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Camera Awesome Now Available For Android From SmugMug

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SmugMug has launched the Android version of its super-popular app, Camera Awesome.  The camera-boosting app enables users to capture, edit and share the perfect shot.

·       With this launch, SmugMug also built some new Android-specific features like high-speed burst shooting mode, facial recognition and tracking, and selective filtering.

·       The new app will have additional functionality on supported NVIDIA® Tegra® 4 devices through a new partnership between SmugMug and NVIDIA. Camera Awesome is pre-installed on NVIDIA’s Tegra Note, the platform for tablets such as the EVGA Tegra Note 7 and the ADVENT Vega Tegra Note 7.Today, SmugMug launched the Android version of its super-popular app, Camera Awesome.  The camera-boosting app enables users to capture, edit and share the perfect shot.

·       With this launch, SmugMug also built some new Android-specific features like high-speed burst shooting mode, facial recognition and tracking, and selective filtering (full list of new features below).

·       The new app will have additional functionality on supported NVIDIA® Tegra® 4 devices through a new partnership between SmugMug and NVIDIA. Camera Awesome is pre-installed on NVIDIA’s Tegra Note, the platform for tablets such as the EVGA Tegra Note 7 and the ADVENT Vega Tegra Note 7.

“With 20 million+ Camera Awesome users on IOS, we received an overwhelming number of requests for an Android version” said Don MacAskill, CEO and Chief Geek of SmugMug. “We took advantage of Android-specific features–like greater access to camera controls–to help you capture great photos.”

Camera Awesome for Android works on the following:

* Samsung Galaxy SIII, S4, Galaxy Nexus, Note 2, Note 3 (UPDATE: Currently the Play Store is excluding some Galaxy SIII devices – the developers are working on a fix!)
* Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, (Nexus 5 coming soon)
* Sony Xperia Z, HTC One, MotoX, Motorola Droid Razr
* Kindle Fire HDX 7″, 8.9″ coming soon to Amazon Apps

Click here to download Camera Awesome from the GooglePlay Store.

 

Android-Specific Features:

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Camera Awesome for Android supports the following new and exclusive features:

•   Shooting modes: includes high-speed burst, panorama, and HDR
•   Anti-shake video mode: video image stabilization
•   Face recognition and tracking: automatically identifies and tracks multiple faces in the shot to keep subjects in perfect focus
•   ISO, White Balance, and Exposure: power users can choose among multiple white balance modes, exposure compensation values, and manually select ISO settings from 100 to 1600 to capture the perfect shot
•   Resolution settings: shoot both photos and video in multiple resolutions
•   Selective Editing: touch to add or erase which parts of the image have filter applied
•   Sharing: in addition to sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Sinaweibo, Google+, Instagram, Photobucket, Picasa, Tumblr, YouTube and Flickr, users can now share to any other services via supporting apps installed on device

NVIDIA Tegra 4 Devices Get Special Power

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The new app will have additional functionality on supported NVIDIA® Tegra® 4 devices through a new partnership between SmugMug and NVIDIA. Camera Awesome is pre-installed on NVIDIA’s Tegra Note, the platform for tablets such as the EVGA Tegra Note 7 and the ADVENT Vega Tegra Note 7.

Special features available on Tegra Note and other supported Tegra devices include:

•   Always-On HDR (AOHDR): extends dynamic range by instantly capturing and combining high and low exposures – works with still, burst, panorama and HD video, so it can always be left on (Available with OTA update in December 2013.)

•   Tap-to-track object tracking: select an item in the viewfinder and the camera will track and keep it in focus as shots are composed

•   Slow-motion video: shoot great slow-motion video at up to 120 frames per second

•   Pressure-sensitive stylus support: gives pin-point precision in Selective Edit mode (Available with OTA update in December 2013.)

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