Editing photos on a computer may still be the best way to touch up your most recent masterpiece, but apps have made it more convenient to edit on your mobile device. There are dozens of photo editing apps to pick from. You may even decide to just stick to your phone’s default software. There are plenty of apps that you’ll want to download and install because of their added functionality and unique features. These are the 7 best apps for editing pictures on your mobile devices. All of these apps are available on both Android and iOS.

Adobe Photoshop Express

This app is an incredibly stripped down version of the original Photoshop. Don’t let that keep you from downloading it. It still has dozens of features for editing pictures on your mobile devices. Adobe Photoshop Express lets users manipulate photos through effects, custom borders, perspective changes, color corrections, and more.


Snapseed, an app by Google, is one of the most powerful apps for editing photos on your mobile device. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the insane number of editing options when you first load up a photo. Most of the apps on this list work in similar ways, but they each have their own unique touch.

Get Snapseed for Android devices.


Pixlr is more manageable in terms of options and ease of use. You might want to get this app if you want to get your photo touched up as soon as possible. There are also the options to add text and crop images, along with a few others.

AirBrush: Easy Photo Editor

AirBrush is specifically made for editing faces and skin, but still edits other photos well. Download this app if you want to make yourself or others look good. AirBrush is made to bring out the best in every person, as long as you know how to use the app.

Photo Lab Picture Editor

Photo Lab Picture Editor has a unique feature that lets users fuse two pictures together for a surreal effect. For example, you can morph your own face and the face of a tiger together. Photo Lab also has great sharing tools and photo collage options.

Get Photo Lab Picture Editor for iOS devices.

PhotoDirector: Photo Editor

PhotoDirector has a whole host of features that allow for improved photos through filters and even object removal. You can purchase the premium version to get rid of ads and increase the features available on the app. You can still use it for free if you’re content with the basic features.

Get PhotoDirector: Photo Editor for Android devices.

Photo Editor by Aviary

Finishing up our list of the best apps for editing pictures is Photo Editor by Aviary. This app is another program that simplifies the photo editing process. There are premium effect packages you can buy for extra style. You can add stickers to your photos, create memes, draw text, and remove red eyes with the many available tools.

Get Photo Editor by Aviary for iOS devices.

Those are what we consider to be the 7 best apps for editing pictures on your mobile device. What other apps have you found useful or worthy of sharing with your friends or family? Lets us know which ones you’ve downloaded and enjoy in the comments!