5 Free Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop for Android

Photoshop alternative for Android

Now mobile phones have replaced desktop and laptops for most of the things. Around 60% of the web traffic comes from mobile devices. People want to do most of the things on smartphones using dedicated apps. Photo editing is also one of those tasks that people are now doing on mobile phones. Android Photoshop, one of the best photo editing software, is also available on smartphone platforms. You can download its app for photo editing. But Photoshop is bit complicated. So, there are lots of other photo editing apps that work as best alternatives to photoshop.

There are good photo editing apps on Android that brings good editing options. On Android phones, we have smaller screen. So complicated editing is not possible. But the photo editing apps for Android come with easy to use options and are optimized for small screens. Few tools even allow layer editing similar to Photoshop. So, why to pay for Photoshop when you have similar Android apps for free of cost.

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In this article, I am listing best Photoshop alternatives to Photoshop for Android. You can try any of these free alternative to photoshop for photo editing on the go.

Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop for Android

These are some good photo editing apps which are also known as best alternatives to Android Photoshop for Android.

1. Pixlr

Pixlr - Photoshop alternative

If you are into photo editing, I am sure you know about Pixlr. Pixlr is a popular online tool for photo editing. It offers almost same features as in photoshop. Pixlr is a powerful photo editing app for android with easy to use interface. It offers all photo editing tools including crop, resize, straighten, blur and more. It supports layers editing and photo effects. If you are looking for a good photoshop alternate, you should check Pixlr Android app.

The app works smoothly and allows you to perform expert level of photo editing on the go. A notable feature of this tool is the ab ability to make photo collages. I personally find this tool as most powerful alternative to Photoshop. It is available for web as well.


2. Photo Editor

Photo Editor Android

Photo Editor is another powerful Photoshop alternative for Android. It is also a powerful editor with tools. It allows you to adjust color, add effects, frame, add text, add image, crop images, resize images, rotate images, remove red-eye effect and more. You can control color options like exposure, brightness, contrast, saturation, temperature, tint and hue This tool is for professionals who want to do expert level of editing on the go. You can also export images to various image formats.

You can export your editing work as Save images in JPEG, PNG, GIF, WebP and PDF. There is also an option for Webpage Capture, Video Capture and PDF Capture.


3. Photo Editor Pro

Photo Editor Pro Android

Photo Editor Pro is another free photo editing app for Android. It comes with a one-tap auto enhance feature. It also offers good photo effects, frames, stickers and photo filters. It lets you balance color, crop, rotate or straighten your photo. You can adjust brightness, contrast, color temperature, and saturation.

There is also an option to draw and add text. So, you can create your own memes to share on social media. The app also lets you make photo collage and share the collage on different social networks.


4. Snapseed


Snapseed is a powerful photo editing app with lots of features but easy to use interface. The app lets you open RAW files, edit ad export as JPEG. You can select eight locations on your image for editing. There are lots of photo filters and editing options to enhance your photos.

It has total 29 Tools and Filters. Notable options are Crop, Rotate, White Balance, option to Tune image, add text, add Lens Blur and enhance photos in one click. If you are not a pro in photo editing, this tool is for you. It gives you pro level of editing with easy to use options.


5. AirBrush

AirBrush Photo editing app

AirBrush is an easy to use photo editing tool for Android. If you want a good photo editing app, you can also try this. It is basically for those who want to beautify their selfies and photos. The app comes with Blemish and Pimple Remover option. You can Whiten Teeth and Brighten Eyes. You can also add styles in your photos and use several available filters. It comes with Real-Time Editing Technology that allows you edit your selfie before taking the picture with real-time editing tools.

You can Slim, Reshape and Lengthen Your Selfie or Photo. It also allows you to add depth and style. If your camera app lacks beauty mode or your are not satisfied with its beauty mode. You can use this app.


Final Words

No doubt, Adobe photoshop is one of the best photo editing apps. It is powerful and offers nice editing tools. So, your photo editing work will be professionally good. But there are other good apps as well. I have listed few best photo editing apps that serves as best photoshop alternates. You can download these and try on your Android phone. If you want an easy to use tool just for creating banners for social media, I recommend Canva app. now the Canva app is available for Android. So, you can edit photos and create social media posts on the go.

Pixlr is the most notable Adobe Photoshop alternative. It is also available on web. If you do not want to install anything but want a good editing software, go with Pixlr. It offers all the features you could find in Photoshop for Android.

If you know any other good photo editing app that is not in this list, do not forget to tell us in the comments. I am curious to know similar photo editing apps for Android.

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