Geocam Free

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4.0
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About this app

Geocam by Wazar is the leading geophoto and video application for Android. It uses augmented reality to show on top of your camera a layer of geographical information such as Compass orientation, GPS position and different phone inclinations like a theodolite optical instrument.

What you can do with Geocam:
* Geo-Pictures: photos that have an extra layer of geographical data such as GPS position, compass orientation, pitch, roll, altitude, etc. This data is added into the EXIF metadata and can selectively be drawn on images as an overlay. You can see all you pictures on Google Maps or on Google Earth on your personal computer with the export feature. You can share those albums with anyone who can run Google Earth.
* Geo-Videos (Pro only): the first and only app to let you record videos with an embed layer of geographical data. A useful addition to pictures. With Geocam Studio (available on geocam.wazar-apps.com), customize and export these videos and share them.
* Bearings: Geocam is an accurate measure tool. It shows your compass orientation (choose between magnetic or geographic North), your inclination and elevation with readable cursors (like a cockpit HUD). It can be used in terrain mapping, on a glide, sailing, mountain biking...
* Geo-Caching: prepare a list of key places in an area and view them with your camera on augmented reality: name, distance. You will not require a data connection offline so it can be used when hiking abroad, when visiting another city... This will help you make sure you are going in the right direction and give you remaining distance. You can also add markers during your hike with the "Add here" option, for example to flag the base camp, a water source, or anything interesting you find on your way.
* Measurements: Evaluate the distance to any object with the triangulation feature. You can also measure its height once the distance is known. This is not done by showing any unreadable cursor on the screen, but with mathematical formulas. Choose between metric and imperial measure systems.


Geocam supports extensive customisation including:
* Selecting which indicators to display on the HUD and whether to save them or not on pictures
* Metric and imperial systems
* GPS Formats: Decimal degrees, degrees/minutes/second, MGRS, UTM
* True north or magnetic north
* Degrees or Mils compass readings
* Percentage or degree slopes
* Calibrating "zero" pitch and roll to custom values to measure differences
* Different themes including a "cockpit" style or a "hi-vis" style

This is a free edtition, and with Geocam Pro, you get:
* No Ads
* Record and playback augmented video. This is a powerful tool in addition to Geophoto to record the topology of any area for further reference, as you can add your own audio commentary. Augmented video is an exclusivity of Geocam by Wazar.
* Export KMZ files to Google Earth, to display your pictures and markers in their original location and orientation, and share them easily.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are facing an issue, we cannot help you if you only leave a review. Do get it touch by email so we can hep you. We do reply to all emails and regularly push out fixes to reported problems. By all means please do get in touch if you are experiencing difficulties.
Updated on
Nov 26, 2019

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Ratings and reviews

4.0
2.51K reviews
Paul Bonner
July 25, 2019
Intermittently shows camera has been locked by another process. Samsung Galaxy 7 with permissions granted for camera, unsure why sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't show the camera. 1 * because it's useless as is. It might actually be okay if it reliably functioned but I can't tell because it doesn't work. Will be an uninstall if I don't find the answer
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Wazar-Apps
September 24, 2019
Can you please contact us on info@wazar-apps.com so we can understand your issues? We made an important release of camera related code recently.
Robert Sibayan
May 2, 2022
Very slow shutter speed. Maybe put shutter speed option. When using during night time its totally useless. It capture image after the flash has turned off.
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Brett Kelly
November 8, 2018
Great app, works really well. The one negative is that it is REALLY heavy on battery consumption, even if left in the background. More than any other app I've used. I love it for what it does, but in many of the areas where I'd want to use it extended battery life is important so it becomes less useful.
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Choice for altitude reference: sea level or WGS84