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60+ Best photo editing apps, You need to know the best (September 2019)

We all have at least one photo editing app installed on our smartphone. But do you know there can be an even better app for you? Check this list for best photo editing apps.

Do you want a better app to touch your next Snapchat Story? Check this list of best photo editing apps.

There are many great photo editing apps available on Apple’s App Store as well as Android’s Google Play. We have listed out the best of free photo editing apps as well as paid apps on Android as well as iOS. 

This is a comprehensive list. You may have your own preferences.

Table Of Contents

Best Free Photo Editing Apps for Android and iPhone

FaceApp – AI Face Editor

FaceApp - AI Face Editor
FaceApp – AI Face Editor

FaceApp is the most advanced neural portrait editing app with over more than 80 million active users. You can improve your selfie using tools like Hollywood filter, change hair color or style, change/add beard/mustache, replace the background. 

Alternatively, just have fun with gender swap, change age, add amazing tattoos, and other free amazing transformations.


Snapseed - AI Backeed Photo Editor
Snapseed – AI Backed Photo Editor

If you are looking for a complete package backed by AI with super intuitive UI, then Snapseed is the best option for you.

Snapseed has more than 29 tools and filters including Healing, Brush, Structure, HDR to help you. It is a very famous photo editing app with more than 1M ratings on Google Play, developed by Nik Software (now owned by Google). You can also open raw images clicked from your DSLR Camera.

You can also save your custom filters to use again later. 

Features: It has also the basic features like Tune Image (automatic color and exposure adjustment), crop, rotate, perspective, white balance, brush, healing (remove photo bombers), text, curves, expand (smartly expand canvas content which was not part of the original photo), lens blur, glamour glow (for fashion or portraits), tonal contrast, HDR Scape (multiple exposures), Grunge, Grainy film, Vintage, Retrolux, Noir, black and white and frames, etc.

You can also use tools like “Face Enhance” and “Face Pose” tool to light up your selfies.

Check this Step by Step Guide to get started with Snapseed.

Fotor Photo Editor – Photo Collage 

Fotor Photo Editor - Photo Collage
Fotor Photo Editor – Photo Collage

Fotor is a free photo editing tool that is available on Android, iOS, and Web. It is all in one photo editing platform where you can also monetize your clicks. It has a massive range of tools and filters. 

Fotor allows you to create beautiful collages with a wide range of templates.

Stickers, filters, fonts, and borders for your pictures are updated every week.


VSCO - The Best photo editor app

With the VSCO app, you can access more than 130 VSCO presets to recreate vintage film looks by Kodak, Fuji, Agfa and more. But the free version only has about 10 presets. It provides advanced photo editing tools like HSL, Borders, and Video Editing. 

Along with photo editing, VSCO also allows you to be a part of a huge community of creators around the world. If you are a passionate photographer, try and be a part of curated content by VSCO. 



Retrica provides more than 190 live filters to choose from. The live filter means you can preview the filter on the scene even without clicking the picture. Each filter provided by Retrica has its own character.

Retrica provides exclusive filters to its all premium members.

YouCam Perfect – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor

YouCam Perfect - Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor
YouCam Perfect – Best Selfie Camera & Photo Editor

YouCam Perfect is a full-fledged photo editor, beauty camera and collage maker. It has 100s of effects and 1 touch filters including mosaic pixelate, vignette, HDR effect, defocus, Gaussian blur, photo crop and rotate.

You can easily beautify your selfies by removing blemishes, smoothing wrinkles and flawless skin. 

YouCam allows you to create great collages by identifying the faces in your selfies for perfect placement in collages and backgrounds. This app can also remove unwanted objects from your photo.

PhotoDirector Photo Editor

PhotoDirector Photo Editor
PhotoDirector Photo Editor

As the name suggests PhotoDirector helps you to edit pictures, resize photos, add photo fx to your clicks. PhotoDirector combines its feature-rich pic editor with its creative collage maker to jazz up your photos. 

You can also crop out unwanted objects using PhotoDirector. This app provides subscription plans for accessing the premium content.

