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CLOSED MRA2017: MobiTog's Recommended Apps - Vote by March 31st

Discussion in 'Apps Chat' started by richardcb, 12 March 2017.

  1. richardcb

    richardcb MobiStaff Site Staff

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    Better late than never, it's time for Mobifolk everywhere to vote for their essential photo apps of the past year - except that this time it's a little different. For it's 5th anniversary MobiTog's Essential Apps becomes MobiTog's Recommended Apps - MRA for short.

    Rather than ask you to vote for apps you'd recommend to newbie mobile photographers this time we'd like you to vote for apps you'd recommended to anyone with an interest in smartphone photography. We think it'll give a better overall idea of which apps Mobimembers are using and like.

    Last year ProCamera 9, Snapseed, Stackables, Enlight, MobiTog, and iColorama were given the honour of MobiTog recognition. For over a year they have been representative of some of the best photo apps available – but are you still using them? Have you found newer and better apps? Name them and help to compile the new 2017 list.

    As before there will only be one round of voting (this one) and the top three apps in each category will make up the new list – so make your votes count.

    Please vote in the following categories:

    1. Alternative camera apps.
    2. Photo editing apps.
    3. Video camera apps.
    4. Video editing/effects apps.
    5. Filter/effects apps.
    6. Mono effect apps.

    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos).
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers).
    9. Social/sharing apps (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience).
    10. Photo utility apps (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography).

    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre.

    Guidelines
    • You are free to vote for as many apps as you like but we suggest you try and keep it down to around half a dozen, tops.
    • Vote by replying to this thread.
    • Please bear in mind you are choosing apps that you would recommend to others. If you have a personal favourite vote for it in category 11.
    • Feel free to suggest alternate categories should you consider any apps or app types not represented. They may not be featured this year but will be considered for future polls.
    It’s all down to you, Mobifolk. Please vote by replying to this thread, which will remain open until the end of the month. After that we’ll compile the list of winners and announce them.

    Help fellow MobiTog members by sharing your recommendations of the best photo apps you can.

    Thank you.
     
  2. RoseCat

    RoseCat MobiFaerie... Site Staff

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    1. Alternative camera apps -
    Hipstamatic
    2. Photo editing apps -
    Snapseed, Edit: Retouch (thanks for the reminder JillyG!)
    3. Video camera apps - I've never used one!
    4. Video editing/effects apps - iMovie or Quik
    5. Filter/effects apps - VSCO
    6. Mono effect apps - VSCO
    7. Text overlay apps
    (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos) - Stackables
    8. Image transfer apps
    (for moving pics between devices and computers) - Dropbox
    9. Social/sharing apps
    (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience) - MobiTog!
    10. Photo utility apps
    (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography) - Dropbox
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre - VSCO
     
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  3. richardcb

    richardcb MobiStaff Site Staff

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    Thanks for getting the ball rolling, Cat. :)
     
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    Ryn S MobiPassionista

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    My 365:
    My MobiTog 365
    1. Alternative camera apps. VSCO, Manual Cam, Camera Plus, Hydra, Prisma
    2. Photo editing apps. Snapseed, iColorama S, Mextures, TaDaa, Touch/Retouch, PhotoWizard
    3. Video camera apps.
    I only use my native video app/camera on my iPhone.
    4. Video editing/effects apps. VideoPix, Videoshop
    5. Filter/effects apps.
    Reflect, BeCasso, Leonardo, Waterlogue
    6. Mono effect apps.
    Marksta, Distressed fx, Floating Cam, Flood, Alien Sky, Rainy Daze, RollWorld
    7. Text overlay apps. InstaWeather, Tornado, Thunder
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers). One Drive. Air Drop. Dropbox. Email.
    9. Social/sharing apps MobiTog, Instagram, EyeEm, Photo365,
    10. Photo utility apps. The Roll
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. SuperImpose, DecoBlend, Rhonna designs
     
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  5. Chris Wadsworth

    Chris Wadsworth Too Growed up to be Blue...

