Editing is equally important as capturing a picture. This is same with every photographer whether he is amateur photographer or a professional one. Editing the photograph gives more life to the image that you have snapped. But earlier that you have snapped with your Android smartphone have to be copied to your PC for doing the editing. But now Play Store is loaded with modern applications with the help of which you can edit your photographs directly on your smartphone and tab. Here I would like to introduce you to some of the finest such applications.
Adobe Photoshop Express
When you enquire someone about the best photo editor available, they will probably suggest you Photoshop. Now Adobe managed to provide its Android version which is called as Adobe Photoshop Express. But the Android version is not so well versed as the desktop version, but still it permits you to easily edit your photographs. You are allowed to remove the red eye on your image, add masks and several other alike functions.
Normally the app comes at free of cost. But if you prefer the premium version then you may have to pay a price of $3.00. If you prefer to have some filters, then you have to opt for the advanced version which will cost you $5.00 and this advanced version can prevent the noise and fogging getting on your way. If you are willing to have this app, then just don’t waste your time and quickly log in with an Adobe Account.
Aviary used to be one of the best photo editors, so that Adobe adopted it. But it doesn’t mean that it look alike Adobe Photoshop Express. When you complete your editing, you are allowed to save the related file to the Creative Cloud Service provided by Adobe. When this one is compared with Adobe, Aviary provides a little bit more room for extra tools. It maintains a friendly approach where it can be handled better. The users are allowed to utilize filters, use various styles of frames around the image and attach various kinds of stickers to the picture. The main phase of app is provided at free of cost. But if you want add-ons like certain kinds of filters and extra effects, then you have to purchase them from Aviary Supply Shop by paying certain amount of money.
If you prefer more advanced option in your Android smartphone, then you have to opt for Snapseed. Earlier this application was meant to serve the desktop users. Now they have modified the application in such a manner that they suit the smartphone. With the help of this application you can blur certain regions of the image. You are also allowed to alter the brightness, contrast and even the colour balance of the image in your smartphone. Apart from other photo editors, this particular application provides certain options as floaters above your image. When you select any of these options, you will be able to see additional controls popping up from the base of your display. The developer of this application, Nik Software was ultimately absorbed by Google. This helped the users to attach this application along with the Google Apps.
PicsArt Photo Studio
If you are using PicsArt Photo Studio for the initial time, then you may feel that this app is a social network that is connected with an editor to it. When you open the app, you can see various images and photos, along with option to edit them with the help of a button which can be seen at the central portion of the screen. This application works in a particular way in which it allows you to edit the image, follow other artists in the list, participate in contests, grab maximum votes for the edited image and win the contests.
PicsArt provides an approach which is quite straight forward. You have the choice to use filters, make collages and when you are done with editing, you are able to save the image with a maximum size of 8 megapixels. The only problem with this application is the ads. But by the paying a sum of $5.99, you are able to enjoy an ad free photo editor. Normally it is free of cost. But when you want to combine certain additional features like clipart, fonts, frames and so on, and then you have to pay extra.
If you a Chromebook, then certainly you may be familiar with Pixlr. This particular editor functions in a browser making it easy to be accessed when you open a browser or can be sticked to it as an extension. This app comes as a port of Pixlr Express. With the square shaped option buttons, they suits well in an Android device. With this app you are allowed to attach stickers to the app and also allowed to make collages. The most irritating problem with this app is the ads that pop-up when you are doing the edit work. But you can get rid of them if you are ready to pay a sum of $2.00.
Photo Editor by Lidow
This particular photo editor suits those people who don’t want to create any form of accounts or sign-ups for getting a photo editor app. The entire is at the disposal of the user at free of cost. But you have to beware of the ads that pop-up when use the app. The users are allowed to forge specific outlines for the images that you select to edit. You are also allowed to colour certain areas of the image with specific colours and leave the rest in black and white. You are also allowed to focus certain areas of the image by blurring the other parts. With Lidow, you are allowed to reduce the image quality down upto 3 megapixels. This will be optimum for the social media networks, but when you try to enhance the original image, then this size won’t be enough.
There are many other photo editors available in the Play Store. But most of them come with the extra burden of signing-up or creation of user account. Sometimes you may have to pay extra bucks, which may be more than the above mentioned ones. Sometimes they may irritate with a large number of ads when you start editing with those apps. The above said apps also have ads, but they can be prevented by paying merely small sum of money. The most important attraction of the above mentioned ones are that they are light, user-friendly and comes with most number of options to make your image really better.