Every now and then, we take pictures and then look for best editing apps for them. Isn’t that right? The worldwide adoption of smartphones based on Android and iOS have already impacted the way we are living our life. Nowadays, smartphones are no less than a palm-sized computer with a fair amount of computing power. With the advent of the new era of smartphones, the camera has also improved manifold as compared to the predecessors. Today, phones come with dual, triple, quad-camera, etc. which not only provides good resolution photos but also provide that smooth DSLR like Bokeh effect.
However, quite a lot of us are still not satisfied with these photos. This is where mobile editing apps come into the picture. From just tweaking brightness, contrast, or color to a substantial change in color or texture, the possibilities are endless. So, if you are one of us who prefer to modify or manipulate our image before posting on social media, let me introduce you to some of the best editing apps available out there for editing your photos.
1. Google Snapseed – Overall best editing app
Snapseed by Google LLC is the best editing app available on Android as well as iOS. The app comes with 29 filters and tools such as the Healing tool, Selective Brush, HDR; supports JPEG and RAW files, and provides many other functionalities such as curves, text, blur, double exposure, etc. Above all, it’s completely FREE.
2. Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Lightroom, developed by the famous ADOBE systems, is a free yet a powerful editing app to make the most out of your photos. The app provides various functionalities to edit and enhance the photos. Users can also make presets out of their edits and use them on as many other photos as they want, which helps in creating a consistent edit style. The PAID version allows the users to use split tone along with many other features.
VSCO is another great app which provides immense editing possibilities for your photos. The FREE version comes with a few filters and limited functionality. But the VSCO Premium membership provides access to over 200+ presets including vintage film looks by Kodak, Fuji, Agfa, and others with Film X. Members can also use advanced editing tools like HSL and split tone.
PicsArt is an all-in-one photo and video editor for mobile users. There are plenty of photo effects, drawing tools, filters, stickers etc. Other things include popular sketch, canvas, drip, glitch, doodle art and much more. The Gold membership provides access to thousands of Premium filters, frames, stickers, collages, mask and an ad free experience.
5. Instagram- Good editing app, best social network
Some users may find it awkward to see Instagram on this list. However, according to me it is one of the most basic and easiest photo editor available out there. It is a boon for the people who constantly share photos on social media. All you have to do is just open Instagram, select the picture which you want to share, apply some available filter, tweak some settings and voila! You are good to go.
So, i leave you with a few good apps today. Let me know how you feel about these apps by using the comment box given at the bottom of this article.