Intelligent camera app Microsoft Pix is coming soon to iOS

Intelligent camera app Microsoft Pix is coming soon to iOS
Microsoft Pix is coming soon to iOS. An intelligent camera app, it automatically finds the best version of your photo, and enhances the image. Once you click on the shutter, the app goes through several pictures taken right before the shutter was snapped, and several taken immediately afterward to find the best image. ISO and exposure is automatically set once the app is open, and faces are quickly brought into focus with settings optimized.

If the app detects "interesting" motion in your photograph, it will automatically turn it into a looping video like Apple's Live Photo. The difference is that Live Photos always takes videos around a shutter press, while Microsoft Pix records the video only when it senses an interesting movement. This keeps the phone from wasting storage capacity. And when the app finds the "best picture" for you to use, it will "prioritize" faces if there are any in the shot.

While Microsoft Pix is not yet available from the app store, it eventually will appear when you click on the sourcelink. Keep checking in, and we will also update this story once the app is launched.


source: MicrosoftPix (iOS) via MSPoweruser

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11 Comments

1. barbsman73

Posts: 8; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

Is it ever going to come to the Google Play Store?

2. JustinF1998

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 01, 2016

It would probably take a while, iOS almost always get apps first, expect to wait a few months to a year.

3. Arthurhkt

Posts: 722; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Well, compare to W10M, at-least Android has a high chance of getting it, Microsoft prefer to support their neighbor child than their own. Sheeh....

5. meanestgenius

Posts: 21743; Member since: May 28, 2014

The features found in this app are already available to Windows Insiders via the camera app on Windows 10 for Mobile. They're built into the OS. Microsoft is just making it available to other OS's as well.

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7161; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

There is already some apps that do this on Android already. Even HTC, and Sony have similar camera apps that do roughly the same thing.

7. sgodsell

Posts: 7161; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Camera FV-5, ProShot, and even Google Photos will go through a number of similar photos to pick the best one for you.

11. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Samsung camera app has the feature since the launch of their Note 3. It's called Best Photo mode.

4. Alan01

Posts: 600; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Don't forget that Microsoft makes more money licensing its Android patents than it does by selling Windows flavored phones. Regards, Alan F.

8. yann

Posts: 612; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

That doesn't mean to abandon their own OS. And they miss the chance to made all the money for themselves. Now they must split the profit with Apple and Google. And the biggest bytes are for the last two.

12. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

I think there is mistakenly two photos from a game in between photos of this app in this article.

9. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

I fully agree with you theyre too focused on providing for their opposition instead of improving all aspects of their os and then they wonder why the sales have gone down cmon MS and im a MS fan.

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