What are the best trippy effects apps for iPhone?

Step up the groovy and modish aesthetic of your photos with image editing apps. These editors allow you to add many interesting effects to your images. Check out this list of editing apps with trippy effects for iPhones as suggested by users.

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    Glitché is a photo-editing application that lets users transform any image into an amazing masterpiece. It's a great application that includes several filters and comes with many improvements.



    $0.99- with in-app purchases

    Deborah Woods
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "I used this app because Kylie Jenner uses it as well and i'm loving it for the most part, i just wish that the charges wouldn't be so hidden and i can use more filters but other than that, A W E S O M E!"
  2. 11

    #2Glitch Wizard

    Glitch Wizard

    Glitch Wizard is a glitch art photo-editing app which can create animated glitches from more than 30 unique glitches and can be exported to GIFs and movies. It can also create seizure-inducing animations. 




    Kimberly George
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "Loving the app so far after I purchased it two days ago and now I am using it in every photo I've ever taken. So, far I haven't encountered any issues. *fingers crossed*"
  3. 11

    #3Hypno Cam

    Hypno Cam

    Hypno Cam is a free photo-editing app which enables you to add trippy effects to your videos, photos, as well as music and edit it to get synced to the beat. New effects are added every week so this never gets old. 




    Judith Fowler
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "When you are into psychedelic effects, Hypno Cam is highly recommendable . Also it has, animated effects that work both on videos and photos. Recommending this app to all filter lovers out there!"


The first known successful photo ever taken was approximately 1816? The photographer has spent eight hours of exposure to light but the result still looked fuzzy. There was an article written in 2016 by Libina called "10 Fun Photography Facts". It states that the inventor of photography is Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. Aside from this, he was also known as the inventor of boat propellers. The evolution of the camera and photography is clear. From film negatives to digital photos to photo editing and filters. The impact of digital technology has made photography much easier than before.

Anyone can take a photo using smartphones at any time and place. Meanwhile, app developers are building apps related to photography and editing. These apps let users add texts, filters, frames, or other photo effects such as the 'trippy effect'. They are able to do this with the use of trippy photo editors. The trippy effect on pictures creates a hallucinatory effect when applied to photos. It also makes photos look colorful. People nowadays love to apply this effect to their photos. The Apple App Store has some great trippy effects apps for iPhone. These trippy photo editing apps for iPhone lets users enjoy and experience this. There are even some rainbow effect apps for iPhone and glitter apps available in the App Store as well. Such things that could only be possible in real life, now, replicated in digital photos.

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    TRIPPY is a free photo-editing app which comes with trippy filters to give your photos a unique look from an acid trip, bokeh effects, and many other psychedelic filters. 



    Free- with in-app purchases

    Patricia Greene
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "The name speaks for itself TRIPPY, in the best way. I'm totally into unique photo filters because i'm a photography major and I love to keep tabs on the latest image art styles. This app adds that unique zing to my pictures."
  2. 11



    Enlight is a photo editor app for iOS devices. It lets you create your own presets, mix two photos to create montages, add frames and much more. You will also be able to share your creations with all your friends from every social network. 




    Linda Reed
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "This a great photo editor in general but it doesn't offer a whole lot of trippy effects that I had in mind but it's still worth the purchase because I can use it in many other ways"
  3. 10


    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.

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Liu Du
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "This is a great app because it has very unique offline filters and suits my preference compared with every other IOS apps. However, this could drain my phone's battery quickly. "
  4. 10



    HyperDroste is a photo-editing application which lets users create droste effect images and animations from your photos and can be exported as an animated GIF to preview your work in real-time.




    Guo Hu
    Written on June 7, 2018
    "If you want to create creative outputs this app will give you an alternative edge to other effects particularly Droste effect on stills or video."
  5. 3



    SpaceEffect is a photo editor that allows you to add colorful filters and effects to your pictures. It features 75 pic effects, over 10 brushes and offers a high resolution.




    Teresa Hoffman
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "I probably have about 10 different photo editors on my phone. I probably don't need that many, but I take a lot of pictures and I like to have fun with them sometimes. It has some really cool color-layering effects that none of my other apps. A friend of mine has an Android and was jealous he can't get this on his phone, too."
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    Hyperspektiv is a powerful video & photo-editing effects application for iOS devices. Aside from reality-distorting and psychedelic effects, it also lets users create music videos, make your Instagram look super look and stylish.



    Melissa Payne
    Written on October 17, 2018
    "Among all the editors, I recommend this because of its advanced and dynamic set of filters. I love the psychedelic presets, but I also love to customize the colorization, etc. "
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    #10Glitch Art

    Glitch Art
    Glitch Art is a photo-editing app pp where you can create images and videos with stunning effects allowing you to edit and transform them into art. It features a huge range of filters and different combinations of glitches. 


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Steven Reid
    Written on November 6, 2017
    "I imagine other apps do similar things but this one is pretty good at creating these glitch type effects. I don't really know how useful this is but it does the job well enough. Nice looking interface is a bonus. I think you should check it out but don't expect that much."
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    Ultrapop is an app where you can customize your photos with the stunning color filters and transform them into pieces of pop art. You only have to choose the picture and the filter you want.


    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ronald Mendez
    Written on October 30, 2017
    "I really like the layout of the site. It is easy to use. I enjoy using the filters."


Best What are the best trippy effects apps for iPhone
1GlitchéApps 13 Paid
2Glitch WizardApps 11 Paid
3Hypno CamApps 11 Free
4TRIPPYApps 11 Free
5EnlightApps 11 Paid
6PrismaApps 10 Free
7HyperDrosteApps 10 Paid
8SpaceEffectApps 3 Free
10Glitch ArtApps 1 Free

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