Adobe Photoshop Express

Adobe Photoshop Express
Adobe Photoshop Express

Adobe Photoshop has always been a pioneer in the world of photo editing. The mobile version aims to provide the maximum number of features without much clutter on small screens. 

This app provides tools for perspective correction, remove noise, apply blur, add borders and text, create stunning collages, do spot healing. You can also crop, rotate, flip your photos, straighten your photos

Photoshop Express has all the features you need to edit your photograph upto any depth and on any aspect.

Prisma Photo Editor

Prisma Photo Editor
Prisma Photo Editor

Prisma photo editor provides hundreds of styles and more than 300 art styles. It releases a new filter each day. This feature hooks its users so much so that Prisma is a community of over 120 million users. You can discover creations from a vibrant community and get inspired.

This app also provides basic tools like sharpness, exposure, brightness, and contrast.



In addition to being a Social Media platform, Instagram also has a very good photo editor. It provides a set of predefined filters to jazz up your Insta posts. 

In addition to this, Instagram also allows you to adjust perspective, brightness, contrast, structure, warmth, saturation, color, fade highlights, edit shadows, add a vignette, tilt or sharpen your images.

BeautyPlus – Easy Photo Editor & Selfie Camera

BeautyPlus - Easy Photo Editor and Selfie Camera
BeautyPlus – Easy Photo Editor and Selfie Camera

With over 300 million users, BeautyPlus offers simple yet powerful tools, AR Filters(Augmented Reality) and artistic effects.

It is also a beauty enhancement app like YouCam mentioned above. This app helps you to erase acne marks,  edit eye color, brighten eyes, whiten teeth, smooth skin, add filters and blur photos and much more. 

Auto-Retouch feature in BeautyPlus is worth trying. It acts as a makeup artist doing retouch on your selfie. It also works for front camera clicks.



Airbrush acts as a makeup stylist for all your selfies. You can edit your shot even before clicking the photo. This app provides blemish and pimple remover, teeth whitening tool, brighten eyes tool, retouch your skin. You can also reshape, slim and lengthen your selfie or pic.

Airbrush also provides some filters to add natural makeup to your pics like blush or mascara.

PicsArt Photo Editor + Collage

PicsArt Photo Editor
PicsArt Photo Editor

PicsArt offers more than 5 million user-created stickers, face editor, beautifying tools, clipart library, collage maker, standard photo editing tools and effects.

With PicsArt Gold (Premium Plan), you can access premium fonts, frames, collage templates, thousands of stickers and masks. Also, the premium plan is totally ad-free.

It has a very vibrant community which uploads 1000s of new images to be used as background. Picsart has more than 600 million downloads.

Polarr Photo Editor

Polarr Photo Editor
Polarr Photo Editor

Polarr is another awesome photo editor which is available on Android, Web, and iOS. It has advanced auto-enhance tools and sophisticated filters for beginners. For Pro photographers, this app provides advanced features like layer-based editing (like in Photoshop), curve tools and local adjustment (editing only a part of the photo).

With Polarr, you can get started with simple filters and slowly move on to pro filters(paid). This app also allows you to create your own filters, which can be accessed on all of your devices.

The premium plan starts from $2.99 / month (billed monthly), $1.99/month (billed annually).

PhotoScan by Google Photos

Google PhotoScan
Google PhotoScan

PhotoScan is provided by Google Photos, as a scanner for your old printed photos. You can scan your printed old memories and get them backed up to Google Photos for free and that too GLARE FREE.

In addition to that, you get automatic cropping by edge detection. Your photos will be safely backed up on your Google Account and searchable later for easy access.

You get quick filters and also advanced editing tools specifically for your printed pics. PhotoScan allows you to share your photos just by sending a link.

Lens Distortions®

Lens Distortions
Lens Distortions

Lens Distortions is a complete library of effects for enthusiastic image creators like you. It is specifically designed for high-end devices. So better use this app if you have iPhone X or Google Pixel 2. This app provides you with the Light Volume™ effect, which helps you to create customizable light rays with dynamic light sources. 

You can also use Organic rain, snow, and fog effects using Lens Distortions which are the USP for this app.

Premium plan LD Unlimited gives you more than 350 premium effects which are truly best creative options available on the web.

