Camera Plus updated to bring Airsnap and iOS 8 Extensions, Handoff, and non-destructive editing

Popular third-party photo capture app Camera Plus has received a major update that brings with it some new features introduced with iOS 8. New to the app, which is now in version 4 and requires iOS 8.0, are features such as Family Sharing, Extensions, Handoff, direct deletion, and non-destructive editing. There is also an Airsnap mode.

Airsnap delivers the following features:

  • Get the fullscreen experience on the remote device. The camera and remote control device need to be on iOS 8 for fullscreen to work
  • Access to Photo & Video Focus Modes, Lumy – Intelligent Exposure Control and Zoom

Here is a complete description of the iOS 8 Camera Plus features:

  • FAMILY SHARING – Compatible for use by member devices, making it perfect for use in AirSnap etc.

  • EXTENSIONS - Use Camera Plus' photo editing features including Pix'd, Filters and Text via the default Photos app

  • HANDOFF — Automatically initiate AirSnap on another device that has your iCloud account logged in

  • DIRECT DELETION – Delete captures in the Photos app directly from Camera Plus. Deleted captures can be found in the Photos app trash

  • NON-DESTRUCTIVE EDITING – Edit photos and re-edit/alter the applied effects later

  • SHARE BETWEEN iOS AND MAC – Instantly transfer captures between iOS and Mac (requires OS X v10.10) using AirDrop

Additionally, here is the rest of the change log:

  • New Video Focus Modes – Auto and Focus Shift

  • Lumy is now improved and supports 'Default' (HD) video recordings

  • New photo editing tools have been added - Shadow, Highlight and Fade

  • Locked Roll now supports Touch ID to lock and unlock

Will you be trying out the new Camera Plus?