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    1. Alternative camera apps.
    ProCamera and Cortex Cam
    2. Photo editing apps.
    Snapseed
    3. Video camera apps.
    Native Camera
    4. Video editing/effects apps.
    Don't use
    5. Filter/effects apps.
    VSCO, PicFx, Mextures and iColorama
    6. Mono effect apps.
    Dramatic Black and White
    7. Text overlay apps
    N/A
    8. Image transfer apps
    Google photos
    9. Social/sharing apps
    Instagram and Mobitog
    10. Photo utility apps
    Google photos
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre.
    Snapseed and Dramatic Black and White
     
  6. lisamjw

    lisamjw MobiStaff Site Staff

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    1. Alternative camera apps: Hipstamatic
    2. Photo editing apps: VSCO
    3. Video camera apps: N/A
    4. Video editing/effects apps: N/A
    5. Filter/effects apps: VSCO, Mextures
    6. Mono effect apps: VSCO

    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos): N/A
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers): Flickr, Shoebox
    9. Social/sharing apps (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience): Mobitog, Facebook
    10. Photo utility apps (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography): Flickr
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre: VSCO

    Can you tell that I like VSCO!
     
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  7. terse

    terse MobiLurver MobiSupporter

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    1. Alternative camera apps - ProCamera, Slow Shutter
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed, ACDSee Pro, iColorama, Leonardo
    3. Video camera apps - native camera app
    4. Video editing/effects apps - LumaFX
    5. Filter/effects apps - iColorama, BeCasso, Mextures
    6. Mono effect apps - ACDSee Pro, RNI Films
    7. Text overlay apps -
    8. Image transfer apps -
    Photo Transfer, Air Drop
    9. Social/sharing apps -
    10. Photo utility apps - PhotoMeta, SKRWT, Big Photo
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - iColorama, Leonardo, ACDSee Pro
     
  8. ImageArt

    ImageArt MobiLurver MobiSupporter

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    My 365:
    My MobiTog 365
    1. Alternative camera apps - Camera +, Hipstamatic, ProCamera
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed, iColorama, Retouch, Photoshop Mix
    3. Video camera apps - Filmic Pro, Native camera app
    4. Video editing/effects apps - LumaFusion, Quik, Vhoto, ImgPlay, Imaengine, Brushstroke, Glitche
    5. Filter/effects apps - iColorama, Metabrush, IC Painter, Procreate, Repix
    6. Mono effect apps - iColorama
    7. Text overlay apps - iColorama, Snapseed,
    8. Image transfer apps - iXpand Sandisk, PhotoTransfer App, Airdrop
    9. Social/sharing - Flickr, Instagram, Mobitog
    10. Photo utility apps - Big Photo, ViewExif, View Exif
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - iColorama, Snapseed, Hipstamatic
     
  9. West End Girl

    West End Girl MobiPassionista

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    1. Alternative camera apps ...Hipstamatic...6x7...Lenka
    2. Photo editing apps ...Snapseed...Retouch...LightWeaver
    3. Video camera apps ...Never Used
    4. Video editing/effects apps ...Never Used
    5. Filter/effects apps ...BlurFX...BeCasso
    6. Mono effect apps ...Dramatic B&W

    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos) ...Path On
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers) ...Google Photos
    9. Social/sharing apps (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience) ...MobiTog
    10. Photo utility apps (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography) ...None Used
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre ...Hipstamatic...Superimposed
     
  10. JillyG

    JillyG MobiLifer Mobi Veteran

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    1. Alternative camera apps. Hipstamatic, Camera+
    2. Photo editing apps. Snapseed, Retouch, iColorama, Leonardo
    3. Video camera apps. Native camera app
    4. Video editing/effects apps. Quik
    5. Filter/effects apps. iColorama, Repix, Procreate, Pixlr, Mextures, Stackables, Enlight
    6. Mono effect apps. Blackie, Dramatic B&W
    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos). Phonto, Pixlr
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers). N/A
    9. Social/sharing apps (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience). Mobitog
    10. Photo utility apps (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography). N/A
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. Snapseed, iColorama, Mextures, Pixlr, Stackables, Repix, Procreate
     
