24/7 Time Lapse Lite




    24/7 Time Lapse is designed with ultra low power consumption in mind to allow you to make Time-Lapse video over days, weeks and months using your Android phone or tablet. This application is designed to allow you to capture/run at least four times as many photos/long compared to the alternative applications.

    Our internal test shows that this app was able to capture photos for over 50hrs in a single charge using Sony Xperia Z, Android 4.4 using our application's default settings while both WIFI and GSM radio are active. Our best competitor's application was only able to last at most 6 hr under the same conditions (

    With our amazing battery life, it is now possible for you use your everyday phone as your wearable life blogging camera, capturing every moment in your life or even capture information from your weather station.

    - Auto stop capture when battery is low
    - Capture photos continuously by running in background mode
    - Customizable storage space & location & orientation
    - Automatically recycle sdcard space when full, recycling can be disabled via option
    - Built-in photo browser
    - Adjustable camera focus mode and LED flash
    - Adjustable shutter sound & screen brightness
    - Movable overlay button on top of any application to start/stop photo capture
    - Can be moved to SDcard after installation
    - LCD screen will be keep on if you leave this app running in the foreground. The LCD screen will turn off according to your device's settings when in background mode.
    - Can be configured to start at boot to resume capture if forcibly closed while capturing photos

    To maximize your battery life when using this app, before you start photo capture, make sure you turn on airplane mode, check both WIFI and GPS are turned off. After photo capture is started, press Home button to put the app into background mode and then turn off the device's LCD screen as well.

    To assemble the photos into a time-lapse video, you can use Ezvid ( or MakeAVI ( or Picasa 3 ( for Windows Computer; Time Lapse Assembler ( for Mac OS X. More details can be found at our FAQ page -

    Free version limitations:
    - only capture photos up to 2MP
    - application will stop after 20mins if charger is connected (this is only to allow you to test the application to make sure it works when charger is connected.)
    - All exif image information including date taken, camera maker/model, exposure time, flash mode, etc are not recorded in the saved photo.
    - photos recorded carries imprinted info

    Device limitations:
    - Do NOT use another camera app when you are capturing with 247timelapse, otheriwse photo won't be taken
    - Please upgrade or install version 0.3 if your device is unable to take photo when screen is off.
    - To keep the screen on, simply leave 247timelapse app running in the foreground. To save power when screen is on, you could configure the screen brightness to minimum inside settings.

    Known bug
    - If you turn off the LCD when the app is recording in the foreground. Recording will stop.

    We appreciate your feedback. Please feel free to send us your feedback or problems you encountered in our support forum -
    If you have problems using this app on your device, you need to help us by posting it on our feedback forum, so that we can respond to you and also allow you to provide follow up information for us to diagnose as well as resolve the problem. Simply posting negative feedback here won't help.

    If you would like to see us update this application with more and better features ASAP, please support us by purchasing the paid version and also spread the words to all your friends.

    We are committed to always offer you a free version of this app with more than sufficient features for casual time-lapse photographers, except the professionals.

    Tags: despy camera alternative

    Users review

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    Users comments for 24/7 Time Lapse Lite

    Carlos Garcia

    by Carlos Garcia

    May 30, 2017  |  "Good"

    It should have a background mode

    April M. Wilkin

    by April M. Wilkin

    May 17, 2017  |  "Poor"

    This app takes photos without your permission and if your sync to your other devices like phone, notes, tables, labetops, and computer's it will take photos from all devices 24/7 anytime it wants. Beware of this app.

    kourosh kabir

    by kourosh kabir

    Dec 30, 2016  |  "Awesome"


    Steve Hughes

    by Steve Hughes

    Dec 19, 2016  |  "Awesome"

    This was the final straw for me and BB. BB had no apps to do time-lapse so I switched to Android and haven't looked back! Galaxy Note 4, Android 6.0.1. This app has always worked on all Samsung Galaxy phones I've owned as well as the couple HTC devices prior to. Use Tasker to move files to Drive, isn't rocket science. Most other features, even stupid chick wanting an external cam to work can be accomplished with Tasker or Automate. Leave external camera on screen and screen cap every so often, bam. SOO HARD

    Mark Marnell

    by Mark Marnell

    Aug 30, 2016  |  "OK"

    Using galaxy s 5. Camera fails to initialize after a few photos taken. Have tried various camera settings.

    Hendrikus Postma

    by Hendrikus Postma

    Jul 18, 2016  |  "Awesome"

    The application does what it should do, I only would like to save the images into the photo folder of my hand phone... than they will be automatically saved at gdrive... I know I got a answer but can't find it anymore...... should delete something.....