Best photo apps for Android

Whether you want to slap a simple filter on your photo or get granular and change attributes like color levels and saturation, we've got a list of the Android apps you'll want to use.

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Fotodanz (free)
Similar to the megapopular Cinemagram app for iOS, Fotodanz for Android lets you easily create cinemagraphs using your mobile device's camera. Cinemagraphs -- for those who don't know -- are artsy images that are essentially hybrid still photos and animated GIFs. Typically, they are difficult to create, but with Fotodanz that's not the case.

To use the app, compose a photo like you normally would. Fotodanz will then take a still shot, and shoot a few seconds of video simultaneously. From there, just select the region of your photo you want to animate, and the rest of the photo will remain static. It's that easy.

About the author

Jaymar Cabebe covers mobile apps and Windows software for CNET. While he may be a former host of the Android Atlas Weekly podcast, he doesn't hate iOS or Mac. Jaymar has worked in online media since 2007.


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