Photo Lab - Fun Picture Editor: Effects, Stickers & Frames for Photos, Sketch Draw Filters & Collage Maker!

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Description Lab - FREE Photo Fun Generator in your pocket with over 10 million downloads! Lab contains almost 500 awesome effects for your photos including:
* fun photo montages,
* stylish photo effects,
* beautiful frames,
* fun face montages,
* holiday e-card templates,
* collages for multiple photos.

You will love the neat interface and how easily effects are created. You needn't do any cropping or adjusting. You just choose an effect or a frame, then select a photo from Camera Roll (or take a new photo with your phone camera) and ta-da!.. you get a unique photo montage or collage! Lab includes:

- Photo montages with automatic face detection.
Become an astronaut, a medieval knight, a gangster or a beautiful fairy with a single tap!

- Photorealistic effects.
Put your face on a billboard or a banknote; put your photo into an ancient book or airbrush it on a posh car.

- Photo filters.
Neon Glow, Fire, Chalk & Charcoal, HDR, Pencil Drawing, Oil Painting, Impressionist Art, Jigsaw Puzzle, and more.

- Magazine covers for the ambitious and the fashionable.
Put your face on a magazine cover like Cosmopolitan, Vogue or Playboy and feel what it's like to be famous!

- Headwear.
Try on a King's crown, Elf hat, St.Patrick's Day hat or the most popular Santa hat!

- Collages for multiple photos.
Put yourself together with your sweetheart or even all your friends into one photo collage.

Most of the effects let you add your own text onto the picture. Text style is designed particularly for each template.

Finally, you can save your masterpiece to Camera Roll, share it easily to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or send it as a message (iMessage, MMS or SMS) to your friends.

More than 15,000 new users download Lab every single day! Here are some of the testimonials that we have received:

“I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS APP!!!!!!!!! I love this app because u could just put your face in any other face and it i live when it waits for the results and then when I see the results they are always cool,awesome, or funny. That us why I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this app”
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“Great I played this with my friend, and even my mom loves it, great! I am in love with it, I would love to meet the person who invented this. It all started when I was with my friend , she asked me to download it, I did, we became even happier than we already were!! Lol”

“The Only App You Need for the BEST EDITS EVER! This app gives you awesome results. So many choices to transform your photos. Make an ornament of everyone. Add an awesome frame, make Monster Pic's, so many effects you won't know which to choose first. This app is worth every penny!!”

“My Opinion This is one of the best apps for working with photos I have found yet and I have tried so many that I have lost count. This one has a broad range that should be able to please those photographers who want to create art after the original light has been captured.”
Dewey smith jr Lab contains almost 500 effects for all preferences and tastes. But if you want still more, feel free to suggest your ideas! All your suggestions of photo effects, filters, frames, collages and anything you can come up with are kindly welcome! We will be happy to create new effects inspired by your ideas!

What's New

Version 2.3.5 (Jun 09, 2015)

The new version of Photo Lab delivers two fanciful effects. If you like unusual and otherworldly images, see the new ‘Hands over Face’ photo montage from the ‘Face Montages’ category. Use it to imitate the surreal photography trick and amaze your friends with a fantastic portrait.

Vintage is still in trend! In the ‘New Reality’ category you’ll find a retro frame for two photos called ‘Vintage French Book’. Using this frame you can combine two images in one retro collage adorned with an old book and beautiful French postcards.

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Version 2.3.4 (May 27, 2015)

Welcome to the new version of Photo Lab with even more stunning photo frames and photo montages!

New face in hole effect lets you carve your face in the stone of Mount Rushmore and join the ranks of legendary US presidents. You’ll find it in the ‘Face Montages’ category.

While on a vacation, send an amusing letter to family and friends with a new ‘Message in a Bottle’ photo montage. Find this effect in the ‘New Reality’ category.

With another new effect from this category, ‘Half Underwater Photo’, you’ll be able to imitate underwater over-under photography. The effect works very good with full-length portraits.

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Version 2.3.3 (May 08, 2015)

This spring version of Photo Lab app will surprise you with splendid effects and templates in 'New Reality' group:

- Do you like 'Pencil vs Reality' effect? Then you should definitely try 'Photography vs Watercolor', 'Burning Sketch Effect' and 'Torn Color Pencil Sketch' effects. These unusual templates will turn your photos into surreal masterpieces;

- Spring 'Shabby Chic Books' and sparkling 'Reflections in Champagne Glasses' effects will add a special charm to your romantic pictures;

- 'View Through Glasses Effect' will give you a chance to view the world and your photos in a whole new way.