  11. sinnerjohn

    sinnerjohn MobiLurver

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    1. Alternative camera apps. Vignette for Android, Camera FV-5
    2. Photo editing apps. Snapseed, Hipstamatic, Pixlr, VSCO
    3. Video camera apps. N/A
    4. Video editing/effects apps. N/A
    5. Filter/effects apps. VSCO, Mextures, Stackables,
    6. Mono effect apps. Black Cam Pro, Lenka, Dramatic B/W, Snapseed
    7. Text overlay apps
    (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos). N/A
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers). Google Photos, Flickr
    9. Social/sharing apps
    (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience). MobiTog, Flickr, Instagram
    10. Photo utility apps
    (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography). N/A
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre.
    Hipstamatic, Snapseed, VSCO,
     
  12. MsDee

    MsDee MobiLifer MobiSupporter

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    My 365:
    My MobiTog 365
    1. Alternative camera apps. Hydra, Lightroom Camera, Fusion
    2. Photo editing apps. Snapseed - Just keeps getting better
    3. Video camera apps. Hyperlapse, Native iPhone
    4. Video editing/effects apps. iMovie
    5. Filter/effects apps. Vinci, Prisma
    6. Mono effect apps. MPro

    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos). iWatermark Pro, TitleFx
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers). PhotoSync, AirDrop
    9. Social/sharing apps (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience). Instagram, SnapChat (I have to, I have grands)
    10. Photo utility apps (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography). Photos Albums :( Why can't Apple add "SmartAlbums" to Photos Albums just like on the Mac? :confused:
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. Hydra, Brushstroke, BeCasso, ImageBlender, Snapseed, Relight, Fusion, Aftercut, Juxtaposer
     
  13. craftconn

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    1. Alternative camera apps - Camera+
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed, TouchRetouch
    3. Video camera apps.
    4. Video editing/effects apps.
    5. Filter/effects apps - Brushstroke, iColorama
    6. Mono effect apps.

    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos).
    8. Image transfer apps - Prime Photos
    9. Social/sharing apps - Instagram
    10. Photo utility apps - BigPhoto, Metepho
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. - Snapseed, Superimpose
     
  14. Starzee

    Starzee MobiLurver

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    Alternative camera apps- Camera+, Lenka
    Photo editing apps-Snapseed, Leonardo
    Video camera apps
    Video editing/effects apps
    Filters/effects apps- Mextures, IColorama
    Mono effects apps-Lenka, VSCO
    Text overlay apps-Over
    Image transfer apps-Flickr
    Social sharing apps-Mobitog, Instagram
    Photo utility apps-Metapho, TwinViewer
    Personal favorite apps-Leonardo, IColorama, Snapseed
     
  15. mwolfer

    mwolfer MobiLurver

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    1. Alternative camera apps - Camera+, Hipstamatic
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed
    3. Video camera apps. Native Camera App
    4. Video editing/effects apps. iMovie
    5. Filter/effects apps - Snapseed, BeCasso, Hipstamatic
    6. Mono effect apps. Snapseed, Hipstamatic
    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos). Snapseed, Retype, This
    8. Image transfer apps - Flickr (I use backups to transfer)
    9. Social/sharing apps - Instagram, Flickr, Facebook
    10. Photo utility apps - BigPhoto, Exif Viewer, MetaPro, Motion Stills
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. - Snapseed, Hipstamatic
     
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  16. richardcb

    richardcb MobiStaff Site Staff

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    ONE WEEK TO GO! Thanks to everyone who has voted so far but we need more! Don't miss out on this great chance to recommend your favourite photo apps to your fellow Mobimembers. :thumbs:
     
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  17. JillyG

    JillyG MobiLifer Mobi Veteran

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    Lzed MobiStaff Site Staff

