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6 Best Photo Editors for Windows 8.1

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6 Best Photo Editors for Windows 8.1

Today smartphones and tablets have great cameras and these might just give point and shoot cameras a run for money. But there are many instances where you might want to edit and enhance the photos before you share it your friends on social sites.

If you are on Windows 8.1 tablet or laptop, here are some of the best apps to edit photos and make them better and also create collage from your photo collection.

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1. Adobe Photoshop Express:

Photoshop Express is a simple photo editing version of the popular app and is available for Windows 8.1. The app comes with basic editing tools to make your photos better. It comes with features like crop, straighten, rotate, and flip ?your photos, remove red eye, one-touch adjustment for brightness, exposure and shadows and also tools to adjust the exposure, contrast, clarity, vibrance and more. The app also includes filters and in-app purchase for more features.

Photoshop Express

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2. PicsArt:

PicsArt is one of the most popular app available on Windows Phone and it is supported on Windows tablet as well. The app comes with all in one photo editor and drawing tool for all your editing and artistic needs, which includes:

  • A photo editor offering a range of tools for photo manipulations and effects.
  • A collage maker allowing you to create collages in free form on any background, with photo grids, or awesome provided frames.
  • A drawing tool with abundant artistic features including artistic brushes and layers to create digital images resembling real paintings.

The app is available free in the store.


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3. Fhotoroom:

Fhotoroom sets a new standard for non-destructive image editing with more features and tools packed into a single easy to use app. The app comes with 90+ tools to edit and manage your photos. The app comes with support for 150 RAW File Formats plus, JPG, PNG and TIFF. You can even edit photos up to 41MP using the app and has full EXIF data support. It also comes with custom adjustable styles, frames and also light leaks.

Fhotoroom is one of the highly featured app on the store for editing photos.


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4. Fotor:

Fotor is yet another useful editing app for Windows 8.1. Fotor brings in amazing experience with cutting-edge tools including Basic Editing Tools, Brilliant Visual Effects, Frames, 1-Tap Enhance, Collage, Text, Tilt Shift and Raw Converter, all bundled together in one powerful package.

You can also make collages with Fotor and comes with tools to enhance photos.


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5. Photo Editor:

Photo Editor is from Aviary which is one of the most popular photo editing tools. Aviary is a powerful, fast, and fun photo editor which we created because we wanted an easy way to edit our photos on the go with no fuss. It comes with all basic editing options like crop, rotate, adjust brightness, saturation, colors, photo effects, blur, sharpen, add texts and more in a easy to use interface.

Photo Editor

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6. Autodesk Pixlr:

As the name indicates, Pixlr is from Autodesk and comes with powerful features in a good interface. Whether you’re applying a quick fix to your photos or adding a personal touch with effects, overlays, or borders, Pixlr has everything you need to make your moments beautiful. You can apply quick fixes to your photos with features, such as crop, straighten, resize, and more. There is also option to apply autofix to balance out colors and adjust for poor lighting conditions with a simple one-click fix.


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We have listed only the best ones and also which are free. If you search Windows 8.1 store, you will find quite a lot of useful editing tools.

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Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Mark Williams

    December 22, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Very useful list, Nirmal. And speaking of image editing software, have you also also checked out BatchPhoto?

    It’s a bulk photo editing tool that is quite useful when you have to do resizing, watermarking or adding a date/time stamp.

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