It is still in Early Access mode on Android. So more updates are awaited very soon.

A Color Story

A Color Story
A Color Story

A Color Story gives you more than 300 crafted filters which are developed with the help of professional photographers. This app provides more than 20 advanced tools including Curves and HSL. You need to buy ACS+ Membership for complete access to all the filters and premium photo editing tools. 

You can also plan and preview your Instagram grid using “A Color Story”.

LINE Camera – Photo editor

This app has complete Camera and Photo editing features packed in 1 app.

LINE Camera has live filters and beautify features for your selfies. This Camera app is perfect for brightening your shadowy photos and also clicking your Foodies for your next IG post. 

You can decorate your photos with more than 20,000 stamps or go Picasso with the brush tools provided.

The LINE Photo editor also has a collage builder.

Toolwiz Photos – Pro Editor

Toolwiz Photos provides best in category 200+ tools for free which is totally amazing. Check out the demo video above to see these tools in action.

This app has more than 40 style filters, 50+ style filters ( Glamour Glow, Grainy Film, LOMO, Flatten, Art etc), image processing and image processing tools. 

Use this app to add reflection, soft smudge, underwater correction, defog effect, underexposure fixing, HDR effect, night effect, retouch effect to your photos to make them look awesome.

Toolwiz also has advanced tools like to cut out, reshape, mixing and double exposure for Pro creators.

Its creative toolkit includes polar coordinate, Kaleidoscope and mirror effects, specifically for you to conquer IG.

You can also organize your albums using Toolwiz Photos, so no need for extra Gallery App. 

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom is another photo editor by Adobe apart from its Flagship Adobe Photoshop Express. Adobe Lightroom provides easy to use yet flexible photo editing tools along with a Camera App functionality. You can remove small as well as big objects from a photo using Lightroom. 

This app allows you to precisely edit only a part of the photo aka local editing, just by specifying the area with your finger. You can share photos online using Adobe Creative Cloud which also allows you to backup your photos on cloud.

It comes packed with AI-backed Adobe Sensei which can intelligently auto-tag your photos so that you can save time organizing your clicks.

Pixlr – Free Photo Editor

Pixlr Trailer

Pixlr is one of the best free photo editing apps out there. Just download and start editing, no account required. This app boasts of over million combinations of FREE effects, filters, and overlays.

You must try Stylize, Auto Fix, Focal Blur, Color Splash effect and Double exposure features in Pixlr. It can also act as your beauty app by providing tools like red-eye, whiten teeth, remove blemishes, or smoothen skin.

You can also create impressive collages using Pixlr.

LiveCollage – Collage Maker & Photo Editor

LiveCollage - Collage Maker & Photo Editor

More than a photo editor, Photo Collage acts as a collage builder and decorator for your photos. It allows you to remix up to 16 photos. Photo Collage app gives tons of stylish and unique Poster layouts. You can add frames, backgrounds, stickers, motion stickers and filters to make your next Snapchat story the most interesting.

Output ratios of the collages are perfect for FB, Twitter or Instagram.

LightX Photo Editor & Photo Effects

LightX Photo Editor is a complete solution for making corrections to your clicks and also adding effects to your photos.

LightX is best to create cartoons and caricatures, cutout and photo background changer, add color splash effects, merge photos for double & multiple exposure effects.

It has all the basic image editing tools in addition to the advanced tools mentioned above. This app also allows you to create beautiful collages, beautify your face, add photo frames, add photo stickers, add text, doodle and draw on your clicked photos.

Camera360: Selfie Photo Editor with Funny Sticker


Camera 360 is a free photo editor and camera app with a community of over 800 million users. It provides customizable art filters and cartoon effects along with 100s of motion stickers and funny stickers. It also allows you to create photo grid or photo collage. 

Camera 360 has real-time beauty camera which gives you tools like whitening tooth, charming lips, small face, big eyes, slim nose and much more. So go and get this app now and have fun.


Foodie is specifically designed for sociable foodies. It has got filters specially designed for food photos. Some of the filters are Yum, Tropical, Crispy, Picnic, BBQ, Romantic, Sweet, Positano, Chewy and Fresh filter. Foodie app has got easy and accurate smart guide feature to help you click perfect click of your food.


