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Blackmagic Camera on iOS App Store unlocks enhanced filmmaking controls

Blackmagic Design has released an app that improves iPhone filmmaking by offering advanced digital film camera controls and a user-friendly interface for simpler content creation.

Blackmagic Camera enhances iPhone filmmaking by adding digital film camera controls and an intuitive interface. This allows users to adjust settings like frame rate, shutter angle, white balance, and ISO with ease. Users can record in 10-bit Apple ProRes files at up to 4K, facilitating collaboration on DaVinci Resolve projects.

The app provides essential features for filmmaking, making it suitable for all kinds of content creation. It simplifies control with an interactive interface, offering quick access to crucial settings like focus, aspect ratios, and more.

"Blackmagic Camera is a truly revolutionary workflow for creating feature film quality content using an iPhone," said Grant Petty, Blackmagic Design CEO. "Plus, the Blackmagic Cloud workflow lets customers record to Blackmagic Cloud Storage and automatically sync with DaVinci Resolve. Now they can get their footage to the newsroom or post production studio in minutes!"

Features in BlackMagic Camera

  • Shoot in 16:9 or vertical aspect ratios
  • Stealth mode for shooting 16:9 while holding phone vertically
  • Capture in Apple ProRes, HEVC and H.264 with auto proxy generation
  • Capture in Apple ProRes, HEVC and H.264 with auto proxy generation
  • Frame rate, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, tint and color space camera controls
  • Focus assist, zebra, frame guides, histogram, 3D LUT monitoring
  • Time of day or run time, timecode recording
  • PCM, IEEE Float or AAC audio recording, 44.1 or 48 kHz sample rate
  • VU or PPM audio meters
  • Thumbnail view of all recorded clips in media tab
  • Preview clips with scrubber, duration, timecode and file name display
  • Fully integrated with Blackmagic Cloud and DaVinci Resolve
  • Record to iPhone, select recorded clips to share via Blackmagic Cloud or sync automatically

The settings tab unlocks advanced phone camera settings, including video resolution and recording formats. It also supports anamorphic de-squeeze, lens correction settings, professional audio formats, external microphones, and 3D LUTs.

Users can easily manage media with efficient tools for browsing, reviewing, and uploading clips. They can choose specific clips to store in project libraries or Blackmagic Cloud Storage and even sync media directly into DaVinci Resolve projects for faster editing.

Blackmagic Camera seamlessly integrates with Blackmagic Cloud Storage, allowing instant upload of captured videos as proxy files, followed by camera originals. This speeds up the editing process and enhances productivity.

Blackmagic Camera is available from the App Store for free.