Google adds three new important photo editing tools to Snapseed for Android


Google has been working hard to improve some of its most essential apps and services in the last couple of weeks. It's now Snapseed's turn to receive a host of new features that will allow users to edit their captured photos and apply various effects much easier.

Snapseed version 2.17 will be rolled out starting today to all compatible Android devices, Google recently confirmed. The new app brings three new tools to those who use Google's professional photo editor on a regular basis.

The first one is called Double Exposure, and it should allow Snapseed users to merge two photos and choose from various blending models that, according to Google, “are inspired by analog film techniques as well as digital image processing.”

Next in line, Face Pose is a new feature that lets users correct the pose of portraits based on three-dimensional models. The third and last new tool added by Google is called “Expand.” As the name suggests, it allows users to increase the size of the canvas and fill up the new space with content from the image.

Google also confirmed that local looks and QR looks should now support the Brush tool and Stacks Brushing. The updated Snapseed app has already been pushed to Google Play Store, so make sure to grab it to benefit from the new features.

source: Google+

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4 Comments

1. SnoopDogg

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 07, 2017

getting better everyday

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Awesome... I wanted applications to merge images but didn't want to install another app just for that. This is great. Snapseed is the way!

3. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

JUST. NEEDS. NOISE. REDUCTION!

4. PHYCLOPSH

Posts: 654; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Why "expand" wasn't there before baffles me. Just for the countless times I needed that before, I'd smack the sh*t outta Google...

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