FilmLab App – Scanning 35mm & 120 Film Negatives With A Phone

Updated 2:53 PM EDT, Wednesday, August 23, 2023

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FilmLab App - Scanning 35mm & 120 Film Negatives With A Phone


We talked about the best phone apps you can download, but now we have another app to check out.

Do you think film negatives are worth the trouble?

Where do you put your photo negatives? Click To Tweet

I think at this point, phones are just trying to show off…

filmlab app - scanning negatives with phone

I wonder if some people use this app as their primary scanner.

How do you like to scan your negatives?

What People Are Asking…

Is FilmLab app free?

It is indeed--just download the app to an iOS or Android device.

Is there an app to scan negatives?

There are a bunch, but at the moment, I'm using the FilmLab app to preview negatives before a proper scan--it's free!

Do you like sending your photo negatives off to be scanned, or do you like doing it yourself? Click To Tweet

How do you use FilmLab app?

You hover your phone over the negative, grab a photo, and then crop - remember this is just a phone app and not a dedicated film scanner, so don't expect miracles.

Is there an app for developing film?

You can convert negatives to photos, if that's what you mean…

How do I scan negatives to my digital?

You can send your negatives off to be professionally scanned, or you can do it at home with a flatbed, film scanner or app.

Products & Equipment

Giottos Rocket Air Blaster -

Film Negatives Binder -

Inspection Gloves -

120 Negative Film Archival Pages -

35mm Negative Film Archival Pages -

UltraMax 400 35mm Film -

Kodak Tri-X 400 -

Kodak Portra 400 -

Hasselblad 500C/M -

Hasselblad Film Backs -

Hasselblad Digital Backs -

Hasselblad Lens Hood -

Hasselblad Lens Cap -

Hasselblad Shoulder Strap -

Manfrotto Quick Release Plate (323 RC2 & 200PL-14 | replaces 3299) -


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