40+ Most Powerful Android Photo Apps

September 12, 2011 · 4 comments

by Dustin Betonio

Powerful Android Photo Apps

Android Photo Apps can turn any Android based gadget into a powerful photography management and edit and optimization device. Anyone shooting photos can benefit from these apps and typically they are free or very cheap.

Android has a large community of developers writing apps that extend the functionality of the devices. There are currently over 200,000 apps available for Android. The Android Market is the online app store run by Google, though apps can also be downloaded from third-party sites. Developers write primarily in the Java language, controlling the device via Google-developed Java libraries. Since the evolution of Android, many more useful apps have been developed. Because the cameras in the Android devices are typically really good and take high quality pictures many developers have created Android Photo Apps to manage and optimize the photos. In this article, I will feature some of the best Android Photo Apps. Enjoy!



1. PhotoShake!


PhotoShake is a photo editing program that you can use to share photos with family and friends on social networking sites.

2. Photo Grid

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Convert your photos collection into amazing collages. Thumbnail choose photo support now, better and faster.
Edit(Swap,Rotate,Move,Zoom,Sketch) grid support now. A cool pick among the Android Photo Apps.

3. HP IPrint Photo


With HP iPrint Photo you can print PDF files stored on your phone and PDF gmail attachments; you can capture, crop and wirelessly print photos – all from the app. The app automatically discovers HP printers connected to a local wireless (Wi-Fi) network.

4. Gallery  CM


This application for Android OS 2.1 Gallery (I’ve joined a few modifications.) Is of the type built into the OS runs on a different task.

5. Photoid


An all round photo app with frames, effects, rich hi-res clip-art,high resolution save, stickers, rotation, brushes and mask modes.

6. QuickPic


Speed browsing tons of pictures without background service!
Clear thumbnail previews, include or exclude the specified folders! Easy to hide your privacy photos!

7. Cloud Print


Cloud print allows you to print files from your phone to your printer. In order to do this it uses the new Google Cloud Print service you should configure your pc following this guide.

8. Gallery Lock Lite


Privacy protecting application that hides individual photo/video with password!

9. Collage Lite


Arrange your photos beautifully with Collage. Convert your photos collection into amazing collages only limited by your imagination. Don’t feel like an artist today? Then it is time to get some of the Android Photo Apps.

10. Share Image – Frame


Make a framed image! There are 9 patterns of frame. Each frame can be modified as you want. Currently frame color, size, and window size can be modified.Images into frame can be modified by “Share Image” app, so you can rotate, re-size, and even decorate images with very quick operation. Note that “Share Image” has to be installed to use this application. Pasted images can be moved by long-tapping image. Also any image can be removed, when dropping to the trash box at bottom-center in the view.

11. Photoshop Express For Android


Get fun mobile photography and great Adobe quality with this award-winning photo editing and sharing app.

12. EASY PhotoEdit


EASY PhotoEdit supports sketch effect, black & white effect with multiple levels of brightness, gray scale effect, color distortion effect, X-ray effect and color missing effect. This is one of the simple but must have Android Photo Apps.

13. BeFunky Photo Editor


BeFunky, the popular online photo editing application is now on your Android. Edit your photos, apply special effects, add frames, save back to your phone with more than 20 high quality photo effects, powerful editing tools and marvelous photo frames.

14. Paint Pro


One of the best free Painting tool.

15. Vignette


Vignette is a nice little effects camera with a self-timer function.  It contains a variety of pre-baked (non-adjustable) effects and frames that simulate different kinds of old film, cameras, and art styles.  Effects and frames can be pre-set for each picture you take or applied later, but you can use only one of each at a time

16. Share Image


Resizing, rotating, and cropping image before sending it for sharing. Simple app but all the fundamental features are supported.

17. Photo Enhance


Boost detail in your pics, adjust white balance, contrast, crop and more. Boost your photos, fix yellow-tinged indoor pics, crop, adjust brightness etc., hi-impact mono.

18. Photo Effects


Turn your photos into art with amazing effects, similar to instagram.

19. PictureEditor


PictureEditor is photo-editiong for Android.You can edit the picture by the Filter, stamp and input text.
And can be send e-mail.


