Pocket AC

Pocket AC

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Pocket AC is a collection of tools and reference tables for cinematographers, camera assistants, operators, DITs, and videographers developed by a camera assistant. It features various calculators and charts to help prep and execute productions. In addition, the included camera log allows ACs to quickly log shots and email the setups of the day.

-Depth of Field and Split Focus
-Digital Runtime, Filesize and Compression
-Diopter and Split Diopter
-Field of View with preview
-Focal Length Equivalents
-Focus Chart
-Footage Length and Runtime
-Insert Slate (sync beep BETA)
-Mired Shift and Filter Suggestions
-Screentime and Runtime
-Shutter Angle and Exposure Time
-Solar Elevation
-Unit Converter (Filesize, illumination, length, temperature, weight)

Reference Tables:
-Camera Specifications (Over 80 Film and Digital Cameras)
-Film Stocks
-Filter Factors
-HMI Safe Shutter Angles
-Lens Specifications (Over 550 Lenses)

Camera Log Features:
-NEW Camera Report Mode to log takes and circle takes
-Built-in Presets to make logging faster
-Table and List view
-Insert Slate view
-Email Log as CSV format for Excel or HTML format for web browsers
-Production Details offer statistics about the production (Avg lens, total setups, avg setups per day, etc.)

And more to come!

Some cameras supported include:
-Arri Amira and Alexa (all models including XT)
-Blackmagic Cinema Camera, URSA
-Canon 5D MKII, 5D MKIII, 7D, C100, C300, C500
-Nikon D3100, D800
-Panasonic AF100, DVX100, HMC150, GH2, GH3
-Phantom Flex4k, Flex, Miro 320S
-Red One, MX, Epic, Scarlet, Dragon Epic, Dragon Scarlet
-Silicon Imaging SI-2K
-Sony EX1, EX3, F3, F5, F55, F65
-16mm and 35mm formats
-Digital Runtime Calculator supports Aja Ki Pro Mini and Sound Devices PIX 240
-Store up to 5 Custom Camera Settings

Please feel free to email me at pocketAC@gmail.com with any questions or suggestions, especially if you'd like to see any specific cameras or lenses added.

Tags: pocket ac, lens equivalent calc arri.

Recently changed in this version

Version 1.4
Added camera report mode to camera log (must enable in settings)
Added sync beep to slate (BETA)
Added frame guide to FoV, simplifies list of formats
Added Arri Amira, Phantom Flex4k, Black Magic URSA, Aja Cion, Canon XF300/XF100, XA20, XA25 to formats
Added new lens sets from Leica, Arri, Fujinon, Angenieux, Zeiss
Optimized code for 4.0+
Bug Fixes

Comments and ratings for Pocket AC
  • (37 stars)

    by Tanya Voltchanskaya on 21/07/2014

    Just wrapped a short film and used this for reference and camera logging - very useful. Would love more fields to log takes, WB and fps however.

  • (37 stars)

    by ning Li on 25/06/2014

    Finally a good camera assistant app on Android! Please keep it updated!

  • (37 stars)

    by Brian Walstad on 24/06/2014

    This is a great app, but there is one major addition I'd like to see. I'd like to see a place to select a focal reducer like the .71, .64, and .58 Speed Boosters or the .72 Lens Turbo as well as an option to add your own custom focal reducers since there are new ones coming out daily with different magnifications. Also I miss the nice pCAM GUI from when I had an iPhone. Can you spice up the GUI a

  • (37 stars)

    by Gabriel Pass on 29/03/2014

    Missing the whole line of Canon Pro HD camcorders. XA25, XF100, XF300

  • (37 stars)

    by Chris Purdy on 18/03/2014

    If you're looking for the Android equivalent to PCam, this is it.

  • (37 stars)

    by Francesco Chiari on 19/09/2013


  • (37 stars)

    by Bobby Webster on 10/03/2013

    This is the first genuinely professional AC tool I've found for Android, that doesn't make me miss pCam or Tolland on iOS. Includes everything I need on set, with a clean interface. Thanks for putting this together!