24 Best Camera Apps for Android

Reviewed by Sanam Nayab • By Usama Ali • Updated on Apr 18, 2023

We all are well aware with the reality of time. Once it passes it never comes back. The flashes in which we once lived are now no more with us. The only asset we all have is our memories. Memories of good and bad time. Memories of our childhood, glimpses of our teenage, glances of the adult hood, sights of our maturity and many more.

All these movements are saved deep inside our mind and we recall them whenever we want to. The flashes can be captured and saved with in the sharp eye of a camera and can be viewed later in the future. The photos are the saved form of the memories and flashes that are passed and a person would not be able to cherish them again but he or she can recall them, share them as they possess the photo based record.

It is very much difficult to have a camera in hand all times so that we could capture the flashes, but now the scenario is quite different than before. The use of smartphones that possess good quality camera is so common that almost every person around the globe does possess a smart gadgets with a camera and is able to shoot the images and videos at any instant.


For capturing the shots more accurately there are numerous camera apps developed which are specially designed for capturing the images and photos from the smartphones in a better way. Best of such apps are listed down here.

1. Camera ZOOM FX

Camera ZOOM FX is another top-level photography based camera app that is developed and published by androidslide. The app is one of the most prominent and popular professional-level photography apps. The app possesses all the essential and basic things in it that a good and complete professional camera app should have in it.

It is nevertheless a gift from heaven for the young photographers, who further want to develop themselves as professional photographers. As the app introduces the user with all professional-level tools and features that should be kept in mind and are necessary while professional photography. The app has a free version and a paid version with lots of real and premium professional features.


Download: Android

2. Camera MX

Camera MX is a splendid and astonishing high quality photo clicking app that is developed and published by Appic Labs Corp. The app possess a top class ultimate camera that allows the users to capture amazing photos without any hurdle. The most promising feature of the app is its ‘Live shots’.

The user can shoot and share live photos too. This feature of the app let the users to create animated gifs and short animated video cum photos. It is the most unique and extraordinary feature of the app that is not seen in any of the other similar sort of app that is currently present in the market.

The app also comprised a full-fledged editor in it, so that the user can edit the photos too at the instant by using effective editing tools. The app is free of cost but additional features have to purchase by the users.

Download: Android

3. Camera FV-5

Camera FV-5 is a real professional camera app for photography developed and published by FGAE. It is said to be the DSLR camera app also, as it possess all the high level astonishing qualities of a real DSLR. The app is best for the new photographers that will help them to learn all about the professional photography and moreover the manual controls of DSLR present in the app are best for the practice.

It helps to be familiar with all the terms that are necessary for professional photography. In short this app is a kind of complete DSLR and is nevertheless a gift of heaven for those who can’t afford a DSLR in real or want to practice first before buying one.

Download: Android

4. Snap Camera HDR

Snap Camera HDR is another high level premium photography based camera that is developed and published by Marginz Software. The app is a revolutionary app as compare to the all old and simple sort of camera apps that are available in the market.

The app has a very simple and powerful user interface and build-up respectively that is quite convenient for the users and assures the smooth stream less working of the app. The app possess the ability to capture 4K videos with a wide angle and better ratio, if the smartphone on which the app is used possess the 4K video recording. The app costs $2.00 and can be downloaded from Google Play.

Download: Android

5. Open Camera

Open Camera is a very handy and useful photography camera app that is developed and published by Mark Harman. It is featured in the list of top camera apps of all times. The simple and easy to use yet powerful user interface of the app makes it so simple for every kind of users to use the app with any inconvenience.

The app has many exciting and astonishing features in it like, auto-image stabilization which helps in capturing the photo with the perfect angle and avoid the roughness and blur or non-focused photos. The most unique and prominent feature that really attracts the users is its ability of taking photos on noise commands, such as whistling or voice etc. The app is free of cost present on Google Play.

