Por Thatiana Diaz
Updated Mayo 10, 2016
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Photo-editing… you do it, your friends do it, everyone does it. In a society obsessed with posting the like-worthy pictures or the blemish free selfies, photo editing has become a regular part of sharing images. With millions of apps available, it's hard to know which ones are best to use. In order to make it a little easier for you, we have narrowed it down to the five apps essential for your pic-enhancing needs.

1. Facetune

Facetune can be easily be described as Photoshop for beginners. Whether it's acne or flyaways, this app is there to help. You have the ability to retouch with no complicated tools or expensive prices. The app is easy-to-use at first and it may seem hard to figure out but once you get the hang of it, you'll be editing photos within seconds. If users need help, they are able to go onto the main site and learn from tutorials.

Stand out features: Whiten smile, makeup application, and reshape facial structure.

Price: $3.99

Available: iPhone, Android


2. Afterlight

Afterlight is a straight forward editing app. Did you ever wish Instagram had more filters? Well, here is your answer. The app has more than 75 unique filters and tons of textures in case you wanted light leaks or film qualities. The options might overwhelm you but having favorites makes future editing an easy breeze.

Stand out features: 128+frames, ability to mix filters

Price: $0.99

Available: iPhone, Android

3. Faded

Faded is a precise editing tool that features options like effects, overlays, and adjustments. Users are able to experiment with color-bursting gradients, focus points, and shadows. This photo editor is meant for all skill levels and doesn't limit your creativity. This app is perfect for those who like a little drama or originality to their photos.

Stand out features: Clean and intuitive navigation, access to complete adjustment history

Price: $0.99

Available: iPhone


4. Snapseed

This photo editor was actually only available on desktop but now is accessible on your mobile device. With Snapseed, you are able to retouch, adjust perspective, re-edit and more. The filters are a favorite amongst bloggers and the ability to tune images is a plus. Precision is major key to this app in that you are able to tune any effect with accuracy whether it is colors, brightness or lens blur.

Stand out features: Revolutionary U Point technology, unique Structure control

Price: Free

Available: iPhone, Android

5. VSCOcam

A community for photo editors. Users are able to explore content from the people they follow so it's like an Instagram for the creative. Not exactly easy-to-use with advanced camera controls and professional-grade tools but the ability to edit and save photos into a journal is unique.

Standout features: Sense of community, photo journal

Price: Free

Available: iTunes, Android