Here are the 5 best photo editing apps for iPhone


What are the best photo editing apps for iPhone? Have you clicked on some photos and now looking for the best photo editor app for your iPhone to make them look artistic and professional? We’ve compiled a list of the best photo editor apps that you should check out today. Instead of choosing any photo editor app, the list is based on the best graphics in the App Store. This means that you can choose from some of the best photo editing apps for iPhone that have already been tested by users.

Best Photo Editing Apps for iPhone

Before we start with our list of the best photo editing apps for iPhone, it’s important to point out that while all of these apps are available for free download through the App Store, some of them have in-app purchases. We have also created a list of the best photo editing apps for Android devices. So, check this out if you have an Android phone.

Adobe lightroom

The first name that we would like to name among the best photo editor apps for iPhone is Adobe Lightroom. The app gives you most of the professional editing tools that the software offers to desktop computer users. You must sign up for Lightroom using your existing Adobe, Facebook, or Google account or using the Sign in with Apple feature to start using the tools available. Once logged in, you’ll find basic tools like the crop and rotate tools, as well as complicated tools like the color and light slider tools. You can also access preset filters like Natural, Bright, High Contrast, High Contrast & Detail, and Vivid, among others. The Lightroom app also includes profiles like Basic, Artistic, B&W and Modern to let you enhance your image without much effort.

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If you don’t mind paying for some additional features, you can opt for the Lightroom Premium subscription which is available at Rs. 369 per month after a seven-day free trial. The subscription will unlock features like selective adjustments, a healing brush, and geometric slider tools to enhance your photos. Once subscribed, you can also sync your changes across all devices.

Download: Adobe Lightroom


If you don’t want to pay but want to get a full-featured photo editing app on your iPhone, you can download Snapseed from Google. It offers tools to adjust details, curves, white balance, and tone contrast of your photos. You can also use the auto adjustment feature to automatically adjust colors and other details in your photos. The Snapseed app also includes tools like healing and brush to enhance your shots. Moreover, there are filters like Smooth, Portrait, Pop, Fine Art, and Silhouette to transform your photos.

Snapseed allows you to open your images in JPG and RAW formats. You can also export your RAW photos in JPG or PNG format. It’s also worth mentioning that unlike Adobe Lightroom, you don’t need to sign in to use the Snapseed app.

Download: Snapseed

VSCO: photo and video editor

VSCO: Photo & Video Editor is another photo editor app for iPhone that is worth trying. It comes with a list of 10 free preset filters that you can apply to your photos to make them look attractive. You can also use tools like crop and tilt, contrast and sharpness to correct your photos. The VSCO app further includes tools to adjust white balance and skin tone. It also allows you to turn any of your new photos into a vintage photo. The VSCO app offers optional video editing in addition to photo editing.

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You need to register or sign in using your Google or Facebook account, phone number or email id to get started with the VASCO app. You can also sign in using the Sign in with Apple option. The app also comes with a subscription of Rs. 1699 per year (or Rs. 141 per month) after a seven-day free trial. It provides access to over 200 preset filters, video editing and editing, and exclusive educational content for budding photo and video editors.

Download: VSCO: Photo & Video Editor

PicsArt Photo & Video Editor

Similar to VSCO, PicsArt Photo & Video Editor is another popular editing app for iPhone that lets you edit your photos with a list of predefined tools and features. The application allows you to beautify your photos by smoothing their tones, fixing their colors and adjusting their frames. You can also use preloaded tools to change hair and eye color and even whiten teeth. Additionally, the PicsArt app allows you to add artificial lens flare or shape mask to your photos. You can also add things like a snap action or a frame to your photo to make it stand out. PicsArt also includes the ability to create collages of your photos in different styles. You can also edit videos – alongside editing your photos.

Just like Adobe Lightroom and VSCO, PicsArt Photo & Video Editor comes with a paid subscription called PicsArt Gold. It is available at Rs. 1,849 per year (or Rs. 399 per month) in addition to a seven-day free trial. Once registered, you will be able to use features such as object deletion and several new filters.

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Download: PicsArt Photo & Video Editor

Google Photos

Last but not the least on our list of the best iPhone photo editing apps is Google Photos. It contains tools that allow you to adjust settings like exposure, contrast, whites, highlights, shadows, and blacks in your photos. You can also use the Vignette and Pop sliders to add a dramatic effect to your photos. Google Photos also lets you adjust saturation, warmth, hue, and skin tone. In addition, there are different filters to bring new effects to your simple photos. You can also use the crop tool in the Google Photos app to crop and adjust the frame of your photos. There is also an automatic option which automatically makes specific adjustments to improve subjects appearing in your shots.

Google Photos is available as a free download, and unlike some other apps, it doesn’t require a subscription. It also automatically saves your edited photos to the cloud, helping you access them from anywhere. However, you will need to get a Google One subscription in case you consume the 15 GB quota given after June 1.

Download: Google Photos

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