Google brings award-winning image editor Snapseed to Android, makes it free on iOS

Google brings award-winning image editor Snapseed to Android, makes it free on iOS
Snapseed, one of the most robust image editing applications for iPhone and iPad, has now arrived on Android, and its price on iOS was slashed from $4.99 to a sweet zero. That’s all an effect of Google having earlier acquired the makers of the application, Nik Software.

Snapseed revolves around the idea of complex image manipulations done via simple gestures. What makes the app stand out from the ever popular Instagram is exactly the complexity of manipulations and the simplicity of execution. You could apply filters on top of filters on particular parts of an image easily, a level of control you don’t have with Instagram.

Snapseed will work on both Android phones and tablets running versions later than 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And here is how Snapseed’s main man Josh Haftel explains the idea behind the application:

The app is of course fully integrated with Google+, so with a few quick and easy gesture tweaks you can throw it back at your followers on Google’s social network. And that’s a big bonus for both the network and the photographers on it.

You can download Snapseed for iPhone and iPad now in its updated free version, and while the link on Android’s Google Play is live, we guess it’d take a few more minutes to be able to actually download the app on an Android device.



source: Snapseed via Tech Crunch

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10 Comments

1. kirholstov

Posts: 146; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Cool! But I want to see one on WP.

8. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

me too. we can only dream.

2. CODHP13

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

Coll app. the only minus z it z integrated with Google + .

5. soldiernation

Posts: 34; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

What?!?! You don't even have to use Google+.

9. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Sadly most people don't or don't you use it. Personally I love G+ and have been trolling it especially hard to get an elusive Ingress invite.

3. josephnero

Posts: 782; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

this is why i love Google

4. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

It's not on the Google Play Store.

6. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

i just download it test doesn't hurt

7. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

it is on the play store bro. I downloaded it about 30mins ago. Just type in snapseed and scroll down a bit and there it is...I must say this app might just be a little better than pixlr

10. QuadCorePro343

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 03, 2012

If its not in the play store its because your device is not compatible with snapseed. A little more info from phonearena and other tech sites should note this.

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