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Top 5 Photo Editor Apps For Android

Top 5 Photo Editor Apps For Android

by Dharmik PatelDecember 17, 2013

Now a day editing your picture before uploading and sharing on social networking site is in trend. Editing is done by everyone whether you’re a photography hobbyist or someone who just wants to improve the look of photos by adding some frames, effects, colors, lights etc.  Most of the people use Photoshop from computer to edit the pictures  no doubt Photoshop is very effective and also gives finishing to the editing but it cannot be neglected that it takes efforts and time to edit the picture and also learning Photoshop consumes time and no one is free enough to learn Photoshop. So here are the

Best Photo Editor Apps For Android

Editing can also be done using your Smartphone of course there are applications for editing pictures also when there can be apps for Recording Screen, Visually Challenged People, Lock Apps and Games. One thing is clear about the Android platform – there are dozens of applications in the market and most of them are disappointing. So here at Above Android we have selected the Best 5 Applications you can use to edit your personal photo and add unique beauty in it. Below stated droid app can be used to add frames and borders, to make collage, to re size, to remove/change background, to crop image etc.  These are overall Top 5 photo  editing application to edit picture, this including both the free applications and the paid application.


1-Picsay :

                Picsay is an app that combines basic editing features and a few extra perks to produce interesting photos. The app lets you perform basics adjustments on exposure, contrast, temperature, tint, saturation, brightness, and hue under the “Add Effects” tab. The following features are also under the same tab:

  • Distort for creating a bulge, sphere, stretch, or twirl effect.
  • Pixelate
  • Spotlight
  • Dizziness
  • Rainbow
  • Invert.

Along with these features; Picsay also can add Word Balloons, Titles, and Stickers. These additions have customization fonts and colors and you can arrange them anywhere on photos.

Picsay is also available in Paid version named Picsay Pro with additional features such as:

Smooth for reducing pixilation of low-quality photos, Blur, Boost, Fix Red-Eye, Crop and Straighten, Re-size, Rotate and Flip, Masked Effects to apply filters and effects on selected areas, History Paint to undo all changes on selected spots.


picsay android app

picsay sreenshot Features    picsay sreenshot Effects


2-Awesome Miniature :

Awesome miniature is especially well-known for its Tilt-Shift Effect. There are many varieties of Tilt-Shift in Miniature; basically those are linear, oval, and round. You also get to adjust the blur strength and of course, tilt-shift coverage. In the free version of this application you can only set tilt-shift but once you pay you’ll fell your money is worth the amount as in the paid version it offers features as follows:

  • Environmental settings
  • Take a photo and Load a photo
  • Crop and Rotate
  • 3 types of blur: Linear, Radial and Oval.
  • Blur strength control
  • 30 awesome filter effects with real-time control
  • Color, Contrast, Saturation, Exposure, White Balance and Tint
  • Different styles and opacity control of Vignette
  • Useful stylish Borders
  • Compare with an original photo anytime
  • User Manual
  • Support sending to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more (Official apps should be installed).


Awesome miniature app

Awesome miniature blur Awesome miniature color

This were the mind blowing features of Awesome Miniature Pro, to download pro version “Click Here”


This application is only available in free version so all the filter and effect are open to use for all the users. This application is awarded 2011’s “Best App Ever” award for the Best Photo Editing App on Android. You can select the readymade random FX from the application. Editing from Pixlr-o-matic is as easy as counting one, two, three and you are done. Feature of Pixlr-o-matic are as follows:

  • Color overlays help you adjust the mood – amplify the tone, cool it down, or add surreal shades
  • Lighting Effect – Lighting effects add drama, sparkle or a grunge look
  • Variety of Borders – Finish off your photo process with the right frame – pick a border style that fits you
  • Readymade effects – Want it all in a single swipe? Try the randomizer and we’ll select an effect, overlay, and border for you.
  • With or Without Camera – No camera required! Select a photo from your gallery and start applying effects. If your device has a camera, you can also snap a new picture from within the app
  • Direct Sharing– Share your vintage image directly with your friends through Facebook or
  • High resolution Save – Export your finished image back to your gallery. Images can be saved in high resolution, depending on the resolution of the original image


pixlr o matic pixlr o matic 2   pixlr o matic 3

 This application is only available in free version. To download “Click here”


Sometime we need to remove the unwanted picture from the Picture but it’s too difficult to do that editing but at such time this application comes in handy. You can actually make an entire beach filled with people look like there’s no one around! Obviously such editing is no child’s play. Some months ago we had posted on how to fill the beach with your multiple pics that is your clones by using Clone Camera.

Feature of Touchretouch are as follows:

  • In-app video tutorials
  • Unlimited Undo/Redo actions
  • Smart image background recovery techniques
  • No distortions in final image
  • Easy to use interface
  • 1:1 view
  • Finger move hint


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All the above mentioned feature s are available in the paid version only. To download paid version of Touchretouch “Click here”

5- Picsart:

Picsart is both an image manipulation app and social network for sharing photos. The Photo button lets users perform numerous editing tasks, such as cropping, resizing, and color adjustments. Effects provides more specialized tools, including cartoonizer, pastel, watercolor, red eye removal, and more, which can be brushed onto the image. A camera tool lets you snap pictures; while the Draw tool lets you draw and paint on an image with a layer-based interface. While the layout could be better organized, Picsart provides a good collection of image manipulation tools.

Some of the Filters of Picsart are as follows:

  • Stenciler
  • Cartoonizer
  • Sketcher
  • Ortan
  • Lomo
  • Vintage
  • Cross Process
  • HDR
  • Fattal
  • Pencil
  • Holgaart
  • Watercolor
  • Contour
  • And many More….


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Picsart is only available in free and supports in app purchase to unlock additional features.

This were the TOP 5  photo editor apps for android, you can use to edit your picture and to be unique among your group by called ‘Best Photo Editor’ stay tuned to get reviews of such awesome application which can be used to Alfa-men among your group.

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Dharmik Patel

    I like this type apps……….!!