Photo editing can bring to life any picture with more colour and joy! It makes the most ordinary pictures look extraordinary. We can do touches like tweaking your exposure, dialing in your colours, and punching up the contrast to make it pop out of your followers’ Instagram feeds.
Here’s a handful of apps that offer lots of options for turning your phone into a digital darkroom.
Available for both Android and IOS.
Snapseed is a photo-editing application took by the Google after Nik software. It gives the images a professional touch with a large array of editing tools and precise controls. It can create and save filter combinations by using the default filters and editing features. It advanced processing tools include healing local adjustments, structure, HDR, filter brush and perspective control. Snapseed packs a serious punch in a simple design. Alter details like lighting shapes and hues for an image or parts of it, with easy tugs on a graph using curves. Edit-and -undo as much as you wish by entering a ‘stack’ (layers of edits) and removing or altering any of them.
Adobe Photoshop Express
Available on iOS , Android and Windows phones and tablets. Adobe Photoshop Express is a free image editing and collage making mobile application. You can easily edit and share your photos in no time. It gives you flexibility and control – including border size, colour, and pan and zoom – to edit your collage. Create professional-quality collages easily with a host of ready-to-use options like backgrounds, gradients, and layouts. Pop-Colour Tool pops out selective colours from all the images powered by Adobe intelligence that picks the colour to give your image the most impact. Intelligent layout and Style Transfer automatically creates gorgeous, share-worthy collages in a single tap. You can crop, straighten, rotate, and flip your photos. Remove red-eye and pet-eye. There is a one-touch adjustment for contrast, exposure, and white balance. You can add text with the Photoshop Text engine working behind the scenes. Choose from a wide variety of styles to quickly get professional-quality results. Also you can add a distinctive personal touch to your photos with 15 borders and frames. For a coordinated look, match the border colour with the colours in the image. Configure one tap sharing to multiple destinations and save time. Share to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, WhatsApp, and many more of your favourite destinations. Email and SMS text your photos to family and friends instantly.
Available on both Android and IOS. It is used to take, edit and share photos, has brought out the more creative side to photography and editing skills.The camera includes advanced manual controls, and the photo editor has a wide selection of elegant film-like filters and essential adjustment tools. You can create an account and upload or take photos, edit and add filters, and share them with other VSCO users or on other social media sites.
Pixlr (formerly Pixlr Express) is the right photo editor for everyone: whether you have never edited a picture or are a pro, Pixlr has all the tools and effects you need. You can create photo collages with a variety of choices for layout, background, and spacing, balance out colour in one easy click with Auto Fix, layer multiple photos and blend them together to get a unique look, using Double Exposure, stylize your image to look like a pencil drawing, an ink sketch, a poster, and more, make your selfies beautiful with simple tools to remove blemishes and red-eyes or to whiten your teeth, focus on one colour with colour splash or add impact with Focal Blur. You can also keep track of your favourite effects and overlays with the Favourites button, resize images quickly and easily after editing.
Create beautiful designs for work, school and play in minutes with Canva – no design skills or complex software needed. Take your photos to the next level with Canva’s stunningly simple photo editor. You can edit your photos using ready-to-go filters or get a little more advanced by adjusting brightness, contrast and more with our photo editing tools. It’s easy to design social media posts that pop while presenting a consistent look and feel in your marketing materials by using the same filters for your brand images. Make the design your own by adding text or captions to your images. Choose from over 100 fonts to suit your style. Adjust the font size, colour, position and rotation of your words to get your design picture perfect.Share directly to your favourite social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+ Or, save your design to your device and share via email, text, WhatsApp and more.