70points

Pixlr Express

74points

VSCO Cam

Pixlr Express
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31 facts in comparison

Pixlr Express vs VSCO Cam

Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam
70
points
74
points

Why is Pixlr Express better than VSCO Cam?

  • 7.3MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    13MBvs20.3MB
  • Captioning
  • 7.1MB smaller application size (Android app)
    6.9MBvs14MB
  • Has brushes
  • Can create collages

Why is VSCO Cam better than Pixlr Express?

  • Has geotagging
  • Has manual white balance
  • Includes publishing platform
  • Focus and expose separately
  • 2 more crop sizes
    7vs5
  • Has manual shutter speed
  • Has in-app purchases
  • Has manual focus

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Higher rating on the App Store

4

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

2.Ad-free
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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.Free application
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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

4.Higher rating on Google Play

4.5

4.3

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

5.Is compatible with Android
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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

6. smaller app size (iOS app)

13MB

20.3MB

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.

Best

Fhotoroom

6.1MB

Photography

1.Can rotate the image
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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

4.Can capture photos
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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.

5.Can adjust saturation
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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 manual white balance
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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.

Effects

1.number of filters

100

10

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.number of frames

210

0

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

Best

Pixlr Express

210

3.Captioning
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

You can add captions and titles to your photos.

4.Has sharpening tool
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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.

5.Has brushes
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

Using the brush tool you can paint across the image, or use it to make small adjustments to touch up the image.

6.number of crop sizes

5

7

The app offers more crop sizes (such as 4:3, 1:1, 4:5), giving you more versatility when editing your images.

Best

Rhonna Designs

14

Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Includes publishing platform
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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.

Features

1.Has geotagging
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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.

2.Can create collages
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

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

Miscellaneous

1.has manual focus
Pixlr Express
VSCO Cam

This allows to manually set the focus.

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