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Snapseed Photo Editing App was originally reviewed in February 2012. We are looking at a then and now.
Snapseed is my go-to photo editing app. It’s super easy to use, allowing quick and easy photo edits. My initial Snapseed app review was for the desktop version back in 2012. Since then, the product has been purchased by Google, improved and revamped as a mobile app!
While I loved the product before, it now is even better! Keep reading to learn more about what this app was like in 2012. Here is what the Snapseed app is like in 2020.
Best Free Photo Editing App for 2020
When we originally did our Snapseed app review, we paid $19.95 for the desktop version. While the desktop program has since retired, it lives on in a better form as a mobile app. And did we mention it’s free? This is by far my pick for best free photo editing app for 2020. We hope you like it as much as we do.
Snapseed App Review
The Snapseed photo editing app will have you creating beautiful revisions to your iPhone snaps in seconds. With a simple interface but a plethora of powerful photo editing tools, Snapseed can take your good photo to great.
The bottom toolbar is perfect for the minimalist mind. You have 3 options. LOOK / TOOL / EXPORT.
With LOOK, you have a variety of “looks” or filters that are great to use as a simple base. The real power of this feature is the ability to save your personal photo preferences.
5 Reasons We Love the Snapseed App
We are going to dive into the specifics, but here is a quick glance at why we love the Snapseed app.
- Uniform Photos
- Awesome Blemish Removal
- Instantly Make Your Photos Pop
- Fun Text on Photo Templates
- Snapseed App is FREE
Create Your Own Photo Filter for Uniform Photo Edits
Something I have learned is that most of us have a photo editing style. Some people enjoy a light color revision, others like a heavy airbrush look and then there are people like me, who just want my photo to POP.
Create uniform edits in a snap by saving your photo editing options. Snapseed offers this as an easy option to recreate your last photo edit by simply clicking LOOK and then last edit. Or if you want to reuse this look over and over, perfect for the Instagram influencer – scroll to the end of the LOOK options (past Silhouette) and click the + icon. You will be prompted to create a name for your filter. This saves your photo editing options for easy re-use!
Snapseed Photo Editing Tools
With Snapseed app’s photo editing tools, you can fine tune your photo edits with 28 different photo editing functions. Each tool or function gives you even more options once in the tool.
My personal go-to Snapseed photo editing tools are the tune image for brightness and ambiance. Then I hit up the details for structure and sharpening.
If you need to do a photo touch-up, the healing tool is super easy to use and perfect for removing blemishes or weirdness in photos.
For the airbrush look, hit up the Snapseed’s glamour glow and watch your photo instantly glow up.
Black and White Photos
Black and white creates beautiful monotone photos.
Text on Photos
To add text on photos using the Snapseed app, go to tools and scroll all the way down. The second to the last option is TEXT.
Snapseed’s text on photo options are great. You can choose from numerous templates offering modern font options in fun designs.
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Mom to 4 kids, Molly Thornberg aka Digital Mom is the blogger-in-chief here at digitalmomblog.com. She likes to keep it real, overshares on her personal Insta-stories, tries her best to show grace and always appreciates a funny meme. Molly appreciates the unique things in life, and is a Ennegagram 7w8.