Happy 2nd birthday Pictures Lab! if you’ve never used it, it’s a top rated photo editing app that’s all-inclusive. It’s my go to photo app in fact since it’s a snap to use and does it all. And it appears on the first page of Top Ranked photo apps in the Windows Phone marketplace. It’s usually $3 but for its birthday it’s gone free for a few days so get your download on!
Here’s the complete description:
The ultimate picture effects app for all device types! MSNBC.com wrote: "a Swiss Army knife of photo tweaks". If you like to make beautiful photos, then this app is a perfect addition to your phone’s toolset. Pictures Lab provides you with thousands of different modifications for your photos and the WP 7.5 Mango version has a built-in take photo functionality with face detection auto focus, steady mode and much more. Pictures Lab is the original with high quality filters, features and great user experience. It’s fast and responsive and you quickly get your job done with just a few gestures. Often been copied, but never reached. Engadget.com: "a must-have for WP7 devices … the program provides a set of amazing effects and tweaks for your photos" Gizmodo.com : "Pictures Lab offers a ton of effects for your money." Microsoft uses Pictures Lab in its presentations as a "delightful app" which "Looks and feels like an integral part of Windows Phone 7". "Uncluttered, polished experience".
The app comes with 30 controllable, easy-to-use, but advanced effects like different vintage and hipster-like filters, Tilt Shift (miniature faking), HDR, Lomo, Soften, Auto Adjust, Sharpen, Comic, Bulge, B&W, Sepia and many more. Dynamic previews of the effects are shown in a list, making it possible to easily pick the right one. The high quality borders are also presented in a nice preview list and can be combined with any filter and any aspect ratio. Multiple effects can also be combined.
It is also possible to crop, rotate and flip images. An enhanced picture and the EXIF data can be saved to the phone’s pictures hub or shared directly on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. The app performs the image processing on the original picture in its original resolution, thus making it also possible to print the image or use it as desktop wallpaper. Full Pictures Hub Apps integration and support for landscape and portrait orientation.
You can get it here for free and while you’re looking, you should check out Schulte Software’s other apps (Funny Faces is a must have).