Love Instagram, but feeling a little left out of the high-end photography club? It’s not that everyone’s better at snapping pictures than you — it’s that they know the best photo editing apps to download and use. Apps help you take your smartphone photography to the next level. We tested all the best photo editing apps and discovered that each has its own special focus: Some are about adding awe-inspiring filters to your images, others are about novelty, making beautiful double exposures or vintage vibe Polaroids. Here are the best photo editing apps to download right this second. You can thank us for the bumped-up follower count later.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.