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5 New Features in iOS 11 Photos and Camera App

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Gabriel Hammond

July 22, 2017 (Updated: July 1, 2020锛

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Apple is set to release iOS 11 this fall and while the new features have been talked about and analyzed, there are some that are just better than most. The improvements you can expect from iOS 11 in regard to how you take, store and view photos in the Photos and Camera apps are some of the most exciting and significant. The iPhone is already a great device for taking photos and the progress made so far is already exciting, not to mention amazing.

So, how different will the Photos and Camera app become fall and an updated iOS? Well, the following are the 5 new features Apple has already told us to expect when iOS 11 is released.

1. Live Photos are Editable

Live photos were one of the best features of iOS 9 although then, it lacked the editing capabilities it has today. With iOS 10 came the ability to add filters, edit and even crop Live Photos without altering the animation. The new iOS 11 update is expected to increase the editing capabilities. Live photos can now be edited to change the still thumbnail (the image you see before you use 3D Touch to activate the animated portion). You can also trim Live Photos now and edit out or hide the unsatisfactory aspects of it.

2. Live Photos are Even Livelier

New Live Photo effects also make the photos much livelier than before. You can add effects like bounce and Loop to turn the Live photos to GIF-like animations. There is also an additional long exposure feature that you can use to combine all frames into one to simulate long exposure photography, particularly great when some parts of the image are in focus and others are blurred.

3. More Intelligent Memories

One of the most important upgrades with iOS 11 is the machine learning platform that is integrated into almost every feature. You are likely to encounter this capability within the Photos App with the Memories feature. With iOS 11 Memories will be able to scan your photo library and identify people and events faster than ever. It includes new categories like birthdays, pets, babies, performances and much more. Memories videos will also come with their own small improvement. With iOS 11, when you rotate the screen, the video will be automatically adjusted to be optimized for the angle you鈥檙e viewing it at.

4. QR Codes Supported

Your Phone camera with iOS 11 will be automatically be able to detect QR codes. You will see a notification when the camera identifies the correct website.

5. People Folder Will Be More Accurate

It is also expected that the people folder will be better able to detect faces so no photos are put in the wrong folder. Also, people folder will now sync across all devices which is great when you don鈥檛 want to start from scratch on each device.

Tip: Recover Deleted iPhone Photos

All these features are great and bound to make taking, sharing and editing photos that much more enjoyable with your device. But the threat of losing photos still remains. You could still accidentally delete your photos or damage your phone and lose photos that you were yet to include in a backup. With iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery software, one of the most powerful data recovery tools, this is a risk you don鈥檛 need to fear. This is because D-Back is designed to enable you to recover your lost photos regardless of how they were lost in the first place or whether you have a backup or not.

D-Back is a tool every iPhone user should consider getting since data loss can happen at any time and for unexpected reasons.

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