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    Default Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Are there settings for when taking videos and photos, recording in 720p or 1080p? Is there a way to pick a resolution when taking a photo? If not, is there a jailbreak tweak that allows you to do this? I just remember on Android you could pick a resolution of the photo when taking pictures and where also able to choose the quality when taking a video (480p, 720p, 1080p).
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    If you have iMovie on the iPhone, when you export the movie you can choose the resolution you want.


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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dennisgarcia View Post
    If you have iMovie on the iPhone, when you export the movie you can choose the resolution you want.


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    So I have to convert the video just to change the resolution? That's ridiculous? On Android you have the option to pick what resolution you want to use before taking a photo or video. And there is nothing in the apple store or a jb tweak to change that?
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Quote Originally Posted by drpepsi View Post
    So I have to convert the video just to change the resolution? That's ridiculous? On Android you have the option to pick what resolution you want to use before taking a photo or video. And there is nothing in the apple store or a jb tweak to change that?
    I know there is a jailbreak tweak that does that but I can't remember the name of it. I saw the name on the jailbreak reddit page the one day cause someone said that it's being updated for iOS 7.


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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    There has to be an app that can replace the iPhones native video recorder and camera. An app that allows you to choose a preset before recording or taking a photo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by acerace113 View Post
    I know there is a jailbreak tweak that does that but I can't remember the name of it. I saw the name on the jailbreak reddit page the one day cause someone said that it's being updated for iOS 7.


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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    There are very good apps on the App Store that let you specify the resolution. The best ones aren't free and they don't require jailbreak.

    I got Camera+ for photography, for example. No need for a 3rd party corset on my phone at the moment but there is a hit list in App Store with the best ones in there so they are easy to find :-)


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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Well you are NOT going to find anything to REPLACE so to speak the native app for taking pics and video but once you take the pic or video or even before there may be an app that would allow you to choose other settings. I had meant of course hardware wise not being replaced but that is obvious. JB or not there must be something to convert it once taken.
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Found the tweak I was thinking of and there is a version for iOS 7 & ARM64

    http://moreinfo.thebigboss.org/morei...cameratweak2Dp


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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    If your jail broken get the new camera tweak it's does everything for the 5s
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Sorry to bump an old thread, but is there really no way to change the quality while recording a video? Changing it after the fact isn't ideal for everyone (including my Fiancee).
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    No, there isn't apparently (one of the things I miss from Android).
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Getting to this thread a little late too but there is one thing. On the 5s, the regular video camera records in 1080p and the Slo-Mo records in 720p. If you want to play it back on the phone with no slo-mo effect, you can drag the slo-mo indicators till they touch each other and it will play in real time. Now as far as exporting to something like Facebook or some place where you want to share your video in 720p, I don't know how it will play back. Some places will play the slo-mo back as it was recorded (and possibly selected with the sliders) and some will not recognize it. Hope this helps.
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    I use kitcam. Video & photo resolution options.


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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Yes using iMovie gives you the option to record video in 720/1080p. Record, not just export
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Quote Originally Posted by croggers View Post
    Yes using iMovie gives you the option to record video in 720/1080p. Record, not just export
    Did you notice you're replying to a thread that's over a year old... ??
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    Default Re: Can you switch between 720p/1080p while recording video?

    Great tip ! Old post but a useful answer, thanks.

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