first of all, this could be the most useful tutorial for stock rom users, since most of the custom rom already have this.
This mod should also work with:
-Moto E ------------------Confirmed working by @AshuGite and @spiked_mistborn
-Moto G 4G (LTE)--------Confirmed working by many users
-Moto X (2013)-----------Not confirmed, yet. But it should work
-Moto G 2 Gen. (2014)---Confirmed working by @prateek.khurana31
-Moto X 2 Gen. (2014)---Confirmed working by @neh4pres
-Xperia Z2----------------Confirmed working except for recording Videos(missing libs) by @ogunja
If you owned one of the Devices mentioned above and the Mod is working for you, pls let me know for which specific Device it worked, hit the thanks Button below and feel free to open a new Thread in one of the above mentioned Devices' Forums, mentioning this Thread. Thank you
For NON-ROOT and ROOT users:
DON'T WORRY, this camera app will install as a seperate app so you will still have the original Motorola Camera app
Here is the camera app with unlocked hidden menu for non-root and root users: Motorola Camera v184.108.40.206 (unlocked hidden menu). Just install as normal apk. Thanks to @jefish for making this awesome Mod
How to access the hidden settings: After you swipe out the settings wheel you will have a "Ladybug" icon in the lower right corner (Screenshots below at the end of this post). just press it enjoy the advanced settings for your Camera
Recommended Settings based on @juanchotazo99 tests: Turn off Wavelet Noise, as it screws up your image quality. Morpho VNR seems to reduce noise in the cameras live view (not on the final image). QC Tintless seems to reduce the reddish tint on final images. So it is up to you if you want to set the last 2 options to on or off
ATTENTION: The Methods below are only necessary if you have ROOT and don't want to install the modded apk.
If you have the Play Store Version of the camera app, pls uninstall and flash one of these flashable zips through CWM Recovery. Thanks to @lost101 for making these.
Moto G (2013) 4.4.4 Stock Camera app: (Wavelet noise, Morpho VNR and QC Tintless settings available)
Moto G 2nd Gen. (2014) 4.4.4 Stock Camera app
If you don't want to manually edit your build.prop, you can have a look at this Xposed Module which unlocks the hidden settings without editing anything. Thanks to @S0bes for his Xposed Module
Also, check out @juanchotazo99 's awesome camera test with this new settings in this post. this is also really helpful to understand where the photos get better quality.
Completely Manual Method
Here is the tutorial for those who want to get the hidden settings by manually editing the build.prop
Make sure you device is rooted and download or use any File Explorer that has root access.
navigate to: Root>System>build.prop
edit the build.prop file (MAKE A BACKUP FIRST) and search for this line:
Finally reboot your Device and you're done.
Now after you swipe out the settings wheel you will have a "Ladybug" icon in the lower right corner (pictures below). just press it enjoy the advanced settings for your Camera
ScreenshotsDon't forget to hit Thanks i would be really happy if you do that