Photo Editing apps like Prism, Retrica, Beauty Plus and many more apps are now very popular photo editing apps. In every smartphone, people have installed at least one photo editing app for editing their personal photographs as well as professional photographs.

Due to photo editing apps now it is very easy for people to apply various filters on their photographs, make collages and edit their photo as per their requirements by having various photo editing apps.

In this present time, due to the popularity or demand of Photo editing apps, various social networking apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp and many more apps are providing the photo editing filter with various photo editing app features like designing or making collage and adding text to the photographs.

Would you like to launch a Photo Editing app?

If yes then here in this article, we are going to discuss Photo editing app, why it is beneficial to launch a photo editing app, what are the key features of photo editing app and the cost of developing a photo editing app.

What is the functionality of Photo editing apps?

Before knowing the features and the cost of the photo editing app, you need to know the functionality of the photo editing app. So let’s discuss some of the functionality of Photo editing app:

  • Applying various filters (like Black and white) to the photo.
  • Crop the photo.
  • Rotate the photo.
  • Add background.
  • Edit the photo colours.
  • Edit background colour.
  • Cut and paste the elements of the photo.
  • Video editing.
  • Adding text.
  • Add stickers.

Why is it profitable to launch a Photo Editing App?

As we are observing, nowadays people are more inclined towards digital services. Due to the evolution of technology, now it is very easy for people to access online services and fill their basic requirements needs.


If you are thinking of launching any Online Startup or mobile app idea then you can think of launching your own Photo editing app. As the demand for photo editing type of services are going to increase and through this, you can also generate revenue through various different ways.

Let me discuss some of the best ways of generating revenue from a Photo editing app:

  • Integrating Ads services, in this allowing third parties to integrate ads services in your platform.
  • Provide premium as well as a subscription model.
  • Collaborate with various services for profits.

What are the key features of Photo Editing App?

The Photo Editing app mainly consists of two main panels. Before knowing the cost of developing a photo editing app, initially, you need to know the basic features of a photo editing app in detail.

So let’s discuss the key features of photo editing app in details:

User Panel

  • User login module.
  • After registration, the user can create their account.
  • Users can manage their account.
  • Able to upload the images or videos they want to edit.
  • Access various filters and check their images.
  • Add stickers and text.
  • Able to edit the back colour.
  • Able to rotate and crop the images.
  • Able to trim videos.
  • Able to add slow-motion as well as a fast-motion effect on videos.
  • Able to download the images or videos after editing.
  • Able to share the edited photo and video to social media.
  • Provide feedback.
  • Purchase premium model of the app using payment module integration.

Admin panel

  • Admin login module.
  • Admin Dashboard.
  • Manage users profile.
  • Make changes in filters and other functionality of their photo editing app.
  • Add new filters to engage users.
  • Manage social media integration.
  • Content management.
  • Ads management
  • Premium and subscription model management.
  • Manage feedback of users
  • Track performance of apps by generating the weekly or monthly report. 


How much does it cost to develop a Photo Editing App?

The cost of a photo editing app mainly depends on some of the features so it is not easy to predict the exact cost of developing a photo editing app. Let’s know which factor affects the cost of photo editing app:

  • Mobile app development.
  • UI/UX development.
  • Complexity of App
  • Frontend and backend designing of the app.
  • The platform of App (Android, IOS or both)
  • Mobile developers experience.

So here I am going to list down the approximate cost of developing a Photo Editing app:


  • App Design:- 9 Working Days
  • Android App Development:- 25 Working Days
  • iOS App Development:- 25 Working Days
  • Web Backend & Apis:- 30 Working Days
  • Testing, Bug fixing, and Deployment:- 7 Working Days


  • The approximate cost of developing a Photo Editing App is 5000-8000 USD.

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