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Waterlogue: Photo to Painting

Take watercoloring to a new level with this cool photo editing app

Waterlogue captures the essence of your photos in brilliant, liquid color

Waterlogue: Photo to Painting

by Tinrocket, LLC
Perfect watercolors
Waterlogue: Photo to Painting
Waterlogue: Photo to Painting
$3.99 in the App Store

Waterlogue captures the essence of your photos in brilliant, liquid color.

Perfect watercolors

What is it about?

Waterlogue is a unique photo editing app since it takes your imported images and turns it into a completely special kind of watercolor painting. Choose your image, apply a watercolor filter, and then watch Waterlogue go to work! You can share the results directly with others through email or message or post it on your favorite social networks, and this is a great way to turn images into pieces of art for your journal. Waterlogue is easy to use and gives fantastic results that will certainly turn heads.

For those who...

  • Want a unique photo editing app
  • Like watercolor paintings

Not for those who...

  • Don't like watercolors
  • Want their photos to remain looking like photographs

Why we love it

It is intuitive to use and the filters are gorgous, giving unique results. It's also fun to watch the photo get painted in.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Photo & Video Lifestyle
Last updated
April 12, 2023
Release date
November 28, 2013
More info

App Store Description

You don’t need to paint to create beautiful watercolor images—Waterlogue captures the essence of your photos in brilliant, liquid color. See the world like an artist.


• Waterlogue transforms your photos into luminous watercolors.
• Watch Waterlogue paint as it transforms your images.
• Use your watercolors to create an artist’s journal or notebook.
• Save your watercolors and share them on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr.
• Create beautiful, high res, frameable art for your home.
• 14 pre-set styles to customize your watercolors by controlling wetness, pen outlines, and color.
• Image export at high resolution.
• Control of borders, lightness, and detail.
• Includes example images.
• From Tinrocket, creator of This by Tinrocket (App Store Best of 2016), Olli (App Store Best of 2017), Percolator, and Popsicolor.


iPhone and iPad devices running iOS 13.2 and up.


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• “…with Waterlogue, it’s clear that there’s a very thoughtful human touch behind the app’s painterly algorithms.” —WIRED, Mar. 2014
• “…Waterlogue is going to utterly amaze you, as it’s the first app I’ve seen that gives results that really look like a watercolor painting.” —Cult of Mac, Dec. 2013
• “Watercolor apps may not be a new idea, but Waterlogue does it in a gorgeous, intuitive way, and it’s quite a pleasure to use.” —, Dec. 2013
• “Waterlogue App (from Tinrocket) looks awesome!” —Jack Hollingsworth, Photographer, via Twitter @photojack, Dec. 12, 2013
• “It goes beyond typical Photoshop watercolor filters because it has more visual intelligence, and more of the feel of the real paint.” —James Gurney, Artist and Author of Dinotopia,, Dec. 2013
• “Ever since digital imagery came into its own over 20 years ago, there have been attempts to mimic traditional media. Where others have failed, Waterlogue nails it.” —, Dec. 2013


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• We’re here to help: If you have a question or need assistance, you can always email us at
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Waterlogue® and See the world like an artist® are registered Trademarks of Tinrocket, LLC

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