Sony launches “Magic” AR Effect Theme officially

Sony Mobile has released another AR Effect camera app theme i.e. “Magic” recently at Play Store. Now transform into a magician with the help of tricks and props from the Magic AR Effect Theme.

To use this theme, tap on AR Effect app (AR effect version 4.4.2 or higher) on Xperia Camera and then tap on Magic AR Effect Theme icon. To interact with AR items: Tap on 3D objects to change and Drag 3D objects to reposition them.

Magic AR Effect Theme

Downlaod Magic AR Effect Theme version 1.1.8 from the Play Store.

Check out latest Sony Xperia App updates here and more AR Effect Themes here.

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Download Xperia XZs Panorama App for Xperia devices

A moment ago we shared Xperia XZs Camera App from Android 7.1.1 Nougat 41.2.A.0.191  firmware and now Xperia XZs Panorama App is also available for download.

Xperia XZs Xperia Loops ThemesXperia Loops Live Wallpapers and Xperia Clock Widget have already been shared yesterday. As you all know Xperia XZs features 19 MP back camera which allows shooting 960 fps super slow motion videos.

Xperia XZs Panorama App

To install Xperia XZs Panorama App you need rooted Xperia device with Android Nougat running and custom recovery installed (Deodexed Firmware also). Tested on Xperia Z5 running Android 7.0 Nougat.

Note: Install Xperia XZs Camera App from here.

Flashing Instructions:

Flash the zip file mentioned below with TWRP.

Note: Kindly backup your old Xperia Panorama App file as flashing will remove the old file.

Download XperiaXZs_Panorama_Rizal_Lovins_signed.zip

Check out latest Sony Xperia App updates here.

Download Xperia XZ Premium Wallpapers from here.

Download Xperia Loops Live Wallpaper from here.

Download Xperia XZs Xperia Loops Theme from here.

Download Xperia XZs Xperia Loops Live Wallpaper from here.

Download Xperia XZs Camera App from here.

Let us know if you are not able to install Xperia XZs Panorama App on your device. Drop your comments below.

Source – XDA (shared by Rizal Lovins)

Install Xperia XZs Camera App – Record Slow Motion Videos with one click

Yesterday we shared Xperia XZs System Dump from 41.2.A.0.191  firmware and now various Xperia XZs apps have already been ported. We have already shared Xperia XZs Xperia Loops Themes, Xperia Loops Live Wallpapers and Xperia Clock Widget.

Xperia XZs has 19MP Motion Eye Camera 1/2.3” Exmor RS for mobile memory stacked sensor and allows shooting 960 fps super slow motion videos.

Xperia XZs Camera App

Xperia XZs Camera App (SemcCameraUI) is now available for download for Xperia devices running Android Nougat only. You need rooted Xperia device with custom recovery installed (it doesn’t work on Odexed firmware, as mentioned by some testers). Below posted Xperia XZs camera app is tested running on Xperia Z5 running Android 7.0.

For the time being you can’t record videos at 960 fps super slow motion (requires Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs). Slow motion recording only available at 120 fps.

What’s New in Xperia XZs Camera App

Record Slow Motion Videos with one click (requires Timeshift Video and Video Editor). Timeshift Video will be hidden from Camera add on menu.

Flashing Instructions:

Flash the zip file mentioned below with TWRP.

Note: Kindly backup your old Xperia Camera App, beacuse flashing this one will remove your old Xperia Camera App.

Download XperiaXZs_SemcCameraUI_Rizal_Lovins_signed.zip

 Download Xperia XZs Panorama App for Xperia devices from here.

Check out latest Sony Xperia App updates here.

Download Xperia XZ Premium Wallpapers from here.

Download Xperia Loops Live Wallpaper from here.

Download Xperia XZs Xperia Loops Theme from here.

Download Xperia XZs Xperia Loops Live Wallpaper from here.

Are you able to install the Xperia XZs Camera App on your device? Let us know. Drop your comments below.

Source – XDA (shared by Rizal Lovins)

Sony Background defocus 1.2.17 app bug fixing update rolled

Sony Background defocus app has been updated to newer 1.2.17 version which brings bug fixing and usual performance enhancing. This app gives you effects similar to DSLR in blurring the background of the object captured.

You need Sony Social Smart Camera app to install Background defoucs app, compatible with Android 4.2+ running Xperia devices.

Background defocus 1.2.17 app

Download the Background defocus 1.2.17 app from Play Store.

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Background defocus 1.2.17 app

If you are unable to download it from Play Store, use the below link to download it manually.

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Background defocus update rolling

Background defocus App update

Sony Background defocus

Facing any issues in the app, let us know. Drop your comments below.




Sony AR Effect “Smiley” Theme launched – Create funny pics and videos

Sony has released a new AR Effect Camera app theme “Smiley” today on Play Store. This theme allows you to use various funny smiley characters and effects on pics and videos taken by your device’s cam.

You need either v3.1.XX or higher version of AR Effect app(3.3.13) to install this theme and it works with only Android 4.3+ running Xperia devices with Sony Social Smart Camera app.

