How to use the PhotoSync Camera?

The PhotoSync Camera feature simplifies your photo and video workflow by enabling direct captures within PhotoSync, allowing for instant storage to your photo library or supported transfer targets like cloud services and NAS devices.

Advantages of using the PhotoSync Camera include:

  • Integrated camera and transfer functionality for immediate file transfer and automatic backup
  • Multi-platform compatibility and secure transfers to protect privacy
  • Maintains photo/video quality and metadata
  • Provides customizable settings and organizational tools boosting efficiency for professional use

Requirements

  • Premium version of PhotoSync installed on your mobile device

Step 1

To open the PhotoSync Camera, tap the red transfer button in PhotoSync and select PhotoSync Camera from the Action Menu.

Fig.1. PhotoSync Camera in the Action Menu
PhotoSync Camera in the Action Menu

Step 2

Once the camera is open, the app will switch automatically to Camera Settings, where you can specify photo / video formats and transfer targets. Select:

  • Local target to save photos and videos to your device's photo library
  • Remote target for your pre-configured targets for direct transfer
Fig. 2. Camera Settings
Camera settings

Step 3

To take a photo or to start / stop a video recording, simply press the Shutter Button.

Step 4

When using the PhotoSync Camera you can:

  • Choose between front and rear cameras → Tap the Camera icon
  • Select / deselect flash behaviour → Tap the Flash icon
  • Activate or deactivate the storage of location data (necessary to trigger geofencing-based Autotransfer) → Tap the Location icon
  • Specify photo / video formats and transfer targets in Camera Settings → Tap the Settings icon
  • Switch between photo mode, live photo mode and video mode → Swipe the Mode selector
  • Switch between standard and wide-angle lenses (if available) → Tap the Magnification Factor icon
  • Automatically adjust exposure for a specific point → Tap desired point on camera image
  • Zoom in or out → Pinch the camera image with two fingers
Fig. 3. Camera image of the PhotoSync Camera
Camera image of the PhotoSync camera

Step 5

To monitor transfers, check the status indicator in the lower right.

Fig. 4. PhotoSync Camera transfer status
PhotoSync Camera transfer status

For a detailed progress view of all current transfers, tap the Status button.

Fig. 5. Detailed transfer progress of the PhotoSync Camera
Detailed transfer progress of the PhotoSync Camera
Fig. 6. Successful transfer of images from the PhotoSync Camera
Successful transfer of images from the PhotoSync Camera

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