16points

Afterlight

86points

Snapseed

Afterlight
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Afterlight vs Snapseed

Afterlight
Snapseed
Afterlight
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16
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86
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Why is Afterlight better than Snapseed?

Why is Snapseed better than Afterlight?

  • Ad-free
  • Free app
  • Has HDR adjustment
  • Is compatible with Android
  • Has tilt shift
  • Can adjust contrast
  • Has sharpening tool
  • Can adjust brightness

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Ad-free
Afterlight
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.Free app
Afterlight
Snapseed

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

3.Is compatible with Android
Afterlight
Snapseed

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

4.Tablet-optimised
Afterlight
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
Snapseed

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

Photography

1.Can rotate the image
Afterlight
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
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
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
Snapseed

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

5.Can adjust saturation
Afterlight
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
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
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

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.

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3.number of frames

75

23

The app offers more frame styles to add around the border of your image.

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4.Has tilt shift
Afterlight
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.

5.Captioning
Afterlight
Snapseed

You can add captions and titles to your photos.

6.Has sharpening tool
Afterlight
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.

Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
Afterlight
Snapseed

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

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