What are the best Polaroid border apps for iPhone or iPad?

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    #1ShakeItPhoto

    ShakeItPhoto

    Do you miss Polaroid photos? With ShakeItPhoto you can make your digital photos look Polaroid in a second and from your mobile phone. You can use an existent photo or take a new one. 

    Apps

    iOS

    $1.99

    Alan Sheng
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "A neat app that's bound to get a lot of nostalgia love. I'm having fun with it, even though I'm not really a polaroid enthusiast. It still makes me feel a little warm and fuzzy, though. "
  2. 6

    #2Instant

    Instant

    Instant is a photo editor app that allows you modify your photos in order to give it Polaroid appearance. The app has 30 photo effects. Now you can make Polaroid photos from your smartphone. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $1.99

    Amit Khan
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "Instant is one of the best known apps used to give pictures a Polaroid-type feel, and it appears this reputation is rightfully deserved. It doesn't quite make pictures look exactly like analog ones, but it's a pretty close replication, all things considered. Using the app is definitely more convenient than the authentic but hardly hassle-free alternative."
  3. 5

    #3Folar

    Folar

    Folar - Instant film camera is a photo editing app developed by Choongwhan Shin for iOS devices. The app includes 11 films, 5 filters, 7 film backgrounds that users can play around with for an instant film inspired photograph.

    Apps

    iOS

    $0.99

    Doris Davis
    Written on August 15, 2018
    "Folar isso pretty as a polaroid irl! I luv that this app makes it super simple for me to design my photos in a way that i can hang them on my moodboard inside my room! it's oooh so pretty indeed~"
  1. 4

    #4Polaroid Fx

    Polaroid Fx

    Polaroid Fx is a photo editing app developed by EASYBLUECODE S.L for iOS devices. The app offers features like a classic camera, photo lab, collage studio, and more.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Gloria Harper
    Written on August 15, 2018
    "Polaroid fx is the cutest app to create polaroid inspired borders on my iphone! i don't normally post or edit photos that much but this app is one of the few ones I use to spice up my photos hehe"
  2. 4

    #5Camera+ Legacy

    Camera+ Legacy

    Camera+ is an app for iOS devices that features tools like Touch Exposure & Focus, Digital Zoom, Horizon Level, and Clarity. It also has different shooting modes, scene modes, and effects to help users in adjusting their photos.

    Apps

    iOS

    $2.99- with in-app purchases

    Martha Vargas
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "One of the coolest aspects about polaroid cameras was how the pictures turned out. I wanted to bring that style back in my photographs so I found an app that could give me the same effects. Camera+ is a really in depth app and it allows anybody to edit their photos to look like polaroids. I love it."
  3. 3

    #6Instants

    Instants

    Instants - Photo Edition is a photo editing app developed by Soreha for iOS devices. The app lets users create instant film photos by selecting a photo, choosing a frame, and adding effects and filters.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Danielle Gonzalez
    Written on August 15, 2018
    "I think this app is really great to use if i want to achieve the polaroid border or frame look on my photos! My pics look instantly vintage and creative when I edit on these frames!"
  4. 2

    #7Polax

    Polax

    Polax is a photo editing app developed by Stan Gerards for iOS devices. The app allows users to turn their phone camera photos into a Polaroid framed instant film which can be shared on social media.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Chao Yang
    Written on August 15, 2018
    "There are only a limited number of polaroid borders to choose from but it's still worthy to note that polax makes ordinary images stand out more than usual because the borders look realistic."
  5. 0

    #8Instagram

    Instagram

    Instagram is a simple way to capture, edit, and share the users' favorite moments. They can express their artistic sides through their feeds. Users can follow their friends and family, and discover accounts from all over the world.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Windows

    Free

    Joshua Castro
    Written on November 6, 2017
    "Vintage photography has always been something I loved. I tried to apply some polaroid borders using the Instagram app and could not figure out how to get this border filter applied. Safe to say it was no use at all."

Summary

Best What are the best Polaroid border apps for iPhone or iPad
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ShakeItPhotoApps 9 Paid
2InstantApps 6 Paid
3FolarApps 5 Paid
4Polaroid FxApps 4 Free
5Camera+ LegacyApps 4 Paid
6InstantsApps 3 Free
7PolaxApps 2 Free
8InstagramApps 0 Free
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