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Halide Camera App Gets Built-In Portrait Mode, TrueDepth Camera Support

The popular Halide Camera app has been updated with a built in portrait mode, support for the TrueDepth camera on the iPhone X, new depth visualizations.

Photos with Portrait effects are now available in the Halide App, with halide incorporating a mix of smart facial detection and point of interest detection to create portrait mode photos with background of blur effects.

Portrait mode is combined with a new “Depth Peaking” features that’s designed to show an outline of the camera’s 3D space when capturing a photo that uses depth effects. A new portrait preview mode will also show a preview of what portrait effects will look like when turned on.

All Depth-enabled photos captured with Halide can be viewed using a new 3D photo viewer, allowing users to walk around and through captured scenes to see depth In a new way.

iPhone X, Halide now offers support for the front facing TrueDepth camera, offering a new set of depth tools for taking selfies with portrait effects witihin the Halide App. The front facing camera also supports Depth Peaking and can allow users to export depth maps to be loaded in other image editors.

Halide 1.7 offers faster photo capture times, better responsiveness and a quicker start up time, along with new design features and support for opening photos in the Darkroom photo editing app with a single touch.

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