Flickr - Best Photographers Community

Flickr is one of the well-known photo editing apps from a long time. It is one of the largest and influential photographers in the world. Along with editing this app also gives you a chance to showcase your photos to the world and gain fame.

Now Flickr has joined hands with SmugMug.

Adobe Photoshop Fix

Photoshop Fix
Photoshop Fix

As the name suggests, Adobe Photoshop Fix enables image retouching & restoration. This app lets you Heal, liquify, smooth, lighten and make other edits and adjustments.

With Photoshop Fix you can also make dramatic edits to your facial expressions like make your smile a little bigger, make your cheeks slimmer and much more.

If you decide to go for Creative Cloud Photography plan, then you can export your Photoshop Fix photos to Photoshop CC and Lightroom as well, because all the apps provided by Adobe can be connected by this plan.

Adobe Photoshop Fix doesn’t provide layer-based editing like Adobe Photoshop Express or Adobe Photoshop CC

Candy Camera

Candy Camera is specifically designed to take awesome selfies and make them even better with beautifying filters and tools. It is created by JP Brothers Inc, who is well known for photography based services.

App provides a very intuitive interface, you just need to swipe left and right for switching between the filters which can make your skin look flawless in your next Instagram click. You can add whitening, slimming, eyeliner,  lipstick, concealer blush and mascara to your click, directly from the Candy Camera app.

With this app, you get stickers for every occasion, season and trend. It provides silent camera mode as well so that you can take a selfie anywhere, anytime without hesitating.

Candy Camera also provides a magnificent collage mode where you can take multiple clicks with live filters and have fun.

Visage Lab – face retouch

Visage Makeup Editor
Visage Makeup Editor

Visage Lab can be your professional beauty lab on your mobile phone. This app provides more than 40 artistic effects along with beautifying features such as whitening your teeth, outlining your eyes, removing pimples, removing blemishes, skin smoothening, red eye removal and removing other imperfections in your selfie.

It also provides makeup tools like eye-liner and mascara. If you install Visage Lab, you don’t need other complicated apps just to retouch your selfies and photos.

Cymera Camera – Photo Editor, Filter & Collage

Cymera Camera

Cymera Camera app is camera + photo editor + collage maker + it comes with multilingual support.

This app provides multiple artistic effects and collage building tools and also enhance your beauty. You can also change your body shape, make your waist slim, shape your legs, beautify your body. 

It provides super easy and fast editing tools along with more than 130 filters. It can also help you organize your photos based on location, date, or phototype (selfie, group)

VIMAGE – cinemagraph animator & live photo editor

Vimage Photo Editor
Vimage Photo Editor

VIMAGE is a live portrait creating app that lets you add moving effects and elements to your pics. It has currently over 100 built-in effects which you can use to add in your cinemagraph.

You can also use this app to promote your sales by adding action to your static images. This app can also allow you to add life in your static boring presentations.

Google Photos

Google Photos
Google Photos

If you are using the photo editors and you are a passionate photographer than you need this app because it will allow you to backup all of your photos to cloud automatically through your Google Account.

You will never run out of your phone storage and this app will automatically tag and organize all of your photographs. You just search for whatever you remember about your photo. E.g. suppose you clicked a photo on a peak, just search “Mountain” and for sure that photo will be present right up there.

Pic Collage – Your Story & Photo Grid Editor

 Pic Collage helps you create amazing stories for your SnapChat/Instagram/WhatsApp by providing a great combination of features like doodle, cards, stickers, fonts, background, and grids. You can also create beautiful greeting cards from the predefined template which is very unique. Almost no other app in the list do that. 

Greeting Card templates are available in categories like Thank You, Birthday, Get Well Soon, Congratulations, Just Because, Wedding, New Baby and more. These can be personalized very easily.

Along with cards, you also have stickers for almost every occasion.

This app has more than 70 million users and more than 2 million reviews on Google Play and App Play Store combined.

Lifecake – Baby Milestone & Private Photo Album


More than a photo editor, Lifecake is private Photo Album and Timeline for parents and soon-to-be parents. You can track pregnancy pictures over time as your bump grows over time. Record the baby-growth, beautify the photos and share it with your family. 

