Light Meter - Lite

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4.3
3.28K reviews
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Everyone
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About this app

A reflected light meter with spot metering (using the device's camera) and an incident light meter (using the device's light sensor) in one app. Tested accurate against Gossen and Sekonic meters on most devices.

Can be used for any type of camera from film SLR to pinhole to cinematographic.

In addition to the two meters, the app includes a Color Temperature (White Balance) meter, a Reciprocity Calculator, an Exposure Convert, a Manual (Sunny Sixteen) calculator, a Depth of Field calculator, and an EXIF Reader.
Updated on
Nov 29, 2021

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Location, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
4.3
3.28K reviews
A Google user
December 8, 2019
I love it. Very helpful for using old cameras that have no meter to start with, have a dead meter , or who's meter you just don't trust due to age. The app offers lots of helpful features however one issue I sometimes have is responsiveness. I'll change something and the numbers take half a minute to change . Another issue is that the app is easily thrown off by the sky , but plenty of meters have that issue so it's not a major concern.
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lobsterbark
May 1, 2021
I don't know if hardware affects this, but on a Pixel3a this app is nearly useless. It doesn't ever read an exposure value below EV 3.5, which is about the brightness of a well lit room. It's only useful to get a dead accurate exposure in situations in which eyeballing it would be close enough for print film. This app may be useful for slide film, but that's about it.
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A Google user
November 13, 2018
Under sensor preferences you set the app to read max value which turns it into a flash meter. A quick test revealed the app has good accuracy. The app also has an adjustment so you can calibrate it which I intend to do later. My phone has to be in legacy mode which slows spot metering. Also the app is locked on aperture priority (set aperture and iso and the app tells you shutter speed). The app is very good but the app could use shutter and iso priority. I lost my professional light meter to a flood but intend to replace it with this app.
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What's new

* Add Equipment Profile feature to allow quick camera/lens/other settings
* Improve performance of Camera Meter in all situations
* Improve support for touch to meter on most phones
* Bug/crash fixes
* Smoother upgrade for paid users