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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.

ToonCamera
Distressed FX
Cartoon Photo Effects
Trigraphy: Digital Art Effects
PuzziPix

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

ToonCamera
ToonCamera

ToonCamera

Code Organa

Transform your world into a live cartoon

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.

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.

Cartoon Photo Effects
Cartoon Photo Effects

Cartoon Photo Effects

Gabriel Yaffe

Cartoon Photo Effects for IOs features incredible cartoon photo effects effects and enhancements for your images

Cartoon Photo Effects for IOs features incredible cartoon photo effects effects and enhancements for your images. Transform any images into an impressive cartoon/comic and sketch photo that produce stunning results. Pick the image from your gallery or use the build-in camera feature to take a new picture and use it to apply the filters.

Cartoon Photo Effects Features Include:

* Image Effects:...

Completely transform your original photos
Trigraphy: Digital Art Effects

Trigraphy

Nixes

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

Trigraphy helps turn everyday pictures into extraordinary works of art with limitless customization, artistic filters, incredible presets, fine tuning and high resolution exports. You can even take your art beyond the screen with integrated print & delivery! Create t shirts, art prints, postcards, iPhone cases and much more.

Whether you want to create custom art prints for your house, improve your...

PuzziPix
PuzziPix

PuzziPix

JixiPix Software

Look how easy it is to turn any photo into a jigsaw puzzle

Look how easy it is to turn any photo into a jigsaw puzzle! If you’re looking to add dimension to your photo creation, PUZZiPiX will leave a lasting impression.

PUZZiPiX combines photos with perfectly fitting puzzle components for great composition and storytelling. In advertising, contexts and connotations can be in high demand for designers, so having puzzles, as a visual technique...

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

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.

Impressionism Now
Impressionism Now

Impressionism Now

Shunsuke Osawa

Impressionism Now turns your photos into paintings like an Impressionism art

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 below.

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

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 to fine-tune to create your own imagery filled with tapered...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Photo Sketch Pro+
Photo Sketch Pro+
Photo Sketch Pro+

Photo Sketch Pro+

Tue Nguyen Minh

50% OFF: $3.99 --> $1.99 FOR A LIMITED TIME!

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...

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...

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...

Oilist
Oilist
Oilist

Oilist

3DTOPO Inc.

Oilist: the Artist in your pocket.
Make Fine Art based on your pictures!

"Oilist is an artist in your phone, one that you watch sketch, paint, and craft a unique version of a photo you’ve shot." - MacStories, May 2017

"App of the week: Oilist review - Hypnotic, engaging, with a longevity...

Picas - Art Photo Filter
Picas - Art Photo Filter
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...

Turn your photos into pixel art
PixelWakker
PixelWakker

PixelWakker

Joseph WRIGLEY

Pixelwakker is one of the most creative photo effects apps available on the iPhone. Inspired by great art from impressionist pointillism to contemporary masters, PixelWakker breaks down your pixels into art.

PixelWakker has a creative suite of effects that you won't find anywhere else. Since most of the effects are...

X - Ray Effect Photo Editor
X - Ray Effect Photo Editor
X - Ray Effect Photo Editor

X - Ray Effect Photo Editor

Nayana Sutariya

◆◆◆◆◆ X-Ray Effect Photo Editor ◆◆◆◆◆

▶ Convert you any photo into an X-Ray Effect Photo using our app effect.
▶ Apply X-Ray Effect Like pencil draw black and white X-Ray Effect photo
▶ X-Ray effect Editor app applies some magic effects on your photos to make it more beautiful and realistic.
▶ Very...

PopArt FX
PopArt FX
PopArt FX

PopArt FX

Sebastien BUET

Apply color effects on your photos and pictures and make your own Pop Art gallery !

PopArt FX is a Pop Art app that lets you create color patterns, save them, and apply them whenever you want on your pictures, photos, and photo camera !

Define your own patterns by changing the...

SketchMee 2
SketchMee 2
SketchMee 2

SketchMee 2

Studio Mee

The animated and truly original sketch filter app.

Features:
- Style browser with 160 wildly different presets.
- Animated beautiful sketch drawing, stroke by stroke.
- Use directly within the Photos app.
- Unique effects unachievable with any other app.
- Easily rearrange, add, delete or tweak presets.
- Shares core algorithms with the $40 Mac version.
-...

Copper Engrave  Etchings Image
Copper Engrave  Etchings Image
Copper Engrave  Etchings Image

Copper Engrave Etchings Image

TAIKI HIRATA

"Copper Engrave" is photo editor application that allows you to create an image of the Copperplate Engraving Image/Etching Illustration Effects Art from photographs and illustrations.

You can also create engraving effect movie from your videos.

In the book you read as a child, have you seen the Illustrations that represents the texture...

