How To Shoot 4k Movies & Music Video on iphone for TVAirplay & Youtube


The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are both capable of recording 4K high-definition video, though you wouldn’t know it just by launching the camera app.

The latest entrants in the smartphone market are iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus; with their entry, the two phones have created much hullabaloo among the users especially with its feature of 4k video shooting.

As a normal user, everybody would be interested in shooting high quality videos and clicking excellent photos on iPhones. But there are a few who wouldn’t like the idea of upgrading to iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus from their existing iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

By default, the iOS camera app on the new devices is set to record video at 1080p at 60 frames per second. Should you own a 4K-equipped TV, making it possible to full appreciate the video you capture with your new iPhone, or simply want to future-proof your videos, you’ll need to enable 4K by following the steps below.

How to Record 4K Video on Your iPhone 6 Plus, 6 and 5s 

Of course, the idea of shooting 4k videos would certainly fascinate many users. So here is a solution. Instead of upgrading to a costlier iPhone, download a few apps on your iPhone and enjoy shooting 4k videos.

These apps will boost the video recording resolution on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and give a higher resolution that is nearly 4k.

1. Vizzywig

Loaded with a number of highly impressive features, Vizzywig is a powerhouse. With 4K frame mode, the app lets you view every single frame of your video in individually and also allows you to save for high-resolution photo books. The availability of multiple aspect ratios and frame rates ensure you have the desired freedom to record fabulous videos.

Make the most of auto zoom and manual controls for focus as well as exposure to snap stunners. You can choose from a wide range of editing tools to enhance your videos.

Don’t miss out on the Hollywood style intros, titles, and credits that can make your movies or music video look eye-catching. Oh, you also have a number of fonts and styles to select from.

Price: $99.99

2. ProCam 5

ProCam 5 4K Recording iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

I have always rated “ProCam 5” very highly thanks to the availability of a number of top-notch features that allow you to capture fascinating photos and videos with ease. It supports 4K Ultra HD – 3264×1836 upscaled to 3840×2160 on iPhone 5s / iPad Air 2 and later.

You can use 48/50/60 fps 4K even on your iPhone 5s. Fine-tune exposure, shutter speed, ISO to get the stunning shots. There are also white balance controls.

It allows you to extract still frames from videos as well. Did I say, you have as many as 17 lenses like the vignette, white vignette, fisheye and more to experiment?

Price: $6.99

3. 8mm Vintage Camera for 4k video

8mm Vintage Camera 4K Recording iPhone App Screenshot

How about capturing old school vintage movies? “8mm Vintage Camera” lets you turn the clock back and allows you to take retro shots. You can also add dust and scratches, retro colors, flickering, light leaks, and even frame shakes to ensure your clips can enliven the memories of yesteryear’s.

Make the best use of real-time effects to capture pretty nice 4K videos. There are seven lenses including super 8, clear, flickering frame, spotlight, light leak, color fringing and classic to get the desired result.

You can use the jitter button to add frame shakes of 8mm projectors. With the help of sound switch, you will also be able to add projector sound for more fun.

Price: $1.99

Have your say

With the apps mentioned above at your disposal, you won’t have any problem in snapping 4K video. Let me know your feedback and the app you have chosen for your video recording spree!

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