Get creative with us!

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Version 2.3.2 (Apr 27, 2015)

We have made a few under-the-hood changes. You are unlikely to notice them, but the app stability has been improved.

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Version 2.3.1 (Mar 24, 2015)

Get ready for the 1st of April with the new gorgeous ‘Clown’ effect (‘Face Montages’ category) that can turn you into a real clown with a red nose, bright face painting and a multi-color suit!

Meet Easter holiday with bells on: design cute greeting cards with the new ‘Easter Egg’ effect (‘New Reality’ category) that can paint your photo on a blue Easter egg.

The last but not least: if you want to see your winter images in a new light try the ‘Wooden Signboard in Snow’ frame (‘Amazing Frames’ category).

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Version 2.3.0 (Mar 10, 2015)

Meet 7 new arrivals that’ll surely amuse you! This version includes new artistic effects, lovely photo frames, funny photo montages and the ‘Time’ magazine cover.

V. Hugo once said that spring would be dull without love. With this update we expand the range of love-themed frames and effects with 4 new templates: ‘Heart in Hands with Mittens on’, ‘Two Hearts Photo Frame’, ‘Photo Mugs Double Frame’ (all 3 in the New Reality category) and ‘Kisses on Face’ (‘Face Montages’ category).

You should also check the new effect from the ‘New Reality’ category called ‘Photography in Drawing’. It can turn your photo into a pencil sketch leaving the centre unchanged.

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Version 2.2.11 (Feb 18, 2015)

With this update we expand the range of virtual costumes with two cool templates: 'Pirate of the Caribbean' and 'Native American Face in Hole'. Both can be found into 'Face Montages' group.

Make it in New York City! Just open 'New Reality' group, find a new photorealistic montage named 'Times Square Billboards' and upload up to 2 photos. They will instantly appear on huge Times Square billboards!

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Version 2.2.10 (Dec 15, 2014) Lab is welcoming Winter and the long-awaited month of Christmas fuss! It's time to start checking Christmas list for the merriest effects.

Check the updated Calendar templates for 2015 - make cool Xmas presents for your loved ones and yourself!

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Version 2.2.9 (Dec 01, 2014)

Christmas is coming and special holiday edition of Lab is here! Create great Christmas cards from your photos and add custom text - your friends and family will love it!

We've added 4 great photo effects with this version, and if you are beauty, quality and photo manipulation devotee, you must try them!

* 'Birthday Cupcakes Card' effect for up to 3 photos will make a perfect Birthday card.

* If you dream of your wedding photo being featured on a magazine cover, help yourself with 'Wedding Magazine Cover' template.

* Cat lovers will appreciate new 'Cat Footprints Frame' - simple, yet very nice.

* Thank your friends and family members with an airy 'Thank You Card'.

And here's the one you may like the most (just because such things happen rarely): group of Zodiac Signs is totally re-worked, so checking for your Star Sign template is an absolute must-do!

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Version 2.2.8 (Nov 10, 2014)

We have not updated Lab for a while, so now a really great set of new effects is awaiting for you:

* Templates with a bit of fun: 'Squirrel Photobomb', 'Hipster Glasses And Mustache' & 'Dogs Frame';

* Template with a bit of sorrow: 'Tears Effect';

* Face painting effects: 'Wild Cat Face Paint', 'Flag Of Colombia', 'Flag Of Uruguay' & 'Flag Of Cameroon';

* Awesome template for autumn weddings: 'Wedding March';

* And, as a final titbit, 'Maxim' magazine cover for sexy girls' faces

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Version 2.2.7 (Aug 04, 2014)

Minor changes.

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Version 2.2.6 (Jul 21, 2014)

Minor changes

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Version 2.2.5 (Jul 14, 2014)

* Get trendy with the ‘Phone in Hands’ effect! Take photos with iPhone even if you don’t have one ;)

* The ‘Flag of Brazil’ effect is a newbie in our flag collection. BTW, the 2014 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in Brazil!

* Create a festive birthday collage in scrapbooking style with the colorful ‘Birthday Scrapbooking Card’ template.

