QuickCamera

QuickCamera is a free and open source application that lets you quickly launch the camera app (normally or from the lock screen) with a simple gesture that involves twisting your wrist twice, quickly. It's the same gesture that's used to launch the camera app on the Moto X. Pull out your phone, perform the gesture and the camera app will be ready to take wonderful photos. No need to wake the phone or press any buttons.

**IMPORTANT NOTE**: You need to have Google Camera installed on your phone in order to launch the camera from lockscreen. If Google Camera is not installed on your phone, then camera might not launch from the lockscreen. I dont know why this happens, but I am looking into it at the moment.

I know many of you are having issues with battery usage and since this app is only in beta stage, some battery drain is acceptable. The app offers many options for battery saving in Settings, so please use that.

Permissions explained:

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK: Required to prevent the service from shutting down after long periods of time
android.permission.CAMERA: Required to verify if the camera app is already running or not, to prevent crashing
android.permission.VIBRATE: Required to vibrate the phone when camera launches
android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED: Required to start the service on startup
android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE: Required to pause gesture recognition during calls, to prevent accidental launches and reduce battery usage
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What's New

BETA 1:
1. Experimental support for previously unsupported devices, like Moto G, Galaxy Core, HTC Desire 601 and many more
2. Redesigned UI
3. Settings menu split into two parts
4. Ability to change the twist timeout (how many seconds within which the twist must be performed)
5. Ability to enable or disable fast polling
6. Some bug fixes, like service automatically stopping after user removes the task from the multitasking view
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Additional Information

Updated
March 29, 2015
Size
9.1M
Installs
10,000+
Current Version
1.1
Requires Android
4.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Suyash Srijan
Developer
Dorset House, London Road, Headington Oxford, OX3 7FT, United Kingdom
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