Phoreal - Sync Your Filters



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Copy your beautiful iOS 7 filtered photos to your Windows PCs.

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Automatically detect iOS 7 image orientation and apply rotation.

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Sync your iOS 7 filters with old versions of iPhoto on your macs.

Known Issues And Updates

Version 1.4 reintroduced a bug with the selection ticks. Fix submitted 16 July 2014. This version also fixes a problem of photos being reselected and reprocessed when moving the app between foreground and background during processing and a bug with EXIFF orientation flags.

See the change log for more details.

I am currently adding some features (such as batch deletion of processed photos) and enhancements (to support different workflows) based on user feedback. Watch this space!

Why I Made Phoreal

I love to take photos on my iPhone, and I love to take them even more on iOS 7 with it's awesome real time filters. In fact, I loved them so much that I took a whole bunch of them - more than 900 - with various filters applied. My photos were beautiful and my social media timelines were filled with them, it was awesome!

Then I realised that when I was syncing my photos over to my Windows PC (or to a mac with an older version of iPhoto) my lovely photos were losing their filters. And some of them were upside down! Not so awesome :-(

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So I created Phoreal. Phoreal saves filtered and rotated copies of your iOS 7 photos to your camera roll so that when you copy your photos over to your Windows PC you still get your filters and all your photos come out the right way up. Now your photos are awesome again!

image after phoreal processing

Phoreal is really handy if you need to make bulk copies of your iOS 7 filtered photos from your iPhone's DCIM folder, or if you need to import a large number of filtered photos into an older version of iPhoto. It's now available for download on the App Store. I hope you find it useful :-)

To report bugs or request features, you can either use the support forum or mail

Download on the App Store

Get Support

Get product support, ask questions, give feedback and request features at Enigmatic Ape's online support community.


News - Phoreal Launched - So finally, we shipped something! Enigmatic Ape is proud to announce the launch of Phoreal, a small photo utility app that saves filtered and rotated copies of your lovely iOS7 photos to your camera roll so that you keep your filters when you sync with WIndows PCs and older macs. Read More

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