Best Photo Editing Apps for Android

Android powered mobile phones have revolutionized the world of applications created to cater to the different interests of a mobile user viz., gaming, social networking etc. Applications for photo editing are the most successful in revolutionizing the extent of things that is possible to do with androids! Today, the android applications market is flooded with various photo-editing apps. Here’s a comprehensive list of the best Photo Editing Apps for Android which would be a pocket guide for your mini super computer (Android Smart phones)!

Photo Editor

Photo editor is one of the best photo editing apps for Android mobile phones. It is a simple application, with very easy to use features for photo manipulations. The photo can be viewed with desired size and resolution after editing, thanks to the easy touch and pinch to zoom interface. The final image can be saved in any of the memory devices like Memory card, backup device etc and the same can be easily shared in the social networking sites like Picasa, facebook etc.,

The prominent and the best features are:

Color level adjustmentsColor skewing- to adjust the angle of the image.Drawing mode – to draw images on the phone.Curve interface – To fine tune the colors in the image.


Picsart is a free photo editing application with a pool of photo editing tools and features. It is one of the most widely used photo editing apps in the android market and also by social networking sites. It is also self-proclaimed as number one by android and is available free of cost.

The notable features of Picsart are:

Numerous unique filtersBest collage features which also include layering, similar to the features available in PS touch (a non-android app) and picshopMagic effects like stenciler, cartoonizer, sketcher, HDR, holgaart, contours, comics, pastel, face fix, color splash etc.,Drawing tools and effects – the user can draw an image using this app, even in his social networks with the use of tools like sticker mode, call outs, artistic brushes, text styles and draw

Pixlr express

Developed by Autodesk Inc., it is one of the newest and free photo editing apps, which has replaced its earlier version, Pixlr-o-matic. Pixlr express has similar features as of its earlier version like the different filters except for the opacity being varied for all of them. A few notable features are:

Denoise – This tool reduces the noise pixilationFree from advertisement(s)One or more category of layers can be added to the same imageExcellent tilt shift and blur tools (focal blur feature)The user can track his or her favorite effects using the favorite option


It is the best application for image gallery, picture browsing and sharing. Quickpic comes with a better built image viewer and ad – free. Here are some of the appealing features of Quickpic:

Optimized for High Definition tabletsCompatible in playing videos and GIF filesBetter quality when playing slideshows, compared to other photo editing applications