Google appears to be engaged on introducing the a lot anticipate and requested function for Google Camera, the flexibility to permit customers to seize RAW pictures. In response to an APK (Android Package deal) teardown by Android Police, the supply code inside the most recent Google Camera app indicated that the corporate may add the flexibility so as to add RAW picture seize together with numerous different options. For the individuals who don’t know APK teardown is the place a developer extracts the content material of an APK to seek out references for unannounced options and upcoming updates within the code. Speaking about RAW seize, as identified within the report, this isn’t the primary time that Google has added code that indicated RAW support for its digital camera app.
Nonetheless, not like the final time the place the code indicated RAW help as an experimental function, this time there isn’t any trace that that is an experiment. The code additionally features a “tutorial” textual content teasing that this function might grow to be actuality within the close to future. The tutorial textual content provides an evidence of how the function would work with the digital camera saving RAW pictures in DNG format. It additionally provides a warning for customers that they might want to set up a photograph editor that may deal with DNG recordsdata and that retaining the choice of RAW pictures will take up extra cupboard space.
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Different options embrace the flexibility to repair distortion brought on on faces due to the broad angle lenses on smartphones. As identified by the report, this new function is to make sure that the unusual distorted impact brought on by these lenses on people who find themselves on the edges of pictures shot on smartphones might be mounted with the assistance of a toggle. The report clarified that this function focuses on fixing the distortion occurring on the faces of individuals as an alternative of every other distortion within the picture.
The code additionally indicated that Google could also be engaged on an possibility for automated body fee whereas capturing video. It’s possible that this can permit the digital camera software program to pick a body fee in line with the lighting situations and different elements whereas capturing. Final however not the least, the code additionally had hints of “Shiny new options” together with encompass sound “IMAX” audio. It’s possible that the which means future replace will allow help for “multi-channel audio recording” the place the digital camera will file audio from two microphones on the identical time.