True HDR
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True HDR

Universal app (iPhone/iPod Touch & iPad)

Category: Photography | Release Date: November 24, 2009

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Price: $1.99

App Details

Developer: Pictional LLC


Current Version: 3.3

File Size: 15.3 MB

Age Rating: 4+

Ratings: 3.50 (5 votes)


Create beautiful full-resolution HDR (high dynamic range) pictures with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch! Includes fully-automatic capture mode and semi-auto/manual modes if you want more control. Offers slider and effect controls for you to easily customize final results.

- Reviews -
“TrueHDR is the best two bucks you can invest to improve your iPhone images. “ - TUAW
“TrueHDR is the most effective HDR app in the App Store. “ - Gizmodo
“much better than the HDR feature native to the iPhone 4. ” - AppAdvice

* Easy, fully-automatic HDR capture with AutoCapture mode
* Greater control over exposure points with SemiAuto capture mode and Manual mode
* Capable of handling up to 18 mega-pixel photos (e.g., photos imported from other cameras) on iPhone 4 & above, iPad 2 & above
* Uses state-of-the-art techniques to automatically align and merge photos
* Custom sliders and effect controls - easily make adjustments to the merged HDR photos to get the final image just the way you prefer
* Choice of Natural or Enhanced modes, with Natural for the most realistic look and Enhanced for slightly more vivid colors and contrast - pick the look you like
* Automatically saves original images for use with desktop HDR programs if desired
* Full support for front and back facing camera
* Supports geo-tagging and printing
* Convenient sharing features (Facebook, Twitter, email, Instagram)

Use TrueHDR to unleash the potential of your iDevices and create beautiful HDR pictures!

Have you taken pictures, only to find out that the clouds were washed out, making the sky look like a white haze? Or how about pictures where everything in the shadows looked like a dark blob with no details?

With TrueHDR, you can get the best of bright and dark areas and merge them into a single realistic-looking picture that is much closer to what your eyes originally saw.

What's new in version 3.3

Fixed crashes on iOS 9.

Rank in top paid apps

Rankings - Photography (iPhone)

App Changes

  • Version 2.5 Jul 23, 2012
  • Version 2.6 Nov 24, 2009
  • Version 2.5 Nov 24, 2009
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iOS Compatibility & Supported Devices

True HDR requires iOS 9.1 or later, and supported on the following devices: iPhone 6 ,iPhone 5 ,iPad 3 ,iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

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Our Verdict: Average!
  • True HDR is a good rated app with 3.5 stars.
  • True HDR is currently ranked #184 in the U.S. App Store.

Recent Reviews

3 out of 5
Not so great anymore

This used to be the best but other HDR apps have surpassed it. It does not use the iPhone and...

By tnphoto.
November 14, 2016
5 out of 5
good and easy tool for years now

I use a lot of photography apps (like you probably do.) Many of them become obsolete for one reason or...

By Bag_One.
October 31, 2016
4 out of 5
Pretty good, significant limit

I bought this to compare with Pro HDR X. HDR apps have a problem with halos in areas of high...

By -James-McKenna-.
October 13, 2016

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