This is an updated post.
Welcome back to my blog and today’s blogging tips post, i’ll he sharing with my fellow bloggers either new or old bloggers, 5 amazing photo editing apps ans tools that you must have in 2020.
Sometimes the first thing that catches your attention when reading a post is the featured images. A picture can definitely speaks a thousands words and it could actually make a reader interested or just scroll past.
Do you know that a picture on your post attracts readers sometimes before the title?
Some bloggers have an amazing sense of photo designing. A post with images gets more views than a post without one.
If you are wondering how your favourite blogger adds texts, arrange, put cute arts on their pictures or uses the best quality picture, well it is with the help of editing apps.
So, if you are wondering which editing apps/tools is the best for you. I’m very sure after this post, you will definitely have one.
5 photo editing Apps/Tool for bloggers in 2020
Canva is one of the best and free editing app for bloggers. Canva has a whole lot more to offer than just edit an image.
- You can design a logo
- A blog banner
- All social media banner
- Design a flyer
- An invitation card
- Business cards
You can actaully make a high quality designs with their free basic plan.
You can change backgrounds, add your desired fonts, texts, shapes and so many other cool stuffs to you designs.
The cool thing about canva is that, they have millions of already made templates for different categories and designs. You can create your own dimensions, layout amd build your own graphics. You can also choose from premium images, illustrations and chart which is charged $1. You can also upgrade to a package called CANVA FOR WORK which is a subscription service which you can pay monthly or annually.
Pixlr is a fun and free photo editor for quick fixes and amazing effects.
Photo editing softwares can be very expensive. So for those that can afford to buy, pixlr is a great photoshop alternative. No account creation required, just download and start editing. Capture any moment and edit with over 2 million combinations of FREE effects, overlays, and filters.
PIXLR offers a series of selection tools like the marquee tool, lasso tool, and wand tool. Editing tools like the paint bucket, clone stamp tool, and gradient tool. Blending tools like the sharpen tool, blur tool or smudge tool. If you are good with photoshop, this amazing editing will be easy to use.
If you find Pixlr Editor too advanced for you, they also offer Pixlr Express with fewer options to choose from.
PicMonkey’s photo editor and design app makes images that get results. Ignite your social sphere with stunning social posts and cover images. Get more traction with banners, shop icons, and thumbnails. Touch up portraits to slay job boards and profile pics. And so much more.
PicMonkey app you can:
• Easily boost pics with photo editor effects like Sepia, B&W, and Ombre
• Add graphic stickers and your own overlays—hello logos!—and keep transparency
• Touch up portraits with makeup editor tools for complexion, contouring, eyes and teeth (in-app purchase) and so much more.
Piktochart is a web-based infographic application. It is Just a simple, intuitive tool that helps you and your team tell stories with the visual impact they deserve. Create beautiful infographics, flyers, posters, presentations and reports easily with absolutely no design experience.
As explained by Social Media Today, “On average, it takes 50 seconds to read 200-250 words but only 1/10 of a second to process a visual scene.”
Visual marketing just makes sense and Picktochart can help you with that. Picktochart is easy to use, creates graphics that look professionally made, and even a non-designer can use it.
You can choose a template or create your own – psst…pick a template. Picktochart does all the work for you with laying out where the information and visual charts go.
All the tools you need are laid out on the side, making it easy to customize and change things around.
Other highlights include the ability to add video to your infographic and upload your own images like a logo for branding purposes.
If you want more features like more templates to choose from, the Lite plan runs you $15/month while the Pro plan is $29/month.
It allows you to create infographics, reports, flyers and even social media postings. It’s an easy-to-use online data visualization tool that businesses and bloggers can use.
Venngage categorizes their infographics as beginner, intermediate and advanced, depending on the complexity of the infographic.
Venngage uses a drag-and-drop toolbar to make it easy to swap icons or add new ones. A neat feature Venngage offers is pictograms.
With hundreds of professional looking templates, a huge collection of icons and pictograms, and a library of data-driven maps, graphs and charts, Venngage makes it easy to create a report or infographic in minutes.
To get complete access to all of their features, you can upgrade to a monthly plan of only $19 or, if you pay yearly, it drops to $16/month.