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Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
Top 13%524 points
Top 13%
Top 1%599 points
Top 1%
Top 52%289 points
Top 52%
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
Key features and highlights

Pixlr Express vs PicsArt vs iPhoto: 29 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
64% have it

2. 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.
100
PicsPlay Pro: 200
23
22

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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
71% have it

4. Free application

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

5. Is compatible with Android

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

6. Integrates with social networks

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

7. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
19% 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
46% have it

9. Has mirror effect

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

10. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
73% have it

11. Can adjust brightness

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

12. Captioning

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

13. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
81% have it

14. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
28% 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
7% have it

16. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
14% have it

17. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
50% have it

18. Has geotagging

You can tag your photos/videos at the specific location where you took them. This gives you another way to organise them, and also makes them more discoverable by other people.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
19% 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
14% have it

20. Has brushes

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

21. Is compatible with iOS

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

22. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
10% have it

23. 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.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
68% have it

24. Has in-app purchases

You can unlock additional content and features by making small purchases within the app.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
33% have it

25. Is compatible with Windows Phone

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.
Pixlr Express
PicsArt
iPhoto
17% have it

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