Art Serigraphy - Photo Editor
Art Serigraphy - Photo Editor
Art Serigraphy - Photo Editor

Art Serigraphy - Photo Editor

TAIKI HIRATA

"Art Serigraphy" is photo editor app to create Serigraph / Screen Print Art Style Image from photographs and illustrations.

Serigraph / Screen Print is a kind of Art Print. Serigraphy / Screen Printing is technique often used in Modern / Contemporary art, because It is possible to make the Pop ,Modern...

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...

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...

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:...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

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 maker of Trimaginator, 500K Downloads, winner of the Platinum Award for "Best Entertainment App", Best Mobile App Awards - Summer 2015


· Perfect for portrait pictures or faces : LightWeaver makes it easy for everyone to get an awesome social media profile picture

· Artists will explore new realms of abstract compositions

· Professional Graphic designers can use the 32bit - no background - export to mix the particle layer in a photo editor like Adobe Photoshop


So what are you waiting for? Just play around and see what you can come up with!




FEATURES


· Tons of particle based effects

· Particle trail color and opacity selector

· Background overlay color and opacity selector

· Particle density selector

· Zoom and Pan image

· 32bit w/out background export

· Share with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Weibo and more




I ▼ LIGHTWEAVER


If you want LightWeaver regularly improved, please help its independent development by leaving a positive rating or review!




COMMUNITY


Join @lightweaver on Facebook and Instagram




SUPPORT

[email protected]

Artist's Touch for iPad

Artist's Touch for iPad

Artamata, Inc.

NY Times: "As an unskilled and untalented artist, I was able to achieve the best results from a program called Artist's Touch"

Artist's Touch is a powerful natural-media paint app with a unique "photo-paint" algorithm that allows anyone, regardless of skill, to paint like a master using photos from their iOS library.

More Reviews:
• Macworld.com: "Even if you've never painted a day in your life, you can count on producing beautiful works of art in no time with the help of Artist's Touch"
• CNET: Five favorite iPhone photo apps
• TopTenREVIEWS.com: Top Ten Photography App
• 148apps.com: "Feeling artistic? [Artist's Touch] can help you work on becoming the digital equivalent of Van Gogh. Though you’ll still never hear the end of it about all that money dad spent on art school."
• NewLaunches.com: If you thought that the iSteam App was cool, wait until you see the new Artist's Touch app.


FEATURES

• Paint in Realistic Media
– Oil paint
– Watercolor
– Pencil
– Airbrush
– Scratchboard
– Charcoal
– Chalk
– Pastel
– Finger paint
– Pen and Ink
– Calligraphy
• Paint on Realistic Paper Textures
– Canvas
– Brick
– Cracked Paint
– Mosaic
– Rough Paper
– Stone
• Brush splatter -- create painting 5x faster than before!
• Photo Paint Tinting -- create amazing artistic effects from your photos by tinting them as you paint in any medium like oil, watercolor, etc.
• Completely redesigned and streamlined user interface with multi-touch pinch to zoom while painting

More features coming up in our FREE update... stay tuned!

For questions, contact us at [email protected]

Photo To Cartoon Yourself Edit

Photo To Cartoon Yourself Edit

pixel force private limited

This application converts photo to cartoon. Take the photo from photo album or take new photo using camera and convert to cartoon right away for free.
Features

1. Ability to use photos from photo album.

2. Ability to launch camera and take photos from application

3. Email your cartoons from the application

4. Save the cartoon to your photo album
5. Change the contrast, brightness and sharpness of the cartoon by using the settings

6. no stretching or shrinking of images, produce high quality cartoon images

7. and its free, no need to pay for it

Percolator

Percolator

Tinrocket, LLC

Transform your photos into dazzling multicolor mosaics!

• “Delightfully quirky” —NY Times
• 4½ out of 5 Mice: “The animated effects throughout the app are truly impressive...” —Macworld
• “The result—something like a Seurat painting rendered with Microsoft Paint’s circle tool—is unique in the app world.” —Wired App Guide
• “Percolator…is a unique, well-done modernist app with a fun retro wink.” —Life In LoFi

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!

Happy Percolating!

Photo Sketch – My Pencil Draw Avatar Creator

Photo Sketch – My Pencil Draw Avatar Creator

JINMIN ZHOU

Just create sketches and share with your friends.

This is a great graphic app with beautiful UI and powerful tools.
With it, you can easily make stunning sketch arts directly on your iPhone.
It has all the tools you need to create the coolest sketches.
Here, we provide you with loads of filters to turn boring photos into vivid sketches.
What's more, it has a set of cool frames to decorate your creation.
Everything in this app can be amazing and you can change the brightness of images to make them look better.


Cool Game Features:
* Directly select a photo from your photo album or take a new photo
* Loads of vivid sketches filters
* Different types of cool frames
* Adjustment of Brightness and Contrast
* High resolution
* Multiple Sharing Ways: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
* And many many more