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The Best Apps for Photo Editing Effects

These apps are for adding effects to your photos after you've taken them. You can turn your shots into watercolors, oil paintings or add in some really cool geometric effects.

Tangled FX
Distressed FX
Trigraphy: Abstract Art Editor
ToonCamera
Trimaginator Photo Editor

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Perfect watercolors
Waterlogue

Waterlogue

Tinrocket, LLC

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

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

Tangled FX
Tangled FX

Tangled FX

Orange Qube

FEATURED on the front page of App Store in UK, Australia, France, Netherlands, Ireland, New Zealand and 16 other countries

FEATURED on the front page of App Store in UK, Australia, France, Netherlands, Ireland, New Zealand and 16 other countries.

David Biedny, Mac|Life:
"4/5 - GREAT ... The overall effect is really quite distinctive and visually pleasing - and this is coming from someone who has seen 20 years of Photoshop filter development and other graphics wizardry"

Jennifer Allen, 148apps:
"4/5 - SIMPLE AND...

Distressed FX
Distressed FX

Distressed FX

We Are Here

Creating gorgeous artwork from your photos has never been easier

Create gorgeous works of art from your photos with this effects app.

Completely transform your original photos
Trigraphy: Abstract Art Editor

Trigraphy

Nixes

Trigraphy helps you turn everyday pictures into extraordinary works of art with limitless customization, artistic filters, incredible presets, fine tuning and high resolution exports

Trigraphy helps you turn everyday pictures into extraordinary works of art with limitless customization, artistic filters, incredible presets, fine tuning and high resolution exports.

Whether you want to create custom art prints for your house, improve your ordinary photos or hone your skills as a digital artist, Trigraphy provides a suite of powerful picture editing tools to help you create stunning...

Also Good

Apps with average score

ToonCamera
ToonCamera
ToonCamera

ToonCamera

Code Organa

ToonCamera is an amazing video app that turns your world into a live cartoon. Apply real-time cartoon and art effects to your camera feed, record video, snap photos, and convert existing video and photos from your albums to create instant works of art.

Spektrel Art
Spektrel Art
Spektrel Art

Spektrel Art

JixiPix Software

Spektrel Art is an extravagant otherworldly display of webbed light that glistens and gleams with intersecting lines of tapered light. Applied to photos, this medium of imaginative and magical art form transcends the ordinary to extraordinary creating something wild with movement, sparkling life and divided color spaces.

Powerful adjustments allow you...

Vinci – AI filters
Vinci – AI filters
Vinci – AI filters

Vinci – AI filters

Oleg Illarionov

Turn your photos into a piece of art using neural networks and artificial intelligence.

Dozens of inspiring filters for instant photo editing:
– Enhance your photos.
– Apply artistic filters and compare different art styles.
– Have fun and add unique photo effects.
– Share the results with your friends.


Terms of Use: https://vinci.camera/terms.html
Privacy Policy: https://vinci.camera/policy.html

Sketch Shine - pencil drawing
Sketch Shine - pencil drawing
Sketch Shine - pencil drawing

Sketch Shine - pencil drawing

Alexander Dr. Rieger

Let your photos sketch shine by turning them into a pencil drawing.

User comment: "By far the best app I have ever seen for creating dimensional black and white pencil art."

Create impressive images by sketch shining your photos. The sketch shine effect will make your photos look they are drawn with...

Impressionism Camera
Impressionism Camera
Impressionism Camera

Impressionism Camera

Shunsuke Osawa

Impressionism Now turns your photos into paintings like an Impressionism art!
Choose from different styles to change your photos.
You can also create your own picture by repeating the transformation.
You can write your autograph!

Please Note:
This application is only available in iOS 9.0 and later.

Please have a look at the screen shots...

Pencil Sketch®
Pencil Sketch®
Pencil Sketch®

Pencil Sketch®

Tue Nguyen Minh

QuickSketch lets you create beautiful pencil and ink sketches from your photos. You can view the effects live on your camera and take photos from the app as well.
The results can be shared on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.

Features:
- Ink and Pencil effects
- Live preview on camera
- Adjust...

Percolator
Percolator
Percolator

Percolator

Tinrocket, LLC

Transform your photos into dazzling, multicolor mosaics.


