Developer Notes

Last Updated: 02 Apr 2018


Introducing Lightysynth. We are dreaming for finally changing the way to capture the photography from the manual exposure control to autonomous.

• Tag #ShotWithLight, or #Lightsynth on your photos at Instagram, Fb or Twitter. we’ll repost!
• Here are the full-res sample photos compared with iOS Camera.
• If you wish, please share your nice examples. We will introduce and register your photos into our user collection, also give full redeem code pack of our all three paid apps, Live Focus, Elie Pro and Animated Arts to you. A complete contribution guide is here.

What's New



April 02, 2018

  • Fixed a crash for some users when trying to save photos in Photo Library on OS 11.


February 14, 2018

  • Some layout and haptic feedback related issues fixes.


November 09, 2017

  • iPhone X Optimizations!


October 27, 2017

  • New App Preview for App Store and minor design changes.


October 17, 2017

  • Several minor updates for iOS 11.


June 29, 2017

  • Added option “Copy To Camera Roll” for backing up the currently exported photo.
  • From this version, three exposure metering points will smoothly disappear while using S-ADR mode.
  • After you export a photo, the app will ask whether you need to go back to the camera mode or copy it to the camera roll before.
  • To avoid confusion while use, a reset button added to go back to the default Balanced Metering Mode.
  • Fixed a problem that intermittently appeared incorrect white balance.
  • An export option “Pixel-level Image Stabilization” was removed temporarily caused by its performance issue. We’ll show it up again!


June 07, 2017

  • Multizonal exposure combination
    Advanced exposure estimation technology based on intelligent evaluative algorithm will be optimized for your current scene or condition to replace traditional HDR completely. Several new updates let all users can use with interface soon.

  • Exposure metering priority
    You can choice three weight mode, Balance, Highlight, and Shadow-Weighted metering mode. It means you can select the priority of each area that has different brightness. For example, If you want to take best selfies under the bright sun, choose the “Shadow-Weighted Metering” mode.

  • Backlit portrait assistant
    The smart autopilot mode automatically captures you or suggests the best photographing timing in the difficult situations for taking pictures. Just tap the button if Lightsynth displays a message “Ready To Shoot” along with the blinking yellow shooting button.

  • Smart skin enhancer
    Allows you can naturally beautify your skin or a variety of material textures without losing its original sharpness.

  • 30 hand-designed Premium quality photo filters.
    All free forever, and it will be newly updated more.

  • Support the one-handed zoom experience.

  • Support pixel-level software image stabilization when you save or export captured results.

  • Support dual camera and overall haptic feedback experience for latest devices.