Snapseed

What is Snapseed App?

Tips and Tutorials of Snapseed app in Photography
Written by Antony Pratap

Snapseed editing app by Google

Snapseed is a photo-editing app for iOS and Android mobile phones that allows users to enhance, edit photos, and apply digital filters to get creative effects.

The latest Snapseed version allows you to create a filter and save it, enabling you to use them easily on your photos with just a click.

It has the great tools like the Healing brush, Curves (like the one in Photoshop), Dodge and Burn and more.


How much does the Snapseed app cost?

Back in 2012, Google offered Snapseed app for $4.99. Later, they dropped the price and made it available for free for photographers and photo editors.

You can download it now absolutely free from the links below depending on what mobile you use.

Download for Android phones.

Download for iOS (Apple phones).


What are the best features of the Snapseed app?

Snapseed app has a lot of features compared to it’s first version. The latest is called ‘Looks‘ which are more like filters. You can swipe and choose a Look and take a photo. The other features are:

• 26 tools and filters, including: Healing, Brush, Structure, HDR, Transform (see list below)

• Opens JPG and RAW files

• Use the stack to re-adjust edits later

• Selective filter brush

• All styles can be tweaked with fine, precise control


Download Snapseed for PC / Windows or Mac:

Snapseed is an app to be used on your mobile phone, tablets or iPads. Google has not release a Snapseed application for your desktops, or laptops.


Snapseed tutorials and tips for Mobile photography:

How to make a clean black background photo using Snapseed app

How to edit your cat’s portrait using Snapseed

How I edited an up close photo using my mobile

Save High or Full resolution photos post editing using latest Snapseed

Creating a custom Look and saving it as a preset in Snapseed

Snapseed’s Healing brush tool to remove elements in a photo

Watermark styles / fonts in Snapseed


You can download it now absolutely free from the links below depending on what mobile you use.

Download for Android phones.

Download for iOS (Apple phones).

About the author

Antony Pratap

Bangalore based photographer providing niche services. Shoots mostly using iPhone and wishes to help others shoot better using their mobiles.