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Photo Toaster – Good All-In-One App For Beginners

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PHOTO TOASTER offers lots of useful photo presets that will help turn your ordinary snaps into something worth-sharing. It’s straight-forward workflow and interface make it a great starting place for beginner iPhoneographers, or those who just like an easy-to-use app. It’s good…but we’re not sure it’s GREAT.

Let’s get to the gist of it in the tabs below.

  • Developed by East Coast Pixels, Inc.
  • Ready-to-use global presets for quick photo editing
  • Editing options labelled by category, such as Lighting, FX, Vignetting, and Borders
  • Tweak photos in an instant
  • Share photos easily through email, SMS, Facebook, and Tumbler
  • Costs US$1.99

  • Flexible user interface
  • Editing options are very accessible
  • Straight-forward and smooth workflow
  • Lots of tweaking options to choose from
  • Renders photos quickly
  • Automatically saves a backup copy of the original photo being edited

  • Doesn’t offer anything new


√ Beginner iPhone Photographers
 Advanced iPhone Photographers
 Anyone

PHOTO TOASTER is a handy app for beginners and those who want to edit photos in a snap.

PHOTO TOASTER is a good photo editing app that can give pleasing results, but sadly it’s not that innovative.


The Beginners Lens Verdict

PHOTO TOASTER can do almost everything – from basic lighting adjustments, color corrections, modifying of sharpness, contrast, and saturation, and addition of borders. If you want to improve the overall look of an image with just a single tap, there are a handful of good presets to get the job done. The results are really quick – you’ll see your edits in a flash, as it were.

But contrary to the developer’s claim that this app is a “fresh approach to mobile editing”, a closer look tells us that it is not really a fresh approach at all. Don’t get us wrong – this app isn’t completely worthless, it is just somewhat disappointing that a new photo-editing app like this does not offer any game-changing options. But heck, maybe the developers are already working on something great for the updates? Ahem.

This app is a good choice for those just starting out in iPhone photography, or who may not already have a ton of photo editing apps in their arsenal. If you’ve got a few bucks to spare then try this out…but if you’re an app addict with tons of photo editing suites, you could probably give this one a miss. There are better choices out there – such as Kings Camera or PhotoForge2 that offer superior editing and unique features.


The Beginners Lens Flash Rating:

We give Photo Toaster 3 Flashes
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