Most of these apps aren’t free (but you get what you pay for, you know that, right?) though some of them are partially free to use 🙂
Don’t think this topic needs a further introduction, so let’s dive right in!
P.S. These are my top 14, that suit my needs as a photographer/blogger/videographer/content creator – and I’m pretty sure they will be very useful for you too:) If you can’t find a great/topic-related app in the list – let me know and I’ll add it!
PIXALOOP and FLOMENT
Different apps, same function. This is the most popular question that I’ve been getting, so I made a research and found these two that work great for me.
The main function is to make some areas of a photo move – great if you have a waterfall or color smoke parts on the picture. Also sometimes works for maxi dresses, etc.
PHOTOFOX and DARKROOM
A great Photoshop-like app, incredible amount of possible editing techniques, partly free. I use the free features, but that’s because I already have Photoshop on my computer and prefer editing on laptop. If you’re not using a laptop to retouch – it’s a great app to try.
Darkroom is a more budget-friendly version.
An app that gives you the opportunity to turn a video into a photo with some video parts. Like when you pour a liquid into a cup, you can freeze every part of the video except for the flowing liquid. It creates an eye catching effect – perfect to stop the feed scrolling 🙂
Here you can add beautiful animated text and music to you video, also change the speed of the video.
PREVIEW and LATER
It’s two of the many apps that let you plan your feed in advance. For me the visual appearance of the Instagram feed is crucial. No, CRUCIAL, with caps. I love it when all the colors are in order and everything flows slowly from one photo session to another. Especially when I change my feed from autumn dark to winter pale.
INSTAKULER and ADOBECAPTURE
These two apps have the same function – you can find out the name of any color you want. If you’ve been following me for some time, you know that I’m very picky with colours when I’m styling a shoot – so this app is something that I use sometimes. AdobeCapture has an enormous amount of other cool functions – but I don’t really use them since they are more graphic designer- oriented.
INSTASIZE and UNFOLD
Two great apps that let you create beautiful frames for your photos and instastories. Partly free.
Instasize also has a lot of filters and editor options.
One of the many apps that let you change a dominant color in a video, works real time.
An app that I really love and use just for personal stuff. It’s a vintage polaroid camera (not editor), with all the dust-effects, lighting imperfections and so on. Creates beautiful and authentic imperfect photos – very charming.
And when I downloaded it, a year ago – it was totally free 🙂
Hope you’ll find this helpful! If you do, or if you want me to add something to the list, let me know under the instagram post:)