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Download: Android

6. Z Camera

Z Camera is another quality based camera app designed for the photography purpose. The app is developed and published by GO Dev Team+. This app has one of the most attractive and eye-catching outlook and user interface that surely captures the attention of the users at the very first glance.

The immaculate and bewildering color combination and fun based thousands of photo capturing and editing tools, makes it best and complete camera app that has everything it, which should be present in an excellent and modern sort of camera app.

Real time classy filters and amazing effects including the special HDR effect makes the app more bombastic and appreciable. The app is free of cost and also offers in-app purchase option for the additional premium features. It is available on Google Play.

Download: Android

7. Cameringo+ Effects Camera

Cameringo+ Effects Camera is known as one of the best camera apps that comes with a simple interface, a variety of photo effects, and several types of lenses, etc. It is designed for professional photographers and produces the most beautiful images with the FAUX HDR tone mapping filters.

With this, you can also be able to create little planet photos with its stereographic filters or using its Little Planet mode that make it better than others. There is also has an emulated effects of some classic cameras including 16mm and super eight styles for Lomography fans. Cameringo+ Effects Camera also allows you to enjoy video recording with its video filters, including slow and fast motion.

Download: Android

8. Cymera

Cymera is a simple yet powerful free selfie camera application that will enable you to capture professional photos. The application feature auto beautify feature that helps you to capture stunning pictures with its amazing filters easily, snap stickers, mirror, and other things to make your images more attractive.

It is not just a camera app; Cymera also offers all-in-one photo editing tools with more than a hundred effects, filters, makeup tools, and lots of other things that you want to edit your photo. The interface of the app is quite simple, and no require registration or any personal details. Simply download and install it into your mobile device.

Download: Android

9. Camera360

Camera360 is a finest and top level camera app designed for photography. The app is developed and published by PinGuo Inc. The app is said to be the most favorite camera app and is ranked as no.1 camera and editing app all over the world. It has topped various performance charts in more than 7 countries of the world.

The app possess many quality features that are not only regarding its camera and shooting stance but also retain the great ability of editing too. The app is more known for its selfies, that are automatically beautified after the click and user can edit them according to his own desire. The app is totally free of cost and can be easily downloaded from Google Play Store for Android based devices.

Download: Android

10. HD Camera Ultra

HD Camera Ultra is designed for those who want to capture professional ultra HD images with their mobile device. It is a feature-rich camera app that allows you to make HD pictures simply and quickly. The application features dozens of filters, layouts, stickers, frames, and lots of exciting things that make your image more attractive.

One of the best facts about this camera app is that it offers focus mode to focus on your face and blur background automatically. There is also has comprehensive photo editing tools and features that help you quickly edit any kind of image, create a slideshow, and more.

Download: Android

11. ProCapture

ProCapture is high profile, full-fledged and premium level of camera app that is made for the best photography. The app is developed and published by NEast Studios. This app is equipped with all the modern features and tools that a top class professional level of digital camera possess.

The best part of the app is its simple and easy to use user interface, which means the users can now handle tough and manual tools of professional photography with quite ease and convenience. The app includes variety of different kinds of shot taking modes depending upon the use and requirement of the users, some of them are as Reduced noise mode, Panorama shot mode, Wide Shot mode, HDR mode and many more others too. The app costs $4.01 and can be downloaded from Google Play for Android based devices.

Download: Android

12. Fast Burst Camera

Fast Burst Camera is a different kind of camera app as its name states, it is specially designed for capturing frequently a lot of photos with perfection. The app is developed and published by Spritefish. Despite of being new, the app is getting attention from the users worldwide.

It is getting quite viral from the time of its launch and already reached thousands of users from all around the globe. The app other than capturing photos in a burst do have variety of other capturing modes too that includes Full Burst, single shot, motion trigger, pre-shot, and a lot more others. The app is free of cost and can be downloaded from Google Play for android based devices and gadgets.

