Download Editing Photos - Best Software & Apps

  • Imagine Picture Viewer

    2.2.4

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    Platform
    Windows

    Fast, lightweight photo viewer and editor

    6
    55 votes
    • PROS: Works just like Windows Default Photo Viewer, Light on resources, Includes basic editing tools, Lets you share photos online
    • CONS: Sometimes it's a bit slow, Limited Undo tool
  • PhotoShine

    5.5

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    Platform
    Windows

    Personalize your pics in an amazing variety of ways

    7
    4428 votes
    • PROS: Loads of effects, Accurately applies effects to photos, Basic editing features
    • CONS: Interface is horrible, Some effects are a little corny
  • Microsoft Photo Story

    3.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Bring your digital photos to life

    6
    2079 votes
    • PROS: Automated effects and transitions , Soundtrack editing system
    • CONS: Output quality isn’t the best, No DVD burning capabilities
  • PicMix

    6.0

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    Platform
    BlackBerry

    The Instagram of BlackBerry

    6
    46 votes
    • PROS: Simple editing, Large user community, Can share photos on Facebook and Twitter, Many effects and filters
    • CONS: You need to register, Not available for other platforms,
  • PhotoImpact X3

    13

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful photo editor and digital art tool

    7
    220 votes
    • PROS: Quick and full editing options, Optimize and edit photos, Create art projects, Complete set of tools
    • CONS: Clunky appearance inhibits use, Image creation not as advanced as PhotoShop
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

    13

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    Windows
    Mac

    Enhance, organize and share your photos like a pro

    6
    228 votes
    • PROS: Elegant interface design, Easier to use than Photoshop, Quick photo fixes for editing newbies, Lots of templates to create original compositions with your photos, Excellent mobile syncing, Upload images instantly to social networking sites
    • CONS: Artwork utilities can be a bit confusing for beginners, Don't be confused: it's not a stripped-down version of Photoshop,
  • PhotoPad

    2.76

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    Platform
    Windows

    Easy photo editing at your fingertips

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS: A simpler and lighter tool to edit photos, You can compare the final picture to the original one
    • CONS: A bit unstable, Some tools need improvement
  • Corel PaintShop Pro (32-Bit)

    X7 (32-Bit)

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    Platform
    Windows

    Improve, edit, create and organize digital photos

    7
    444 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive photo editing package, Includes Smart Carver and Express Lab, Powerful editing functions
    • CONS: Package is quite bloated
  • Camera360 Ultimate

    7.0.1

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    Platform
    iPhone

    Point and shoot like a pro

    5
    6 votes
    • PROS: Takes fantastic, professional-looking photos, Plenty of editing options, Choose between automatic and manual controls, Audio and video cameras included, Variety of camera styles, which allow you to take very different photos
    • CONS: Variety of camera styles, which allow you to take very different photos, Not intuitive enough or easy to use
  • Serif PhotoPlus Starter Edition

    3.0

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Transform your photos with this slick image editor

    7
    68 votes
    • PROS: Lots of editing features, Easily navigable interface, QuickFix Studio for fast photo retouching, Multiple documents can be open at once, Drawing feature available
    • CONS: Most attractive features are only for the paid version, Tutorials are restricted to the paid version
  • VSCO Cam®

    3.6

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    Android
    iPhone

    Capture great photos and edit them with this stylish camera app

    7
    15 votes
    • PROS: Superior image quality, Customizable preset filters, Presets are expandable through store, Excellent editing tools, Very attractive design, Lots of ways to quickly share your images
    • CONS: User interface akward to use at first, Takes longer to load that default camera app, Generally only works in portrait mode, Images aren't auto-saved to Gallery
  • iMovie

    2.1.2

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    Platform
    iPhone

    Make your own movies on your iOS device

    6
    28 votes
    • PROS: Touch gestures for editing, Edit with video, photos and audio from your device, Comes with a selection of themes, Great options for exporting, Very well presented
    • CONS: More transition effects please, Apple!, No 'Getting Started' guide
  • Pic Stitch

    5.1

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    Platform
    iPhone

    Put your photos into an elegant frame

    6
    18 votes
    • PROS: Tons of filters and editing tools, Easy upload to variety of apps and services, Ability to edit single or multiple photos, Exporting to other apps is a breeze
    • CONS: Some outdated interface graphics
  • PicStory

    1.1.1.75

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    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Ideal photo app for novices

    7
    44 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to edit your photos, Limited options make editing easy for novices
    • CONS: Limited features, No option to save photos to phone, Problems connecting to Facebook and Twitter meant social features weren't available
  • Fhotoroom for Windows 10

    1.3.0.11

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    Platform
    Windows

    A simple photo editing app for Windows 8

    7
    57 votes
    • PROS: Tons of filters and effects, Solid set of basic editing tools, Import photos from anywhere on your drive
    • CONS: Pro upgrade doesn't add much, Stale interface
  • Microsoft Pro Photo Tools 2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Complete metadata editing pack for photos

    6
    28 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to edit photo metadata easily, Excellent geotagging facility, Easy to navigate , Supports drag and drop,
    • CONS: Requires .Net Framework 3 installed,
  • ACDSee

    Pro 19.1.0.419

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    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Fast and lightweight photo management tool

    4
    7 votes
    • PROS: Very fast and lightweight, Easy to use
    • CONS: Can be unstable as still in Beta stage, Doesn't have Geotagging or Online features