Google Camera

If you've been laying up nights waiting for the timer and cropping to return to the Google Camera app, rest easy tonight. The timer's back with today's update, as are cropping options. So go all 16:9 on your bad self(ie) if that's how you roll. Or stick with 4:3. We don't judge.

You've got options for 3- and 10-second timers as well. And two new choices when shooting panoramas: wide angle and fisheye.

Get your download on at the link above.

There are 31 comments

ricrdv says:

I NEED TIMELAPSE, that's what i need. jeez!

mstrblueskys says:

Well, there is an app for that too.

Trust me.

Jacques says:

I'll have to try that one out...thanks, Jerry! :-)

Jacques says:

Looks like it does have timelapse...I'll try it out, thanks blasphemous24!

davew41 says:

Here is the best time lapse app out there, and if there are issues the DEv gets back to you with any questions as well. Great guy good software
sample here
Software here

gonsa says:

still no HDR for S4

pacoinurreta says:

Ohh so I thought something was wrong on my S4 cause Im using CyanogenMod 11 but now I know its the app & phone :(

Qwkslvrmz says:

Have they added back the photo taking while shooting video? Really miss that feature.

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Jerflash says:

i used that exact feature while on vacation...before this update. just try it lol

flattie says:

Yes; last update.

Jacques says:

That's the feature I miss the most from the original app.

MarkSeven says:

Yeah I wanted to know that too.

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Sean Burns1 says:

Last time I downloaded this onto my old Note 3 the dreaded mm qcamera daemon bug rose it's ugly head

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NoNexus says:

Why would you cripple your phone like that?

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benjclyde says:

They've also added fish eye lenses as well

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xeroslash says:

Waiting for HDR on Moto X.

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This. Also multi-shot.

thatguy97 says:

I think the app still needs a helluva lot of work LOTS of missing features

Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5

crxssi says:

Nexus 5 & Nexus 10. See no camera update yet...

kd0h says:

Usually rolls out slowly to devices, just like Android OS updates.
Nexus 5 4.4.2 (rooted)

crxssi says:

If it is nothing but an update to the app version in the Play store, then why would it roll out slowly? It *isn't* an OS update...

All app updates roll out slowly be they Google apps or 3rd party apps. They do this so there isn't hundreds of thousands of people hitting the server for the same app update at the same time.

why a timer? can't Google just add voice-activated shooting?

On my Samsung, I just say "cheese" or "capture" and it automatically takes a picture... works great up to about 20 feet away... unless it's a crowded room

vividrich says:

I had a problem with the app never sticking in hdr mode. Every time I went back in to the app hdr was off. My N5 can take impressive pics with hdr; not so much this was a significant annoyance.

I say was because it looks to be fixed!! Hurrah!!!

Shane Dowler says:

I just started using the Google picture app this weekend. Today was the first time I went to crop an image and realized it wasn't there.

I like it because it's simple and when I give my phone for others to take a picture, it doesn't come out fuzzy.

Any other quick and simple apps out there for the Note 3

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ladyodin says:

I would like to know if anyone did a camera app comparison with Google camera app vs. Stock camera app, T-mobile Samsung Galaxy S4(4.4.2), Nokia 1020, or any other smartphone.

elibrukatz says:

At last!
It was really important.
Can't understand how they missed it from the beginning.

MarkSeven says:

Didn't get it yet.. Hopefully soon so I can delete the Nexus Camera app.

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