Want to get the most double-taps out of your Instagrams this weekend? Try these five photo-enhancing apps that will take your images from cool to awesome, in just a few taps and swipes. From designing a collage of multiple photos, incorporating color filters, or adding text, your customized snaps could make it to the popular page! Scroll down to see our the best free iPhone and Android apps, which we tested on images from the Drew Barrymore-covered September issue available on newsstands or on your tablet. Scroll down to see the full list.
Are you annoyed at how Instagram makes you crop your photos? Well now you can post full-scale photos thanks to this app. It also gives you the option to select color borders, or stitch up two or more photos into one frame. Click to download for the iPhone at itunes.apple.com or Android at play.google.com.
You can combine up to nine photos into more than 70 adjustable frames, with just a click and touch of your screen. Additional perks include background patterns and colors, shadow adjustments, and frame shapes from circles to hearts. Click to download for the iPhone at itunes.apple.com or Android at play.google.com.
Ever wonder how some of the pictures on your Instagram feed features text on the photos? The trick is the Overgram app, which lets you to add different typography in various sizes to your photos. You can also resize, align and position the text anywhere on your photo. Only available for the iPhone at itunes.apple.com, but you can download a similar app, Textgram for Android at play.google.com.
Saw a photo you wanted to post on your personal Instagram feed? This app allows you to regram your favorite photos from other followers onto your feed, while giving you the option to add your own caption. Only available for the iPhone at itunes.apple.com, but you can download a similar app, InstaRepost for Android at play.google.com.
Be your own photo editor with this new app that gives you color filters and more than 500 shapes, crops, and fonts to create original and stunning photos that any Instagrammer would double-tap. Only available for the iPhone at itunes.apple.com.