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Version 2.2.4 (Jun 13, 2014)

With this version we have added 3 impressive photo templates:

* 'Apocalypse' face montage that will help you to become a brave post-apocalyptic hero;

* 'Grunge Motorcycle Frame' from 'Simple Frames' specially created for any x-tream personality;

* Tasty 'Yummy Frame' that has all that sweet and fruitful stuff you can only think of. Find it in the 'Simple Frames' group.

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Version 2.2.3 (Apr 30, 2014)

We don’t want to overwhelm you with technical details. All you need to know is that Lab has become more reliable.

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Version 2.2.2 (Apr 18, 2014)

With this version we have added 4 new beautiful templates:

* 'Spring Birds Songs' from 'Simple Frames' group is a hand-drawn retro frame, perfectly suitable for making Easter greeting cards;

* Amazing 'Welcome on Board' frame is a splendid choice for sea-lovers. BTW, nautical style is on trend this spring;

* Playful 'Cat Paw' effect from 'New Reality' group will definitely be a favorite among cat fanciers;

* Keep the 'Birthday Owls' from 'Simple Frames' in mind if your friend (especially a child) has a birthday coming up soon.

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Version 2.2.1 (Apr 02, 2014)

This version brings you even more opportunities for result customization: add text, stickers and drawings to your picture right from the result screen.

Celebrate the coming of spring with a couple of new jolly templates:
* add adorable freckles to your nose and cheeks with the 'Freckles' effect from 'Face Montages' group;
* make a lovely retro collage with your photo using 'Lilac Still Life' from 'New Reality' group.

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Version 2.2 (Mar 07, 2014)

Make Lab your go-to app for anything and everything photo processing related! Benefit from the new ‘Editor’ category with plenty of tools that will help you to quickly enhance and adjust your pictures. Or add custom text, funny hats, glasses, speech bubbles and draw on photos with the new ‘Stickers, Text, Draw’ category.
And don’t worry, we will always continue the tradition of adding new templates with the new updates.

Let Flappy Bird and Ironpants take over all your photos just the way they rule your iPhone! You’ll find the templates with these rad heroes of the day right in the ‘Simple Frames’ group.

Are you a sports person? Then mount a dynamic 'Sporty kids' frame from the 'Simple Frames' group on your photo. And if you haven’t got into your country’s Olympic games team, you still have the chance to get on the Sochi tracks! All you need is the new ‘Skier’ face montage.

Finally, if you feel the need to express your affection not on the Valentine’s Day only, head straight to the ‘New Reality’ group for the ‘Love Letters’ template or to the ‘Simple Frames’ for the ‘Love Confession’. Even if you love Canada or India more than any person, we’ve got you covered. Paint their flags on your face, two new effects from the 'Flags' group are at your service.

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Version 2.1.5 (Jan 14, 2014)

Do you use Instagram? Then take advantage of the new 'For Instagram' tab. Effects from this tab are great for square photos. Special filters, backgrounds, sketch and painting effects - any of them will make your photo look outstanding.

Also, try out a new 'Semi Transparent Calendar' from 'Amazing Frames' group to spend the New Year 2014 fully armed!

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Version 2.1.4 (Dec 31, 2013)

Minor changes.

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Version 2.1.3 (Dec 20, 2013)

More festive effects are added into special 'Christmas' tab:
- 'Letter for Santa'
- 'Light Bokeh'
- 'Frozen in Ice'

May your life be filled with warmth, joy and coziness during the winter holidays!

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Version 2.1.2 (Dec 14, 2013)

Christmas and New Year 2014 are coming soon and the new version of Lab is here with more holiday photo effects: amazing 'Christmas joy' frame and festive 'New Year Frame'. Find them easily in the special ‘Christmas’ tab.

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Version 2.1.1 (Dec 10, 2013)

Do you know that upcoming 2014 year is the Year of the Horse in Chinese Zodiac? So we have added the cute 'Happy Horses' effect into the 'Amazing Frames' group.

Also, the app has been localized into Brazilian Portuguese. Now even more people can enjoy Lab on their native language.

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Version 2.1 (Dec 04, 2013)

This update brings new sliding tabs to the home screen. Slide left to see most popular effects or slide right to see the best Christmas frames and filters.

The ‘Calendar’ effect is now ready for year 2014. You can find it either in ‘Amazing frames’ group or in new ‘Christmas’ tab.

