There are plenty of options available on Android for converting your photos into artistic images, but it’s hard to find one that’s as simple to use as PORTRA. This free app will transform your selfies into miniature works of art that stand out from the crowd thanks to their beautiful watercolor and charcoal effects.
We’ve already told you about various Android apps for editing photos and even about ones that turn your images into the ever-popular Pixel Art. We don’t have enough strength in our fingers or time in the day to tell you about the vast number of apps dedicated to photo editing, although you can always take a look at our most downloaded to discover the most popular ones. PORTRA may not be among the most famous apps, although in our opinion, its high-quality features make it worthy of a little more recognition.
First and foremost, what’s most appealing about this app is its extreme ease of use. With just a few taps, your image is ready to be shared and enjoyed by anyone you care to share it with. To get started, you can use the front or back camera to take a picture or use one that’s already saved in your gallery. After that, all that’s left is to choose the effect you want to apply. And there are tons of possibilities: various colored watercolor effects, different charcoal styles … a whole slew of options that’ll transform your images into tributes to the legendary Take On Me music video or the surreal images from the fantastic opening of True Detective. And yes, we’re still talking about the first season. The good one.
PORTRA is an excellent app if you want to give your photos an extra special touch. At any time you can choose the portion of the image you want to apply the effect to, as well as the intensity of the effect. Plus, you can choose from a handful of different frames to add an extra dimension to your creations, and even share your masterpieces directly on any social networks. All in a matter of seconds.
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