20+ Free Great Photo Editing iPhone Apps For Graphic Designers


Smartphones have become so common nowadays that you can find one in every corner of the world. As they’re available in almost every price point, more people can afford to buy one. Gone are the days of the symbian phones now it is the age of iOS, Android and Windows phones.

The great thing about a smartphone is that you can carry your whole world in it. Your pictures, music, contacts, your social life and even your games.

Today I have collected some great free photo editing iPhone apps for Graphic Designers which you can use to capture and edit inspiring moments of life on the go.

Remember these apps are collected from all around the app store and they’re the best of the best and will serve your purpose very well. So please feel free to download any if you like.

Great Free Photo Editing iPhone Apps

Adobe Photoshop Express


Adobe Photoshop Express is a super-slimmed down version of Photoshop for when you need to quickly edit and upload photos and images on your iPhone or iPad.

Doodle Buddy Paint-Draw-Scribble


Just explore your creativity with this application that’s for free.



Frametastic is a tool for sharing the big picture; not just a moment but a memory. It allows to you to have a creative outlet for organising the photographic elements of your life whilst also allowing you to alter your images with a set of colour filters.  Kind of like Instagram but more framey.



The Behance Network app for iPhone allows you to explore millions of creative projects by the world’s top creative talent. The app also offers the ultimate mobile portfolio that seamlessly syncs with your Behance projects. Behance’s team of curators features new work every day from top portfolios in the fields of design.



Dubbed a “precision 2D vector drawing and design” app, iDesign features a unique offset drawing tool that enables you to draw accurately with a fingertip without blocking your own view. It features advanced point and shape editing functionality, and is well suited to drawing on the move.

Designers HQ


Whether you’re a website designer looking for some inspiration, or a developer looking for a particular snippet of code, you’ll probably find it on the DesignersHQ website.



Jot down your notes, scribble your thoughts and annotate your pictures using only your fingers and your imagination! Illustrate your ideas with simple but colorful diagrams, notes and sketches. Place shapes using multitouch gestures, zoom in for those accurate little details, save your creations in your personal corkboard or send them to others. Use Sketches for business, creativity or simply share it as a pastime with your friends. iPhone drawing fun.

Type Drawing


Drawing with letters! Totally fun and addictive. Type a sentence or word, choose a font, and draw.

Think Ink


If you just don’t want to pony up the cash for a color plaything, you can always go with Think Ink by Neenah paper. It has a few less features, is a little rigid, but hey, you get palettes, and it’s not like you have to buy paper from these guys.



Every web and graphic designer has a deep relation with Photobucket and what a pleasure it will be if you can use it on your iPhone. Using this application you can search Photobucket media library, download any photo and manage you albums.

Art Studio


ArtStudio is the most comprehensive, sketching, painting and photo editing tool in the App Store. Completely re-designed from the ground up the new ArtStudio features a beautiful new user interface and a powerful new graphics engine to make creating works of art faster, easier, and more fun! Using advanced drawing algorithms this is the fastest and most precise version of ArtStudio to date.

Adobe Ideas


Adobe® Ideas lets you create freeform vector illustrations wherever you are with your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. With a Creative Cloud membership, easily sync Adobe Ideas projects to Creative Cloud and open them for refinement in Illustrator CS6.

Fuzel – Collage Made Awesome


Combine photos, add effects, write captions, and you are ready to share a great story with friends. All it takes is just 1 minute! The collage you create is as unique as your story. There are 7 aspect ratios to choose from. You can cut your own layouts, or pick one from 30+ Default and Funky* templates.



Gain access to exclusive pricing on extraordinary design with ToMo.

Download the Touch Of Modern mobile app to browse, discover, and acquire jaw-dropping modern designs at up to 70% off retail. Install ToMo and see for yourself.

InstaQuote – add text to photos and pictures for Instagram


Create beautiful text pictures for Instagram. Have you ever wanted to add words to a photo? Or share your thoughts on Instagram? Then you’ll LOVE InstaQuote!

iQuikColor – Colorize Objects in Your Photos


Change hues and colors of objects in your photos easily and quikly with Smart Selection Algorithm engine in iQuikColor!

FX Photo Studio


Almost 10 million new users in 2 months can’t be wrong. Get FX Photo Studio (while it’s still FREE) and make all your pictures stunning. This app is a real filter-machine!

Easily turn your images into stylish vintage snaps, dramatic photos, cross-processed or grunge masterpieces and more. Mix and play with over 194 high quality effects and filters that no other app has.

PicLab – Photo Editor


Add beautiful typography, apply stunning filters and photo effects, and add an ever-growing collection of shapes, light FX, textures, borders, patterns, and more to your photos and share them to your favorite social networks! The app was designed with you in mind. Making it fun and effortless to edit your pictures is our goal.

Design Observer


DesignObserver.com is the leading site at the intersection of design, photography, illustration, architecture, urbanism, sustainability, social innovation and visual culture.

The Design Observer App offers a quick way to survey what is new everyday,

as well as providing a better reading experience for all articles. You can browse the site by channel, by author or by topic. Our special Mondrian view allows you to scan articles by key images.



Move over, Instagram: this nifty little app enables you to bridge the gap between photography and motion from the comfort of your iPhone, by animating sections of an image and then applying vintage filters to add that hipster edge, before sharing your creations across social media.

LogoMaker And Graphics


ROYALTY FREE images, graphics, cartoon marketing characters, glossy objects and more … all designed by professional graphic artists! No clip art here! Use them freely on your Facebook pages, instagram photos or email them!

Great way to create slide presentation images, adjust and modify over 30 customizable logo templates, create email signatures or use the logos you create in your video creations etc..

Which one did you like? And don’t forget to share it with your friends.

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