Top 5 Free Camera Apps For Android Power Users

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Mobile phone manufacturers are just as serious about the cameras on their phones as the phone itself. Thanks to social media,  there is a ton of clicking, sharing and uploading photos taking place. To stay on top of the social media game, users are now experimenting with image editing to enhance their photography skills.

To make your photographs stand out, we’ve listed out top 5 camera apps for your Android device:


This is the most popular photo editing/sharing app available for Android, with over 200 million installs. The app also features in the ‘Editors Choice’ on the Play Store. The interface is clean, simple and helps you instantly get started without wasting any time trying to get used to it. The effect tab offers enhancements such as fix, blur, artistic, pop art, paper, distort colors, corrections; playing with these is a lot of fun. Add frames, cliparts, stickers, borders, fill in text – clearly  all needs meet in one photo editing app. The collage maker and drawing suite is exclusive to this app.


Autodesk Pixlr is a one-click to any effect app, and yes, there is a lot more personalisation you can do using it.  The effects can be applied in real time directly from the camera. Features like the ‘red-eye reduction’ and ‘teeth whitening’ come in handy. This app constantly explores and adds additional effects and overlays, as soon as there is anything new in the photo editing world.


It is Adobe’s version of Photoshop for your phone. One can use it directly as a photo editing app by picking pictures from the gallery or simply by clicking a picture from the app itself. Unlike the desktop version, this version of Photoshop is a breeze to use. Along with many filters and effects bundled in the app, the best part about it is its ability to reduce noise, increase clarity and defog the image; features missing on other photo editing apps. And yes, it also removes blemishes in the photo.


Retrica is a trending camera app for the young. It allows you to shoot, edit and share pictures. The photo editing on this app is a lot easier than the other four on our list. The app is a must-have if you click a lot of selfies, the timer feature helps when stretching your hand far for a group selfie.


Google’s very own camera app is clutter free, neat and simple. One of the easiest camera apps to use, Snapseed sums up everything in two categories – Tools and Filters. Without any bells and whistles, lets you edit your pictures efficiently. Although it doesn’t let you shoot directly from the app and to edit a picture one has to pick an image from the gallery.

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What do you get when you put a creative mind intertwined with a niche for tech? No you don't get innovation, you get interesting articles. A better Bio will be up soon.