Tried Prisma? Now check out these 15 free Photo-editing apps for iOS

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It’s said that an image is worth a thousand words and needless to say it’s absolutely true. An interesting image topped with some nice filters, some graphics and text form the recipe to a click-worthy photo.

So, what do you do when you have a smartphone that can capture even the minute details with sharp precision? You simply click!

So, here are some apps for your iPhone that will make you wanna go an image-clicking spree:


iOS, Snapseed

Snapseed (Photo: iTunes grab)

Developed by Google, Snapseed is a photo-editing software that offers you host of features for image enhancement and correction.
– Selective filter brush
– Works well with both JPG and RAW files
– Offers selective filter brush



VSCO (Photo: iTunes grab)

VSCO is an advanced image editing app for people who want more from their apps. Other than offering a wide variety of filters, the app also offers tools to control the filter strength.
– Wide range of filters
– Advanced filter strength control
– Advanced camera controls


iOS, Flickr

Flickr (Photo: iTunes grab)

Flickr is an app that comes with a huge database of high-quality images and advanced editing tools. Best part, you can upload up to 1000 GB of your photos for free!
– advanced image editing tools
– unlimited space
– Extended 3D touch

Adobe Lightroom mobile

Lightroom, iOS

Adobe Lightroom (Photo: iTunes grab)

It is one of the few apps that supports DNG and RAW file formats and offers the best of Adobe’s advanced image editing tools in a compact format.
– Advanced exposure and brightness control
– Simplified editing process
– In-camera editing options available

Pixlr Express

Pixlr, iOS

Pixlr (Photo: iTunes grab)

Make collages, edit images like a pro and add effect to your pics, all with one app.
-Balance out colour in one easy click with Auto Fix
– Focus on one colour with Color Splash
-Layer multiple photos and blend them together to get a unique look


iOS, Repix

Repix (Photo: iTunes grab)

If you’re up for a pretty picture, then Repix is your pick. From special effects to basic editing tools, it’s all you need.
– 28+ handcrafted effect brushes
– Super smooth cropping tools
– Studio-grade technology

Photoshop Express

iOS, Photoshop Express

Photoshop Express (Photo: iTunes grab)

Backing this app is the legacy that Adobe has created over the years. And the good part is that the app lives up to its expectation. BTW, ‘flip’ is one function that you need to loom out for in this app.
– Intelligent layout and style transfer
– Advanced photo-editing tools
– Advanced collage editing tools


Aviary, iOS

Aviary (Photo: iTunes grab)

Aviary gives the feel of the new kid in the class. With its balanced photo-editing options and vintage effects, the app is creates one of the most beautiful images that you’ll come across.
– Over 100 free filters
– Creative stickers and memes
– Touch-up selfies and blemish removal


Prisma, iOS

Prisma (Photo: iTunes grab)

This app created a buzz upon its arrival and needs no introduction. With the power to transform any image into art, its one app that you should never miss out on.
– Modern art filters
– Fast sharing
– Stunning photo effects


camera 360, iOS

Camera 360 (Photo: iTunes grab)

If there is one app that can transform your pic beyond recognition, it is Camera360. With its exquisite filters and advanced edit options, this app wins a home run!
– Over 200 filters
– ‘Skin selfie’ editing options
– Funny stickers

Rakuga Cute

Rakuga Cute, iOS

Rakuga Cute (Photo: iTunes)

Another app that will make your pic look beautiful is Rakuga Cute. With its subtle colour scheme and interesting graphics, this app with produce pics that will melt your heart away!
– Graffiti tools
– Special ‘Beauty mode’ for whitening photos
– Features PURIKURA style of decoration


Photo wonder, iOS

Photo wonder (Photo: iTunes grab)

Do you love clicking selfies, then this is the perfect app for you. Multiple layout, huge collection of filters and image correction tools, this is one app you must have on board.
– Real-time camera filters
– Advanced beautification features
– Large collection of special effects


iOS, Gelo

Gelo (Photo: iTunes grab)

Do you like colour bombs? If you do, you would definitely love Gelo. The app offers colour gradients and means to apply them selectively in the image, making it stand out in the market.
– Built-in camera
– Strong gradients and shapes
– 31-colour swatch palette


Qwik, iOS

Qwik (Photo: iTunes grab)

Qwik, as the name goes, is one of the fastest photo-editing apps. With tons of filters, frames and fonts, it is one app that you should have on your iPhone.
– 600 stickers
– 41 filters and 43 frames
– 51 fonts


Retromatic, iOS

Retromatic (Photo: iTunes grab)

Last but not the least is an app that will make you go all retro. Though, it’s not a free app, but shelling a couple of bucks for this app is definitely not a waste of resources. With Retromatic, you can even design one of those ‘Marilyn Monroe’ looking posters.
-18 amazing retro filters
– 17 graphic themes in 17 colours
– Over 70 modifiable retro stickers