All of us use our smart phones to not only click amazing pictures but also to perform editing on these photos to create stunning works of art! Whether you are a pro or an amateur, the numerous photo editing applications available, especially for the Androids, have the capacity to convert the tiny camera in your Android into a power-house of spectacular photography! Here is a compilation of the five most popular and sought after photo editing apps for the Android users.
BeFunky Photo Editor
BeFunky is a very simple and easy to use app that offers twenty different themes and effects to choose from such as LomoArt, Vintage and Tilt Shaft. The unique feature is that it allows you to preview the photo along with the effect chosen as a thumbnail on the screen before you actually apply it. Along with this aspect, it also offers the routine functions such as crop and rotate, adjusting brightness settings etc. It is a free app and the pro version which has 50 effects is priced at $3.99. The app also allows you to save and easily share the edited photo from your phone itself.
For people who are looking for apps that will give more professional and artistic effects, then give Pixlr-o-Matic a try! Developed by the famous CAD designers, Autodesk Inc., this is one of the easiest applications to use to get vintage style effects for your pictures with a single tap. Numerous lighting effects such as street lights or glitters can also be added to create a dramatic look to your images. This free app also has an option of adding layers that enable you to create different moods for the photos!
PicSay Photo Editor
Picsay is a very powerful and an award winning photo editing app that combines fun, intuitiveness and an easy-to-use interface. The app provides varied effects to edit pictures such as Vignette, Pencil Sketch, faux HDR etc. The most unique feature is that you can add various stickers, hairstyles, shapes and word balloons with editable text to your pictures to create a more dramatic effect to your picture. These edited pictures can be set as backgrounds or shared with friends through Facebook or Twitter.
Photofunia is a wonderful photo editing app on the Android that allows you to seamlessly integrate portraits and pictures into other areas such as magazine covers, collages, paintings and other backgrounds. The app also offers various templates that are stored in the cloud, so as to not use up your Android’s storage space. With an internet connection and the tools that the app offers, you can create precise and beautiful designs using your pictures.
This is probably one of the apps that offer the most number of functions and effects than any other free app in the Android market. Apart from providing a plethora of effects and filters such as Stenciler, Cartoonizer and Sketcher, the app also allows to draw on blank images as well as existing saved images. PicsArt also has a collage function and lets you share images through apps on the phone as well as by uploading them to the PicsIn network.
All these are brilliant go-to applications for photo editing on Androids that let you create stunning pieces of art using simple pictures and images that are captured on your Android phones!
Keerthana Karthik is a blogger and photography enthusiast. She loves writing photography and photo restoration blogs. She at present blogs for wowApic, a picture restoration services website that specializes in photo enhancement, editing, touch up, restoration, pop art gifts, personalized photo gifts and more.