Apple introduced panoramic photo mode since iOS 6 with Apple’s build-in camera app. However, you can only take panoramic photos on iPhone 4S, 5, and later version including iPhone 5S/5C and probably upcoming iPhone 6 as well. Also, you can take panoramic pictures with the latest generation iPod touch.
In order to take panoramic photos on iPhone / iPod Touch, open your iPhone’s Camera app, tap on Options, and choose Panorama. This will launch the panorama mode, which is explained in more detail in the following video.
But, what if you have an older device? Like iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS? How-to Take Panoramic Photos on iPhone 4 and 3GS?
Luckily, there’s an app for that.
There are a few good apps to take panorama photos with iPhone 4 and older device model. Here they are:
- 360 Panorama apps sold by Occipital, Inc in App Store to fulfill your need of taking panoramic photos for iPhone 4 and 3GS.
Download 360 Panorama here https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/360-panorama/id377342622?mt=8
Beautiful panoramas made easy.
Take stunning 360 panoramas everywhere. 360 Panorama turns your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad into a full featured 360 degree panoramic camera. Easily capture immersive panoramas in seconds and instantly share your 360 view with the world. Simply pan the camera and watch as images are stitched seamlessly. 360 Panorama captures the scene in a way you never could with a traditional camera.
According to its description, here is the list of supported device to take panoramic photos:
– iPhone 3GS
– iPhone 4
– iPhone 4S
– iPhone 5
– iPod Touch (4th generation)
– iPod Touch (5th generation)
– iPad mini
– iPad 2
– iPad (3rd and 4th generation)
Also it supports iPhone 5S/5C, iPad Air and newer Apple devices, it’s jsut not mentioned because the apps has not been updated for a while. However the app still works great in iOS 7.1 as I’m writing this article.
Take Panoramic Photos/Picture with iPhone 4 and 3GS with 360 Panorama
Another iPhone app that will help you to take panorama photos on iPhone 4 and 3GS is Cycloramic
360 degree, yes real 360 degree! Gyroscope Auto Shutter supported, you just need to sweep, the camera will capture all frames automatic. It is the best way to make very high quality 360 panorama photo within 10-30 seconds.
Photosynth for iOS is the panorama creation app that makes it easy and fun to capture and share interactive panoramas of the places, people, and events that are important to you. Using the latest in computer vision techniques, you can create panoramas not only from left to right, but also up and down, enabling you to capture a full sphere.
Watch the video:
Chosen by Apple for App Store Essentials
AutoStitch is the highest-quality panorama app available on the App Store, generating beautiful wide-angle panoramas of up to 18 megapixels, with no visible seams.
AutoStitch is the only panorama app that can stitch photos in any order or arrangement, including vertical, horizontal, or mixed arrangements. It achieves superb image quality by stitching full-resolution camera images rather than low-resolution video frames as used in other apps.
Watch the video:
We will soon add more apps which support to take panoramic photos on iPhone 4 / iPod Touch 4G and iPhone 3GS.