9 Awesome Instagram Photo Apps

Written by Melissa Evans

The era of smartphones has made us all amateur photographers, but that doesn’t mean we snap flawless photos. Thankfully, there are plenty of editing apps to help us deal with anything from touch-ups to adding visual flair with effects and text overlays.

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1. BeFunky

BeFunky is a robust web-based photo editing tool, perfect for cleaning up pictures and designing graphics alike. The full suite of editing tools includes the ability to crop, resize, tilt, soften, sharpen 2nd much more.

As an added bonus, you don’t even have to create an account to use the free version.

BeFunky

2. PicMonkey

Sometimes an otherwise perfect photo needs a bit of touching up. PicMonkey is great for fixing selfies, allowing users to remove wrinkles and reduce shine. Given that images on Instagram that feature a face get 38% more likes, PicMonkey can help you get the picture perfect photo every time.

PicMonkey

PicMonkey isn’t just for pictures of people, though. For example, the “Adjustments” feature is awesome for creating epic, landscape-style photos.

3. Canva

If you’re looking to create social graphics from scratch, look no further. Canva boasts several templates for inspirational images, text-based photos, announcements and everything in-between.

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4. Piktochart

Infographics get plenty of love on Twitter and Facebook, so why not Instagram? Piktochart providers you with attractive templates for those times when you want to hit your followers with a data-driven post.

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5. Framatic

With over 20 million downloads, Framatic is another raved-about Instagram app for sprucing up your images. The app sports 36 adjustable layouts, 32 vintage borders and 92 effects to apply to photos in an instant.

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6. Square Sized

One of the most-downloaded resizing apps, Square Sized allows users to import photos from personal albums or Facebook to be optimized for Instagram. The app gives you the option to edit your newly sized photos too.

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7. No Crop and Square

This app does exactly what it’s advertised to do: post full-sized pictures on Instagram without cropping. Extras such as stickers and filters are also available to give your resized photos even more creative flair.

No Crop and Square

8. Layout

Layout is Instagram’s very own collage creator. You can create collages from photos taken on the spot or from your camera roll. Layout also has a handful of creative tools, such as the traditional Instagram filters, for making your collages even more, well, you.

Layout

9. LiPix

LiPix is a social tool currently being used by over tens of millions across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr. The application boasts 90 adjustable templates, 54 different borders and 20 photo effects.

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