Snapseed is a powerful photo editing application developed by Google that offers a wide range of tools and filters for enhancing and manipulating images directly from your mobile device. Launched initially by Nik Software in 2011 and later acquired by Google in 2012, Snapseed has become a popular choice among both amateur and professional photographers for its intuitive interface and advanced editing capabilities.

Features of Snapseed application

  • 29 Tools and Filters, including: Healing, Brush, Structure, HDR, Perspective (see list below)
  • Opens JPG and RAW files
  • Save your personal looks and apply them to new photos later
  • Selective filter brush
  • All styles can be tweaked with fine, precise control


• RAW Develop: Access and adjust RAW DNG files with non-destructive editing, and export to JPG format
• Tune Image: Fine-tune exposure and color automatically or manually for precise adjustments
• Details: Enhance surface structures within images with magical precision
• Crop: Resize to standard dimensions or freely adjust cropping
• Rotate: Easily rotate by 90° or straighten skewed horizons
• Perspective: Correct skewed lines and perfect geometric aspects of horizons or buildings
• White Balance: Balance colors for a more natural appearance
• Brush: Selectively retouch exposure, saturation, brightness, or warmth
• Selective: Utilize the renowned “Control Point” technology to enhance up to 8 points on the image with automatic adjustments
• Healing: Erase unwanted elements from photos, like uninvited photobombers
• Vignette: Apply a soft darkening effect around corners akin to wide-aperture photography
• Text: Add stylized or plain text to your images
• Curves: Precisely control brightness levels in your photos
• Expand: Increase canvas size and intelligently fill new space with image content
• Lens Blur: Add beautiful Bokeh effects for portrait photography
• Glamour Glow: Enhance images with a subtle glow, ideal for fashion or portraits
• Tonal Contrast: Boost details selectively across shadows, midtones, and highlights
• HDR Scape: Create stunning images with the appearance of multiple exposures
• Drama: Add a touch of drama to your images with six distinct styles
• Grunge: Achieve an edgy look with strong styles and texture overlays
• Grainy Film: Mimic modern film aesthetics with realistic grain
• Vintage: Recreate the color film photography styles of the 50s, 60s, or 70s
• Retrolux: Embrace retro aesthetics with light leaks, scratches, and film styles
• Noir: Achieve Black and White film looks with realistic grain and wash effects
• Black & White: Create classic Black and White imagery reminiscent of darkroom processing
• Frames: Add frames with adjustable sizes to your photos
• Double Exposure: Blend two photos with blend modes inspired by film and digital techniques
• Face Enhance: Improve facial features by enhancing eyes, adjusting lighting, or smoothing skin
• Face Pose: Correct portrait poses based on three-dimensional models for optimal presentation

Snapseed is available for both iOS and Android devices and can be downloaded for free from the respective app stores. Overall, Snapseed provides a comprehensive set of editing tools and features that empower users to transform their photos into stunning works of art with ease.

Download Snapseed
For free
Google Play Store - Appstore