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iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
Top 50%326 points
Top 50%
Top 5%622 points
Top 5%
Top 1%656 points
Top 1%
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
Key features and highlights

iPhoto vs PicsArt vs PicsPlay Pro: 31 facts in comparison

1. Can rotate the image

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
64% have it

2. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
41% have it

3. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
71% have it

4. number of filters

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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PicsPlay Pro: 200
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200

5. Has HDR adjustment

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
19% have it

6. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
73% have it

7. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
97% have it

8. Has sharpening tool

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
46% have it

9. Has tilt shift

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
28% have it

10. Captioning

You can add captions and titles to your photos.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
51% have it

11. Can adjust curves

Adjusting tonal curves allows you to selectively adjust the exposure and contrast within an image.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
12% have it

12. Can adjust contrast

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
73% have it

13. Can adjust brightness

If your photo is too bright or dark, you can adjust the brightness in order to get a well-balanced image.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
73% have it

14. Has mirror effect

You can apply a mirror effect to the image, allowing you to experiment with creating symmetrical images.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
20% have it

15. Has photo challenges

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
7% have it

16. Can adjust saturation

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
68% have it

17. Is a social network

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
14% have it

18. Can capture photos

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
81% have it

19. Has selective adjustment points

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
14% have it

20. Has live filters

When taking a picture with the app, you can preview your next photo with the filter already applied. This means you can choose a filter that compliments the scene before you capture the image, rather than applying it later.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
28% have it

21. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
82% have it

22. Tablet-optimised

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
50% have it

23. has manual white balance

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
37% have it

24. Has brushes

Using the brush tool you can paint across the image, or use it to make small adjustments to touch up the image.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
30% have it

25. Includes publishing platform

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.
iPhoto
PicsArt
PicsPlay Pro
10% have it

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