A photo is incomplete without editing that not only enhances your photos but also helps you give a personal touch to them. While Instagram provides a certain presets and some editing options, it is always better to use third-party apps before you upload your pictures on Instagram. Here’s a list of a few of the best phone apps for android and IOS that can help you edit your JPEG and RAW pictures without losing the quality of the images.
A. Adobe Lightroom (Free)
Adobe Lightroom CC is a full-featured photo manager and editor with RAW photo support, presets, exposure adjustments, watermarking, with a simplified interface and wonderful syncing features. It is available on both Android and iOS. Adobe’s Photography Creative Cloud plan, which costs $10 per month also gives you access to Photoshop and Lightroom Classic.
B. Photoshop Express (Free)
Adobe Photoshop’s Express version lets you crop photos, adjust exposures, and also allows you to create your own presets. It is available on both Android and iOS.
C. Snapseed (Free)
Designed by Google, Snapseed has a massive amount of editing options. You can alter a photo’s vignette, blur, temperature, and other attributes, including grainy overlays, 1960s-style film reel effects, or its unique Retrolux filter. It is available on both Android and iOS.
D. VSCO (Free with optional in-app purchases)
VSCO is designed to help your smartphone photos look more like film. It provides a set of filters and also lets you purchase packs of presets, each of which has its own aesthetic for particular types of images. It is available on both Android and iOS.