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Best Photo Apps for Amazing Photos

We all carry an incredibly powerful mobile camera in our pockets. It's time to make the most of it with the best photo apps for iPhone.

Replace the Native Camera

While Apple's Camera app is a viable solution, sometimes you just want to get more from your mobile photographs. These apps help you get the best shots possible.


A better camera app


Complete control

For photographers looking for more control over their images.

While Camera+ has long been an App Store stable, it continues to add more and more features for photographers to help capture that perfect shot. Recent additions include slow-shutter support, ultra-low ISO and much more. Apple Watch users can even use the app on the wearable device to set a timer.

Why we love it

I have nothing bad to say about this app, it's not a fluke that Camera+ has topped the iTunes charts for so long. The combination of an easy-to-use interface and powerful manual controls makes it a must have for anyone looking to take their iPhone photography to the next level.

Microsoft Pix Camera

Capture and create amazing photos with a new camera app that does the work for you.

Microsoft Pix Camera

Compare the photo

For those looking for a camera app that adjusts photo settings automatically.

If you are a photo-taking fanatic with your iOS device, then you have probably tried tons of camera apps. But, the Microsoft Pix app claims to take the work out of capturing the perfect photo with automatic setting adjustments for every shot.

Why we love it

Microsoft Pix is certainly easy to use; just open and capture your shot. You can also adjust previous photos you have taken and saved to your device with available filter effects. The images come out nice and you can do a quick comparison of the photo you captured with the adjusted one.


Use this great camera app in any low-light situation


A number of modes

For photographers who are looking for a great way to take low-light photos.

When you're ready to capture an image or video, just start the app up. There are a ton of different levels you can adjust quickly and easily.

Why we love it

ProCamera+ is one of the best third-party camera apps available. It's powerful and truly gives photographers more control over their images - especially if they shoot in low light. The ability to shoot video is a great added plus as well. You will need to pay extra to unlock some features with an in-app purchase, but the technology is definitely worth it.

Perfect Those Photos

Even a great photograph can be improved through software. These apps are some of the best to help you create the perfect photo.

Photo Editor by Aviary

When you just need a lightweight and flexible photo editor

Photo Editor by Aviary

Enhance and Stylize

For anyone who just needs a plain and simple photo editing app.

Photo Editor by Aviary contains powerful tools for every mobile photographer. You have the basic photo adjustments, cool and stylish filters, and even some advanced tools for the perfect selfie. It's fast, simple, and has a ton of features for free. What more do you need?

Why we love it

Aviary is a lightweight and fast photo editor that has all of the basics you need for free, and then some.

Polarr Photo Editor - Photo Editing Tools for All

For stunning photos, this editor provides the exact tools you need.

Polarr Photo Editor - Photo Editing Tools for All

Effects, adjustments, and filters

Polarr Photo Editor is not only very easy to use, but produces quality photos at the finish. If you are looking for a new photo editor, or are already a fan of Polarr Photo Editor for Mac, then head over to the App Store and get the updated mobile version.

Why we love it

Polarr Photo Editor is a robust tool for iOS. With extensive features, ease-of-use, and a customizable interface, if you have not tried this mobile version of the Mac app yet, then you are missing out.

Create Unique Photos

Looking for apps that can turn your photos into something completely unique and different, such as a work of art? These apps help you add that cool flair to impress your friends.

Better Panoramas

Panoramic photos can really capture the amazing scenery that you're witnessing in person. These apps are the best for getting the perfect panorama.


Shoot perfect panoramas and share them with a community


See amazing photos from all over the world

For anyone who loves taking panoramas and sharing them with others.

PanoPerfect is a simple app that is a social network for sharing your great panoramic shots. Just create an account and upload your epic photos to be shown off to the community. You can also see shots that others have uploaded in the Stream and comment and like the ones you love. Get notifications when a new panorama from a friend is uploaded, and get notified when you get likes and comments. Get out there and shoot those great panoramas and showcase them in this app.

Why we love it

Panoramas are great for showing off beautiful landscapes, so it's nice to be able to do that easily with other people so they can feel like they're there too.

DMD Panorama

When you want to truly immerse yourself in the experience and capture it all

DMD Panorama

For those who want full 360 degree panoramas that truly capture the entire experience.

DMD Panorama knows that your iPhone already takes panoramic pictures, but it aims to make taking the widest of shots even better than the built-in option. Its convenient yin-yang symbol guides you through each shot by showing you when you're panning too quickly. And if you're looking for really fancy features, DMD will help you create immersive images that are compatible with VR headsets like Google Cardboard. But if you're in a sharing mood, your friends can check out your cool, 3D shots even without having the app. It even works with the front-facing camera if you want to take some amazing selfies.

Why we love it

Anything that's as easy to use as Apple's own panoramic mode but gives you cool, extra features is alright with us. We especially like the social settings, which let you easily check out other people's epic shots from all over the world.

Storytelling Through Collages

While we may have some great photos from a popular spot or event, it can be a hassle to share photos one-by-one. Collages help you showcase your best moments, and these apps are perfect for the job.

