We select the best photo apps for iPhone, iPad and Android from cool cameras to photo editor tools.
Here is the definitive guide to the best photo apps around, covering iOS (that’s iPhone and iPad) and Android apps. Some you won’t have heard of, others you’ll be more familiar with.
None are going to replace a DSLR and a couple of hours with a photo editor like Photoshop CC, but they’re all great at what they do…
One stop photo editing, sharing and sale platform.
Fotor was mentioned as the ‘lite Photoshop’ by BBC and it will cater all your photography needs.
Similarly, the Fotor community you can get your work showcased to over 100 million users. You can also join our weekly photo events under different topics to compete with global photographers (and gain amazing prizes and money) your work will also get a chance to be purchased.
App of the Day” by The Daily Mail, “Mums Love” award by Babyworld, 5 stars by The Baby Website. Featured by Mother and Baby Magazine, Techcrunch, The Next Web and many more.
Relive amazing moments in your child’s life again and again by turning your phone into a time machine! Transform all your baby photos and videos into an amazing timeline, to take the whole family back in time.
Qwik is the fastest and easiest way to make pretty photos and to share them with friends on your favorite social media.
Take your photos further and easily add stunning Artwork, Typography & Effects to your photos.
The app was designed to making it effortless to edit photos into great design pieces in no time and absolutely no experience!
Qwik includes :
- 41 FILTERS & LIGHT LEAKS
- +600 ARTWORK
- 51 FONTS
- 43 FRAMES
The standard of mobile photography
VSCO is the premier way to shoot, edit, and share your photographs.
Available for most Android 4.0+ devices
Always Moving Forward™
Create moving Live Shot photos and relive funny, exciting or romantic moments through your photos.
It’s easy: The app saves the last seconds before you take the actual photo.
This way, you can view your Live Shot as an animated photo and share it with friends, or rewind and select and save moments as individual photos.
Tons of effects (HDR, Lomo, flip, kaleidoscope, automatic optimization, overlays and textures) and optimization options (brightness adjustment, photo and video rotation, contrast, saturation and color temperature) help you create truly unique photos and videos. Cut videos right on your smartphone or tablet, or just keep the best parts to save storage space. Camera MX also contains an excellent media manager which can be used to keep track of all your photos and videos, as well as move, delete and edit them.
Photo Lab boasts one of the vastest collections of stylish and funny photo effects: more than 500 effects to date! Fantastic face photo montages, photo frames, animated effects and photo filters are here for you to enjoy.
Make your image look creative in seconds without using a professional editor (like photoshop) and set it as a contact icon, a wallpaper, send a signed virtual postcard to a friend or share it to any social network.
Whack that pixel with PixelWakker! Inspired by the pointillist painters, PixelWakker breaks down your pixels into art. If you like Percololator, Decim8 or Paper Camera you will love PixelWakker.
PicLab HD is a design studio in the palm of your hands. Get creative by adding text, artwork, light leaks, textures, grains, photo filters, adjustments, and much more to your photos – while using one of the most beautiful and simplest interfaces to date.
Connecting with people around the world in a new way, here you can choose from a selection of photographs, uploaded by the Sktchy community and create a portrait from that image.
Sktchy co-founder Jordan Melnick comments: “Our community of artists is growing every day because Sktchy is the perfect place for them to find inspiration and share their art with the world, in part because of the neat way we layer portraits over the photos that inspired them.”
Give your photos professional look with new Photoristic HD in just a few finger flicks! Editing photos on your iPad has never been faster and easier!
Unique algorithms allow to preview & apply photo effects and filters in a matter of seconds.
- GENERAL EDITING TOOLS.
- ADVANCED COLOR CONTROL.
- BLACK&WHITE MODE.
- SPLIT TONING FEATURE
- AMAZING REAL TIME PERFORMANCE
- INSANELY EASY NAVIGATION
In addition, Photoristic HD supports:
– iOS 6.0 and newer.
– Resolution up to 20 megapixels
– Social sharing (E-mail, Facebook, Twitter)
– Load photos from Camera roll, Image Library, Copy-paste from browser or Make a photo without leaving the app.