettymouse° ,

Does not work with iPad Pro

With iPad Pro what you see is a tiny square in the center of the screen, when you go to the settings you cannot scroll the settings and many of them are off the bottom of the screen. It locks itself in some kind of mode to help you figure out how to run it and that will not go away. It never let you see an actual rectangle of field of you in order to take shots. It’s an absolute waste of money.

App Privacy

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