NIR Color 4+

Photo to surreal infrared

JixiPix Software

    • 4.0 • 14 Ratings
    • $2.99



Photography is the art of capturing light. Infrared photography, on the other hand, is the art of capturing invisible light. If your looking for something new and unique to add to your photography arsenal then you came to the right place NIR Color is truly beautiful, surreal and will transform ordinary landscapes into something magical and ethereal.

NIR Color uses “near infrared” light technology, along with infrared “color” filters to add violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red colors, and all their combinations back into your image. The combination creates stunning imagery with otherworldly and mysteriously atmospheres.

When using “NIR” everyday objects differ sharply from those of visible light. A blue sky can sometimes appear very dark, while foliage often turns light to create an amazing and chilling contrast. Not only will the contrast make your photo ‘pop’, it will also transform the original color to ones that are dreamy and surreal using our infrared “color” filters. The decision is in your hands to tone down the color to ones that are classy, clean, and contrasted. Or boost them to a dramatic color of your choosing taking your infrared photography to a completely different level. With NIR Color you can quickly see how incredibly beautiful the world can be in a different light.

The world as seen using NIR Color is at once familiar and strange, using hues that are entirely different than those we actually see in reality. The eerie but seductive effects that NIR photographs bring to the table consist mostly of landscape shots, but on occasion portraits can be completely converted from what we recognize as normal into ones where skin tones turn pale and cold and eyes that go dark. This may lead you to shift gears from a normal pose into something that is wildly terrestrial. So give NIR Color a try and transcend your photo into a world where you and your viewer will be offered a chance to encounter a deeper connection to the story behind your photograph.

NIR Color …
• Works best on colorful landscape images
• “Near Infrared” technology turns blue-sky dark and foliage light to make your image ‘pop’
• Infrared “Color” filters add violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red colors, and all their combinations back into the image to create a dreamy and surreal appearance.
• Works with Hi-Res images and saves Hi-Res for top-quality results
• Gets you started fast with a variety of presets
• Creates personal-favorite custom presets using the "Save Preset" menu
• Has the addictive JixiPix Randomizer – so much fun!
• Easy-to-use slider controls to adjust light, contrast and texture just how you want it
• Superfast preview mode to immediately see edit results, with large image rendered at save
• You can save to the photo roll and/or email or post to Facebook. Share your masterpieces!
•Superior customer support and updates – we're committed to your long-term satisfaction

What’s New

Version 1.11

Optimizations, bug fixes, and performance increases.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Fmac101 ,

Misleading photo

There doesn’t seem to be a way to get a “true” infrared picture, despite the photo of the tree with hanging tire. THAT is true infrared. How was it obtained?

barnettart ,


I’ve worked tirelessly on various occasions whenever I thought of a different approach, but after roughly 48 hrs in cumulative experimentation, I have become so irritated by the lack of power and simple features in this app as to finally desist and write this warning for others.

Jixipix is not the greatest developer of image manipulation filters, but I strongly feel this is their weakest app.

If you want to be working on images that have been shot with infrared-enabled cameras, you need to be able to make the simplest red/blue channel swap before you can begin to alter the image roughly along the idea behind this app.

Perhaps we’re stuck with GIMP or PS in MacOS for infrared.

bittlebox ,

Creativity At It

Every so often an image altering app comes along that actually allows the user some creative input …. this is one. The presets are amazing and a lot of fun to go through watching how your image changes with each one, but you are also allowed to adjust sliders to create your own personal effects and even save them as presets, which just makes this app so much more creative.
Also … after leaving a comment in iphonography concerned about the save resolution not matching the native iPhone 4S, the developer came in and pointed out that it does indeed save at full resolution but the current default is medium. You just need to go into "save" and then "settings" and choose your resolution. Thanks to the developer for watching the forums and correcting me. EXCELLENT!
Another important feature for me is being able to pick images from your camera roll or albums to work on … you are NOT limited to only being able to use a photo taken within the app. This is a keeper app for me.

App Privacy

The developer, JixiPix Software, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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