4 Mobile Photo Editing Apps That Will Make You An Instagram Pro

When it comes to Instagram, it’s important to not only have great content, but a visually attractive, cohesive feed as well. As an Instagrammer, you probably take a good handful of photos a week in all different types of locations, scenes, lightings, etc. so you need to make sure that once they get posted up, they match the vibe and color palette of your feed. The best way to do this efficiently is to make sure you’re editing your images using the same settings by using a mobile photo editing app. There are so many apps out there that you can download and use, we’ve personally tried out so many but thankfully we’ve been able to narrow it down. Keep on reading to see our top 4 mobile photo editing apps that’ll make you an Instagram pro!

4 Mobile Photo Editing Apps That Will Make You An Instagram Pro

Lightroom CC (IOS | Android) is hands down our favorite app! Lightroom was originally for desktop only and was mostly used for photographers, designers, and creatives alike, but now with the addition of Lightroom CC you can now edit your photos easily and seamlessly from your mobile phone for FREE! Yup, that’s right, no Adobe subscription required! With its in-depth editing tools like healing, selective, split-toning, optics, effects, and more, it offers the power of its desktop functions for easy mobile use. You can even create your favorite looks and save them as presets for click and go or batch editing on the fly.

(IOS | Android) has a wide range of editing capabilities like tuning, white balance, selective, brush, film, lens blur, text, etc. You can choose to get quick click edits from their free “Looks” selection or manually tweak and edit yourself using their extensive line of tools. You can save over the original, or as a copy and even choose to export right into Instagram!

AColorStory (IOS | Android) is a super fun, colorful app that offers tons of great filters and effects to edit your photos with. Snap a photo using the app and their photography tools or upload right from your albums. Not editing savvy? They’ve got a shop filled with purchasable packs or you can choose to use their freebies. Editing is easy and fun, you can probably spend all day tweaking and playing with their fun effects like flares, light leaks, textures, confetti, and more. Have a created look you like? Save it to your favorites so you can use it again for more photos. They’ve even recently updated so you can start batch editing and planning your feed right in the app!

4 Mobile Photo Editing Apps That Will Make You An Instagram Pro

VSCO (IOS | Android) features awesome filters that are great for a click and go edit. They also allow you to tweak and edit your image freely and create your own filters once you create your favorite look. Get inspiration from their discover section or share your own edits with the community. If you’re wanting to create a specific look that you just can’t seem to get with your own editing, you can purchase filter packs in their shop or use their free filters to get it just right. They have an awesome range of styles from moody, film, vintage, and more.

We’ve tried and tested these apps ourselves and have so much love for them all, we hope you find one that fits you best. Test and try ‘em yourself and let us know what you think!

Have a editing app up your sleeve that you’d like to share? Drop it below, we’d love to give it a try!


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