Best free iPhone camera apps in 2020

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When it comes to the iPhone, you can always expect great-looking photos. Especially with the latest versions, the iPhones have gotten exceptionally good at capturing reality in a way that wasn’t possible for mobile cameras before.

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A few years back, if you wanted to take decent photos, you had to take out your DSLR and shoot with it. Undoubtedly, the images looked great, but you had to go the extra mile to get those photos. Was that effort justified or not, it’s debatable.

Now, however, you can take equally good photos with your iPhone camera. You can shoot on the go like never before. Without much hassle, you can capture the beauty of life and express your creativity along the way.

There’s just one problem, however. iPhone’s native camera app isn’t as good as the camera itself. Basically, the camera is too good for the native camera app. But you don’t need to worry. There are many camera apps for free that can outperform the native camera app in every possible way.

3rd-party applications allow to shoot in RAW, organize your library and apply quality filters.

VSCO Photo & Video Editor
VSCO Photo & Video Editor
VSCO Photo & Video Editor

When it comes to providing a user-friendly, easy-to-engage, interface, VSCO is in its own league. But that’s not why we listed this on our website. VSCO is here for its various features that make photography fun and quite amusing if we’re being honest.

You can take full control of features like White Balance, Focus, ISO, and Shutter Speed for a custom photography experience that’s not possible with the native app.

In addition to these amazing features, you can edit photos too, even after shooting them. These editing features include various famous VSCO filters which can help you set the color and atmosphere of the picture, and also adjust the face features if you’re interested.

Camera +2 app
Camera +2 app
Camera +2 app

A feature-rich iPhone camera app that can be used to take awesome photos without any hassle.

You get a powerful stabilizer for times when you need to take photos on the go, which we usually do. Also, you get many cool filters that will add an extra layer of cheerfulness to your images.

If you want to shoot like a pro, this camera app has got you covered. You can adjust the ISO, shutter speed, white balance and other aspects to get a fully immersive experience. This app has advanced features like an ability to shoot in RAW format and built-in RAW Editor, focus peaking (works as in Lightroom mobile), Depth Capture (Depth information is saved alongside the image, and the adjustments can be selectively applied to distant or close subjects).

By the way, if you want to know more about the effects you can get using long shutter speed, check out my article: How to take long exposure photos on iPhone

Rookie Cam - Photo Editor
Rookie Cam - Photo Editor
Rookie Cam - Photo Editor

With so many popular options available, we had to choose the ones that stood out.

And Rookie cam sure did with its 170 live view filters. Yes, 170 filters with each having a unique feature that makes it suitable for specific occasions. For example, you will have different filters for your party photos, your sober photos, your happy photos, and for literally any mood you are in.
In addition to filters, there are several editing tools like light leakage, face smoothening, and others that will add another layer of greatness to your pictures.


A camera app made for those who want a truly DSLR like experience on their iPhone. We discussed how DSLR is becoming obsolete with each iteration of camera apps, Focos is here to take that point home.

With the power of AI, Fococs allows you to have natural bokeh effects in any of your images without any hassle. Unlike other apps, Focos has a very natural blurring effect which gives the feel of having a phone with a large aperture camera.

Dazz Cam - Vintage Camera
Dazz Cam

Enough of the modern stuff, let’s go retro. Dazz is here to give you a chance to relive the 80s, without any need for time travelling. What it does is that it adds a nice retro filter to your camera, while you’re shooting. This way you get amazing Black & White, Film-Textured, and other retro-themed images without any trouble.

For a more convincing finish, you can add cool light leakage, just like in the real film, to your digital images. So with Dazz, you’re equipped to shoot your own photos and videos on virtual film without having to buy the real expensive film.

So this was a shortlist of the best iPhone camera apps for free. It’s not finished by any standard. The apps we chose were the ones that deserved to be here, but that doesn’t mean others didn’t.

If you want us to add more camera apps to this list, write to us in the comment section. We read all of your comments, so feel free to share your suggestions.

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