Five Free Apps For Editing Photos

By: Lily McCain, staff

Are you bored stuck in your house and can’t think of anything new to do? One useful way to spend your time is by going through your camera roll and editing all those photos that have potential, but you never got around to. Below you will find 5 apps that make editing photos a breeze!

  1. VSCO

Probably almost all of you have heard of this app and most likely have it on your phone. VSCO is one of the easiest apps to edit photos with and has lots of different filters that can take a photo from just okay, to great! This app is also very useful for tools like cropping, adjusting the contrast and brightness, sharpening an image, and much more. The only downside to VSCO is that there are a lot

  1. Lightroom Mobile

This app is amazing! It has the capacity to download presets without having to subscribe to the adobe suite, so it is completely free, although you will have to pay if you want to use some of the more advanced settings. This app is also great for adjusting the saturation of a specific color which is very useful sometimes when you want to brighten up the photo, but not over-saturate it.

  1. ProKnockout

This app is very useful for removing things from a picture. If you want to select just a person out of a photo to put on a different background, this is the app to do it. It makes it very easy to erase the background of a photo. This is also very useful for making collages to cut out images to stack on top of one another if you don’t want to include the whole picture or want a sticker effect.

  1. PicCollage

PicCollage is the best app to make collages with. It is so easy to use and completely free! All you have to do is select the photos you want to use, and it will either arrange them for you, or you can do it yourself. One of the fun features of this app is you can include videos too! All you have to do is select it out of your camera roll and you will be able to add it to the collage and it will play if you are making it for your Instagram story or something similar.

  1. PicsArt

This app is also very helpful for making collages. PicsArt also give you the ability to draw on your photos and add stickers if you don’t want to make your own. It also has some filters available but not a huge selection without having to pay for them.


Photo by: Lily McCain, edited with VSCO

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