Top Photo Editing Apps for Android

My Top Photo Editing Apps on Android 

While there are new photo Apps coming out every day, I thought I would give you my top Apps if your just starting out and looking for some quick specific editing. Most photo apps try and do everything, and some do, but each of them has a unique editing tool that makes them special. 


If your like most, you use your smartphone for calling, texting, emailing, and photography. Among all these, photography for some may be the most important purpose of phones.




We take pictures everywhere, in every situation; celebrations, holidays, vacations, etc. In fact we take more pictures no than ever before – because we can. We keep all our photos on the phone, in the cloud, and share them with our friends on social media. We have all become great photographers thanks to filters, frames and one-touch auto enhance. These apps will continue to get better and some clear winners will emerge over the next year.

Here are some tools to make you look good. These are not in order of importance or rating. It’s all fun.


Pixlr Express – Photo Editing

Pixlr Express is one of the most popular and highly rated photo editing app for Android. You can do professional editing to your picture even if you are not a professional editor or even if you have never edited a photo before. Easily make a great collage from photos.

Cymera – Camera & Photo Editor

Cymera is simply the best camera application for portraits. It has everything you need in a selfie camera and photo editor to help you capture and create professional photos.

This App is special because It offers a huge variety of lenses and shooting modes, hand-picked filters and the best beauty effects, run through their own face detection technology. It offers 800 decoration options and the most amazing collage effects.

PicsArt – Photo Studio

This App is for artists. Everyone can become an artist using PicsArt. PicsArt is a free photo editor, drawing tool, art network, photo grid, collage maker and more. It’s a one-stop shop for your artistic and editing needs, used by both professional and novice photographers, artists and graphic designers from around the world. 

It includes tools such as:

  • A photo editor
  • A drawing tool, with abundant features including artistic brushes and layers to create mobile images that look like real paintings.
  • A Social Network which allows you to share your images and participate in contests for photography, drawing and graphic design and more.

Photo Editor by Aviary

Aviary is a powerful photo editor providing a quick and easy way to edit your photos. It is like having a Instagram on steroids. Aviary provides a lot of cool filters, your normal editing tools, plus a lot of extra tools, some free some you have to purchase.

Color Splash FX has a unique ability to take photos and paint new color on them. Very cool. This App has over 6 million downloads.

  • Gray out everything in your photo except your face!
  • Make your hair green
  • Paint a flag over your face
  • Change the color of the water, the sky, anything you like!!

You might like this video on organizing all those photos on your phone.

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