1. robjp1111's Avatar
    Lumia 950 won't let me install Lumia Panorama app. What other options do people like for panorama?
    12-25-2015 02:49 PM
  2. Nergard's Avatar
    Photosynth but I think it is now retired and can only be downloaded if you have installed it before.
    12-25-2015 08:53 PM
  3. cracgor's Avatar
    Lumia 950 won't let me install Lumia Panorama app. What other options do people like for panorama?
    An easy work around is to buy a iPod touch and just upload the panorama shots by wifi or bluetooth to the 950...just kidding.

    Photosynth doesn't exist anymore. There aren't really very many to choose from and none of them are very good. You could install Microsoft ICE (Image Composite Editor) on a PC and stitch multiple photos together after the fact on your computer.
    12-25-2015 10:41 PM
  4. amitnahar's Avatar
    Flagship phone with supposedly best smartphone camera on market doesn't have Panorama. Irony
    12-25-2015 11:02 PM
  5. cracgor's Avatar
    No one ever said it has the best camera on the market. It has a comparable camera to other flagships like the 6p or v10.
    12-25-2015 11:11 PM
  6. ashram's Avatar
    Photosynth doesn't exist anymore.
    if you had it before, you can redownload it on the 950. I have and it works great, but it's not the same as taking a panoramic shot. With MS trying to roll all of the lumia camera apps into Windows Camera, they need to either add the extra features asap, or make some of the older apps available again.
    Tunno79 likes this.
    12-25-2015 11:32 PM
  7. cracgor's Avatar
    if you had it before, you can redownload it on the 950. I have and it works great, but it's not the same as taking a panoramic shot. With MS trying to roll all of the lumia camera apps into Windows Camera, they need to either add the extra features asap, or make some of the older apps available again.
    Agreed. Lumia Panorama was only okay, but better than nothing. Photosynth was really cool for the recreation of an entire space, but the flat image it creates is terrible and confusing.
    12-25-2015 11:35 PM
  8. ashram's Avatar
    Agreed. Lumia Panorama was only okay, but better than nothing. Photosynth was really cool for the recreation of an entire space, but the flat image it creates is terrible and confusing.
    very true... you could also try this (we did it at work with a dslr, but should work the same with a phone)

    take a video (4k maybe?) and pan across what you want, and then bring it into ICE (image composite editor). it accepts video files to create panos.

    granted, you are still bringing a PC into the mix, but something is better than nothing until pano support is added to Windows Camera.
    Chintan Gohel and Pranab like this.
    12-25-2015 11:51 PM
  9. Josh Harman's Avatar
    Many panorama apps are available in the store, unfortunately the good ones I've used appear to have not been updated for use with Windows 10 or the 950 yet.
    12-26-2015 01:15 AM
  10. editguy's Avatar
    if you had it before, you can redownload it on the 950. I have and it works great, but it's not the same as taking a panoramic shot. With MS trying to roll all of the lumia camera apps into Windows Camera, they need to either add the extra features asap, or make some of the older apps available again.
    I have Photosynth on my L925, but I get no option to download it on any other phone. Where did you find it?
    12-26-2015 01:41 AM
  11. amitnahar's Avatar
    No one ever said it has the best camera on the market. It has a comparable camera to other flagships like the 6p or v10.

    That's why I used SUPPOSEDLY.
    12-26-2015 08:30 AM
  12. ashram's Avatar
    I have Photosynth on my L925, but I get no option to download it on any other phone. Where did you find it?
    If you are on Windows 10, then start skimming your "My Apps" section. I have been able to access apps and games that are no longer published or haven't appeared since the windows phone 7 store. Photosynth included.
    editguy and Chintan Gohel like this.
    12-26-2015 10:35 AM
  13. editguy's Avatar
    If you are on Windows 10, then start skimming your "My Apps" section. I have been able to access apps and games that are no longer published or haven't appeared since the windows phone 7 store. Photosynth included.
    Thanks for the info! It was there and I was able to download and install.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    12-26-2015 12:24 PM
  14. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    Panorama is missing for now if you hadn't downloaded it before. It was mentioned in a post a few weeks back that Microsoft are no longer going to support apps like refocus, cinemagraph, panorama etc. The assumption is that these will become photo add ins that you can add.

    So far nothing has come up yet.

    However, the thing about the panorama app that I found lacking was the quality. I have a lumia 1020 and using that to take panoramas wasn't worth it. The panorama size would come out smaller than an individual normal shot that I would take. I would get a super detailed panorama if I took normal full res shots in sequence and then stitch them on the comuter
    12-27-2015 03:49 AM
  15. InsGadget's Avatar
    No one ever said it has the best camera on the market. It has a comparable camera to other flagships like the 6p or v10.
    It is the best smartphone camera on the market, as far as pure image quality. Obviously the software gidgets need work.
    TheChazas likes this.
    12-27-2015 04:20 AM
  16. GrandGerminator's Avatar
    Wait, there is no panorama options in the camera settings ???????????? (yeah, all these question marks, because if the answer is "no" that's an infinite faceplant)
    12-27-2015 11:00 AM
  17. Josh Harman's Avatar
    Wait, there is no panorama options in the camera settings ???????????? (yeah, all these question marks, because if the answer is "no" that's an infinite faceplant)
    There has never been a panorama option built into the default camera out Lumia camera apps.

    The assumption it's that one will be added either as a setting in the default camera app or as a Lens, because Microsoft has decided to no longer support several Lumia photo apps (Lumia Panorama) because they want to centralize these features and eliminate redundancy.
    brdloch likes this.
    12-27-2015 01:38 PM
  18. GrandGerminator's Avatar
    Why is it not ready in the main camera app when they have aready pulled these separate apps ? How is this possible ?
    12-27-2015 02:11 PM
  19. midnightfrolic's Avatar
    I still take many shots and stitch with Microsoft ICE (IMAGE COMPOSITE EDITOR)
    12-27-2015 02:34 PM
  20. Maurizio Gaiani's Avatar
    I found Cycloramix in the Store.... not wonderful but does the job, waiting for the official one to appear.
    04-12-2016 03:13 AM
  21. PepperdotNet's Avatar
    I'll echo the general sentiment.

    I have no issue with a software developer (Microsoft) removing obsolete apps when they're to be replaced with something else. But for the love of all that is holy, make sure the replacement is available and actually works, before removing the old one.
    ashram likes this.
    04-12-2016 08:30 AM
  22. giorov's Avatar
    still waiting. At least they allow saving a screenshot from rich photos now.
    05-16-2016 03:54 AM

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