With the increasing dominance of Android in the smartphone market and most phones coming with 3 or 5 megapixel cameras, the demand for niche and multi-tasking photo apps is increasing.
Apps enhance the picture taking and viewing experience. They enable users to have fun with their smartphones. Most of the better apps are paid on the Android store but there a quite a few that are available for free and would satisfy most of the users. Here we look at some of the popular free ones.
This app enables the user to add several effects to pictures annotate them or adjust their colors with a single tap on the screen. You can add speech bubbles or stickers to the photo as well. Once the editing is complete, you can share them via social networking. Download this app from here.
This one has been created by Adobe for both mobiles and tablets and enables you to edit pictures. The user can crop, straighten, rotate or flip the picture. You can adjust the exposure, saturation, tint, brightness and contrast of the picture to add various effects. You can add filters and draw borders as well. Download this app from here.
This is one of the best apps for the Android and provides six modes and each mode has different styles that can be chosen before taking the picture. You can have fun and be creative at the same time. Download this app from here.
This offers the ability to use the six modes available including Polandroid, Fisheye, ToyCam, SymmetriCam, Normal and Warhol to edit the pictures and add effects. Download this app from here.
This app has the feature of providing a vintage and faded look to you picture. This is for hardcore vintage look fans. This one needs a bit upmarket and pricy hardware though. Download this app from here.
This app has one of the best user interfaces and enables the user to add various effects.
One can chose from the seven lens effects including basic, fantasy, two-frame motion, four-frame motion, snap and fisheye or the eight filters including dazzle and vintage. The app is hardware intensive though and processing may take some time. Download this app from here.
This app is the best for portraits and enables the user to add frames, make cartoons and add effects to enhance the visual aspect of the picture. One can chose from the hundreds of effects available. It is among the best for having harmless fun. Download this app from here.
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