FEATURES:

• Create delightful mosaics from your photos
• Amazing Brews, each with their own unique look
• Intuitive dial-based controls
• Save to your phone or share via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Email
• Try it with other photo editing apps — mix-n-match!


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT...

Oil Shine Pro - paint effect
Oil Shine Pro - paint effect
Oil Shine Pro - paint effect

Oil Shine Pro - paint effect

Alexander Dr. Rieger

Let your photos oil shine by turning them into an oil painting.

+++++ On SALE! 50% OFF now - for limited time only

Create impressive images by oil shining your photos. The oil shine effect will make your photos look like they have been painted with a brush and oil...

ArtEffect: Art Filters Pic Effects, Photo Editor
ArtEffect: Art Filters Pic Effects, Photo Editor
ArtEffect: Art Filters Pic Effects, Photo Editor

ArtEffect: Art Filters Pic Effects, Photo Editor

Dmitry Firsov

ArtEffect - Art Filters Pic Effects and Photo Editor

Become new Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Leonardo da Vinci or any other great artista, with the free and official app ArtEffect - Art Filters Pic Effects, Photo Editor! Thanks to modern 2016 technology and artificial intelligence, neural network will recognize...

Photo Sketch + Pencil drawing
Photo Sketch + Pencil drawing
Photo Sketch + Pencil drawing

Photo Sketch + Pencil drawing

Sounak Sarkar

This app helps you to create sketch of your photos. Just pick the photo from library or directly from camera and apply different sketch effects to it.

You can add 10+ filter effects and 20+ different sketch effects such as oil paint, color pencil, pencil drawing, torn page etc

Change page...

Sketch Guru: Cartoon Photo
Sketch Guru: Cartoon Photo
Sketch Guru: Cartoon Photo

Sketch Guru: Cartoon Photo

KS Mobile, Inc.

SketchGuru: Cartoon Photo Editor is a professional app to make you an artist by creating pencil sketch of your photos.

Pick a picture from your gallery to generate the sketch.

We support both black-white and color sketch with 13 kinds of wonderful effects including: Gouache, PencilSketch, ColorPencil, WaterColor, HalfTone, SimpleSketch, ComicB&W, BlackBoard,...

Pencil Sketch Photo Camera Pad
Pencil Sketch Photo Camera Pad
Pencil Sketch Photo Camera Pad

Pencil Sketch Photo Camera Pad

DUAN YUNYONG

Do you want to make your everyday pictures shine and funny?
Pencil Sketch is a easy to use and funny app that lets you convert your photos into sketches or cartoon avatars by applying up to 100+ different image effects. None of your pictures will look ordinary again.

Main Features:...

Cool photo effect
LightWeaver – Cool photo effects
LightWeaver – Cool photo effects

LightWeaver – Cool photo effects

Paul Ollivier

LightWeaver is a revolutionary photo effect that bombards your images with particles, finding edges and contours with different degrees of freedom and expressiveness : a refreshing take on Generative Sketching!

*** Also available on the OS X App Store for super fast image processing!!! ***

LightWeaver is brought to you by the...

ToonPAINT
ToonPAINT
ToonPAINT

ToonPAINT

Insatiable Genius LLC

Updated for latest iOS!

ToonPAINT allows you to easily create awesome looking cartoon-paintings with your own photos.

Even if you have never drawn or painted before, ToonPAINT sets you up for quick success by providing a "MagiSketch" that you can simply color-in. It's as easy as "paint-by-numbers", but using your own personal...

Photo Editor Filter Art Effect
Photo Editor Filter Art Effect
Photo Editor Filter Art Effect

Photo Editor Filter Art Effect

Aman Kumar

Wanna create an artwork or a cartoon photo with Photo editor filters,effects for prisma in one minute? Photo editor filters app will make your dream come true.

App Faetures:

- Wanna be an artist? This Photo editor filters app will make it much easier now.

- Open app and take a...

Paintkeep Painting
Paintkeep Painting
Paintkeep Painting

Paintkeep Painting

Nine Curves

Get creative turning your photo to art instantly by choosing the watercolor, sketch or abstract filters you want. For professional users, you can express your creativity easily and make great fine art by using our flexible brush feature. Paintkeep is suitable for both beginner and expert users to create unlimited...

