Abhishek Kumar
2 min readFeb 25, 2019

Best Photo Editing Apps for Smartphones

Mobile phone photography is the new trend these days. These days, smartphone cameras are giving a big competition to professional cameras. You can also edit pictures with your phone and share on your social media accounts. Here are the 5 best photo editing apps for your Android and iPhone.

1. Film Born

Running away from the digital world is not easy. Some people fight against it by utilizing analogue movie cameras. Different search for a way to achieve something more sensible but do not have an approach to cameras and movies of erstwhile times.

Film Born is the app which allows you to recreate and re-imagine your captured images as if they were taken on certain film stock. By managing the exposure and white balance, you apply presets that instantly provide your shots with a cult status. It is a photo editor, offering batch editing and highlight clipping, amid many other features.

2. Snapseed

Snapseed is an amazing image editor, leaving even some of the PC software a run for their money. A free app, giving you the usual cropping and rotation tools, it has features that offer you to change the depth of field, curves, perspective and brightness. Expand is one of the most interesting tools of Snapseed. It evaluates the surrounding of the subject, using this data to make the canvas larger.

3. Adobe Photoshop Express

Adobe is pioneering in its photographic editing software. The smartphone editions are just as powerful as the PC versions are. Adobe Photoshop Express provides all the basic editing tools you would expect. Spin and crop as standard, choice of smart filters also a large variety of borders and artistic effects. All of these features can be adjusted using easy sliders.

4. Lightroom CC

Another image editing app from Adobe, Lightroom CC is one of the best apps for editing. Not only Lightroom CC is free, but it also meets up to your Lightroom on your desktop computer. You can almost edit as much as you can edit on the desktop version. White balance, exposure, and detailed settings are easy to find and change.

5. Afterlight 2

The Afterlight 2, apart from the other photo editor apps, gives you newly updated content every month and no subscription fees on top of the one-off payment.

It has a regular app such as crop, brightness and exposure. It also has extra in-depth tools like Curves, Clarifies, Selective Hue/Saturation and Tone. Filters can be made, used and further edited to help with batch processing, making a seamless and speedy workflow option.

Abhishek Kumar

A Passionate Writer with love for Technology. I love discovering new gadgets and writing about smartphones. However, do not let technology take away your sleep.