20. Photo Illusion


“Photo illusion” is a picture application that lets you edit photos with filters and effects.


21. PicSay


Spice up your pictures with the free edition of this powerful Photo editor. This is the free Lite edition, upgrade to PicSay Pro and get a host of extra tools, special effects, styles, stickers, and much more.


22. PicsIn Photo Studio


One of the best photo editors! Tons of photo effects, frames, stickers, text effects, cliparts graphics, crop, rotate, adjust color and add artistic effects.Spice up your pictures with this powerful Photo editor by using awesome Frames and cool collages.


23. Photo Effects


Turn your photos into art with amazing photo effects, similar to instagram.


24. Picplz


Give your photos that retro camera look. Use picplz to style your photos with effects like vintage 70s, black & white, toy camera. Similar to Instagram, Hipstamatic, Vignette.


25. FxCamera


FxCamera enables you to take a picture with various effects.


26. PhotoFunia


PhotoFunia is a photo editing tool that gives you a fun filled experience. Put your face on a billboard, a stamp, or in a Warhol-like work of pop-art. Become the Mona Lisa or a bodybuilder. You get over 150 scenes to play with.


27. HS Image Cut


HS image cut create images that makes your phone more unique. You can easily cut, slice a image and you can make a widget like DVR(Desktop Visualizer).


28. Image Resizer


Image resize tool convert the directory files .


29. Reduce Photo Size


This app reduce photo file size(resize/crop image) for Email, Twitter, Facebook, etc .


30. Image Shrink Lite


Shrink/resize your photos with just one click before you send it. Send images to Image Shrink by “share” or “send to” before you send them to target app.


31. PicWorld-Best Images Engine


An app based on picture search.


32. Image Search


This application searches images with google api and download into sd card. This application searches images with google api.Long tap to download the image or go to the site that contains the image.


33. PicGet


Simple and easy image downloader tool.You can download images what you want by “Microsoft Bing or Google”. Searched images will be saved to search word named folder in SD/Internal Memory.


34. Dash Of Color Free


This application allows selective coloring to give black and white photos a Dash of Color. We kept the user interface and features simple, yet intuitive, to give users exactly what they wanted when giving their images a little spunk. Choose any image and Dash of Color will convert it to a black and white image. You can begin painting in color right away with your fingers. Don’t worry about mistakes, this application keeps track of every single step from the moment you selected which picture to edit. You can undo every step along the way! Choose your brush size and paint in either color or black & white to edit your photos in detail.


35. Color Touch Effects


Color Touch Effects allows to recolor images and apply cool effects to them. You can select an image, turn it to gray and bring the color back with your fingers.


36. Camera Effects

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Best camera app to take great photos and add amazing effects!


37. Magic Canvas


Magic Canvas allows you to create beautiful images by changing color into selected areas.


38. Color Pop – Pop Colors


Colorize areas of your image with tools that let you see past your finger!


39. Fontroid


Fontroid is a world’s first social font service that creates best handwriting font with everyone. Let’s draw your own font everywhere with a mobile phone. Upload your best work and share the font with the people all over the world.

40. Fontest


Fontest is a developer and typography tool that helps you quickly preview how your favorite fonts are rendered on Android.

41. Gallery


Gallery+ is everything that Gallery3D is, and more. It has all the existing Gallery3D functionality with the ability of creating and managing new albums on your phone without the need of an Internet connection and without duplicates of Images or Movies on the SD card. It enables you to add name and description to Images and Movies in those new albums, as well as the albums themselves.

42. Image Editor


Image Editor is a simple Android app that allows you to edit images on your Android phone, or take some on the spot to expedite the image editing process.Share your images through facebook, twitter, tumblr, email, and more! Effects include color filters, blurs, tones and many more.

43. Pic Bubbler


Pic Bubbler is a simple and fun way to make pics more exciting. Turn pics of your favorite guy or girl into titillating memories. Edit pics of your favorite models. Sometimes it’s what you don’t see that makes all the difference.

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Author : Dustin


Dustin Betonio is a Translation Management graduate at University of Mindanao. His earlier career was devoted on customer service outside the information highway. Currently studying Law in the same University.


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