Sony AR Effect “Smiley” Theme

Download Sony AR Effect “Smiley” Theme from below Play Store link (version 1.0.4).

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Sony AR Effect Smiley version 1.0.4 apk

Sony AR Effect Smiley Theme pics

Sony AR Effect Theme Smiley Pics

If you are unable to download it from Play Store, use the below link to download Sony AR Effect “Smiley” Theme apk manually.

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Create your funny pics and post below. Drop your comments below if you are facing any issues in accessing the app.

Motiongraph for Xperia camera app 1.0.13 update brings Material Design icon and bug fixes

Motiongraph for Xperia camera app has been updated to newer 1.0.13 version which brings material design icon to the app and some minor bug fixing. It is the first ever update to Motiongraph for Xperia app from its release so far.

Motiongraph for Xperia camera app requires Android 4.1+ to install the app. This app is used to create effects where a particular portion of image moves like a video for a duration of 2 seconds only (it saves image as a .gif file).

Motiongraph for Xperia app

Download Motiongraph for Xperia app from below Play Store link.

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Motiongraph for Xperia camera app 1.0.13

Below you can see the new icon of Motiongraph for Xperia camera app.

Material Design icon of Motiongraph for Xperia camera app

Below is the live sample of motion pic taken by Motiongraph for Xperia camera app.

If you haven’t got the update yet, download the Motiongraph for Xperia apk from below manually.

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Facing any bugs, let us know. Drop your comments below.

Sony Info-eye 1.7.05 app update rolling – Improved Recognition

Sony Info-eye app update is rolling in form of 1.7.05 version over previous 1.6.07 version. Info-eye 1.7.05 app update brings faster and better recognition for barcodes, QR codes, text and business cards. Users can send now more detailed info regarding failed recognized photos.

To install Info-eye 1.7.05 app you need android 4.3+ with Sony Social Smart Camera app. Update is available as OTA via Sony Update Center app, 21.1 MB in size. Update confirmed rolling on Xperia “Z” series handsets.

Sony Info-eye 1.7.05 app

Download Sony Info-eye 1.7.05 apk from below link, if you have not got the update notification yet.

Download com.sonymobile.androidapp.cameraaddon.infoeye-2.apk

Sony Info-eye 1.7.05 app

Sony Info-eye 1.7.05 apk

Sony Info-eye 1.7.05 app update rolling

Let us know if you are having any bugs while accessing this app. Drop your comments below.

Sony AR Effect 3.3.13 app updated on Play Store

Sony AR Effect has been updated to new 3.3.13 version on Play Store ( over previous 3.1.12 ). New updated brings improved UI enabling users to download AR Effect themes more easily now from the app itself along with usual bug fixing and performance enhancement.

To install AR Effect app, you need android 4.3+ with Sony Social Smart Camera app. Recently we shared some cool AR Effect themes like KittensSan FranciscoOrcs & Poisonous Creature.

AR Effect 3.3.13 app

Download AR Effect 3.3.13 app from below Play Store link.

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AR Effect 3.3.13

Connect to Internet, open AR Effect app then you can see various AR Effect themes which can be downloaded.

AR Effect 3.3.13 apk

Let us know if you face any issues in present update. Drop your comments below.

Download AR effect theme “Orcs” for Sony Social Smart Camera App

Xperia users you might want to see this AR Effect theme “Orcs” on your Social Smart Camera App. AR Effect app allows you to customize your captured pics and videos with installed themed characters. It needs android 4.3+ to work on your device.

With Orcs theme you can convert people into an Orc with a horned helmet in your pics. Take a pic of any scene and tap on the screen to change the animation effect, you will axe and swords wielding Orcs walking on the screen.

AR effect theme “Orcs”

Downlaod AR effect theme “Orcs” from Play Store. It is paid theme priced at $2.99 / Rs 183.05.

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AR effect theme Orcs apk

AR effect theme Orcs

Like the new AR Effect theme Orcs, let us know. Drop your comments below.

Sony Background Defocus 1.2.13 app updated – Bug Fixing

Sony Social Smart Camera add on Background Defocus app has been updated to newer version 1.2.13 which brings minor bug fixing, all changes under the hood. Background Defocus app allows you to create DSLR like effect by blurring the background of the image captured.

Background Defocus 1.2.13 app update is available at Play Store, confirmed for Xperia Z2. It need Android 4.3+ version to work. It works only in 8 MP and 2 MP mode for any camera.

Background Defocus 1.2.13 app

Download Background Defocus 1.2.13 app from below.

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Background Defocus 1.2.13 app

If you are not able to download from Play Store, use the below link to download manually. Working on non rooted Xperia devices running android 4.3+.

Download com.sonymobile.backgrounddefocus-1

Download Background Defocus 1.2.13 app

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Facing any bugs, keep us informed. Drop your comments below.

Sony Space theme launched for AR Effect App

Sony has launched a new theme named “Space” for AR Effect App, working in both photo as well as video mode. As the name suggest you get effects of space like solar system, rockets, alien characters, space ships etc. Overall you can create your own solar system in the captured pic or video.

