Top 20 free photography apps for Android

A list of most popular downloads

Editor’s note: The following app list, ratings, and descriptions were sampled from Android Market on Dec. 6, 2011.

Color Touch Effects
Swiss Codemonkeys
Rating: 3.8 stars
8,559 ratings
Color Touch Effects allows to recolor images and apply cool effects to them …

PicsArt – Photo Studio
Rating: 4.5 stars
2,637 ratings
PicsArt combines the best features of many photo applications; it is one of best and most complete photo editors available for free in the market for Android devices …

PicSay – Photo Editor
Rating: 4.5 stars

72,335 ratings
Camera ZOOM FX combines powerful camera functions with stunning post processing — creating magic moments is fun and fast!! More than 90 unique FX — combine these in a nondestructive way to create infinite processing options. Blazingly fast performance: all effects render instantly on your device …

Adobe Photoshop Express
Adobe Systems
Rating: 4.0 stars
50,350 ratings
Edit and share photos virtually anywhere. Touch to crop, rotate, adjust color, and add artistic effects. Access all your photos and videos directly from your free account …

Rating: 4.4 stars
92,171 ratings
FxCamera enables you to take a picture with various effects: ToyCam, Polandroid, Fisheye, SymmetriCam, Warhol, Normal …

Photo Art – Color Effects
Fun Factory
Rating: 4.0 stars
273 ratings
Create art photos fast and easily! Color the picture with your fingers or apply several effects. Color your old black and white photos. Everyone can be an artist! There are 24 effects (sepia, grayscale, tint, colorize, pixelize, posterize, solarize, brightness/contrast, exposure, negative, saturate, sharpen, blur, dilate, erode, smear cross, smear lines, smear circles, smear squares, edge detect, emboss, laplace, sobel, solid color) and more coming soon …

Night Vision Camera
Rating: 3.4 stars
639 ratings
The best night vision camera application available for android! This application maximizes your device camera in the dark! Automatic adjustment of image parts to improve visibility in low light conditions … Lab
VicMan LLC
Rating: 4.4 stars
25,612 ratings
With Lab photo editor you can easily create fun photo montages, cool contact icons, animated effects, virtual postcards and phone wallpapers! You will love the user-friendly interface and the ease of use Lab provides …

Rating: 4.3 stars
42,352 ratings
Make cool collage pictures, amazing effects like LOMO, BlueTone and Ageing, lovely stickers and frames, enlarge eyes and smooth skin easily, share photos with the world …

Little Photo
Rating: 4.5 stars
31,215 ratings
Over 70 effects and tools …

Retro Camera
Rating: 4.3 stars
46,633 ratings
With Retro Camera you’ll take delicious old-school pics your friends will drool over. 5 cameras, 5 sets of vintage vignetting, film scratch, black and white & cross processing effects for that off-the-hip analog look. Inspired by the Lomo, Holga, Polaroid, Diana, the toy cameras and Hipstamatic. Instant Nostalgia now free …

Camera360 Free
PinGuo Inc.
Rating: 4.3 stars
26,224 ratings
Effects like LOMO, Retro Effect, Dreamlike Effect, Art of Black and White, Back to 1839 and Night Enhancement will make your photo more beautiful; the amazing HDR effect is even better than iPhone HDR …

Photo Effects
Swiss Codemonkeys
Rating: 3.5 stars
2,159 ratings
Turn your photos into art with amazing photo effects, similar to instagram: Edit your photos with great photo effects; includes Holga, Lomo, Fisheye, Thermal, and more photo effects; instant preview of all effects, chaining of multiple effects, intuitive photo editor; saves history …

Rating: 4.7 stars
68,267 ratings
Full-screen viewing and slide show with best image quality, clear thumbnail previews. Speed browsing tons of pictures, quick find your recent downloaded pictures, without background service …

Camera Effects
Swiss Codemonkeys
Rating: 4.0 stars
1,941 ratings
Take photos with this camera and add great photo effects; fast camera with zoom; includes effects like Holga, Lomo, black & white, thermal, and many more camera filters and effects …

Beauty Camera
Rating: 4.0 stars
3,430 ratings
You can not only adjust the brightness but also tonal and detail of the photo. With the app you can also smooth skin and remove spots on the face. Features: Take new photo or select photo in phone, compare the effect with previous photo…

Photo Grid
Rating: 4.2 stars
11,446 ratings
Convert your photos collection into amazing collages. Thumbnail choose photo support now, better and faster. Edit (Swap, Rotate, Move, Zoom, Sketch) grid support now …

Photo Editor Ultimate Free
Ice Cold Apps
Rating: 3.7 stars
347 ratings
Your ultimate free photo editor! Colors, effects, partly color, etc! Photo Editor Ultimate Free is the ultimate photo editor for your Android® device! You can edit your images easily and send them to all your friends …

Yahoo! Inc.
Rating: 3.4 stars
2,123 ratings
Capture and enhance with one of our custom filters. High resolution photos that look good everywhere (on your PC, tablet or internet fridge). Upload straight to Flickr and share to your friends on Facebook, Twitter, via email and more. Stay up to date with latest comments and activity on your photos too …

Eye Color Booth
Go Forth Apps
Rating: 3.8 stars
5,479 ratings
Change your eyes into amazing multicolored eyes with a textured iris. The FIRST of its kind! Change your eyes into amazing multi-colored eyes with a beautifully textured iris …

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