10 of the Best Free Photo Editing Apps for Android


Android mobile devices are getting better and better in capturing high quality photos and videos these days. And with mobile devices quickly becoming mobile computers performing a variety of computer tasks, photo editing should be no-sweat with these Android devices.

While there are some great basic photo editing tools in the built-in camera application, it is good to have other tools do more than basic post-editing tasks. So in this article, we have gathered and compiled ten of the best free Android photo editing apps that can help you edit and post process those fabulous photos, saving you valuable time and money.

1. Photoshop Express

From the grandaddy of image editing comes Photoshop Express for Android. Adobe Photoshop’s smallest sibling offers  essential image editing tools like crop, rotate and flip. You adjust saturation and tint by simply dragging your finger across the photo. You may also upload and share your photos with a free Photoshop.com account.

2. FX Camera

FxCamera enables you to take pictures and apply some fun and cool effects to your photos. Some of these effects include ToyCam, Polandroid, Fisheye, SymmetriCam and Warhol. This app is similar with several popular iPhone camera apps like CameraBag, Picoli or PhotoBox but the best thing is it’s free.

3. PicSay Photo Editor

PicSay is an award winning photo editor for Android. The free lite version lets you correct colors, add word balloons, titles, graphics, and effects like distortion. PicSay offers a fun, intuitive, and easy-to-use interface.

4. PicsIn

PicsIn photo editor for Android offers amazing photo editing features, like artistic effects, filters, frames, stickers, text effects, cliparts, basic tools like crop, rotate, and color adjustment. You can also play around with your photos by adding  funny symbols, create frames for your pictures, make collages, etc. It also allows you to post your photos to Flickr and Picasa directories or hare your work on Facebook, twitter and other social websites.

5. Photo Enhance

With Photo Enhance, you can boost details in your photos, fix yellow-tinged indoor photos taken indoor, crop photos, adjust brightness, and many more. It uses HDR tone-mapping techniques to add detail to your images thus allowing you to make better photos even with crappy cameras. The free version will only save and share at web-resolution. You can upgrade to Photo Enhance Pro for detailed, hi-resolution images.

6. BeFunky Photo Editor

BeFunky is the popular online photo editing application which now has an Android version lets you edit photos, apply effects, add frames, and save back to your phone. It has more than 20 high quality photo effects and gorgeous photo frames  to enhance your photos.

7. PhotoWonder

PhotoWonder offers you a variety of fun ways to edit your photos. You can make cool collage pics, apply effects like LOMO, BlueTone and Ageing, lets you add lovely stickers and frames, smooth skin, share photos, etc.

8. Picplz

Snap a photo, add a quick retro look and share them with your friends everywhere. This is Picplz, a 100% free app for Android mobile devices that lets you style your photos with effects like vintage 70s, black & white, toy camera, Instagram, Hipstamatic, Vignette plus more.

9. Camera360

Do amazing things with your photos with this free photo editing application. Apply effects like LOMO, Retro, Dreamlike, Art of Black and White, Back to 1839, HDR and Night Enhancement, plus many more cool features.

10. Little Photo

This Little Photo app for Android offers big features that lets you add cool film effects to your photos. You can also stack multiple effects in one photo style.


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