Photo filter apps are available free for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones. Photo editing applications have tools for the user to correct and organize their images, simulate professional creations, make montages, drawings, color adjustments, apply effects to photos and more. Although they have a complexity of filters and functions, the programs have a simple operation, making it possible for anyone to edit photos in just a few taps and minutes.
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The photos with effects are very present on social networks like Facebook and Instagram. So much digital influencers how much ordinary users use mobile editors to make their images more attractive in a practical and easy way. Lightroom, PicsArt and the well-known VSCO are among the photo filter apps selected by dnetc. Check it out in the list below.
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1. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC
Lightroom is a photo editor application that also serves as an organizer for collections. To correct the images, the user must add them to the app and select the desired file. The photo editing tools are positioned at the bottom of the screen. Among the options, it is possible to crop, select filters for photos, in addition to changing exposure, color and effects. Photos changed with Lightroom can be saved at the end of edits.
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The photo editing app offers tutorials and tips in the home menu. It also has advanced tools, available through a subscription of R $ 19 per month. The user can share their edits within the program – in the home menu, photos from other accounts are displayed in a feed and the owner can interact and get ideas from the images.
Lightroom: photo app for cell phones has free features – Photo: Reproduction / Marcela Franco
PicsArt is a photo editor app that allows you to mix images, custom stickers and collages. In addition, with the brushes, it is possible to draw and write on the files. The app has templates ready to create banners, invitations and virtual cards, just add the photos and text to the templates. To make collages, just touch one of the mounting options and import the images – within the app, there are several types of cutouts and frames.
The device’s photos and videos are displayed at the top of the app’s home screen. To edit them just touch the files. Within the editor are available a multitude of tools, among the options are Cut, Effects, Beautify, Adhesive and more. The filters are in the Effects section, and have different categories (FX, Sketch, Blur, Artistic, Pop Art, Distort and more). The application offers many possibilities, but to use some filter options you must purchase the Gold account.
PicsArt is an app for photo filters with effects – Photo: Reproduction / Marcela Franco
Snapseed is an app that offers filters and effects for photos. The software has a clean and intuitive interface, just add the image you want to edit. Three features are arranged at the bottom of the screen, while the photograph is in the middle. The 11 filters are located in «Appearances». The cutting tools are located in the center of the screen, as well as adjustments, brushes and more filters. At the end of the edits, it is possible to share the edited photo.
Snapseed is a very intuitive app – Photo: Reproduction / Marcela Franco
VSCO Cam is an application that has several filter options for editing photos, and has given rise to a trend called VSCO Girl. To add effects to images, select a photo from the phone’s gallery or take one instantly. Then, just choose the filter and make the adjustment.
Other tools adjust the exposure, contrast, sharpness and clarity. You can also post edited photos and follow other people’s accounts. Some filters are only available in the paid version, at a cost of R $ 19.99 per month.
VSCO Cam has conceptual filters to edit photos on mobile – Photo: Reproduction / Marcela Franco
Facetune is its own application to edit photos of the face, but it costs R $ 14.90. Among the functions are the control of facial features, making them thinner or thicker, skin smoothing, airbrush to leave the skin glowing, in addition to being able to mask the oiliness of the skin. Facetune even lets the user edit the photo for free, but to save it, you need to buy the paid version.
Facetune edits selfies, but it is paid – Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire