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CameraKit

“How much drive space will I need for this Alexa Mini shoot?”
“How long will these batteries last me on a C300 Mk III?”
“What’s the dynamic range of the Venice?”
“How big is this H.264 file going to be when I export?”

If you’ve ever asked these questions, this is the app for you. Whether you’re making decisions on set, troubleshooting in an edit bay, or figuring out which camera to buy, we’ve got you covered.

Search over 150 cameras with a list that includes Arri, Canon, Red, Sony, Blackmagic, Panasonic and more. Or browse by format, from standards like ProRes and DNxHR to the newer Blackmagic Raw and ProRes Raw.

SPECS

Includes dynamic range, sensor size, native ISO, lens mounts, resolutions, maximum FPS and a link to the manufacturer’s website for firmware & manuals.

STORAGE

Determine how much footage you can fit on your camera card or hard drive– or how much storage space you’ll need for a given recording time. 

TRANSFER

Predict just how long it will take to move your files, whether you’re transferring to a drive or over the internet. 

POWER

Estimate how long your batteries will last, or how many you’ll need for a shoot, with the option to factor in accessories like your monitor or wireless transmitter.

SENSOR

See the sensor size for the current resolution and compare sensors between cameras.

COMPATIBILITY

See how well each camera and format performs with the latest versions of Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Assimilate Scratch and DaVinci Resolve. Also see if it’s been approved by Netflix for original programming.

AND MORE

Jot down observations and anything you want to remember about a camera with Notes. Compare specs or any other tool like Storage or Compatibility. Save your calculations and return to them later with a tap. Mark any camera as a favorite for quick access.

LensKit

LensKit is the essential companion to CameraKit. Search, compare and filter over 1000 lenses from Angenieux, Arri, Cooke, Hawk, Leica, Zeiss and more.

SPECS

Includes max aperture, lens mounts, weight, length, close focus, front diameter and more.

COVERAGE

Overlay a lens’ image circle on your camera sensor to make sure it’s covered. Includes all the cameras in CameraKit, along with standard film and digital sensor sizes.

LENS MATCH

Mix and match spherical, anamorphic, speed boosters and extenders, and even factor in post-production aspect ratio extractions—the lens match tool can handle it all.

EQUIVALENT

No need to worry about crop factors or sensor sizes, just choose a focal length and a camera and get the Super35 equivalent. Or pick the S35 equivalent length you want and see the lens you’ll need.

DEPTH OF FIELD

An easy to use yet comprehensive DOF tool that allows for customizing circle of confusion with presets and manual input.

PREVIEW

See a simulation of your shot based on lens, camera and distance. Or pinch, zoom and reposition to get the exact frame you want, and see what lens or distance you’ll need for it.

AND MORE

Filter lenses to see only what fits your specific camera and needs, with an option to only show lenses that cover your camera. Save your calculations and return to them later. Group together lenses you rent or own for quick access.

“CameraKit is easily the de-facto standard and is utilized by many of our productions to demystify complex technical nuances of filmmaking.”

-Andy Johnson, Netflix

“This one app can save you a lot of time dredging the internet for specifications and features of cameras or looking for online data rate calculators. It’s a must-have addition to your arsenal of iPhone or iPad filmmaking tools.”

-Richard Lackey, CineD

“This is one of my favorites.  It has every single piece of information for nearly every single camera on the market today.  Comparing recording formats between cameras has never been easier.”

-Shane Hurlbut, ASC

To see all supported cameras or lenses, install either app (they’re free to download) and open the main dropdown menu.

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