Framatic - Photo Collage Pic Editor for Instagram
Framatic - Photo Collage Pic Editor for Instagram

Framatic - Photo Collage Pic Editor for Instagram


◉ Combine multiple photos into one beautifully framed picture with borders instantly, share your story and moment to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr!

Why 20+ Million Users like Framatic? Because it’s fast, effective, easy and FREE!

The Instagram missed feature is combining multiple photos into great looking photos, and we provide the pro functions to make photo collage and frame easily.

You can create unique and beautiful framed compositions by selecting a theme and a frame layout. Arrange your photos into the frames, pinch to zoom and swipe to get the perfect composition, apply beautiful effects to each individual photo, and change the size of the frame for the perfect look.

◉ More Likes Store (NEW!)
Do you want get more real likes for Instagram? Do you want your photos become famous on Instagram?
Now we have integrated Morelikes Service to Get 1000+ instantly.
It's so easy to get thousands of Likes for each of your photos! Fast. Easy. Free!

• Magic Shaking - Shake and random generate framed picture
• Magic Group - Group random pictures by time and location
• Magic Layout - Select the best frame layout to photos
• Magic Capture - Individual Camera Capture UI
• Magic Project - Auto save your edited projects and resume editing at anytime

• 36 adjustable Layouts
• 32 vintage Instagram alike Borders
• 92 amazing Effects to apply individual photo (Some Effect Pack needs IAP)
• 40 well designed Patterns for background
• 1,000,000+ Colors for background
• Make rounded corners on photos
• Change the border width
• Create Shadow for each photo
• Easily move photo positions (Pan/Zoom/Rotate/Move)
• Online Tips for each pages

• Tap watermark to change the text
• 16 system fonts included
• Protect your digital Instagram Photo with ease
(Only for Pro users and ALL PACK users)

• Share to Instagram (612 x 612 pixels)
• Share to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr
• Share via Email and Message
• Save to Camera Roll (1224 x 1224 pixels)

Framatic is a copyright of Lotogram Technology LLC. All rights reserved.

Any feedbacks and suggestions are appreciated. Please contact us at: [email protected], or Follow us by @FramaticApp. And if you enjoy using our app, your great rating and reviews are appreciated too! Please invite your friends to play with Framatic if you like it. Thank you!

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Split Pic - Photo Collage Maker & Layout Editor
Split Pic - Photo Collage Maker & Layout Editor

Split Pic - Photo Collage Maker & Layout Editor

Easy Tiger Apps, LLC.

The (new and improved) Original Collage & Cloning App with over 50 MILLION satisfied users!

Split Pic divides your camera into several sections with several free layouts to choose from. You can choose to blend these images together creating a flawless looking special effect or make a sharp contrast between the photos to collage multiple images. The possibilities are limitless!

• Select a layout
• Take photos or import images from your Camera Roll. You can now choose the order you take your images and if you’re not feeling the layout no problem just press the random button to check out more layout options!
• To blend or not to blend, it’s up to you! You can blend the images together to look like one photo and fool all your friends or keep the sharp contrast and show off your artistic side. The blend bar is now available immediately so you can test it before moving on to the editing process!
• Adjust your images. Zoom-in or out, move the split bars, move your images around, and choose from various photo editing options like crop, rotate, color adjustments, etc!
• Choose from 14 custom photo filters to get your Split Pic looking fly. You can filter each section separately to switch it up or make the each frame the same filter!
• Save it to your Camera Roll or share it with friends! With our integrated social media posting to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Email, or SMS is just a click away.

• COLLABORATE with friends anywhere in the world (heck even Mars if they have wifi)! Just take part of a Split Pic and select which of your Facebook friends you want to complete it. Way better than a postcard!
•Beautiful, Exclusive Artwork and Stickers to apply over your edits.
• Any unfinished Split Pics get automatically saved to your in-app LIBRARY! You can save your projects to easily come back and work on it over time or make several combinations and choose your favorite.
• Need some Split Pic-spiration? Check out the HALL OF FAME section to see what amazing images users are creating all around the world...your photo can be featured too just post your creations to Instagram with the hashtag #splitpic to enter your photo!
• Having trouble or want to give us feedback? Go to SETTINGS to send us feedback, ask for help, or to just say Hi!

Easy Tiger Apps is made up of a Guy, a Girl, and a Computer please let us know what we can do to continue to keep bringing you great apps. FOLLOW US on Instagram @easytigerapps for dope images, updates, contests, and more. Special shout-out to all of our amazing followers and Split Pic Pros who are featured in the app; keep on doing what you’re doing!

No longer supports iOS 6...update your device to partake in this awesome new version!
Facebook API has changed so you can only send Collaborations from free to free or Pro to Pro, no collaborating between apps :( We are working on a way to fix this so stay tuned!

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PicLab - Photo Editor, Collage Maker, Photobooth

PicLab - Photo Editor, Collage Maker, Photobooth

MuseWorks, Inc.

