Do you want to get your picture to look like an x-ray photo in real time? Your iPhone can help you achieve that with ease.
How? Well, there are a few ways to go about it. You could start with the x-ray camera filters before trying an x-ray pictures app. Try them both and see which one appeals to you when taking x-ray photos on iPhone.
The x-ray camera filters
This feature will make your entire iPhone/iPad screen look like it’s in x-ray or negative mode. The appearance of everything on the screen will change – including the camera.
Follow these steps to turn the feature on
- Head over to “Settings” and select “General”
- Tap the “Accessibility” option
- You will see an “Invert Colors” option. Swipe to the right to turn it on
The screen appearance will change instantly. You can now get back to your home screen and select camera. Take photos of different things to see how they look in x-ray.
To change the appearance to normal, just turn off the “invert colors”. Now anybody, who might be wondering why their iphone/ipad looks like x-ray, this is the feature you need to check.
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Using an X-ray filter app
There are several apps on the App Store for both iPhone and iPad. They enable you to x-ray any photos on your device. Here are some of the most popular.
1. X-ray Photo Effects
With a single click, this x-ray filter app lets you apply x-ray effects to any photo instantly. Plus, it has several photo editing features you can play around with to get your desired x-ray photo depth. From adjusting brightness, contrast, and saturation too. Not forgetting cropping, flipping, and rotating.
The app is available on the App Store and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Your device must have iOS 8.0 and above for it to work. Give it a try today.
2. The X-Ray Scanner
The X-ray Scanner is designed for solely for entertainment. It doesn’t offer true scanning functionality.
Once you’ve taken a photo, launch the app and watch it display unusual and surprising x-rays. It works on any iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 8.0 or a later version.
Similar apps like the x-ray scanner which you can use to play pranks on your friends include;
- Best X-Ray
- X Ray Vision Scan
- X-Ray Full Body Prank
- Simulator X-Ray Hand
- Simulator X-Ray Hand Fracture
- Scanner X-Ray Gift Joke
- Simulator X-Ray Scanner Chest
- Simulator X-Ray Head
- The simulator X-Ray Bag
- Simulator X-Ray Photo Cat
Each of the photo x-ray app mentioned above is safe to use. Considering they don’t have any real scanning capabilities, you have nothing to worry about. Just hover the phone over the object to be scanned – after you’ve activated the specific x-ray app, and have a good laugh with the results.
Ready to take x-ray photos on iPhone?
If you can execute these steps and use the mentioned apps, it will be safe to say you now know how to x-ray photos on iPhone. It is not as complicated as some people may imagine. Plus, if you enjoy pulling pranks on family and friends, the simulator x-ray apps will be your new addiction.
Have fun making x-rays of your photos.
Alex is an IT technician who shares his experiences with Apple devices occasionally. He has a collection of Apple devices (from iPhone 4) and has recently started trying out Android.
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