7 Popular Mobile Photo Editing Apps

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7 Popular Mobile Photo Editing Apps

Mobile photography is life. As manufacturers have increased the capabilities of the once prized camera phone to unbelievable specs, most of us have adopted some form of smartphone shooting into our daily routine, whether it’s snapping a photo just for the memory or editing and sharing it on social media.

There’s an ocean of mobile editing apps out there for casual and serious photographers alike; some are light and fun, while others are robust and more professional. Here are seven photo editing apps that are popular across the board:


Starting with the obvious, Instagram is undeniably the most popular photo app out there. In fact, it recently surpassed Twitter after reaching 300 million users.

With custom-designed filters that make your photos pop and instant sharing to other social networks, Instagram is the preferred avenue for sharing photos of places, people, things and moments with your friends, family and followers.

Photo Editing Apps, Instagram


At more than 28 million downloads and packed with features, Camera+ is another essential for photographers of all levels and skill sets.

“If the iPhone’s standard camera is like a digital point-and-shoot, the Camera+ app is like a high-quality SLR lens” – TIME: 50 Best iPhone Apps 2011

Photo Editing Apps, Camera+

Adobe Photoshop Express

The free mobile extension of Adobe Photoshop is a must-have for photo editing. This app has everything you need for on-the-go editing, from the basics to slide-control color correction and eye-catching filters.

Photo Editing Apps, Adobe Photoshop Express


Google’s Snapseed is a no-brainer if you’re into sharing your photos on Google+. It’s also a pretty powerful editing app that offers some great perfectionist tools, like Selective Adjust and Tune Image. In 2011, Snapseed was Apple’s iPad app of the year.

Photo Editing Apps, Snapseed


Afterlight makes this list for its usability and clutter-free design. You can seamlessly browse through dozens of free filters (with additional upgrade options), frames and editing tools. This is a great pick if you’re looking for a solid editing app that doesn’t pose much of a learning curve.

Photo Editing Apps, After Light


For selfie takers, Facetune’s editing tools will give you Hollywood flawless skin and facial features (not that you weren’t perfect already).

Photo Editing Apps, FaceTune

Photo Editor by Aviary

Create and share amazing photos with Photo Editor by Aviary. Photo Editor offers one-tap themed enhancements such as Scenery, Food and Portrait, along with stickers, frames and more than 100 filter settings.

Photo Editing Apps, Aviary

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