With the latest smartphone nowadays manufacturers ensure that the camera attached in their products will compete to the latest model released. With high megapixel sensors and optical image stabilization, many people prefer to use their smartphone to take pictures instead of their digital cameras.
We are also a big fan of photo editing software that enhance or put some details in the pictures that we took. Luckily we have so many app developers that created a photo editing app that we can use directly in our smartphone.
Since most people use Android device, I’ve listed some of the best photo editing apps that you can download for free in Google Play Store. Select which one of these photo editing apps will suit your needs.
A free photo editing tool with more than 100 million download in Play Store, a one stop shop features like drawing tool, art network, photo grid, collage maker and more. PicsArt provide tons of options for photo manipulations and a wide array of effects, masks, text tools, clipart graphics, frames, enhancement tools and more.
Drawing tools include artistic brushes and layers to create mobile images that look like real paintings. A collage maker allows you to create collages in photo grids, free form, or with photos in the background.
According to some popular tech websites like Mashable, PicsArt transforms your Smartphone pictures into Works of Art, while Techcrunch says “It’s somewhat surprising that an app with a more complex feature set has actually done so well on mobile.”
Pixlr Express is another powerful free photo editing software created by Autodesk Inc. This app lets you quickly crop, rotate, and fine-tune any picture, all in a completely ad-free experience. You can also choose free effects, overlays, and borders from over 2 million combinations to further personalize your image.
With Pixlr Express you can easily crop, rotate and adjust images when saving and sharing, create and customize a photo collage, Auto Fix’ photos for a one-click fix to balance out the colors, adjusting for poor lighting conditions and many more.
Pixlr Express has more than 10 million download in Google Play store and a 4.4 star rating with more or less half million user reviews.
The only photo app you’ll want to use every day with a fun, high-quality photo experience right at your fingertips. Anyone can enhance, transform, and share their photos with ease using incredibly advanced features from the leader in digital photography software. Built-in Google+ capabilities make it even more powerful to share your images with your friends and family.
Some benefits that you can get in Snapseed are, Easily adjust your photos with a single tap using Auto Correct, Tweak your photo to perfection with Tune Image, Use Selective Adjust to enhance specific objects or areas in your photos, Experiment with fun & innovative filters like Drama, Vintage, Grunge, and Tilt-Shift, Add Image Borders for a finishing touch, Share your creations via Google+, email, and any other service you have installed.
Photo Editor by Aviary
Photo Editor by Aviary is another powerful photo editing app if you want an easy and quick way to edit your photos. Some of the features included are; One-tap auto enhance, Gorgeous photo effects and frames, Fun stickers, Color balance, Crop, rotate, and straighten your photo, Adjust brightness, contrast, color temperature, and saturation, Sharpen and blur, Color temperature (“Warmth”), Color Splash, Focus (Tilt Shift), Draw and add text, Create your own memes and many more.
This app gets a 4.5 star for more or less 840 thousand reviews. Lifehacker said “A very comprehensive photo editor and pretty much everything you could ever want to do on your phone.”
As the name of this app implied you can make your photo collection into amazing collage. According to CNET “Photo Grid’s simple interface and outstanding menu of pre-designed grids make it the best collage app on the market”.
Some of the great features of this app are;
- Create a professional collage instantly – incredibly easy
- Variety of layouts for photo grids, wallpapers, photo walls, albums and collages
- Shake to conveniently swap pics or manually select for precision
- Editor allows you to move, swap, rotate, zoom, sketch, etc in the photo lab
- Add text, emoticons and clip art to your photos and collage
- Arrange your collages loosely or in a square (for Instagram), wide rectangle, tall rectangle or just use a single photo
- Create video slideshow with music using the newly added “Video Slides”
- Share via Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp,Twitter, Flickr, Picasa, Blogger, Tumblr, Google Plus, email, etc