You need atleast AR Effect app version 3.1.1 running to install the theme. Playing with the app is fun, tap on the screen to change the effects and drag them to change the position.

AR Effect app Space theme

Download Space theme on your device with Sony Social Smart Camera already installed.

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Sony Space theme

AR Effect app Sony Space theme

Let us know if you like this new AR Effect Space effect. Drop your comments below.

Thanks for the tip, Ben!

Sony AR Fun 2.0.10 app available on Play Store

Sony Social Smart Camera add on AR Fun app which was first spotted on Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact is now available on Play Store. AR Fun app let you customize your pics and videos in a funny way. It allows you to virtually put different 3D objects on the pictures captured.

Sony explains “Sony’s FACE RECOGNITION Technology and SmartAR* Engine automatically detect faces and 3D environments and decorate them with fun AR items“. You need Sony Social Smart Camera app and android 4.2+ running on your device to install the app.

AR Fun 2.0.10 app

Download AR Fun 2.0.10 app from Play Store.

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AR Fun 2.0.10 apk

AR Fun 2.0.10 app

If you are unable to download the app from Play Store, download the apk from below.

Download ARFun2.0.10.apk

How to use AR fun app ?

  • Open the AR Fun app.
  • From Action palette, choose any desired 3D object.
  • You can draw/flick anything on camera viewfinder.
  • Drag objects.

Download AR fun app on your device and start customizing your pics and videos. Drop your comments below if have any questions.

Thanks Ben for the update!

Download Time Lapse app Sony Camera add on – 4K Supported

A new Sony Social Smart camera app add on “Time Lapse” is now available at Play Store for download on all Xperia devices running android 4.1.2+ versions. Time Lapse app is the first app on Play Store which supports 4K lapse video mode, exclusively for Xperia devices having rear cam resolution greater than 9 MP.

Time Lapse version 0.0.5 allows you to capture images at different frames, at different time to make a lapse video. You can make a lapse video of 1 hour with video frames rates ranging from 1 fps to 50 fps. 4K lapse video mode is exclusive for some handsets only because of limitation on rear cam MP resolution. This app works great on Xperia Z1, Z2, Z, ZL, ZR, Z Ultra.

Time Lapse app

Download Time Lapse app version 0.0.5 from below link.

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If you are not able to download the app from Play Store you can download it manually via below mentioned link.

Download com.sukros.timelapse-1.apk

Time Lapse version 0.0.5 app

Time Lapse app UI

Time Lapse app

Sony Time Lapse app frames

Buy Sony Time Lapse 4K vide resolution frame
Sony Time Lapse video app

Sony Time Lapse video app framesSony Time Lapse video resolution

Install Sony Time Lapse app add-on your Xperia device and send us links to your lapse videos. Drop your comments below with your experience with shooting lapse videos.

Social Live 1.0.22 app updated – Live stream quality improved

Sony has updated Social Live app to 1.0.22 newer version from older 1.0.21 version. Social Live is Sony’s app for broadcasting videos live on Facebook, it has both free and premium version features. Sony recently launched Live on YouTube app which allows user broadcasting videos live on YouTube.

Social Live 1.0.22 app brings improved live streaming quality, improved layout in small screen devices and usual bug fixing. Social Live 1.0.22 app update is available over Play Store only and compatible with Sony Social Smart Camera app available on android 4.3+ running Xperia devices.

Social Live 1.0.22 app

Download Social Live 1.0.22 app from below Play Store link.

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If you are not able to download Social Live 1.0.22 form Play Store, use the link below for manual installation. We extracted it from our Xperia Z1.

Download com.bambuser.sociallive-2.apk

Social Live 1.0.22 app

Social Live 1.0.22 app apk

Install Social Live 1.0.22 app on your device and let us know if you find anything major in this update. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Rimas 🙂

Sony Info-eye 1.4.10 app update rolled out – Improved UI

Sony updated Info-eye app to version 1.4.10 from previous build 1.3.07. Sony Info-eye app is a camera add on for Social Smart Camera app which allows you to gather info about the objects, texts, bar codes around you by clicking a snap of them and then concerned result is displayed on screen.

Sony Info-eye 1.4.10 app brings save search history option and sync the info with your Sony Entertainment Network Account, improved UI with larger tiles for better viewing and usual bug fixes. Sony Info-eye 1.4.10 app  is confirmed rolling on Xperia Z1, Z2, Z, ZL etc as an OTA update of 21 MB size.

Sony Info-eye 1.4.10 app

If you haven’t got the Sony Info-eye 1.4.10 app update yet, download the apk from below link. We extracted it from our Xperia Z1. Install as normal apk, no root needed.

Download com.sonymobile.androidapp.cameraaddon.infoeye-1.apk

Info-eye 1.4.10 update

Info-eye 1.4.10 apk

Download the Info-eye 1.4.10 app update and let us know if you notice any more changes than mentioned by Sony itself. Drop your comments below.