Is there a way to remove post processing done by Windows 10 Mobile Camera app?

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  • Ever since the Lumia camera app was discontinued, my Lumia 1020 got replaced with a shitty windows camera app that post processes the heck out of my photos with a message “adding finishing touches”. The colors are completely washed out and the resulting photo looks horrible! Everything is pale and dead! Is there a way to disable that in the native app?

  • It can be done! But you have to hack the registry a bit to do that.

    • Download Interop Tools
    • Go to Settings > Extras > Interop Tools > Registry Browser
    • Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/OEM/Nokia/Camera/Barc
    • Change the IsEnabled field to 0 to disable post production

    Perhaps the only way to truly get rid of this worthless feature is to put it out in the feedback app! I have a link around, I will update it when I get to my phone.

    • This works, but it breaks the HDR capture. Worth the trade off! This is sad!

    • Glad it worked! For my 920, I did a hard reset and chose not to update the camera app! I am still on Lumia’s factory camera app and it’s far better than the current Windows camera app.

    • It hadn’t occurred to me until now! I’d happily do a hard reset to get the Lumia camera app back! I’m really fed up with Microsoft camera! It’s like they specifically designed it to ruin PureView images!

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