5 Useful Image and Photo Editing Apps on Mac App Store

Mac machines are well known for their use amongst the creative people since quite a few years. While there are a lot of other applications of a Mac notebook or desktop, these machines are used a lot when it comes to editing or creating new photos or images.

There are quite a few amazing applications available on the Mac App Store which allow you to edit images and photos. Most of them are intuitive, fun and easy to use. I have listed five of my favorite such tools on the Mac App Store.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 11


Adobe Photoshop has been personal favorite since a long time and it is ‘the’ choice for professional image editors across the globe. While Adobe Photoshop CS6 is available separately through Adobe’s website, Photoshop Elements 11 is a great tool for photographers who need quick refinements and edits to their existing photos.

It is easy to use and offers layer-based editing with support for layer masks and layer styles. It is a great tool for color correction, has vast number of filters and features third party plug-in support. If one does not already have Photoshop CS6 and needs a professional image editing software right out of the the Mac App Store then this is a surely a good option. With a price tag of Rs. 4,500 it is much affordable that Photoshop CS6, but a little expensive than the other options available on the Mac App Store.

Acorn 4

Acorn-4-AppRecently updated to its new version, Acorn is simply a great image editing tool available on Mac. It also features layers-based editing, with different layer styles and non-destructive filters. It is quite fast, it allows a user to draw using the trackpad, mouse or a tablet and features a great masking tool.

It is really easy to use and anyone who has the knowledge of basic image editing software will start using Acorn 4 in a jiffy. Acorn 4 is priced at Rs. 1,650 and it is absolutely worth that amount.

CameraBag 2


CameraBag 2 is a beautiful and easy-to-use app which makes advanced photo editing quite easy for almost any kind of user. It is surely is a useful app to go along with your camera as it includes over 100+ fully-adjustable filters and 25+ professional controls. One can also create their own styles for later use.

It features an all-new Analog Engine which helps create stunning images with high quality filters. It has support for RAW format and metadata along with catch saving. CameraBag 2 is priced at Rs. 790.



This is a free yet powerful image editing tool for Mac users. It has a bunch of use powerful tools, it is really simple to use and can deliver nifty results without spending much time. It has a great photo editing engine, provides sophisticated photo enhancements, one can add various effects and borders to their photos, it is optimized for Retina Displays and also supports RAW files.



This is yet another powerful tool which lets you create stunning new images and edit your existing photos. It is also optimized to work work with the Retina Display and the app is priced at Rs. 790. One can dirtily upload images to iCloud and also instantly share them on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.

It includes pixel-accurate selection tools and is bundled with some impressive drawing and pairing tools. It has over 150 filters and special effect to improve your photos and a bunch of useful retouching tools to get rid of unwanted stuff from your images.

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