Also, a bunch of great photo effects was added:

- Find funny ‘Traveller Dog’ and romantic ‘Wild Poppies’ effects in ‘New reality’ group;

- Turn yourself into brave firefighter with ‘Fireman’ face montage.

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Version 2.0 (Nov 15, 2013)

Major changes await you in this update! Lab version number has changed from 1 to 2 as we have completely redesigned the app. Enjoy large effects' previews and better navigation!

What’s more, we have added long awaited photo effects:

- ‘Cowboy Frame’ photorealistic montage for the rough guys. Insert your photo into it and get ready to feel the Western style!

- ‘Food Frame’ gastronomic effect from the ‘Amazing Frames’ for those who like cooking… and eating!

- ‘Flag of USA’ and ‘Flag of UK’ effects will come in handy when expressing your patriotic feelings or supporting your favorite sports team.

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Version 1.94 (Sep 05, 2013)

Do you like to add small changes to your photos or do you prefer to alter them dramatically? Whatever the answer is, this update has something exciting for you:

- 'Retro Stamp' effect from the 'Amazing frames' group will make your photos antique, unlike the feelings about them.

- Become the young and beautiful goddess of flowers and spring with the new 'Face montage' effect 'Flora'.

- 'Ocean Paradise' will place your photo at a romantic seaside, and 'Sketch' will turn it into a draft of an artwork.

Enjoy Lab responsibly, or you may get addicted!

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Version 1.93 (Jun 26, 2013)

In this version we have added a new notification service. Now you will always stay tuned to the hottest ' Lab' news and tempting offers.

We have also introduced two new effects. They will turn your landscape photos into works of art and make any ordinary picture dramatic and vivid:

- 'Tilt Shift' from the 'Stylized effects' group can turn any busy downtown area photo or a shot of a sunny beach into a detailed miniature. Make your holiday photos outstanding!

- 'Dave Hill' from the 'Fancy Photo Filters' group has been revamped. This effect is able to make your photos look so strikingly realistic that your surroundings will seem artificial and boring.

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Version 1.92 (Jun 11, 2013)

Three new splendid effects are added with this version:
- ‘Vignetting’ effect to help you style up your image and draw interest to its center by framing it with soft black shades;

- ‘Pen Sketch’ effect from the ‘Featured Sketches & Paintings’ group to convert your photo to a fresh looking ballpoint pen drawing!

- ‘Baby at Home’ template with lovely bunny, baby shoes and bath duck in it for your children’s photos;

Also we have fixed some bugs.

Have you already applied the recent ‘Pencil vs Reality’ effect from ‘New reality’ group? It looks gorgeous; you definitely should give it a try!

If you love rain and want to make your photo look dreary, process it with the ‘Rain drops’ effect from ‘Stylized effects’ group. It suits the aim perfectly.

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Version 1.91 (Jun 04, 2013)

We have fixed the bug with the non-closing banner. Sorry for inconvenience.

Just to remember, ‘Stylized effects’ and ‘Featured sketches and paintings’ are now available in DEMO mode. This means you can preview the result on your own photo!

Have you already applied the recent ‘Pencil vs Reality’ effect from ‘New reality’ group? It looks gorgeous; you definitely should give it a try!

If you love rain and want to make your photo look dreary, process it with the ‘Rain drops’ effect from ‘Stylized effects’ group. It suits the aim perfectly.

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Version 1.90 (May 25, 2013)

- Two new professional-looking effects: «Pencil vs Reality» into «New reality» group and «Rain drops» into «Stylized effects» group.

- «Stylized effects» group is now available in DEMO mode. This means you can preview the result of any stylized effect on your own photo.

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Version 1.89 (May 03, 2013)

- New color emphasizing effects into “Color filters” group.
- New “Featured Sketches & Paintings” group with artistic effects imitating various drawing techniques (available in DEMO mode only).
- Better quality effects’ previews.
- Crash fixes and performance improvements.

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Version 1.88 (Mar 26, 2013)

Just some bug fixes.

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Version 1.86 (Feb 28, 2013)

We have enlarged the area for viewing a resulting image on iPhone version.

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Version 1.85 (Jan 30, 2013)

We have returned the standard "Featured effects" group and made some interface improvements.