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Download: Android

13. DSLR Camera Pro

DSLR Camera Pro is a premium high profile full-fledged professional level camera app that is developed and issued by Geeky Devs Studio. It is developed as mini version or we can say a copy of original DSLR cameras. It is designed in such a way that it contains each and every aspect of the DSLR.

In other words we can say this app a mini DSLR because of its premium level professional photography stuff and result. The app has all the similar functions, modes and options that are present in a real full-fledged DSLR. The best part of the app is that it has the ability of capturing from the front camera that makes it good for general selfie lovers too. In the nutshell it is best for the practitioners learning professional photography. It is available on Google Play for $3.09.

Download: Android

14. Manual Camera

Manual Camera is a different kind of classy photography based camera app. It is also developed and published by the same Geeky Devs Studio, who are the developers of the premium quality DSLR camera app. First of all the users should get to know that whether this app is compatible with their smartphones or not. As it possess the manual system Camera 2 API, that requires permission from the vendor to make changes in the settings of the device.

The app is supported by the android version lollipop and all the version next to it and the latest one marshmallow too. The app will surely make you feel awesome with its real and complete manual controls. Every single thing regarding the capturing of a photo is manual and the user had to arrange and kept it the way he or she want to take a shot. The app cost $3.03 and is available on Google Play.

Download: Android

15. Footej Camera

Footej Camera is an exceptional, full of quality and sheer brilliance camera app. It is developed and published by Semaphore Inc. The app is kind of pioneer app in terms of brilliant photography. Despite of being such premium quality, this app is not much popular among the users. It didn’t get the spot it deserved to be on.

As it is new and will take some time to be in the spotlight but it is confirm that it will be in the top camera apps of all times. The app is new to the market and is heading slowly, but those who know about the sheer brilliance of the app are in love with it. It has all the premium features that others apps have but the best part about the app is that it is totally free.

Download: Android

16. Camera JB+

Camera JB+ is all in one camera and camcorder app that is developed and published by Moblynx. It is the app that got viral as it was launched few years back and create new records of excellence. It possess thousands of users all around the globe and is looking for more and more onwards as heading towards the glory.

The prominent features of the app includes mesmerizing capturing tools like, HDR shot and Panorama shot. Live Photo FX option provides variety of natural alluring effects. The user interface of the app is so simple yet classy that everyone can easily use the app and can click awesome high quality photos. The app is free of cost and can be downloaded from Google Play Store for android based devices.

Download: Android

17. HDR Camera

HDR Camera by developed and published by Almalence is specially designed HDR imaging based camera app. It is one of the most useful app regarding HDR photo capturing as compared with the other similar sort of apps available in the market currently. The promising features of the app includes, One tap image capturing. The user don’t need to set anything manually and can take perfect HDR images on a single go.

This HDR camera app is widely used all around the world and from an estimate about 13 or 14 million photos are taken through this app yearly. The app provides full tone-mapping facility and other useful tools too. The app is free of cost and is present on Google Play store.

Download: Android

18. Retro Camera

Retro Camera is a different kind of photography app and contains a lot of things in it regarding photo capturing. The app is developed and published by Urbian Inc. The main concern of the app is towards the vintage side of photography. It enables the users to make their photos look like of old vintage times.

Not the black and white effect but the effects that are seen on the photos captured in 70s or later. As the app is not specialized HDR imaging app and is more concerned with the old time filters and effects, most of the people all around the world don’t even know that this app possess the ability to capture HDR based photos, but yes it does possess an option which allow the users to take low light dynamic range photos. The app is already rated in among the top camera apps. It can be downloaded for free from Google Play for Android based devices.

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Download: Android

19. Photaf Panorama Pro

Photaf Panorama Pro is an incredible genius kind of camera app that more focuses upon the HDR image processing and development. The app is developed and published by Bengigi. The app mainly ponder upon the panorama HD photos and enable the users to take premium quality high definition panorama shots.

