AfterFocus Pro

AfterFocus Pro

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

Pros
  • Smart/manual method to apply focus
  • Filters and editing options
  • Ease of use
  • Layout
Cons
  • Accuracy on selecting focus area
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"Keep focused"

Reviewed by / Oct 09, 2012

AfterFocus is a photography app that allows you to set a focus area and apply filters

We're pretty sure you've ever seen that photo effect in which one object is focused an the background is blurry. AfterFocus adds that functionality to your phone camera. You just need to take a picture and start editing it.

First off, AfterFocus asks you to choose between two method to select the focus area "Smart" or "Manual". The "Smart" mode is a semi-automatic mode: you just need to draw lines over objects and it will automatically select areas. However, it won't as accurately as you may think. For this reason, there are "undo" "eraser" and "black lines" correctors. Anyway, the smart mode works pretty good, and is the one I preferred. If you choose "manual" mode you'll have to draw the whole area you want to apply focus by dragging.

After editing focus, you can select blur degree, select the aperture shape, fading it BG, apply up to 14 filters. Once finished you can save the picture or share it by using any of the sharing resources installed in your mobile device. The app is set in a good-looking layout and it's really easy to use. Tutorial (including video) on how to edit focus, helps to get the hang of it. High recommendable.

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Developer's original description available here
With AfterFocus, you can create DSLR-style background blurred photo by simply selecting focus area. Also, various filter effects offer you to create the most natural and realistic photo.
Selecting a focus area more precisely, you can achieve more natural and professional image.
Just mark the areas you want, AfterFocus automatically recognizes the focus area precisely even for an object with complex shapes.

This auto function allows you to work faster on smart phones with small screen.
Also, background blur effect of AfterFocus gives a photo the realistic look between the edge of the background and the focus area.

With our realistic filter effects, you will enjoy photographing and photo editing even more, and share them on SNS easily.

1. Smart focus area selection
Simply draw some lines inside a focus area and the background, then AfterFocus will automatically recognize the focus area. You can also select the area with traditional finger painting.

2. Background Blur effect
You can create the most realistic blur effect with various aperture styles just like DSLR camera.
To emphasize that certain things move, Motion blur effect is also available.

3. Filter effect
AfterFocus offers from basic effects to professional effects like Cross Process without looking artificial.
Also, you can emphasize the spot light on the background using Bokeh effect.

4. Double photo
Take a picture of one object and move slightly to the right to take another picture of the same object, and it will analyze the images and recognize the nearest object, so there is no need to draw the focus area.
(Make sure that the background and the distance of the object are far enough and have clear texture to get a great result.)

5. Easy share
You can share through e-mails and SNS easily and simply.

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Recently changed in this version

COLOR MASK feature REMOVED, Use BACKGROUND EFFECT in Filter menu

v 1.5.0
1. Can apply effects foreground and background separately
2. Adds brightness and contrast effect
3. Adds more filters
4. Can apply stronger blur
5. Adjustable edge feathering strength
6. Supports Intel CPU devices


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Comments and ratings for AfterFocus Pro
  • (74)

    by ashwanth gajendran on 22/06/2014

    Can save 500 dollars on dslr!! The filter works good

  • (74)

    by Haryo Sutejo on 15/06/2014

    No improvement, no update since i bought this app last year....

  • (74)

    by Philip Grebowiec on 13/06/2014

    Really easy to use and great results!

  • (74)

    by Wilson Abreggo on 10/06/2014

    Dev you need to redesign. It's just has such a awful UI.

  • (74)

    by Sophea Thong on 09/06/2014

    Works great note 2

  • (74)

    by Abdullah Arnab on 07/06/2014

    good for mobile photography. but edited photos are not suitable for large size on PC.

  • (74)

    by Rob Hedges on 07/06/2014

    Galaxy Note 3 on T-Mobile with KitKat. Interesting blur effects, but the application does not rotate to landscape mode so wide angle shots are tough to edit accurately. The colors for drawing the focus areas are red, red and transparent which do not match the examples, so the instructions are not easy to follow. No S-Pen support at all...