Top 10 Best Photo Editing Apps Android 2018


Most of us love to take pictures and upload them to social media. But not each and every picture turns out to be best. Some become noisy or some overexposed. Well, if you are of those guys who are annoyed by this. This might be the post for you. We have the top 10 best photo editing apps for Android smartphones.

10 Photo Editing Apps for Android

Well, the apps that I have selected are not in the order of preferences. I have just made a list of best apps that will surely amaze you while editing your pictures. So choose the one that suits you the best.

Also Read: 5 Best Video Editing Apps for Android 

1. Adobe Photoshop Express

From the leading brand Adobe, Photoshop Express is one of the best photo editing apps for Android smartphones. This app is free to download and use with a minimalist and simple user interface. The app is user-friendly and has some amazing features:

  • Essential tools like crop, rotate, straighten, flip and add text.
  • One-touch filters to enhance your pictures with amazing effects.
  • A variety of effects such as color fix, auto brightness and temperature fix, frames, etc.
  • Advanced tools like Image Rendering Engine to enhance panoramic and HDR photos.
  • Noise reduction tool to minimize unwanted noise in low light and night pictures.

The app is totally ad-free and free to download with the services to share your edited content directly on Social Medias such as Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Average User Rating: 4.2/5


2. Picsart Photo Studio

One of my favorite Photo Editing Apps is Picsart Photo Studio. It has been the most popular editing tool for Android smartphones since a long time. Wanna know why? Have a look at its interesting features:

  • Basic tools like cut, crop, rotate, straighten, flip and add text etc.
  • Ability to create animated gifs, collages, merging pictures, etc.
  • It has over 100 unique editing tools like Free Crop, Dispersion, Clone, Enhance, Tilt-shift, etc.
  • You can add stickers, text, borders, mask, frames, call out and what not with this amazing app.
  • Get connected with the creative community of Picsart and show your art.

Although the app is totally free to use, you need to deal with some ads. But I think you can manage it when you have such amazing features in one place.

Average User Rating: 4.5/5

3. Snapseed

From Google Inc., Snapseed is a user-friendly photo editing app used by a hell lot of geeks. I have been using this app since its launch. It can give your shots something extraordinary by tweaking it by each pixel :p

  • Support for RAW images that will help photographers a lot.
  • 28 unique editing tools to enhance your images including crop, tune image, white balance, and glamour glow, etc.
  • Tune the images using filters, one-touch tools and a variety of sliders.
  • HDR pictures turn out to be unbelievable with Snapseed’s tools when used perfectly.
  • A light app with powerful tools to tweak your images.

This is one of those powerful and amazing free photo editing apps on Play Store that I personally recommend to use. The app is completely ad-free with no in-app purchases.

Average User Rating: 4.5/5


4. Aviary Photo Editor

From the Adobe family, Aviary provides you with all the pleasures of photo editing. It has a user-friendly user interface with a hell lot of tools.

  • Basic essential tools like crop, rotate, flip, straighten, one-touch enhance mode, etc.
  • Advanced tools like tuning color, brightness, contrast, temperature, saturate and much more.
  • Stickers, filters, and text can be added to make pictures extraordinary.
  • Special cosmetic tools like blemish remover, red-eye fixing and teeth whitener.
  • Option to add borders, frames, call outs and what not.

Aviary is another popular photo editing apps that is user-friendly and reliable. Its basic and advanced features will help you a lot.

Average User Rating: 4.4/5

5. Air Brush

Air Brush is one of the another great apps for editing pictures. With its user-friendly interface and interesting tools, it can render out beautiful results. The app was basically built for selfie lovers. And if you are one of them, this can be a great app for you.

  • In-built camera interface with a lot of cool filters.
  • Artistic retouching features with natural and radiant filters.
  • Special tools like blemish and pimple remover, teeth whitener, eye brightener, etc.
  • Majority of tools are one touch tools that make the app exceptionally easy to use.

The app is free to use but contains ads and some in-app purchase too. It is not as good as the rating on Play Store but still is good enough for editing images.

Average User Rating: 4.4/5


6. Pixlr

Pixlr is one of the simple photo editing apps for users. It has a minimal design interface with a lot of tools. This light app has almost all the tool required for a user to enhance their image with less trouble.

  • Over 2 million combinations of free effects, overlays, and other filters.
  • Create photo collages with various backgrounds, layouts, frames and spacing options.
  • Auto-fix tool to enhance the image
  • Ability to stylize the pic with pencil, doodle, drawings, and sketches.
  • Special tools like blemish remover and teeth whitener.

The app is free to download from Play Store but has in-app purchases and contains ads. So, you can give it a try and consider it while enhancing your beautiful shots.

Average User Rating: 4.4/5

7. Photo Lab

You may or may not have heard about this app. But it can prove to be useful for you at times. It is one of those apps that have a vast free filter and other effects collection for consumers.

  • Over 800 free filters, frames, and other effects to play with images.
  • Stitch together some of its effects to create unique results.
  • Effects such as realistic photomontage, stylish photo filters and frames, creative artistic effects and much more.
  • The major drawback of the app is that it watermarks the edited images.

Although the app is free to use but displays ads. Also, I didn’t like the watermark effect. You can purchase the app if you found it useful.

Average User Rating: 4.7/5


8. Cupslice Photo Editor

Cupslice is one of those editing apps that depend on their filters and other artificial effects. But not only filters, the Cupslice Photo Editor app has a lot more to offer you:

  • Basic essential tools like crop, rotate, flip, straighten, one-touch enhance mode, etc.
  • Tons of stickers to tweak you images are updated on regular basis to provide latest trends.
  • You can also customize these stickers accruing to your desire.
  • An impressive collection of photo filters and frames to enhance your pics.

This app is no complex to use and have a user-friendly interface. This is among the few apps that are completely free to use.

Average User Rating: 4.7/5

9. Fotor Photo Editor

Fotor is one of the oldest members of the best photo editing apps. Register on the app and log in to enjoy the special features of this interesting app.

  • Ability to enhance your images automatically with one-touch tools.
  • Basic editing tools like crop, rotate, flip, straighten, etc.
  • Apart from this, you can manually adjust temperature, saturation, hue, shadows, highlights, tint, RGB and much more.
  • Over 100s of filters to choose from to create marvelous pictures.

The app is free to use for in-app purchases. It has been listed by a hell lot of bloggers and YouTubers in their list of best photo editing apps. So you should definitely give it a try.

Average User Rating: 4.5/5

10. Light X Photo Editor

Light X is one of the most successful photo editing apps on iOS. And with its release for Android, it got a decent response from the consumers.

  • Special tools like background changer, color splash effects, and stickers.
  • A wide range of slider tools like color balance, levels, curves, etc.
  • Merge different kinds of pictures using one-handed tool.
  • Other features include blur, collage and shape manipulation.

With its user-friendly interface and easy to access tools, it can be on the top of the list of editing apps. The app is free to use but have some in-app purchases as well.

Average User Rating: 4.7/5

Final Verdict

Phew… That was a hell lot of apps to look for the list. But I can bet these apps will totally enhance your photo editing experience on Android phones. Do leave your feedback about these apps in the comments below. And for more awesome content stay tuned to Tip2Tech 🙂


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