Snapseed: The Easiest Most Powerful Photo Editor for Mobile

Snapseed: The Easiest, Most Powerful Photo Editor for Mobile Devices

Snapseed for iOS: Your Complete Guide to the Easiest, Most Powerful Mobile Photo Editor


Since the dawn of the camera, it seems like Photoshop has been THE software used to retouch photos and make the perfect image. The combination of a professional photo editor and the ability to download free Photoshop extensions to the most popular photo editing app in the world, and it’s easy to see why Photoshop is an extremely popular tool for photographers around the world.

In case you missed it, we recently teamed up with Google to talk about our favorite photo editing software for Android devices in this exclusive piece. Today we are going to take a different approach and share with you our favorite photo editing software for iOS devices.

Snapseed is an extremely popular and powerful photo editor that can be used on most Apple smartphones and tablets as well as Mac OSX.

Top 5 things you need to know

The free Snapseed app is absolutely stellar. It’s your complete photo editor for iOS devices and it’s truly powerful. It comes with a slew of filters, high-quality brushes, and tons of settings.

It’s something you absolutely can’t do with an iPhone or any iOS device, and the app is the best we’ve ever tested. At the same time, if you’re willing to spend money, Snapseed is one of the most powerful and impressive apps in the world.

As it turns out, there are a few things you need to know before you download and install Snapseed on your iOS device. Otherwise, the app won’t work. Let’s go over these five things, but also dig a little deeper into why you need it.

1. Follow these steps to set it up

How to use Snapseed

How to browse Snapseed

How to import images into Snapseed

How to browse files in Snapseed

How to take a picture in Snapseed

How to export Snapseed photos in RAW format

If you have a little time to spare, I highly recommend checking out the How to import images into the Snapseed tutorial, which explains how to import, view, and edit images right in Snapseed.

Hope you enjoy this simple step-by-step guide to creating a complex photo effect in just 3 steps.

How to create a Simple Slow Shutter Motion Effect in Snapseed

Step 1

Start by opening the Snapseed app and choosing “Photo, Edit” in the top left corner.

Step 2

On the next screen, choose “Create new filter” and select “Photo Filter”.


So if you’re in the market for a photo editing app that can take the stress out of editing photos on your iPhone, there’s really no other choice than Snapseed. It offers a full suite of editing tools and settings and integrates with social media to share your work. You can even access your camera roll from within the app.

Snapseed should be considered a premium app that’s worth the cost. Even if you’re looking to save a little bit of money, you’ll still be getting an exceptional editing app.