Top 10 Photo Editors for Android - The Happy Android

Over the years and the improvement of the cameras built into Android smartphones and tablets, photo and image editors have become indispensable tools. Nowadays it is even strange not to find a mobile that does not have an editor or app to retouch photos installed. What is your favorite?

The best photo editors for Android

Here we already enter a field almost up to personal. Each user has their own preferences, and as far as image editors are concerned, the catalog offered by Android is extensive to say the least. There are many editors, and a large number of them are really good.

These are the 10 recommended photo editors by the Happy Android -a server- for Android. If your favorite app is not on the list, do not hesitate to leave your recommendation at the end of the post.


Pixlr is one of my header editors and I always have it installed on my mobile. Great for apply filters and retouch images in a simple way.

It has a very easy-to-use interface and in addition to the typical brightness, color, contrast and other adjustments, it includes some extras such as blurs, overexposure, application of frames, effects, stickers and a text feature with a large selection of fonts and fonts.

Download QR-Code Pixlr Developer: 123RF Limited Price: Free


AirBrush is the app par excellence for posers and people who love taking selfies. Among its tools are the functions to remove acne, teeth whitening, brighter eyes, reshape the figure and various tweaks.

Best of all, people are crazy about this app, earning it an overall 4.8 star rating on Google Play. More than 10 million downloads attest to that.

Download QR-Code AirBrush - PRO Photo Camera Developer: Meitu (China) Limited Price: Free

Adobe photo editors

Adobe's photo editing apps are the most professional that we can find on Android right now. Adobe Photoshop Express, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop Fix, Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Adobe Photoshop Mix There are 5 applications like a big house, each one in its own facet.

We can do simple things like remove red eyes and little things hardcore how to edit RAW files. We will practically mark the limit. The downside is that some of its tools require the use of an Adobe Creative Cloud account. You can not have it all.

Download QR-Code Adobe Photoshop Express: photos and collages Developer: Adobe Price: Free Download QR-Code Adobe Photoshop Mix Developer: Adobe Price: Free Download QR-Code Adobe Lightroom - Photo Editor Developer: Adobe Price: Free


Prism is another one of those apps that I like to use from time to time. It is an image editor whose concept is that of transform photographs into works of art. Take a photo and see how it becomes a work by Mondrian, Picasso or Munch.

It has an impressive amount of filters, and now it also allows you to separate the background of the person who appears in the image to apply effects separately.

Download QR-Code Prisma Photo Editor Developer: Prisma Labs, Inc. Price: Free

PicsArt Photo Studio

PicsArt Photo Studio is a very successful veteran editor with over 400 million installations behind him. It has a good handful of tools: filters, texts, stickers, collages and light adjustment tools. More than 100 editing tools in total.

One of the interesting details about PicsArt is that allows creating GIFs, in addition to being able to draw on the photos and a lot of extra functionalities.

Download QR-Code PicsArt Photo Editor: Photo & Video Editor Developer: PicsArt Price: Free

Photo Editor

Photo Editor is a simple image editor, but with a lot of potential. It was recommended to me by a friend who tends to spice up quite a bit with photographic retouching and the truth is that it is really good.

Allows you to adjust the hue, saturation, contrast, brightness, rotate, crop, blur, gamma correction, contrast and add effects, among others. Good rating on Google Play and more than 10 million downloads.

Download QR-Code Photo Editor Developer: dev.macgyver Price: Free


Snapseed is a photo editor that Google ended up buying, and it offers a catalog of more than interesting features. Allows you to open and retouch RAW DNG files and save them non-destructively, in addition to having a score of tools and filters. Stain remover, brush, HDR structure and perspective, among others.

Definitely one of the most powerful editors in the Android ecosystem. And best of all, it's totally free, without ads or anything like that.

Download QR-Code Snapseed Developer: Google LLC Price: Free

Mirror Lab

The name of the application could not be more appropriate, since we are before a real mirror laboratory. With Mirror Lab we can take a photo and create simple but effective reflection effects, or completely warp the image with kaleidoscopic images.

It is a very creative editor with which we can spend a long time testing effects and modifying photos and images, with always striking results.

Download QR-Code Mirror Lab Developer: Ilixa Price: Free

8 bit Photo Lab

8 Bit Photo Lab is a simple photo editor for Android with some of the most retro and best made filters that we've seen in a long time. Pixel art in its purest form.

Old-school graphics with more than 40 different color palettes: GameBoy, GameBoy Advance, NES, TO7 / 70, Amstrad CPC 6128, Apple II, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 16 and 64, VIC 20, CGA, EGA, SAM Coupé, VGA etc.

Download QR-Code 8Bit Photo Lab, Retro Effects Developer: Ilixa Price: Free

Photo Director

Photo Director is the app indicated for those who pass olympically the filters and they prefer to do all the touch-ups by hand.

It allows you to adjust a large number of aspects, such as HSL, RGB channels, white balance, brightness, darkness, exposure and contrast, among others. An image editor for those looking for a more natural and handcrafted finish on their photos.

Download QR-Code PhotoDirector - Edit Photos and Account Stories Developer: Cyberlink Corp Price: Free

And what photo editor do you use?

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