Today, the popular alternative camera client Obscura is rolling out an update with a handful of new features including iPad support.

Announced via the developer’s Twitter account, the app’s headlining feature is support for the iPad. The update also brings a handful of bug fixes including a layout fix for iPhone 5s/SE, flash not triggering, and faster launch times.

Obscura is typically available for $4.99 on the App Store but is currently available as a free download via a promotion inside the Apple Store app.

The full changelog can be found below:

Just a fix for a bug with the spirit level that would cause a crash.

A Quick Note ———————— Welcome to all the new users, I hope you’re liking Obscura so far. We can’t wait to see all the photos you take with it!

If you’re having any issues, please reach out to, and I’ll try get it sorted asap.

A few people have been asking about offering Obscura in other languages, and that’s something we’re working on.

And if you’re enjoying Obscura, please considering purchasing filters, leaving a review, or sharing photos with #ObscuraCamera to help support us!

– Ben

Version 1.2 – Features ————————

iPad support!

Version 1.2 – Fixes ————————

Fixes for iPhone SE / 5S layout. Fixes for flash not triggering. Fix a issue that would cause the camera feed to freeze. Fixes for a crash on camera capture (related to white balance). Fixed a couple of broken filters. Fixed the favourite button in the library Improved launch times.


Ben & the Obscura team

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