10 best photo editing apps for android 2017 ( free )

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10 best photo editing apps for android 2016 ( free )

Camera quality is considered as a very important feature in Android Phones. Android users are increasing deliberately because Android is affordable and comes with very advanced features. Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat may be the main reason why everyone wants a phone with a high-quality camera.

If we say that Android phones have replaced the digital cameras then we are not completely wrong because to a certain extent they have left the digital cameras behind. Sometimes Photos doesn’t look good until and unless we give it a good finish by applying filters or something. Nowadays, people use Android phones to take pictures so that they can edit a bit and upload it on Instagram or facebook.

There are thousands of free photo editing app for Android smartphones to make your photos more beautiful and attractive. When you search for photo editors on Play store, you get “n” number of results, can be hard for you to pick one best App matching your requirements. So I have shortlisted the 10 best photo editing app for Android phones. All Apps are free and available on Google Play store. To download the App click on the download button given below. 

10 Best Photo editing Apps for Android 2016 ( free ) are :

1. PicsArt

10 best photo editing apps for android 2016

Compatible with almost all devices and very easy to use. PicsArt is one of the most popular editing App that allows you to edit pics, making collages and lot more cool stuff. It includes drawing and painting tools. PicsArt lets you Generate animated gif and videos.

Main features :

  • 1000s of editing features ( effects, beautify etc. )
  • Create Collage
  • Draw
  • Blend photos together and much more…

You can create your own inspirational fall quote overlays. PicsArt is also a social network for connecting and sharing your pictures with friends. What else you want ? go give a try !


2. AirBrush – Best Selfie Editor

10 best photo editing apps for android 2016

AirBrush is another great editing App. Easy to use, user-friendly and produces natural results. For selfie lovers, this App might be a great option.

Main features :

  • Remove Blemishes
  • Bright Eyes
  • Reshape, Resize, and Lengthen
  • Concealer, Perfect Complexion and more…


3. YouCam Perfect – Selfie Cam

10 best photo editing apps for android 2016

This is all in one App, If you want one App for Editing as well as for taking Selfies then YouCam Perfect is Perfect for you.

Main Features :

  • Real-Time Skin Beautifying Effects in Beauty Camera & Video Selfies
  • Beautify your portrait photos in seconds!
  • Simple Steps for a Flawless & Luminous Face in Every Picture
  • Insert your selfie photo into a fun scene, grid, collage or template! and lot more…


4. Pixlr – Free Photo Editor

10 best photo editing apps for android 2016

Pixlr is a free photo editor to capture moments and to make them beautiful. It has amazing features like a pro App.

Main Features :

  • Create photo collages with a variety of choices for layout, background, and spacing.
  • Balance out the color in one easy click with Auto Fix.
  • Layer multiple photos and blend them together to get a unique look, using Double Exposure.
  • Resize images quickly and easily after editing and lot more…


5. Photo Editor Pro

10 best photo editing apps for android 2016

It is another good editing app but Requires Android version 3 and up. It has many features and many amazing effects and filters.
Main Features :

  • One-tap auto enhance
  • Focus (Tilt Shift)
  • Create your own memes
  • Gorgeous photo effects and frames and much more…


6. PhotoDirector – Bundle Version

5 Best Image Editor For Android

Requires android 4.1 and up. You need an activation code to unlock all features of this app. As the name itself says bundle version and yes it has unique features.

Main Features :

  • Quickly correct White Balance for improved color accuracy
  • Easily adjust Tone with Brightness, Darkness, Exposure and Contrast sliders
  • Apply effects both globally or to specific regions of your image
  • Add and adjust HDR effects to create dramatic sceneries, and landscapes…


7. Cymera

This app needs to be on the top. It allows live filters and includes many cool features in addition to collage maker. Compatible with almost all devices. Supports multiple languages. I have used this app and found it very creative and nice.

Main Features :

  • Apply hundreds of amazing selfie filters & effects
  • Special effects to make your pictures pop!
  • Perfect instant selfies with 130 different filters
  • Anti-shake, timer, touch shooting, out-focusing options and more…


8. Photo Lab Picture Editor FX


It has more than 500 effects, photo frames, animated effects and photo filters. It is one of the best App to impart a creative look to your images.

Main Features :

  • Beautiful frames
  • 500+ Realistic effects
  • Create collages
  • Face photo montages and few more…


9. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

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Requires android 4.1 and up. Adobe is a leader when it comes to PC and laptops software. They are very famous for photoshop, illustrator, after effects,etc. This app needs improvement but yet a good application which is different than other apps.

Main Features :

  • Experiment freely with edits, and revert to the original at any time, with just one tap.
  • Create stunning images in seconds with tools that range from simple one-tap presets to powerful advanced adjustments.
  • Simplify your editing process and get consistent looks in your photos by copying your favorite edits across photos.
  • Capture amazing moments with the in-app Adobe camera, streamlining shoot to share


10. Photo Editor – FotoRus


Photo Editor – FotoRus is a free creative Photo Collage Maker & Photo Editor for your photos.

Main Features :

  • Over 100+ Square, Portrait, Landscape, and Strips format and styles layout
  • Hundreds of stickers with funny, cute and girly themes.
  • Filter, Text, Tilt-shift, Scenes, Adjust, Lighting, sticker, Light pen, and etc
  • Fashionable Photo Grid & Photo Collage templates and more…

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Last updated: October 16, 2017

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I am Mihir Gadhvi, author of this post. Currently, a BMS student and I love spending quality time on Social Networks. I manage All Social pages of 3nions. Also, I'm a Co-founder and Marketing Head of illustrake | A Digital Marketing Company.


YouCam is actually the best one from all of these. I am an experienced user and recommend you all to use this.

Thanks for interacting Prakhar

Hey Prakhar,

Yep youcam is also a good application

Karthik Linga

Good sharing !! I am too interested person in editing a photo’s with android mobile. I am just using a fotor editor for my own purpose. I have not heard before about those listed apps for editing a photo’s. Will try the best one of the list. Already two of them has recommended to use youcam. Just installed now. we try with editing few pics by own.

Thanks for sharing !! Keep sharing !!

Thank you for interacting karthik 🙂

Great list mihir. I personally prefer pixlr for editing my photos. It’s really good.

Thanks for interacting sagar. Pixlr is also one of the best app

Trully awesome list…

I’ve tried KrojamSoft PhotoViewerPro and like it a lot.

You should try this

Thanks for your valuable suggestion I will surely try it

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