Just because you’re in lockdown doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be Instagram-ready at all times.These free image editing apps will help you make the most of your one-hour outdoor exercise, and ensure every family lockdown photo pops.
Snapseed (For iOS and Android)
Created by Google, Snapseed is packed full of features that’ll turn you from amateur to professional photo editor in just a few taps. From vintage filters to text cropping, depth of field and face pose (based on 3D modelling). Try it out now on iOS and Android.
Adobe Photoshop Express (For iOS and Android)
A strong all-rounder, Adobe Photoshop Express is quick and easy to use. Just like its desktop counterpart, you can add filters and borders to your photos, adjust levels including saturation and contrast, and there’s even an auto-fix feature that lets you remove problems like red-eye. You can get Adobe Photoshop Express on iOS and Android.
Foodie (For iOS and Android)
Perfect for those looking to show off their quarantine culinary creations. The Foodie app features a handy guide to taking the perfect birds-eye shot, with over 30 food-focused filters to dial up the delectableness. Download Foodie on iOS and Android now.
Collageable (For iOS only)
Want to share an epic collage to celebrate a birthday or anniversary? Maybe you just want to cheer someone up with some good memories. Collageable lets you put your favourite pics in fun arrangements using pre-made templates – add stickers and filters or look like you’re on the front of a magazine. There are even some quarantine-themed templates if you fancy them. Try it now on iOS.
Enlight Photofox (For iOS only)
Turn your photos into art. Try out double exposures, overlay your images, play with glitching and mess around with filters and effects. Full access to the app costs £35.99 a year, but there are a lot of free features for you to play with. Give it a go on iOS.
Photoshop Fix (For iOS and Android)
This handy little app is great for retouching and restoring your photos. Remove blemishes, smooth out complexions and manipulate your image to get the desired look. Download the app on iOS and Android.
These are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to photo editing apps, but hopefully they’re a good start in getting you inspired to document your days. Happy snapping!