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Normalize photo app for iPhone and iPad sets out to destroy all filters

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If you're tired of filtered and oversaturated photos, the Normalize app for iOS can automatically adjust pictures to look how they were originally intended.

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Photo apps like Instagram may be extremely popular, but that doesn't mean that everyone enjoys cropped, filtered, and oversaturated pictures. To express his disdain for hipster-tinged photography, developer Joe Macirowski has created Normalize, an iOS app that's sole existence is to try and undo the harm that has already been done to make a photo "look how it's supposed to."

Unlike other photo apps, Normalize doesn't make use of a device's camera, and instead takes existing photos and automatically corrects them to make the colors more vibrant and details more clear with the help of a preset algorithm — unlike Macirowski's other app, Auto Adjust, that allows for manually-controlled fine-tuning. If you've seen the error in your ways and want your previously-filtered photos to look more realistic, Normalize can be downloaded onto your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for $0.99.