47points

Adobe Photoshop Express

85points

PicsArt

72points

PicShop Lite

Adobe Photoshop Express
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27 facts in comparison

Adobe Photoshop Express vs PicsArt vs PicShop Lite

Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite
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85
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72
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Why is Adobe Photoshop Express better than PicsArt & PicShop Lite?

  • Includes publishing platform
  • Has manual white balance
  • Can order prints

Why is PicsArt better than Adobe Photoshop Express & PicShop Lite?

  • Has HDR adjustment
  • Has mirror effect
  • Is a social network
  • Has photo challenges
  • Has live filters

Why is PicShop Lite better than Adobe Photoshop Express & PicsArt?

  • Has tilt shift

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Ad-free
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

2.Is compatible with Android
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

3.Free app
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

4.Tablet-optimised
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.

5.Is compatible with iOS
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

6.Has in-app purchases
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can unlock additional content and features by making small purchases within the app.

Photography

1.Can rotate the image
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

This can be used to rotate the image for an interesting effect, or more commonly to correct the image if it is at a slight angle.

2.Can adjust contrast
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Adjusting the contrast affects the difference between light and dark areas of the image. You can fine tune it to meet your needs, such as increasing the contrast to make your subject stand out more.

3.Can adjust brightness
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

If your photo is too bright or dark, you can adjust the brightness in order to get a well-balanced image.

4.Can adjust saturation
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Saturation refers to the intensity of colors. It is measured on a scale ranging from 0% (black and white) to 100% (pure colors) at a constant level of brightness. Images with high levels of saturation have vivid colors, while unsaturated images appear greyish.

5.has manual white balance
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

6.Can capture photos
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera application.

Effects

1.Has HDR adjustment
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can add an HDR-style effect to the image, whereby the darker areas appear brighter and the bright areas appear darker - giving your image more dynamic range. This gives you an image which looks more akin to how the human eye sees it, rather than a camera.

2.Has tilt shift
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Tilt shift is a technique which can be used to achieve the “diorama” effect, whereby you can make normal images look as if they were taken of small models. It works by applying a blur to parts of the image which simulates a shallower depth of field, even on objects far away.

3.Has mirror effect
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can apply a mirror effect to the image, allowing you to experiment with creating symmetrical images.

4.Has sharpening tool
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Image sharpening tools emphasize the edges within an image. This can be applied to a blurred image to make it appear sharper and more detailed.

5.Captioning
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can add captions and titles to your photos.

6.Has brushes
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Using the brush tool you can paint across the image, or use it to make small adjustments to touch up the image.

Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Is a social network
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

It is a social network, which has features such as commenting and tagging. This means you can share content quickly and easily and engage with a community.

3.Has photo challenges
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

Users are given regular challenges to complete such as taking a photo of a particular place or object, with the best ones being singled out for exposure and sometimes prizes.

4.Includes publishing platform
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

It includes a publishing platform so that you can publish your photos to a website as a portfolio, or to a private web address to share with friends and family.

Features

1.Can order prints
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can order physical copies of your photos directly within the app, such as different size prints and photo books.

2.Can create collages
Adobe Photoshop Express
PicsArt
PicShop Lite

You can create collages using lots of your images, usually with custom frames and shapes.

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