FiLMiC Inc has been pushing the boundaries of what a new breed of video makers can capture with their mobile phones for a while now, and is showing no signs of slowing down as the devices themselves get ever more competent. Indeed, it’s continuing to expand its features to an impressive degree, and later this year is going to release FiLMiC Audio to help enhance the audio side of smartphone shooting.
FiLMiC Audio is a standalone field recorder app for iOS devices. Coupled with FiLMiC Pro, FiLMiC Audio automatically syncs audio recording, thereby transforming a secondary iOS device into a wireless mic and companion field recorder. Which is a pretty neat trick.
The software features a 32-bit floating point audio recording engine, WAV44.1kHz, 48kHz and 96kHz support, supports WAV/AAC/PCM and AIFF audio codecs, and features manual input gain control as well as support for additional external mics.
It’s a neat addition to the range, but you’re going to have to wait till an unspecified ‘later this year’ to get your hands on it as well as find out exactly how much it will cost. By way of a possible guideline, FiLMiC Pro is currently $15.99.
That software in turn is also now integrated with the Movi Cinema Robot, expanding FiLMiC Pro’s already long list of gimbal support which already includes the Zhiyun Smooth 4 and the DJI Osmo Mobile 1 and 2. The integration means that users can start and stop recordings directly from the Movi device, use its hardware controls for focus pulls and manual exposure adjustment, and a fair deal more. Availability for this is immediate.