An uncluttered camera screen. The image capture portion of the app is well-designed and offers a number of manual settings.
More to do. When you're done taking photos, the app is well known for a whole host of top-notch editing tools and one-of-a-kind filters.
What is it about?
The camera offers manual control over a number different settings. After capturing an image, there are a number of different filters and other goodies to help perfect it. Then, you can share the results with a great community of other photography enthusiasts. You can also see what other images are being shared and exclusive content from VSCO as well.
For those who...
- Want to share their photography with a passionate and large community of users.
- Enjoy using a number of unique filters to create a perfect photo.
Not for those who...
- Want to pay extra to unlock special filters, etc.
- Like to capture video using the same app.
Why we love it
While the image capture and editing features of the app are top-notch, the social networking aspect of the app is unique and what keeps us coming back for more. Along with sharing your work with others, photographers can also get inspired by seeing what other shutterbugs around the world are doing.
VSCO is FREE but there are more add-ons
The Aesthetic Series
Hypebeast / HB
Krochet Kids intl.
Billboard Music Awards Preset
Nike Sportswear / Tech Pack
Street Etiquette / SE
Ta-ku x VSCO
App Store Description
The Creators Community
The best app to edit & share photography. Edit your photos with film-inspired filters & professional image tools. Join a creative community with no public followers, likes or comments.
“VSCO... has quickly emerged as the premier mobile photography app.” — The Verge
“The app boasts a strong editor feature where you can crop photos, adjust lighting, fix temperature and tint, add sharpness, and more.” — Teen Vogue
“VSCO is a great camera app that offers more filters, more settings, and generally a couple magnitudes more control over the look and feel of your photos.” — Wired
“VSCO's suite of photo filters… do an excellent job of approximating the color saturation and feel of old-school film cameras.” — Fast Company
VSCO (formerly VSCO Cam) is the best mobile app to edit, share and discover your photos. Best of all, this powerful photo editor is free to download. Capture an image, then enhance it with your favorite filter to get the look you want. Choose from a host of free editing tools like fade, clarity, skin tone, tint, sharpen, saturation, temperature and more, each with manual adjustments. Transform your photos into something beautiful and express yourself creatively.
Film-like presets give your pics a high-quality, professional film look.
Download hundreds of free and paid filters in the store.
Includes 19 of the best editing tools including exposure, contrast and crop.
RAW editing, including high-resolution images.
Easily capture moments with the in-app camera, including manual controls.
VSCO is also a fun, creative network, with millions of people from around the world. Engage with creatives who love arts, culture and photography, but are tired of playing the social media popularity game. With no public followers, likes or comments, you can post what you like, when you like.
Follow your friends and inspiring people from around the world.
Publish your photos, repost what you love and build your artistic identity.
Discover interesting and inspirational content.
VSCO X Membership
VSCO X is a $19.99 USD/year annual subscription that provides our exclusive tools, updated monthly. This membership auto-renews at the end of each 1-year term at $19.99 USD, unless cancelled 24-hours in advance. The subscription fee is charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. You may manage your subscription and turn off auto-renewal by going to your Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.
VSCO X membership including over 100 classic mobile VSCO presets, exclusive new Film X™ presets and tools, plus new additions added monthly. VSCO X is a powerful digital darkroom on your phone, raising the bar for mobile photo editing.
VSCO X includes the revolutionary Film X tools and presets. New film stocks will be added monthly to the already impressive selection, including:
- Kodak Portra 160 (KP1)
- Kodak Portra 400 (KP4)
- Kodak Portra 800 (KP8)
- Kodak Ektar 100 (KE1)
- Kodak Tri-X (KX4)
- Ilford HP5 (IH5)
- Fuji Pro 400H (FP4)
- Fuji Pro 800Z (FP8)
New advanced controls
In addition to exclusive presets, Film X includes new interactive tools including warmth and character, which model the effects of exposure and scanning to analog film. This allows for improved customization and personalization of presets.
The following are exclusive to subscribers:
Our entire mobile photo filter library (100+ presets and growing).
Advanced imaging tools built with our latest technology.
New products, including Film X mobile presets, based on iconic film looks.
New additions monthly.