FadedEffect - Photo Editor
FadedEffect - Photo Editor
FadedEffect - Photo Editor

FadedEffect - Photo Editor

Azad Rathod

Faded Effect has variety of bleeding Faded Effect in various styles.

Faded Effect photo editor is converting your any photo into a Pixxel photo using our app effect. It applies some magic effects on your photos to make it more beautiful and realistic.

Faded Effect photo editor is to effects...

Visionn
Visionn
Visionn

Visionn

BeFunky Inc

Turn photos & videos into painterly renderings as seen in the movies Sin City & A Scanner Darkly. Effect styles range from graphic novel art & Anime to oil painting, sketch and more.

What makes Visionn different:
- Instantly preview and add effects to photos from your camera roll
- Unique effects...

Photo Sketch - Doodle Effects
Photo Sketch - Doodle Effects
Photo Sketch - Doodle Effects

Photo Sketch - Doodle Effects

Huiying YIN

Photo Sketch is a simple,funny and professional app that lets you convert your photos into sketches or cartoon avatars by applying up to 20 different image effects filters.

Key Features:
- different sketch effects: Normal Pencil Sketch, Color Sketch, Memory Style Sketch, Blue Art Style Sketch, Old Movie Style, Oil...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Pixel Photo Effect

Pixel Photo Effect

Neeraj .

Pixel Photo Effect allows you to add pixel effect on your original picture .Pixel photo effect is to effects quickly transforms your favorite picture into a fashionable.
Pixel Photo effect is convert your any photo into a Pixel photo using our app effect. It Applies some magic effects on your photos to make it more beautiful and realistic.
How to apply Pixel effect in this app
- Pixel Photo effect is to choose photo from camera as well as gallery.
- Cropping facility available for Pixel photo effect for user choice.
- Pixel Photo effect is having more than 15+ pixel effect by user choice to select any of them one.
- Color set in background as photo choose by user and fit into Pixel effect .
- Add stickers in Pixel photo effect by user choice.
- Also Save Image.
- You can also share image of Pixel photo effect on social sites.

SUBSCRIPTION:

You can subscribe to premium features, choosing from the following plans:

– 1 month

– 12 months

– Lifetime (All Premium Features)

The subscription automatically renews unless auto-renewal is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.

Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.

Account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, and the cost of the renewal will be provided.


Subscriptions may be managed by the user. Auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase.

No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.


TERMS OF USE: https://insiderappsprivacypolicy.wordpress.com/2020/01/29/terms-of-use/

PRIVACY POLICY: https://insiderappsprivacypolicy.wordpress.com/2018/12/14/privacy-policy/

100 FX

100 FX

SungLab

- 100 FX is the the BEST Camera app with 100 REAL TIME CAMERA EFFECTS ! -

- HOW TO UPGRADE -
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IF YOU TOUCH WATERMARK(100FX) YOU CAN SEE MESSAGE THAT EXPLAIN HOW TO UPGRADE !

Devices compatibility
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- From iPhone 3GS To the newest
- From iPod touch 4th To the newest
- From iPad 2 To the newest

Features
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- 100 Awesome Photo Effects
- Photos SAVED automatically to your phone photo album
- Can use your photo
- Can draw something
- Can upload photo to twitter & facebook
- Can use Front and Back Camera
- Real EASY and FAST to use
- Universal App 
(You can install it on both your iPhone/iPod Touch and your iPad without being charged twice.)

Pencil Sketch 2 -Draft Effects

Pencil Sketch 2 -Draft Effects

DUAN YUNYONG

Do you want to make your everyday pictures shine and funny?
Pencil Sketch is a easy to use and funny app that lets you convert your photos into sketches or cartoon avatars by applying up to 100+ different image effects. None of your pictures will look ordinary again.

Main Features:
+ Now featuring 50+ different sketch effects : pencil sketch, Memory Style sketch, Blue Art Style sketch, Old Movie Style, Skateboards sketch, Face Frame sketch, Smooth sketch
+ Now featuring 50+ different cartoon effects : 3D Gorden Sculpt, Black & White sketch, Color sketch, Sharpen Filter, Black & White Photo, Reverse Color, Memory Style Photo
+ Easy-to-Use interface.