Although the app is not that much rated in the top camera app list in the world, but it is getting attention and appreciation with the passage of time. The app is getting quite popular with the passage of time and soon as it is leaping towards the glory will be one of the top camera and image processing app of the world. The app possess the ability to create panorama based on 360 degree wide angle with crystal clarity.

Download: Android

20. Pro HDR Camera

Pro HDR Camera is reality based epic and astonishing camera app specially designed for HDR imaging. The app is developed and published by EyeApps LLC. This app is well-known by the iOS users as it was first proposed for iOS only. Later on with its immense fame and demand, the vendors released the app for Android too.

The app has thousands of actives users all around the world and is counting more of them with every passing day. The best part of the app is that it is a real HDR camera app and contains the real and natural HDR effects and image processing ability. It is nevertheless a gift of heaven for the photography lovers and will make them feel like king of the world. The app costs $2.09 and can be downloaded for android from Google Play.

Download: Android

21. AfterFocus

AfterFocus is a majestic and astonishing photo capturing, processing and editing app that is developed and published by MotionOne. As the name of the app states, the app moreover ponder upon the focusing of the images. It allow its users to create DSLR like focused crystal clear images and photos with the blur background.

For all this the user just have to capture the photo simply without any special technique and afterward it can create the focus and blur background image by just taping on the photo. It means the users can simply create DSLR like amazing focused based photos by just a single tap and all the other changes are automatically done by the app. The app is absolutely free of cost and is present on the Google Play for Android devices.

Download: Android

22. Vignette

Vignette is another amazing photography camera app with a lot of unique and cool features. It is developed and published by the famous vendors in photography applications none other than Weavr Studios. There are numerous top camera based photography, image processing and editing apps on the name of this vendor, and it continued its brilliance and epic quality with this very app too.

The app basically focuses upon the real life retro and vintage kind of effects and filters. It enables the users to create instant cool vintage and retro effected photos. The previously captured photos with any of the other camera app can also be edited with the editing tools provided in the app and can be changed according to the users own desire and requirement. The app costs $2.80 and is available to download on Google Play.

Download: Android

23. Photo Editor HDR FX Pro

Photo Editor HDR FX Pro is a master and bewildering photo enhancing, enriching, and processing camera app that is developed and published by Lyrebird Studio. The app as the name states too is more focused about the HDR imaging and is complete HDR image processing and editing app. Unlike other apps this app possess the ability of creating and making real HDR images and that too quite instantly and frequently.

The app possess many unique and astonishing features which includes, more than 17 bokeh and overlay effects, 50 plus HDR effects and different sort of dynamic range enhancers, Red green, blue channel curves etc. The app contains various other editing tools too like insertion of borders and frames, maintaining and adjusting colors and saturation. The app costs $1.50 and is available on Google Play.

Download: Android

24. Photo Editor HDR FX

Photo Editor HDR FX is ravishing and bewildering photo enhancing and editing camera based app that is proposed and developed by Lyrebird Studio. As like the other photography apps by the vendor this app is also enriched with some amazing features and contains variety of different and useful photo editing tools.

This app is an all in one app that contains each and every single use full tool for the image editing and other fun based tools too. With more than 50 HDR effects, bokeh and overlay effects, Opacity editor, vignette and vintage filters, frames and collages etc. this is one of the best editor of the photos among all the rest available in the market at present. The app is free of cost available on Google play.

Download: Android

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Usama Ali
Usama Ali is a tech writer and analyst with a keen interest in the intersection of technology and business. He is a contributor to Boomzi, where he covers topics such as digital marketing and e-commerce, offering insights into the latest trends and strategies.
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Sanam Nayab
Sanam Nayab is a dynamic tech researcher and writer passionate about exploring emerging technologies. With a wealth of experience in the tech industry, Sanam has written extensively on topics ranging from artificial intelligence to blockchain. Her insightful analysis and thought-provoking articles have garnered a wide readership, making her a sought-after voice in the tech world.

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