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Version 1.84 (Dec 13, 2012)

For your convenience, we have gathered the best Christmas effects in a separate group. Welcome to make beautiful Christmas and New Year cards for your friends and relatives!
Christmas present from VicMan: 33% OFF on Lab PRO and 20% OFF on Lab PRO HD! =)

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Version 1.83 (Oct 30, 2012)

Added share to Instagram support!

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Version 1.82 (Oct 19, 2012)

- iOS 6 and iPhone 5 compatibility
- New group: 'Flags'. Express your patriotic feelings or root for your favourite team!
- Better effects organization due to newly created 'Headwear', 'Color filters' and 'Lighting effects' groups
- Short safe links to the shared results (starting with

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Version 1.81 (Aug 28, 2012)

From now on, there will be even more effects in the "New effects" group.

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Version 1.80 (Jul 30, 2012)

Bugfixes for iOS 5.1

New categories of effects added:
- Background effects - romantic and beautiful backgrounds for your photos;
- Stylized effects - tried and true combinations of photo filters and stylish frames;
- Borders - classic borders and basic frames to add a great finishing touch to your photos;

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Version 1.71 (Jun 12, 2012)


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Version 1.70 (Mar 20, 2012)


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Version 1.68 (Feb 09, 2012)

- bugfixes

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Version 1.67 (Dec 22, 2011)

- new "Money templates" group added! Money makes the world go round! Put your photo on banknotes of different currencies.
- a bunch of bug fixes to improve application performance
- application crashes fixed

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Version 1.65 (Dec 18, 2011)

- new "Money templates" group added! Money makes the world go round! Put your photo on banknotes of different currencies.
- a bunch of bug fixes to improve app performance

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Version 1.6 (Nov 23, 2011)

- black screen bug on old iOS versions is fixed
- bug while removing watermark is fixed

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Version 1.5 (Nov 15, 2011)

-ability to buy groups of effects
-iPad support

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Version 1.4 (Oct 03, 2011)


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Version 1.3 (Sep 19, 2011)


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Version 1.2 (Sep 09, 2011)

-new and animated effects preview

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Version 1.1.0 (Aug 05, 2011)

- multiple language support
- url shortener added
- bug fix

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Version 1.0.0 (Jun 10, 2011)

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2.3.5Jun 09, 2015Current release
2.3.4May 27, 2015
2.3.3May 08, 2015
2.3.2Apr 27, 2015
2.3.1Mar 24, 2015
2.3.0Mar 10, 2015
2.2.11Feb 18, 2015
2.2.10Dec 15, 2014
2.2.9Dec 01, 2014
2.2.8Nov 10, 2014
2.2.7Aug 04, 2014
2.2.6Jul 21, 2014
2.2.5Jul 14, 2014
2.2.4Jun 13, 2014
2.2.3Apr 30, 2014
2.2.2Apr 18, 2014
2.2.1Apr 02, 2014
2.2Mar 07, 2014
2.1.5Jan 14, 2014
2.1.4Dec 31, 2013
2.1.3Dec 20, 2013
2.1.2Dec 14, 2013
2.1.1Dec 10, 2013
2.1Dec 04, 2013
2.0Nov 15, 2013
1.94Sep 05, 2013
1.93Jun 26, 2013
1.92Jun 11, 2013
1.91Jun 04, 2013
1.90May 25, 2013
1.89May 03, 2013
1.88Mar 26, 2013
1.86Feb 28, 2013
1.85Jan 30, 2013
1.84Dec 13, 2012
1.83Oct 30, 2012
1.82Oct 19, 2012
1.81Aug 28, 2012
1.80Jul 30, 2012
1.71Jun 12, 2012
1.70Mar 20, 2012
1.68Feb 09, 2012
1.67Dec 22, 2011
1.65Dec 18, 2011
1.6Nov 23, 2011
1.5Nov 15, 2011
1.4Oct 03, 2011
1.3Sep 19, 2011
1.2Sep 09, 2011
1.1.0Aug 05, 2011
1.0.0Jun 10, 2011First tracked
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Current Version - 4.7 - 797 ratings
Updated on Aug 04, 2015
All Versions - 4.6 - 25,862 ratings
Updated on Aug 04, 2015


Compatibility: Universal

Category: Photo and Video

Updated: Jun 10, 2015

Version: 2.3.5

Size: 31.8 MB

Language: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish

Seller: VicMan LLC

Rating: Rated 12+

  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Family Sharing: Yes

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Supports Apple Watch: No

App ID:  441457218  [Copy]