What are the best image editing apps for iOS?

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    #1Adobe Photoshop Fix

    Adobe Photoshop Fix

    Adobe Photoshop Fix is a photo-editing application that runs on both iOS and Android devices. It lets users liquify, heal, lighten, color and adjust images and easily share them across other Adobe Creative Cloud system.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Craig Burns
    Written on February 24, 2017
    "Adobe Photoshop Fix is the perfect app for editing your pictures on iOS. Everyone knows that Adobe Photoshop is the best and most powerful image editing software out there, and this app simplifies it into an easy to use way."
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    #2Snapseed

    Snapseed

    Snapseed is a complete and professional photo-editing software application developed by Google that will upgrade your regular photos, with lots of filters and special effects. It has 29 tools like healing, brush, structure, HDR, etc.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Charvi Chauhan
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "There are a lot of apps for image editing, so it can be overwhelming when you're looking for one. Snapseed has all of the features you could possibly want, making it an easy choice."
  3. 8

    #3VSCO

    VSCO
    VSCO is a mobile application developed by Visual Supply Company for taking photos, editing them with a variety of settings and filters, and sharing them. Users can join a creative community with no public followers, likes, or comments. 
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Joshua Contreras
    Written on May 11, 2017
    "I needed to find a good app to edit photos on my Iphone. Typical programs like Instagram and Facebook just didn't offer the professional editing tools that I desired. I stumbled upon the VSCO app and was completely blown away. I love how I can take photos easily and edit them with a professional look. "
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    #4Adobe Lightroom CC

    Adobe Lightroom CC
    Adobe Lightroom CC is designed for professional photographers for managing and editing large quantities of photographs. With this software, you spend less time in front of the computer and more time behind the lens. 
    Software

    Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Android

    Free- Varies by plan

    Richard Robertson
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "As a photographer, I need to edit my apps to get the best quality. Lately, as I have started using my Iphone for editing than my PC, I realized that I needed to find an image editor to help maximize my results. After substantial testing, the best image editing app I have found so far for iOS is Adobe Lightroom. "
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    #5Aviary

    Aviary

    Aviary is a photo editing app that gives users options to enhance, accessorize and apply effects in their photos and share them on social media. It is developed by Aviary Inc. and is currently available for Android devices only. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Dylan Hayes
    Written on February 3, 2017
    "Aviary is a simple to use photo editing tool that runs on the iOS platform infrastructure. It's a well thought out and designed mobile solution that can be carried with you wherever you go. I can use it to add effects, borders, text, or styles directly to the pictures I have just taken while on the move in my daily life."
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    #6Pixelmator

    Pixelmator

    Pixelmator is a tool wherein you can touch up photos or create your digital artworks from scratch using its wide range of tools, brushes, and effects. This is a great iPad alternative to Photoshop.

    Apps

    Mac, iOS

    $29.99

    Zhang Li
    Written on June 24, 2017
    "I needed an alternative to adobe Photoshop because it's too expensive for a broke college student. Pixelmator does a good job with easy photo edits and digital illustration. It's smooth and always me to tinker with graphic design at no cost."
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    #7Prisma

    Prisma
    Prisma is a photo-editing app that lets users transform their photos into art using the style of famous artists like Munk and Picasso, as well as world famous ornaments and patterns. It features more than 300 filters to choose from.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Frank Brewer
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "Prisma is an acceptable solution for those looking to make art from their photos on the various Apple platforms. There are numerous interesting filters and the product is easy to use without much instruction. Unfortunately, the application is not always stable and tends to crash in the middle of your work, which can be pretty frustrating. All in all, it's still worth looking at though."

Summary

Best What are the best image editing apps for iOS
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Adobe Photoshop FixApps 13 Free
2Snapseed Apps 9 Free
3VSCO Apps 8 Free
4Adobe Lightroom CCSoftware 7 Free
5AviaryApps 2 Free
6PixelmatorApps 2 Paid
7PrismaApps 1 Free
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