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Lux Optics Launches Kino: iPhone App for Cinematic Video

Lux Optics, the team behind the popular pro camera app Halide, has launched a new app called Kino. The app aims to bring professional-level video features to the iPhone in a user-friendly interface.

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Behind the Scenes

  • Kino comes with a variety of presets created by well-known filmmakers and photographers, including Stu Maschwitz, Evan Schneider, Kevin Kuster, and others, offering users high-quality color grades right out of the box.

  • The app is packed with pro features, such as full manual mode, RGB waveform, focus pulling, and audio level control, all accessible through a simple, thumb-friendly interface.

  • AutoMotion, Kino's smart automatic shutter algorithm, optimizes settings for cinematic motion without requiring manual adjustments.

  • Kino includes free lessons to help users of all skill levels learn and improve their videography skills.

Final Take

With the launch of Kino, Lux Optics is bringing professional-grade video tools to the iPhone, making it easier for both seasoned pros and enthusiasts to create stunning, cinematic content. The app's powerful features, combined with its user-friendly interface and educational resources, position it as a potential game-changer in the mobile videography space.

As more content creators turn to their smartphones for video production, apps like Kino are poised to play a significant role in democratizing access to high-quality filmmaking tools.

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