Blackmagic Camera on the iOS App Store Unveils Advanced Video Capture Controls

Blackmagic Design has released an app that improves videography on the iPhone, offering advanced digital film camera controls and a user-friendly interface to make content creation easier.

Blackmagic Camera expands the video shooting experience on iPhone by adding digital film camera controls and an intuitive interface, allowing users to easily adjust settings such as frame rate, shutter angle, white balance and ISO. Users can record 10-bit Apple ProRes files up to 4K resolution, making it easy to collaborate on DaVinci Resolve projects.

The app provides essential features for filmmaking, making it suitable for any content creation. It simplifies control with an interactive interface, offering quick access to important settings such as focus, aspect ratio and more.

“Blackmagic Camera is a truly revolutionary workflow for creating artist-quality content on iPhone,” said Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. “Additionally, Blackmagic Cloud workflow allows customers to record to Blackmagic Cloud Storage and automatically sync to DaVinci Resolve. Now they can transfer the footage to the editor or post-production studio in a matter of minutes!”

BlackMagic Camera Features

  • Shoot in 16:9 aspect ratio or vertical aspect ratio.
  • Hidden mode for shooting in 16:9 aspect ratio while holding your phone vertically.
  • Shoot in Apple ProRes, HEVC and H.264 formats with automatic proxy generation.
  • Shoot in Apple ProRes, HEVC and H.264 formats with automatic proxy generation.
  • Adjust frame rate, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, hue and camera color space.
  • Focus, zebra, frame guides, histogram, 3D LUT monitoring.
  • Time of day or run time, time code recording.
  • Audio recording in PCM, IEEE Float or AAC format, sampling rate 44.1 or 48 kHz.
  • VU or PPM audio meters
  • Thumbnails of all recorded clips in the media tab.
  • Clip preview showing slider, duration, timecode and file name.
  • Fully integrated with Blackmagic Cloud and DaVinci Resolve.
  • Record to iPhone, select recorded clips to send via Blackmagic Cloud, or auto-sync.

The Settings tab opens advanced settings for your phone's camera, including video resolution and recording formats. It also supports anamorphic compression, lens correction settings, professional audio formats, external microphones and 3D LUTs.

Users can easily manage media files with powerful tools for viewing, watching and downloading clips. They can select specific clips to store in Project Libraries or Blackmagic Cloud Storage, and even sync media directly to DaVinci Resolve projects for faster editing.

Blackmagic Camera seamlessly integrates with Blackmagic Cloud Storage, allowing you to instantly download captured videos as proxy files and then the originals from the camera. This speeds up the editing process and improves productivity.

Blackmagic Camera is available on the App Store for free.

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