With over 50 million + installs, PicLab is the premier all-in-one editor to fulfill all of your photo editing needs.

PicLab Features:

• Typography
- Choose from a wonderful collection of fonts from some of the best designers in the world.
- Easily resize, rotate, and adjust the opacity of text.
- Multiple text layers to create beautiful typography
- Add drop-shadows to your text.

• Stickers & Artwork
- Choose from a delightful collection of stickers, overlays & artwork to add onto your photos. Expressing yourself has never been more fun!
- New art & stickers added monthly

• Photobooth
- Endless fun awaits in the PicLab Photobooth. You'll never get tired of sharing your awesome photos with your friends.

• Collage Tool
- Choose from our great selection of unique and fun collages

• Image Overlays and Masks
- Choose from a collection of hundreds (and growing) of shapes, borders, overlays, textures, light-leaks, and more to add that extra flair to your photos.

• Magazines & Templates
- Impress your friends by choosing from incredible templates to produce magazine-quality work. Perfect for social media.

• Photo Filters
- Apply one of our 50+ gorgeous (and super fun!) photo filters - with more on the way.

• Photo Effects
- Adjust the brightness, saturation, contrast, blur, and exposure, and more of your photos.

• Drawing Tool
- Perfect for those who want to draw some rough notes, instructions, captions & more on their photos.

...and so much more!

We can't wait to see your creativity in action with PicLab! Use the hash-tag #PicLab on Instagram and Twitter if you'd like to share your photos with the community :)

Instagram @PicLab
Twitter @PicLab

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Manage Your Photos

Now that you have a collection of amazing photographs, how are you supposed to manage them all? These apps can help.

Google Photos - unlimited photo and video storage

Unlimited cloud photo backups that are magically searchable

Google Photos - unlimited photo and video storage

Search your entire photo library

For those who have lots of photos and no way to organize them.

Google Photos is a great way to store and manage all of your images and videos. Everything is automatically uploaded from your Camera Roll, and everything is automatically organized and searchable. Along with iOS devices, you can also access everything on the Web. And best of all, you'll receive unlimited storage for free. After uploading everything, the app makes it easy to find what you're looking for. One of the more unique features is the visual search capability that allows you to search the people, places, and things in each photo - no tagging required. Along with managing images, you can also edit your photos.

Why we love it

Google Photos is dead simple to use. You literally just open the app and it does everything. The backups, the organizing, the searching, etc. You do not have to tag anything, Google just knows. It even has a cool "Assistant" feature which creates little recap videos, animated gifs of your photos, and albums of events. Google Photos also groups all the photos of the same person together. So you can click on one image of a person and see all their photos. If you want to go ahead and tell Google that person's name, you can even search by their name. So for example you can search for "John at the beach" or "John and Mary" to see all the photos that have both John and Mary together in them.


When you want the old reliable photo storage solution



For those who have relied on Flickr for years and don't feel like switching.

Flickr has been around for a long time, but it's still up and kicking. The Flickr app makes it easy to upload your photos to the service as a backup or when you just want to share with the community. All of your photos can be saved on Flickr as high resolution, and you can download copies whenever you need to. The community is also great with groups, and you can leave comments and show that you "like" a photo from someone else too. It's a old and traditional photo storing service, but it's lasted this long for a reason.

Why we love it

Flickr is the old, trusty standby for photo management. It is easy to use and the app has had a lot of improvements so that it's a comprehensive all-in-one solution for photo editing and management for many.

Ever - Capture Your Memories

When you just want one album for all of life's photographic memories

Ever - Capture Your Memories

Ever - Capture Your Memories

For anyone who wants an automated backup of all of their photos.

Everalbum is a comprehensive photo backup solution across a variety of platforms. With Everalbum, you can be assured that photos from all of your various hardware sources are backed up into the Everalbum cloud. Every user gets unlimited storage space so that all memories are kept safe, and everything is encrypted and private so your photos aren't viewed by unwanted eyes. Once images are uploaded, you can delete them locally from your device to free up some precious space. Everalbum also makes it easy to share your memories with others and even relive throwbacks every day, so you don't forget about those photos that you've sent up to the cloud. It's fast, free, and super intuitive to use.

Why we love it

Everalbum is a great option for online photo backup. Just install it on all of your devices and high resolution copies are saved to the cloud so you can free them from your local storage. Share memories, relive the past, and always have peace of mind knowing that your photos are safely backed up.

Tidy Up Your Camera Roll

Once you've uploaded high quality, full resolution images to your service of choice or just have local computer backups, you can save space on your iPhone by getting rid of unnecessary photos in your Camera Roll.



Eye-Fi, Inc


For those looking to organize, sync, and back up photos from all of their cameras.

Use with your Eyefi Mobi or Toshiba Flashair WiFi SD cards, with your WiFi cameras from Canon, Nikon, GoPro and others, and with your iPhone or iPad to get a unified camera roll of all of your photos and videos. View, share and enjoy them and back up and store them both in the cloud and at home automatically.

Why we love it

Keenai gives you access to all your photos, anywhere or anytime you want.