High performance and easy-to-use magnifying glass downloaded over 6.5M times across the brand. Has many eye-friendly functions such as color adjustment, sharpening, and video stabilization.

Magniscope EX

Magniscope (FREE edition)

Usability is Important

zoom_in You can use it as if you were using a real magnifying glass.

Magniscope supports your vision with its intuitive user interface. You can start using it without any complicated settings. Handy when reading hard-to-read things like books printed in small letters, menus in restaurants, labels on the medicine bottles, etc.

Makes it Easier to See

zoom_in Magniscope helps you read in a natural way.

See Where You Want to See

Max 10x Zoom

Inside of the circle is the magnified view. The magnification can be adjusted smoothly up to 10x.

Since you can see the surroundings outside the circle, you will not lose sight of the place you want to see. The size of the magnifying glass circle can be selected from "Large", "Medium" or "Small". Full screen mode is also supported for those who want simpler use.

With Magniscope EX You Can
You can customize the color of the circle. You can also change the circle to a square.

Fine Adjustment is Automatic

Quick Focus and Video Stabilization

Magniscope is equipped with autofocus specially tuned for reading. It always works to focus on the center of the circle.

The brightness of the image is also adjusted to the optimum state by automatic exposure.

And video stabilization reduces the blur associated with the motion of the device.

Usage Tips
If you are using a model without Focus Pixels, the focus may not be adjusted automatically. In this case, shake the device lightly to focus.

Not Just a Magnifying Glass

zoom_in Magniscope has more features than real magnifying glass.

More Clear with Filters

Real-Time Filters

It is possible to apply effects to the image with the live filters. You can sharpen images to make text easier to read, and adjust brightness, contrast and display color.

Usage Tips
Live filters are in the "PRO Tools" at the top of the screen. All operations are designed so that you can make fine adjustments while looking at the screen. So you can find the setting that makes it easier to see.

Brighter with Torch Light

Dimmable Light

You can turn on the torch light in dark places. It is dimmable with the slider.

If you don't want to turn on the light, try Night Vision. It increases the sensitivity of the camera to help you read in the dark.

Pause and Read

Tap to Pause

You can pause the screen by tapping the circle. You can move the circle or change the magnification even while paused.

Usage Tips
This feature is useful when you want to see newspapers, maps, pamphlets, etc. Pause the screen when the whole area you want to see is displayed. Then you can magnify any place on the screen, without moving the device.

Zoom Photos

Zoom Photos

Since it supports Photo Library, you can load and magnify photos such as pamphlets taken with other apps.

If you want to see the current screen later, save it as a photo while paused. You can choose to save the original image or the magnified one.

In Various Situations

Suitable for AirPlay

The orientation of the device can be set. Portrait orientation is the default. Landscape orientation is suitable for transferring the screen with Screen Mirroring. So you can see magnified images on a big screen via AirPlay on Apple TV.

With Magniscope EX You Can
You can disable automatic sleep while the magnifying glass is displayed. This setting is useful when the device is mounted on a stand.

Useful as a Hand Mirror

In Mirror Mode, you can switch to the front-facing camera and flip the image left and right. When used in combination with Night Vision, it becomes a hand mirror that can be used even in dark places.

Compatible with VoiceOver

Magniscope is also compatible with VoiceOver. When using with VoiceOver, you can move the circle by swiping with three fingers after selecting the circle. Use the toolbar buttons to change magnification, to turn torch light on, etc.

zoom_in There are other items that can be set according to your purpose. For details, refer to the description on the settings screen.

Compare Editions

There are two types of "Magniscope". Choose the one that suits you.

Magniscope EXMagniscope (FREE edition)
Basic Functions
Magnifies up to 10xcheckcheck
Autofocus specially tuned for readingcheckcheck
Continuously adjusted exposurecheckcheck
Video stabilization (Shake reduction)checkcheck
Pauses the screencheckcheck
Saves the paused screencheckcheck
Full Screen modecheckcheck
Dimmable torch lightcheckcheck
Magnifies the loaded photoscheckcheck
PRO Tools
Night Vision for use in dark placescheckcheck
Switches to the front-facing camera (Mirror mode)checkcheck
Sharpens images to help readingcheckcheck
Saturation, Brightness, Contrast adjustmentcheckcheck
Color Inversioncheckcheck
Grayscale filtercheckcheck
Monochrome filter of any colorcheckcheck
Red and Green balance adjustmentcheckcheck
Other Features
Quick launch from Widgetcheckcheck
Changes magnifying glass sizecheckcheck
Changes magnifying glass colorcheck
Square magnifying glasscheck
Disables sleep while in usecheck
Suitable for AirPlaycheckcheck
Compatible with VoiceOvercheckcheck
Compatible with Family Sharingcheck
Personally identifiable data collectionNoNo
Anonymous data collectionNoYes

Compatible Models

To use all the functions of this app, a model equipped with Apple A8 or later graphics hardware is required. (iPhone 6 or later, iPad Air 2 or later, and iPad mini 4 or later)

If you're not sure if your device is compatible, try the FREE edition first.

Try Magniscope (FREE edition)

You can download Magniscope and get started now.

  • Easy-to-use magnifying glass
  • Live filters make text easier to read
  • Read text in the dark
  • Use as a hand mirror

Buy Magniscope EX

Magniscope EX has features not found in the FREE edition. This app does not collect any user data, so you don't have to worry about privacy.

  • No ads
  • Smaller installation size
  • Family members can also use this app
  • Buy once, use forever

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