You can order prints and photo books directly from Lifecake app.

Best Free Photo Editing Apps for Android only

CupSlice Photo Editor

Cupslice is one of the best photo editing app which is very easy to use. It has all the basic editing tools with multiple frames for your photos. CupSlice also gives you trending high-quality stickers like music, funny, cute, birthday and so much.

 It also offers more than 50 advanced photo editing effects along with basic effects like frames, hue/saturation adjustment, color balance adjustment, etc.

Photo Lab Pictures Editor: Filters, Effect, Makeup

Photo Lab Pictures Editor has one of the largest collections of effects which makes your photos like a professional. It gives you many options to play with your photos like filters, photo frames, selfie edit and much more.

Photo Lab Picture editor has multiple features. With face photo montages you can easily swap or change your face with a soldier, a zombie or an astronaut. It works on the face detection algorithm to make photo montages. By the help of collage marker, you can merge two unusual photos into one. Filters like Oil Painting, Black&White, Neon Glow, and other filters give your photos a professional touch.

Bonfire Photo Editor Pro

Bonfire Photo Editor is very easy to use because of its simple user interface. It gives you one of the best natural painting effects by abstract painting, impressionist painting, oil painting, surrealism painting. 

Bonfire Photo Editor uses OpenGL ES 3.0 for a best and fast experience. It comes with resolution HD, Full HD, UHD 4K(4096 x 4096) output, up to 7200 x 7200 output. It provides 16 types of toning filter which make your photo sentimental, moody, funny.

Bonfire Photo Editor enhanced the skin complexion by a single touch. It also cleared dullness and blemish automatically. It uses Artificial intelligent algorithm for a more realistic experience

One of the main features is Funk filter by which you can turn yourself into a cartoon character.

Vignette • Photo effects

Vignette is one of the few photo editing apps which does not need any internet connection. It applies effects on the photos without losing resolution. Vignette has different shooting modes like Steady-shot modes, self-timer, time-lapse and many more.

It provides 100+ filters and so many effects for better photo results.

Photo Mate R3

Photo Mate R3 Supports so many file formats like Nikon Raw (nef), jpg, Canon Raw (cr2), Sony raw (arw), png, PSD, Adobe DNG, and many more.

Photo Mate R3 provides an edit option for description and title and you can also use different editing tools for editing lights, clarity, shadows, vibrancy, etc.

You can adjust the lens in Photo Mate R3 for distortion-free photos. You get a layer-based adjustment and threshold-based for more clarity of your image.


As per the name suggests Posterlabs converts your photos to posters. It has different pre-installed posters like magazine covers, travel documentary poster, movie covers and many more so you can give styles look to your photos. You can also use unique filters and mark your most memorable moments with location stamps and time stamps.

Tiny Planet FX Pro

If you are a nature lover then this is the perfect app for you. Tiny Planet FX Pro provides desktop-like features for a photo by which you can transform your ordinary photo, to a perfect photo very quickly.

It has a built-in crop feature by which you can crop or focus your photo as you wanted. 

Inshot Photo Editor Pro

Photo Editor Pro is one of the names by which you can do lots of things with your photos. It has new 60+ filters like dew, dark, natural, contrast, saturation and so many.

It provides you photo blender & lights FX with blur and glitch effects.

You can make a collage of 18 pictures with simple editing tools( body editor, funky stickers, art fonts, etc.it also comes with blur photo editor with image brush and eraser for DSLR like blur effects.

Photo Editor, Filters & Effects, Presets – Lumii

Photo Editor, Filters & Effects, Presets – Lumii has multiple photo editing tools, filters, image enhancer, effects by that you can give your photos a professional touch. It has double exposure blend editor with Glitch Photo Editor and Curves Photo Editor for your better experience.

It also provides you the basic editing tool like shadows, warmth, exposure, color contrast and so many. It supports Photo editing history for free so you can identify your edited photos very easily. You can also add any text with different styles and shapes.

Photo Editor App

Photo Editor is taking a very small amount of space in your device but doing so many powerful editing your photos just like a computer system does. This offers you an Ad-Free option.

