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Darkroom keeps iOS photo editing simple (pictures)

This new photo editor makes it easy to browse images and start editing quickly.

Jason Parker
Jason Parker has been at CNET for nearly 15 years. He is the senior editor in charge of iOS software and has become an expert reviewer of the software that runs on each new Apple device. He now spends most of his time covering Apple iOS releases and third-party apps.
Jason Parker
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Darkroom for iOS

This new photo editor sets itself apart from the rest with cool new ways to adjust your photos, but it's still missing some important features.

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Cropping tools

Darkroom's cropping tools let you select from several standard aspect ratios, but you also can drag the corners by hand.  It also lets you level the image.

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Slider adjustments

Use sliders to adjust saturation, temperature, sharpness and more.

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Photo filters

You get a handful of photo filters with both retro color and black and white options, or you can create your own.

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In-app purchase

To get Curves, you'll need to pay $2.99 through in app purchase. But $2.99 is a good price for an app with all these features.

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Curves

Adjust curves by swiping in each of the different columns. You also can single out reds, blues and greens over on the left.

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