iOS 11 Developer Preview: all the improvements to the camera app so far!

So, yesterday, Apple kicked off WWDC 2017 with an exciting keynote, revealing a bunch of new stuff, iOS 11 included. Now, the operating system is not ready for prime time yet, as it will launch this Fall with the new iPhones, but a Developer Preview build is available for those who have developer accounts. Worry not, if you are itching to give it a spin, a public beta will also come out soon!

Among the many improvements, we’ve got a bunch of upgrades to the Camera and Photos apps, which will pretty much nullify our need of some 3rd party apps as well as improve our shooting experience. Let’s take a deeper look at them!



1. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Guys, did you know that iOS 11 has a dark mode? Go check EverythingApplePro's video for more info. It can be accessed through Settings>accessibility> display accomodations

2. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

It's not proper as one would expect, but it's still better than nothing....

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The iPhone 7 has a dark mode. But its not very good compared to Ultra Power Saving Mode as a example.

3. you_sukk_it

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

why no manual exposure mode for photo video?

8. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Also its strange there's no way to quickly change video resolution and fps in the camera app

9. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I wonder if Apple will switch to AV1+Opus next year (the open alternative to HEVC backed by Amazon, AMD, ARM, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla, Netflix, Nvidia, ...) Or if they'll ignore it like they are doing with Vulkan Also I hope Apple switching to HEIC will get the rest of the industry to sort out what's replacing JPEG Google's WebP look's promising, but HEIC does offer more features

10. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

When I troll PA has balls to delete my comment, but when some other bitch does that they do nothing.... What's with that agenda PA??

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

@piyath post 10. You sound like an idiot dude.

15. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

When doesn't he?

12. gynorm

Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

I have a question. Why is iOS 11 a major update when every change maybe minus the control center is minor? Why can't they update the camera app as the year goes along? why is this such a big deal? Somebody help me here

13. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

The biggest thing that bugs me is the way ios names the photos as 'img_0003'. Just name it using date and time so photos are easier to find and organize when backed up

16. YoJerms77

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 25, 2017

I was one of the lucky ones to get to download IOS 11 early. It's beautiful but it is buggy as crap! I have a 7 plus and 256MB, so that isn't a problem. The problem is that first of all, text messaging freezes up all of the time, siri won't do anything half of the time with my texting, she will say she doesn't have an app to do that and tells me to download one, the task manager won't clear out items when you swipe them, it takes about five tries, siri can't find the correct contacts even if it spells out correctly when you say it, and the most frustrating of all is that it won't let me do a reset and erase iphone. it won't do anything at all on this screen. I'm going to take it to the apple store and make them restore it and then I'm not touching any updates until they're officially released and I hope and pray that they're working correctly then. This has been one major headache and ruined the first four hours of my Saturday.

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