It comes with so many features: Adding images, rotations, crop, curves, drawing, clone and so on.

Photo Editor has effects like Oil paint, sepia, gamma correction, auto-tone, auto contrast and more. You can also add an animated GIF. 

Photo Effects Pro

Photo Effects Pro is very quick to make your photos beautiful. With different filter and multiple effects, it provides you a better and good quality picture. You can share your photos easily on Instagram, facebook, twitter and etc. 

Best Free Photo Editing Apps for iOS only

DarkRoom Photo Editor

Darkroom Screenshots

DarkRoom has photographer’s complete toolbox including brightness control, sharpness, saturation, shadows, vibrance, contrast, highlights, fade, vignette, and split tones. 

But the best features of Darkroom are content aware frames (color of the frame would be chosen so that it’s aesthetic with your content) and you can create your own filters. 

Darkroom also has inbuilt tags manager to help you choose the best tags for your next Snapchat Story.


Infiltr - Infinite Filters
Infltr – Infinite Filters

Infltr app promises an infinite number of filters. You can pan your finger in any direction on the photo to apply unique filter. And we have seen the results and we can say that “Infltr lives up to the promise.”

In addition to that, it also offers some other features for photo editing like plus make powerful edits such as perspective, straighten, sharpen, selective HSL, double exposure, highlights, grain, color shift, color overlay, saturation, vignette, tint, fade, and many more.


BrushStroke - Best Photo Editing Apps

BrushStroke is the best option on iOS to turn your photos into paintings. You can experiment with different color palettes and share your next masterpiece painting to social media directly from the BrushStroke app.

Enlight Photofox

Enlight Photofox is all in one photo editor which was even praised by Apple itself. Enlight Photofox offers almost everything from Analog & Duo Filters, Decorative Touches, Photo mixer, Intelligent Photo Correction, Black & White Photography and much more.

But I loved the ability to bloat, shrink, or reshape specific objects

Font Candy Photo & Text Editor

Font Candy
Font Candy

Font Candy is mostly focussed on the text and its exuberant fonts. You can select a font from the curated list in the app and add text using the font on your photos. Font Candy also allows you to add your custom fonts.

You can choose from over 45 artistic, hand-picked fonts. This app also allows you to add additional effects to your text like opacity controls, text curving, and shadow. You can also add animations to your creations.

Lensa Photo Editor

Lensa Best Selfie Editor
Lensa Best Selfie Editor

Lensa Photo Editor is specifically designed to enhance the beauty of your selfies by face tuning.

Its uniqueness lies in its ability to highlight your face and blur the background. This app provides “Auto Adjust” feature which lets you do everything in one tap.

Musecam Photo Editor

Musecam Photo Editor
Musecam Photo Editor

Musecam Photo Editor comes with the collection of film-inspired presets which can be used in one tap for any of your photos. Why this app is so good? Because it has been built by a team of professional photographers. 

In addition to predefined presets, you can also create your own presets. Name the new preset and you can use it later to apply to other photos. 

MuseCam app stores whole of your editing history, so that you can backtrack to any editing step.

You can simulate the depth of your photos using the Lens Blur tool offered by Musecam photo editor.

Best Paid Photo Editing Apps

Afterlight 2

Afterlight 2 - Best Paid Photo Editing App
Afterlight 2

Afterlight, full-featured photo editing toolkit!  A perfect image editing app with 130+ filters, 66 textures, and 15 adjustment tools. Be creative using a fun list of hand-picked fonts + designs. Combine photos together to create unique one-of-a-kind combinations! Best app for quick and straight forward editing. 

Simple design paired with powerful 77 adjustable frames paired perfectly with Instagram and new wallpaper pack.  The snappy tools will give you the look you want in seconds.

Superimpose and SuperImpose X

SuperImpose App
SuperImpose App

Whether you are a professional or an amateur, turn your ideas into a magnificent piece of artwork with a few taps. This next generation of the Superimpose app helps you to create professional-grade superimposed or juxtaposed photos on your SmartPhone! 

