89points

PicsArt

73points

Pixlr Express

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PicsArt vs Pixlr Express

PicsArt
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

Why is PicsArt better than Pixlr Express?

  • Has HDR adjustment
  • Has mirror effect
  • Is a social network
  • Has photo challenges
  • Has live filters
  • Tablet-optimised
  • Has in-app purchases
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone

Why is Pixlr Express better than PicsArt?

  • 77 more filters
    100vs23
  • 19.2MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    13MBvs32.2MB
  • Has sharpening tool
  • Can adjust contrast
  • Can adjust brightness
  • Can adjust saturation

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General info

1.Free application
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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

2.Ad-free
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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

3.Higher rating on Google Play

4.5

4.5

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

PicSay Pro

4.7

4.Is compatible with Android
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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

5.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

4

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Text Camera

5

6. smaller app size (iOS app)

32.2MB

13MB

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

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Fhotoroom

6.1MB

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Photography

1.Can rotate the image
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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.Can capture photos
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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.

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Effects

1.number of filters

23

100

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

2.Has HDR adjustment
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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.

3.Has sharpening tool
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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.

4.Has mirror effect
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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

5.Captioning
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

You can add captions and titles to your photos.

6.Has live filters
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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.

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Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Is a social network
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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.

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Features

1.Can create collages
PicsArt
Pixlr Express

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

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