Google Camera or commonly known as Gcam has now reached version 7.0. The camera application that was originally only available on Google Pixel series smartphones from Pixel 1 to now Pixel 4 was successfully modified by the developers so that it can be used on many smartphones.
Google Camera 7 has tons of new features to try, one of the most interesting being Astrophotography mode. This feature allows users to easily capture astronomical objects such as stars, moons, and so on.
Apart from Astronomy features, Google Camera 7 brings various other advantages, such as transparent UI, HDR +, updated Night Sight, Motion blur, AR Photobooth, Audio Zoom.
Choose Google Camera 7
Before entering the installation process, make sure the Android smartphone currently in use supports Gcam installation. To find out the criteria, you can try reading the following article: Features of an Android Smartphone that Can Be Installed with a Gcam.
Then go to the https://www.celsoazevedo.com/files/android/google-camera/ page and select the Gcam application you want to install. If you are confused about choosing the application, you can use the following application recommendations from the developer:
- Pocophone F1 – san1ty
- Redmi K20 / K20 Pro / Mi 9T series / OnePlus series – Parrot043
- Redmi Note 5 series / 6/7 / Mi A3 / A2 / Zenfone Max Pro M1 / M2 – Parrot043
- Realme – BSG
- Google Pixel series – cstark27
- Others: Arnova8G2
How to Install Gcam 7
If you have determined the Gcam application, then install the application as usual on your smartphone. To activate the Astrophotography Mode feature on the Gcam 7.0, do the following steps:
Enter the Gcam Settings menu then scroll down to select About modification and then click the Developer Settings menu. On the developer menu, enable the following options:
After that, the Gcam will restart and try using Astrophotography mode, just enter the Night Sight Mode menu then change the timer to 3 seconds and focus on infinity.
Keep in mind, when Astrophotography mode is active, Gcam will take pictures with a longer duration than ordinary night sight. So it is recommended to use a tripod so that the results of Astronomy photos with Gcam 7.0 are maximized.