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    1. Alternative camera apps. Mike Hardaker's apps, 645 Pro, PureShot, FieldCam, Fusion HDR, TaruCamera, CortexCamera, Hydra, RedDotCamera, Hipstamatic
    2. Photo editing apps. Snapseed, iColorama S, HandyPhoto, TintMint
    3. Video camera apps. I only use Vizzywig
    4. Video editing/effects apps. Vizzywig has built in editing
    5. Filter/effects apps. BeCasso, Waterlogue, Jazz, Mextures, SuperPhoto, Stackables
    6. Mono effect apps. Distressed fx, MonoKrome
    7. Text overlay apps. Phonto
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers). PhotoSync, Dropbox, Flick, Imazing (desktop)
    9. Social/sharing apps MobiTog, Instagram
    10. Photo utility apps. Photo Shack
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. SuperImpose, Hipstamatic
     
  19. MotownLarry

    MotownLarry MobiAddict

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    1. Alternative camera apps - Camera+, Slow Shutter,
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed, Enlight, BeCasso
    3. Video camera apps. Native Camera App
    4. Video editing/effects apps. iMovie
    5. Filter/effects apps - Snapseed, BeCasso, Prisma, Enlight
    6. Mono effect apps. Snapseed
    7. Text overlay apps. Snapseed
    8. Image transfer apps -
    9. Social/sharing apps - Instagram, Facebook, Mobitog
    10. Photo utility apps - Metapho
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. - Snapseed, Superimpose, Unfade
     
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    zenjenny MobiStaff Site Staff

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    1. Alternative camera apps - painted Cam, Hipsta :cheeks: SlowShutter
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed
    3. Video camera apps - n/a
    4. Video editing/effects apps - n/a
    5. Filter/effects apps - Stackables, Shift, iColorama (tho I hardly use it), Formulas, BeCasso, Mextures, Distressed fx
    6. Mono effect apps - SnapSeed, Blackie, MonoKrom
    7. Text overlay apps - I don't like any of them
    8. Image transfer apps -

    9. Social/sharing apps -
    10. Photo utility apps - Big Photo, Metaphoto
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - Snapseed, Union, iColorama, Stackables, Shift, RmK, Repix
     
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    zenjenny MobiStaff Site Staff

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    Gosh, this is tough.

    1. Alternative camera apps - Hipstamatic, vividHDR, 645 Pro, Painted Camera, BlackCam
    2. Photo editing apps - Snapseed, iColorama, Leonardo
    3. Video camera apps - Native camera app, Videomator
    4. Video editing/effects apps - iMovie, Imaengine, Brushstroke, RollWorld
    5. Filter/effects apps - Stackables, Tangent, Fragment, Decim8, Reflect, Glaze
    6. Mono effect apps - Perfect B&W, Dramatic B&W
    7. Text overlay apps - Phonto, Over
    8. Image transfer apps - PhotoTransfer, Dropbox
    9. Social/sharing - Mobitog, Flickr
    10. Photo utility apps - Big Photo, ViewExif, Touch/Retouch, SKRWT, Superimpose
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - iColorama, Snapseed

    Leaving out a lot, especially painting-style apps like MetaBrush, iC Painter, BeCasso, Jixipix's Artista series, Adobe PaintCan
     
  23. rizole

    rizole MobiLurver

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    1. Alternative camera apps. - Lenka, Open camera
    2. Photo editing apps. - Snapseed - Toolwiz
    3. Video camera apps. - Lapseit, Easylapse
    4. Video editing/effects apps. - n/a
    5. Filter/effects apps. -Snapseed, toolwiz, picsart
    6. Mono effect apps. - Snapseed, Lenka

    7. Text overlay apps (any app that overlays text or designs onto your photos). - Snapseed
    8. Image transfer apps (for moving pics between devices and computers). Asus File Manager (wireless)
    9. Social/sharing apps (any app that helps share your images with a wider audience). - Instagram
    10. Photo utility apps (any app that helps organise your images or augment your photography). n/a
    11. Personal favourite apps of yours - any genre. - Snapseed
     
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    richardcb MobiStaff Site Staff

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    Thank you, one and all. Voting for MobiTog's Recommended Apps 2017 is now CLOSED. No posts to this thread after this one will be eligible to vote. :(

    There will now be a brief intermission while numbers are crunched and winning apps found. Stay tuned for the MRA2017 results, coming soon. :cool:
     
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    RoseCat MobiFaerie... Site Staff

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    <bated breath> :D
     
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