Create your photo contents with a wide range of editing capabilities from multiple layers, masking, adjustments, blending modes, brushes, effects, smudge, warp, and clarity to casting shadows. 

Superimpose X is a modern tool for Designed are saved in the session area that will take care of your current project and let you move to another one in the middle.


Facetune App
Facetune App

Get a Hollywood’s Best Photograph without professional photographers with Facetune2 – Selfie Photo Editor in your own smartphone. 

Experience the incredible magic of Facetune 2’s Selfie Photo Editor. Top of the art technology gives you a pretty much photoshop editing quality in the palm of your hand.

 Feel the incredible magic of Facetune features whether it’s removed zits, pimples, brighten eyes to smooth skin and whiter teeth, the app impressed you with its patch quality. Stay on top of the beauty trends with Facetune2 – Selfie Photo Editor.


Proshot photo editor
Proshot screenshots

A worthy addition to your app collection! Its barrel of useful features give your smartphone the capabilities similar to a serious DSLR. Ability to set ISO and shutter speed as per taste and to match with the lighting conditions is the most liked feature. 

Standouts things are auto and manual ISO settings, timers, burst mode, time-lapse with fully manual control, shutter speed and white balance, fingertip control of ISO, manual focus assist and custom modes. This may be the app for photographers seeking more flexibility. 


TouchRetouch - Paid Photo Editor
TouchRetouch – Paid Photo Editor

Remove unwanted items from your images with TouchRetouch. Smart Image Background Recovery techniques make the interface easy-to-use. 

The Lasso and Brush tool are used to capture unwanted elements in photos and remove them instantly as they never existed. The most attractive feature Clone Stamp let you clone the object on your desired location.

 The app is sufficient and good enough for your daily needs. Do wonder to your photos and become a pro, even though in reality, you are not. 😉


SKRWT - Best paid Photo Editor
SKRWT – Best paid Photo Editor

Correct lens distortion and shift perspective with SKRWT, the one of its kind and makes them look way better. Moreover, the app features to remove vignetting, which causes the corners of the photo to darken. 

The tools of the app – Keystone Correction, Grid Control, Skew Correction, Barrel Distortion Correction, Straighten, Rotate, Manual Crop, Auto Crop, and Vignette Correction helps you to enhance your best smartphone photos in just a few taps. 

All in all, SKRWT team has done a good job in creating this very cool app.



Pixelmator, powerful, fast yet simple to use image editor, is a groundbreaking image editor that gives everything you need to create, edit, enhance and beautify your images. 

The app is loaded with powerful creative tools like painting, outstanding brushes color adjustment, effects, retouching and many more that help you to create a masterpiece from scratch.

 Pixelmator is the younger sibling of Adobe Photoshop when it comes to image manipulation and digital art creation. Pixelmator sets a new standard for photo editing.

Handy Photo

 Do creative photo editing with Handy photo! The app is a perfect choice for correcting and enhancing photos from all possible angles. Improve the general look of your photos by performing color corrections, global and local tonal, filters, and many more. All with a few taps and swipes only. This app turns your image into vivid and vibrant works of art. The app stands out in the crowd of another editing app with the handful features like removing objects, adding textures and filters, moving objects, reframing photos through cropping and uncropping along with a reverse cropping feature that lets you extend the edges of your photos.



Reframe your photos for a compositionally balanced look with Recrop. Aspect ratios and grids help you to reframe photos and straightening without losing the resolution of the image. The app is the only smartphone app dedicated to this task. 

The app allows you to extend elements of an image to give more of what you missed, allowing you to rotate, crop, and even enlarge without losing parts of the original image.



A layer-based app with a fantastic selection of textures and light leaks. Turn your photo into a paint-style masterpiece. Fine-tune with image adjustment tools such as exposure, contrast, fade, and saturation. 

Combine multiple ‘textures’ that are each individually adjustable. Save your formulas and share with other Mextures users. 

New users can use from the huge selection of available formulas. The app is easy to use and is one of the best photo editing apps for layer-based editing.


I have tried to be as comprehensive as I can. Still, I know I may have missed some. Let me know in the comments section.

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60+ Best photo editing apps, You need to know the best (September 2019)

by Mohit Sehgal time to read: 24 min