Photography
(410,286 ratings)
Version: 2.4.008 (1519572-30) (24008130)
Package: com.google.android.GoogleCamera
300,365 downloads
7.38 MB (7,739,898 bytes)
Min: Android 4.4 (Kitkat, API 19)
Target: Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
nodpi
Supports Wear OS
Uploaded October 20, 2014 at 3:21AM UTC by Artem Russakovskii
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APK Notes:

What's new:
- new icons
- cool animations when tapping toggles
- focus animation is present when camera refocuses after you move it (previously, it would refocus without visual cues)

Note: This APK came from the Lollipop preview on the Nexus 5, so it's missing some densities (which is why it's 10MB smaller). It installs and works fine on Android 4.4, but it may not be optimized for your exact device. You can always roll back if something doesn't work for you.

Update #1: Panorama and Photo Spheres may be crashy. We're looking into these crash reports.

Update #2: Rooted users can fix the crashes. If you're not rooted, do not install this APK. If you're rooted, follow these steps:
1. Download these missing libraries to your phone which are causing the crashes:
- liblightcycle.so
- librefocus.so
- libgcam.so
- libgcam_swig_jni.so
2. Then copy these libraries to /data/app-lib/com.google.android.GoogleCamera-2 (I suppose could also be named com.google.android.GoogleCamera-1 possibly). This way, you don't need to replace the libraries in /system/lib, and the .sos you've downloaded above should only affect the Camera app.
3. After you copy the .sos, make sure their permissions are set to at least 644 (rw-r-r-). Root Explorer does this by default, Total Commander, ES, and others don't.
4. Reboot if the crashes aren't fixed.
5. Then try the camera again - this should fix panorama, photosphere, HDR+, and Lens Blur crashes.

Update #3: Moto X users may want to tread carefully and skip this altogether.

Update #4: Added librefocus.so above to fix the Lens Blur crash.

Update #5: Added libgcam just in case as I've seen gcam-related crashes before.

This release does not have a Play Store Description, so we grabbed one from version 7.1.015.272913722:

Never miss a moment with Google Camera, and take fantastic pictures using features such as Portrait and Night Sight.

Features
HDR+ - Take pictures using HDR+ to capture fantastic photos, especially in low-light or backlit scenes.
Night Sight - You’ll never want to use your flash again. Night Sight brings out all the best details and colors that get lost in the dark.
Super Res Zoom - Super Res Zoom keeps your pictures sharp when you zoom in—without the blur.
Top Shot - Pick the perfect moment with Top Shot. Automatically recommends the best pics, where no one is blinking and everything looks just right.
Portrait - Add elegant background blur (bokeh) to pictures. Google Photos can also make the subject of your photo pop by leaving them in color, while changing the background to black and white.
Google Lens Suggestions - Just point your camera at contact info, URLs, and barcodes, and it’ll automatically suggest things to do like calling the number, or sending an email.
Playground - Have fun mixing the real world with the virtual through AR stickers and effects!

Requirements - The latest version of Google Camera only works on Pixel phones on Android 10 and above. Some features are not available on all devices.

Permissions
• Camera: Required in order to capture pictures and videos.
• Microphone: Required in order to record audio with every video.
• Storage: Required in order to save picture and videos.
• Location: Required if you would like to record location information with your pictures and videos.

This release may come in several variants. Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

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2.4.008 (1519572-30)
October 20, 2014
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Android 4.4+
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