Top 10 FREE Image Editor Apps to suit your Instagram Aesthetic

Every Creative on Instagram has a personal aesthetic that defines them and makes them unique. Here is a guide to help you out with the best editing apps that are free of cost!

Every Creative on Instagram has a personal aesthetic that defines them and makes them unique. This rather unconventional and ‘digitalized’ way of expressing one’s creativity through their feeds is only possible with the help of photo editing applications. However, many of these apps are costly making them accessible to only those who can afford to pay a hefty price for the unique filters and presets they find attractive. Since money shouldn’t ever come in the way of creativity and art, we are here to spill the beans on the top 10 FREE Image editors that can help you carve your Instagram the way you want to.

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Here is a list of the Top 10 Free Image editor applications to make your Instagram aesthetic

 1. Vaporgram Image editor

If you are someone who is into a more edgy and vogueish vibe, Vaporgram is the app for you. With more than 100 effects, including R&GB, Chroma, Sunwave, the Shapain, and Red Beam, etc, the ultramodern vibe makes it extremely attractive and chic. Along with these quirky yet modern effects, it also has several stickers and text options that are extremely unique and give off a very 2000’s millennial retro vibe. For instance, the windows pop box stickers and windows BG stickers, etc. One should definitely try this app even if just for fun, it sure does make you feel nostalgic and recall the early 2000’s. However, one needs to be patient with the number of ads that interrupt your editing since it isn’t ad-free. (For both android and IOS users).

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2.  Rookie cam Image editor

    With more than 50 different filters, the Rookie cam has the best warm tone picture filters that don’t ruin or deteriorate the quality of the image. Along with a parade of filters the application offers several textures and a setting to allow you to adjust the contrast, exposure, sharpening, etc. You can even create your own preset and explore your personal colors, tones, and settings that suit your creative sensibilities. Apart from this, you can also use stickers, or create grids and collages. (For IOS users)

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3. Snapseed Image editor

Snapseed is a free google owned app, one of the most popular and used image editing applications, and has several different filters and settings. Slightly more professional and would require more technical editing knowledge to use, but one of the best applications to help you edit your images and provide you with high-quality pictures. It is known to bring the computer editor to your phone and is ad-free. To help you guide your way through the different qualities and settings the app offers, there is even a simple tutorial available within the app once you install it. (For both android and IOS users)

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    4. Adobe Photoshop express Image editor

With a variety of options including Nature, Splash, Duo-Tone, Portrait, etc., It also has additional settings like color correction, removing blemishes and unwanted spots, correcting red-eye, etc. which are usually charged in other image editing apps. The text options are impressive too and come in handy when you need to create digital posters. (For both IOS and android users)

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 5. Adobe Lightroom Image editor

Adobe Lightroom is one of the best image editors. Along with an option of more than 50 filters, technical settings, and a guide to help you understand color correction, tone, and other aspects of editing, it also allows you to create your own presets that suit your aesthetic sensibilities. Ad-free and easy to use, the app is extremely useful and helps you learn and discover more about editing without spending a lot of money.

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 6. VSCO Image editor

This free photo app provides a set of stunning filters that make your photos look like they were taken on an analog film camera. These soft and subtle filters add a touch of class to your photos compared to many heavily filtered Instagram presets. The app's filters are also adjustable via a simple slider. Of course, the app also has all the standard editing tools, like adjustments, cropping, borders, and vignettes. You can also use VSCO to adjust the exposure, contrast, temperature, or skin tones. (For both android and IOS users)

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     7. Prisma Image editor 

Apart from the basic settings that allow the user to adjust the exposure, saturation, etc, this free photo editing app uses artificial neural networks, which enable users to make photos appear like they were painted by Picasso, Munch, or even Salvador Dali. Prisma gives an animated or cartoonish look to the high-quality images. It also has additional filters that are released daily, allow you to experiment with a variety of fresh filters. (For both android and IOS users)

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     8. Foodie Image editor 

If you are a food or travel blogger, this app is for you! It makes the colors pop and has over 30 filters that you can adjust. The foodie app makes food look even more delicious and attractive with the amazing saturation and color balance the filters have. The number of ads disrupting the editing might be annoying but the final result never disappoints! (For both android and IOS users)

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     9. PicsArt image editor

With several unique templates, background remover, template editor, and other additional settings, Pics art offers users some very special settings that one would usually have to pay for in other apps. Along with these additional options, there are more than 30 filters that you can adjust and use to beautify your images. One of the most used photo editing apps. (For both android and IOS user)

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10. Fotor Image editor

Fotor has been in the editing game for the last 6 years and is still a favorite among some loyal fans who have been using it for several years. What makes it so relevant even today is the fact that it brings an unprecedented level of control while editing and comes in handy when you need to do some basic editing, fix lighting and geometry, or just need some pretty filters.

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These were the top 10 free image editors that are going to be extremely useful to you while creating the perfect Instagram and Pinterest aesthetics for your next social media post. Keep in mind, to experiment and try out different things while editing in order to discover what you really like and connect with. Gradually, you will be able to master the art of image editing! Most importantly, Have fun!

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