Fotocast - Weather Forecast fo

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4.2
318 reviews
10K+
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Everyone
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About this app

Fotocast is revolutionary and powerful real-time hyperlocal weather forecast app tailored for professional photographers. Fotocast has weather info like any other high-rated weather forecast app, but is custom made for photography with many additional photography weather tools you won't find in any other app. And best of all, it's ad-free and has Android Wear (watch) support!

Introducing Fotoscore™
See a simple score from 0 to 10 telling you if conditions outside are optimal for photography, based on your photographer type!

Real-time Minutely Hyperlocal Forecasts
Never get your camera wet again! See precipitation information minute by minute, configure alerts when rain is starting, and more! Note: Minutely forecasts are only supported in USA, United Kingdom, and some of Canada.

Photography suggestions based on weather conditions and the gear you own!
See helpful photography tips and suggestions that automatically change based on weather conditions and the type of photographer that you are, as well as tips for future weather conditions. Save your photography gear into the intuitive database and configure which weather conditions you need them for!

Photography session manager
Program your future photography sessions (with multiple locations per session) into Fotocast and get alerted when weather changes there. Never again wonder if you and your clients will get wet at that park you are shooting at in 1 week!

Intuitive "Daylight Phases" Screen
See the times for blue hour, golden hour, high noon, sunrise, sunset, and more... like never before. Designed just for photographers.

Trip Log
Record your photography session mileage on the go.

Inspiration
See photos from other photographers automatically based on your current weather condition and photographer type for quick inspiration on the go!

Sunrise & Sunset quality scores
Know if Sunrise or Sunset is likely to be colorful & beautiful based on weather conditions that have been known to affect the quality of the sky at that magical hour.

Alerts, notifications & customizations
Fotocast lets you configure more types of weather alerts for any location than any other app. Want to know if the wind speed is going to be low at your favorite pond or lake so you can get some nice reflection shots on the water? Fotocast has you covered. Want to know if it's going to be foggy so you can take some creatively killer shots? Fotocast does that too! The interface of Fotocast is fully customizable, as well. Pick any color you want to use as a theme, hide weather conditions that aren't important to you, change font style and more!

Animated Radar & Maps
Track the path of precipitation around you with animated radar. Fotocast also includes many other weather maps for any type of weather condition... even a light pollution map for night time photographers!

Almanac (historic weather)
It's theorized that weather patterns often repeat themselves on the same day each year. With Fotocast's built in Almanac, you can research what the weather conditions were on any day for many years in the past. Take it a step further than any other weather almanac by automatically analyzing weather conditions on that day for the past 50 years, and produce an average weather condition!

Sunny 16 Rule Indicator
Automatically changing Sunny 16 rule indicator based on current weather condition.

Photography Calculators
We've packed 11 handy photography calculators into Fotocast!

Sun/Moon Direction Tool
Plan your outdoor photography sessions by knowing which direction the Sun will be in at any time, on any date, at any location!

And a whole lot more!
There's many more features and tools we can't fit in a 4000-character limit. Get Fotocast today, and see what you've been missing!
Updated on
Sep 4, 2019

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4.2
318 reviews
A Google user
March 31, 2020
It's fantastic to have 1 app that does it all instead of multiple apps. Pair this with Photopills, and everything a photographer needs is there. The upgrade is well worth the price. Also, any and questions and concerns have been promptly answered by the developer. As with most apps, it takes consistent use to become familiar with it, but it has been totally worth the time.
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Rissa Assana
March 19, 2021
This app has been really accurate for predicting the weather and where the sun will set/rise in respect to my usual photography haunts. I love that I can also add photos from any of my previous photoshoots to the map section, and remember what the area looks like ahead of a trip. That feature alone is one that I haven't found in any other apps. There are a lot of really cool features, that are both fun to use, and extremely useful. I honestly can't recommend it enough!
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J Doxie
December 15, 2020
Needs a night mode. I just installed, and chose astrophotographer when asked what kind of photographer I am. As I get into the app, I see that most of the screen is white with black text. So the first thing I do is go to the settings and choose dark colors. Only a small part of the app changes to my colors, so what's the point? If I were out shooting at night, a white screen would kill my night vision. I also happen to have a light sensitivity issue, so the white screen is painful to look at.
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Dunbar Technology, LLC
December 15, 2020
Good idea. I'll add night mode to the next update.

What's new

• Fixed an issue where sometimes the precipitation report on weekly tab would show 0% when it was not 0%.