October 18, 2016

Best Photo Editing Apps for Android and iOS


With the increased popularity of photo-rich social platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat, it comes as no surprise that people are taking advantage of enhancing their photos through an abundance of editing apps. With all the different platforms flooding the App Store, you may be asking yourself, which do I choose? Or maybe, you’re like us and work at a PR agency and need to share the most engaging photos on behalf of your clients. Whatever the case, we’ve rounded up the top five photo editing apps available for both iOS and Android users. So, what is the best photo editing app?  

Photo Editor by Aviary  

Price: Free
Photo Editor is the newest addition to the app store and has quickly become a consumer favorite. The app offers a perfect balance between serious photo editing and playful filters. With its easy-to-use features, both professional and amateur photographers alike will enjoy enhancing and retouching photos. Users have a wide selection of filters to sharpen or soften photos. Photo Editor also offers enhancement options including stickers, frames,overlays and more, which users can mix and match for the perfect photo.

PicLab HD

Price: $3.99
Apple and Android users will be glad they paid for PicLab HD. The app enables users to enhance original photos with a wide range of filters, lighting, adjustment tools, brightness, contrast, exposure, saturation and more. The app also includes text and sticker overlays and photo collage options. Perfect for a quick touch up before posting to Instagram!


Price: Free
Designed by Adobe, this app will not disappoint. PhotoExpress allows for quick photo editing from cropping and rotating, to adjusting color and fixing red eye. Users can adjust the brightness, hue, saturation and more, leaving all photos looking social media-worthy. This app also allows users to snap photos from within the app, as well as a quick share feature to easily email family and friends or post to your favorite social platform! Users can even buy add-on packs for more filters and editing tools.  


Price: Free 
Rated 5/5 stars on iTunes, PhotoWonder is one app everyone should try for their photo editing needs. According to reviews, PhotoWonder is the fastest smartphone editing app available. Although it lacks filter selection, it makes up for it by offering users multiple collage filters, layouts and retouch options.


Price: Free

Pixlr allows users to add text captions, collages, double exposures, filters, borders and more. With over two million combination effects and filters, you will never have a boring photo. Also, be sure to download the web apps for your desktop, as Pixlr allows you to retouch and edit photos from your computer, too!
What are your favorite photo editing apps? Tell us in the comments below or by tweeting @BIGfishPR.

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