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Photo Effects

Fun Mobile Photo Editor

Published 10/17/2013 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

Photo Effects is a photo editing application that lets users have more fun with their images. Users can create a playful scene featuring friends, family, pets or whoever they manage to snap a photo of. Create a new meme or put together a clever mashup of hilarious scenes. The application also provides a collection of borers and stickers so the user can add more objects and elements to each image. Additional personalization effects like filters and text are also included. The application is intended for use on Apple and Android mobile devices. No PC options are currently available. Users can begin by taking a new photograph or choosing one from the images saved on their smartphone.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Photo Effects has received primarily positive reviews on the Android App Store. There are many photo editors available, which can pull attention away from a budding new application. While Photo Effects hasn’t seen enormous popularity yet, it is gaining fans as new smartphone users discover its fun features.

What are the differences to other apps?

Photo Effects is very similar to other photo editing applications. The filters and stickers are organized into easy to browse categories. There are number of editing options, but most are features that have been done before. The interface is easy to navigate, which is a plus for those who aren’t tech savvy but still want to have some fun with their phone photos.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Photo Effects utilizes a simple interface with clear buttons and a large photo viewing area. The user simply scrolls through each step to access the various features. These are further broken down into categories so the user can find filters, stickers and more that matches what they want to add. The interface is easy to use and doesn’t make the user feel overwhelmed by options.

How does the registration process work?

New users are not required to register to use Photo Effects. The application can be downloaded for free from the Apple or Android app stores. The user receives unlimited access to all free features. No login is necessary, which is a good thing because most users would be put off if they had to sign in every time they wanted to add a moustache to a photo.

What does it cost to use the application?

Photo Effects is available to download for free. The user receives access to a number of basic features. No subscription fee is required and there are no limits to how many photos the user can edit. The application does offer premium features that must be purchased. These show up with a small green dollar sign icon in the application and are usually a themed bundle that costs around $1.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Photo Effects is a fun photo editing application for anyone who owns a smartphone. The service works across Apple and Android platforms, so just about everyone can try it. Many of the features are similar to those included with other photo editors however Photo Effects does provide a unique collection of stickers, like the “Wild Sushi” or “Pizzafy” bundles. Users who want to try a new photo editor may enjoy this one, just be ready to pay out a dollar or two to access some of the more create art elements.

  • Apply unique borders to images
  • Decorate photos with playful stickers
  • Fun filters can be applied to add personality to pictures
  • Available for both Android and Apple smartphones
  • Instantly upload photos to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or email

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Photo Effects contact details

Telephone: 415-418-2840
Postal address:
55 Second Street
18th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94105

Photo Effects pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

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Iphone app

Iphone app

Android app

Android app

Ipad app

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