16points

Afterlight

85points

PicsArt

85points

Snapseed

Afterlight
PicsArt
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Afterlight vs PicsArt vs Snapseed

Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed
16
points
85
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85
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Why is Afterlight better than PicsArt & Snapseed?

Why is PicsArt better than Afterlight & Snapseed?

  • Has mirror effect
  • Is a social network
  • Has photo challenges
  • Has live filters
  • Has brushes
  • Has in-app purchases
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
  • Supports layers

Why is Snapseed better than Afterlight & PicsArt?

  • Has tilt shift
  • Can adjust contrast
  • Can adjust brightness
  • Has sharpening tool
  • Can adjust curves
  • Can adjust saturation
  • Has selective adjustment points
  • Has manual white balance

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Ad-free
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PicsArt
Snapseed

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
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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

3.Free app
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PicsArt
Snapseed

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

4.Tablet-optimised
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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

6.Has in-app purchases
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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

Photography

1.Can rotate the image
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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

4.Can adjust curves
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

Adjusting tonal curves allows you to selectively adjust the exposure and contrast within an image.

5.Can adjust saturation
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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.

6.Has selective adjustment points
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

Using selective adjustment points, you can change the settings (such as saturation, brightness, etc.) of a particular part of the image. This is useful if you wish to edit certain areas without changing the whole photo - for instance, if you wish to increase the color intensity of an object in the image.

Effects

1.Has HDR adjustment
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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.number of filters

56

23

27

Filters allow you to apply effects to your image with one touch, usually with a range of effects such as retro films or sketches.

Best

PicsPlay Pro

200

3.Has tilt shift
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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.

4.Has mirror effect
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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

5.Has sharpening tool
Afterlight
PicsArt
Snapseed

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.

6.Captioning
Afterlight
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Snapseed

You can add captions and titles to your photos.

Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
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PicsArt
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Is a social network
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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
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PicsArt
Snapseed

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.

Features

1.Can create collages
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PicsArt
Snapseed

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

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