Smart phones these days are now offering top of the line image processing power with enhanced camera lenses. these are so good that they can give a direct challenge to some of the best point and shoot cameras out in the market. Even after all the features, people still feel the need to add a little extra touch in their stock photos, whether it is just a filter or doodles. The options are limitless, but what tool to go for? Here’s a list of 5 best photo editing apps for both iOS and Android.
Snapseed Mobile is one of the balanced photo editing app for your device, it offers a great balance between power and usability. From one touch enhancement to the diverse selective tools. Snapseed Mobile also offers auto correction to fix your photos. It ranges from quickly boosting the colour and contrast to a simple slider for you to tune the pictures you want to exact perfection.
Snapseed features a Tune Image mode which allows you to adjust shadow, brightness and warmth, then there’s Selective Adjust mode which lets you tune the desired parts of the picture. Snapseed Mobile is available for both iOS and Android for free.
Adobe Photoshop Express
Adobe Photoshop Express is a low-end photo editing app for both iOS and Android, and by low end, it doesn’t mean it lack features. The app covers all the basic features you’ll be needing to edit your image. Adobe Photo Shop gives you one touch fix, filters and quick edits, and then there are slider controls to allow you to tweak exposure, contrast, and shadows.
There’s more, you can get additional filters, image utilities and features through in app purchases, but even the basic app covers almost all the essentials. The app can be downloaded from Play Store (Android) App Store (iOS)
Adobe Photoshop Touch
If you are into a technically proficient photo editing app, then look no further. Adobe Photoshop Touch provides you with almost all of the core features of the desktop version, allowing users to tinker with layers, adjustment filters, and selection tools.
Apart from the core function, Adobe Photoshop Touch allows the users to edit high resolution photos without having to downscale them and supports the resolution up to 12 mega pixels.
This results in no loss of quality while editing your pictures. However, with so many features, it’s pretty obvious that the learning curve will be steep, but once you get used to it, the magic is yours.
Repix for Android and iOS is an excellent tool if you are in need of giving an artistic touch to your photos. Repix features all the essential filters, frames and image adjusting tools. But what gives this app the spot in this list is the ability use custom effect brushes with your fingertips, that’s not it, the app also supports the famous S-pen that was first introduced with Samsung Galaxy Note.
Repix comes with an array of filters, frames, brushes with a lot of in-app purchases.
Pixlr Express by Autodesk is the photo editing app that covers almost al the basic functions of any good photo editing app.
It has different filters, the ability to crop and resize and image, auto fixing. It also allows you to use the red eye removal tool.