New Features(Version 2):
+ Add a awesome Pencil Drawing Board, you can paint anything with it.
+ Add a cool function, you can enhance the sketch effect on part of the image by swipe finger on screen

The Pencil Sketch effect can be applied to any image. Best effects are obtained by using a picture with a big head.

Decim8

Decim8

Kris Collins

TURN YOUR PHOTOS INTO MIND-BENDING ABSTRACT ART
APP RATED 9/10 BY WIRED MAGAZINE

FILM IS DEAD ... And yet many camera apps still insist upon attempting simulations of that long-past era. We say NO to artificial nostalgia, pushing forward in the digital realm with different forms of creative destruction.

With that in mind we present Decim8, a digital tool for photographic destruction. Armed with a set of bit-glitching filters, evolve your pictures into strange and sublime artifacts bordering on chaos. There are no effects to simulate your grandpa's snapshots. No virtual replicas of plastic instant-cams from your imaginary summer of '73. Just mad combinations of digital data-mashing. That's how we roll.

Features:
-30 insane digital effects not found in any other app
- Save your favorite combinations as your own named effects
- User may randomize OR custom arrange-and-activate effects
- Camera features: tap-to-focus, focus locking, torch-mode flash, align grid, front/rear cam
- Decim8 images from your photo library
- Full-size output
- Tweet out your creations with seamless Twitter integration
- Effects never exactly the same twice
- Effects previews give an idea of what each effect does.

** WARNING! THIS APP IS CAPABLE OF COMPLETELY DESTROYING AN IMAGE. (You can keep the original of course!) If this doesn't appeal to you, there are LOTS of apps out there to provide all the "safe" effects you could ever want. If you're looking for something more, something new and unpredictable.. capable of making art that's challenging yet beautiful, then we think you will enjoy DECIM8!

Also, check out the vibrant community of #Decim8 users on Instagram!

Decim8 is a dynamic & social project- please feel free to drop us a line with your ideas and suggestions. Thanks and have a nice day!

Note: All example images taken straight from the app - no other programs used

Picas - Art Photo Filter

Picas - Art Photo Filter

SafeSpace, Inc.

Picas is a free art photo editor. It can turn every your photo into artworks! With deep neural networks and artificial intelligence, Picas offers variety of different effects, filters and styles for enhancing pictures. Picas easily allows you to share your artworks on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter or simply save to albums to use where you like.

"Picas is a free photo editor that offers a bunch of free filters for pictures... and almost instantly convert that image using a variety of artistic photo filter styles." ---iPhoneLife

"This one adds to the portfolio of turn your picture into a painting. If you enjoy those, you might want to play with an extra set of filters." --PhoneArena

Picas helps you to create artworks easier than ever!
►Be an artist and create art with AI
►Exclusive deep algorithm of portrait
►More than 100 artistic effects and other styles, including current hot element Harley Quinn
►Crop photo and fine-tune the intensity of filters
►Encrypted data transfer
►No photos will be saved on server for privacy considerations
►Fast and easy to use and share

What makes Picas outstanding?
►Picas transforms photos, pictures and selfies into famous fine art paintings with the help of artificial intelligence and deep neural network algorithm.
►We’ve improved the algorithm of facial recognition which will make perfect filtered portrait and selfie. It is very helpful for users who want enhance social media presence.
►Dozens of different filters with artistic & cartoon styles and effects, including current hot element like Harley Quinn, create amazing artworks at your fingertips!
► Update new filters and effects every week, including exclusive holiday filters, like Holloween and Christmas
►Super easy and fast to use app with clean UI. Capture the world around you and turn them into fantastic works of art within 10s.
►Picas supports online photo editing now. You can create art photos on Picas' official website.

Get Picas Premium to enjoy all the privileges for lifetime:
► Unlimited create HD Images
► 10 exclusive filters per month
► Dedicated server, thunder processing speed
► No watermark
► No ads

If you think that traditional photo processing apps have not enough filters to play with, Picas will be a good choice. We will add fresh and special filters every week for you to enjoy a photo editing experience in a new way!

Share the unique and awesome artworks you created with #picasapp on the social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to impress your followers and get attention worldwide!

Instagram: @picasapp
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/picasapp
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.picas.tech