The best free photo editing apps with premium features for iOS and Android

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Social media has spurred the popularity of mobile photo editing apps that many of them are the most downloaded on any app stores. Here, we have curated the best photo editing apps that you can get for your iOS or Android device based on functionalities. They are free, but they are guaranteed to have premium features.


Snapseed is developed by Google. By far, it is one of the most comprehensive photo editing apps available that is free. It has a total of 26 tools and filters that can edit JPG and RAW files. In its latest update, Snapseed brings two new tools Pose and Expand and a cool filter Double Exposure.

Pose allows you to change the perspective of a portrait using 3D models, while Expand spreads your canvas even more and fills new spaces copied from your content in an insanely intelligent way. With Double Exposure, you can blend two photos and select from various blending modes that suit your style.

Download it on Play Store and App Store.

Adobe Photoshop Express

Adobe Photoshop Express is a free version of the popular Photoshop software used by professionals. It doubles as a collage maker so you won't need to jump over to another app to mix your photos in duo, trio or quartet.

The app has recently been updated, bringing the new duotone looks to enhance your creativity and the added aspect ratios to perfectly fit your Facebook page and event covers, Twitter header, YouTube thumbnail and channel art and so much more.

Download it on Play Store and App Store.


VSCO boasts a large and diverse community of photography enthusiasts around the world. The app allows you to edit photos all by yourself or add cinematic and professional presets and share them in the community with no public followers, likes or comments.

As a free app, you get so much from VSCO, most especially with all the stunning filters you get without paying a dime. You can also purchase premium presets available in its vast library.

Download it on Play Store and App Store.