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Top Free Photo & Video Editing Apps for 2021

Stephan Reynolds ✪
Computer Scientist & Deep Learning Researcher
Updated on ・3 min read

Photographers are always looking to capture picture-perfect moments. With smartphone cameras now offering great optics to capture high-resolution and sharp results, photographers are increasingly using them to click high-quality images. There are a ton of free and paid good photo editing apps available now from the basic camera and sharing tools to full-featured photo editing apps that let you shoot, edit, and organize images better on your mobile phones. If you are looking for a free photo editor, just check out the list of the best free photo and video editor apps to enhance your photos with a few simple clicks. Discover the best photo-video editing apps for both beginners and pros, on iOS.

Alight Motion
Be part of the movement! Alight Motion, is the first professional Motion Design app for iPhone and iPad, bringing you professional-quality animation, motion graphics, visual effects, video editing, video compositing and more!

Lensa: Photo & Picture Editor
Lensa is a brand new way of making your selfies look better, than you could have ever imagined. Forget about conventional filters and photo editing tools. We bring you the simplest, yet the most practical mobile app to date for perfecting your selfie es on the go. So, if there’s anything you think should be corrected in your selfie, you now have this amazing, simple app to help you.

YouCam Perfect: Photo Editor
Over 300 MILLION downloads and still counting! YouCam Perfect is the best selfie photo editing & beauty camera app. Download YouCam Perfect for all the selfie and photo editing & beautifying tools you need – face beautify, teeth whiten ning, collages, filters, frames, effects, templates, HSL, fonts, stickers, and more!

KineMaster - Video Editor
KineMaster makes video editing fun on your iPhone, iPad, or M1 computer! KineMaster makes it easy to edit videos with lots of powerful tools, downloadable assets, and much more.

Body Tune: Slim & Skinny Photo
Body Tune is a powerful body editor app with which you can easily get a slim and skinny body. Photo body reshaping has never been easier! Whether you want to slim, increase or emphasize any area of your body, Body Tune will make it happen.

Lomotif: Edit Video. Add Music
Best Video Editor for Making Awesome Edits with over 50 Million Users Worldwide! Create Videos with Music & Slideshows with UNLIMITED Clips, connect with other Lomotif users to grow your following, and share to Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok!

Adobe Lightroom Photo Editor
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a free, powerful photo editor and camera app that empowers your photography, helping you capture and edit stunning images. Easy-to-use image editing tools like sliders and filters for pictures make photo editing simple e. Retouch full-resolution photos, apply photo filters, or start photo editing wherever you are.

Background Eraser: Superimpose
This app helps to remove the background of any picture of yours and maintain transparency with just few taps. Just touch where you want to remove. "Target" function removes the area of similar color automatically. The image which one maintaining transparency background can be used with other apps ex) Keynote. Pages, etc.

PhotoGrid Video Collage Maker
This is the best Collage App to create stunning images for social media, like Instagram posts and stories, Facebook posts, banners and covers, YouTube thumbnails, and Pinterest collections.


Discussion (8)

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E-Okul Bilgi

I have a question. Which do you think is the best to edit a photo from a daytime to nighttime look?

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Stephan Reynolds ✪ Author

This app will work. Snapseed is a complete and professional photo editor developed by Google.

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Crestiancik • Edited

I have been using Adobe Lightroom Photo Editor and YouCam Perfect: Photo Editor for a lot of time. I think these two are the best photo editing app. I have tried to use Lomotif: Edit Video. Add Music and KineMaster - Video Editor, but they are not even close to YouCan and Lightroom. They just do not have a lot of beneficial features. I recently decided to take a portrait of my dog, but I could not edit that picture normally. I am just not good at editing portraits. That is why I called for the services of as they can make the best pet portraits.

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NicoRay86 • Edited

My choice in 2021 is Movavi. This is the most powerful software for photo and video processing New advanced features provide even more options, which is very pleasing for professional video processing. I can record my performances with Movavi Screen Recorder and process them right away, which is very convenient.

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Smart SEO Tools

Great to see that I used most of them. Thanks for sharing the helpful review. It will be beneficially for the newbies.

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My best choice is VSCO: Photo & Video Editor App which can get me started with editing videos easily.