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Make images black and white with free filters.

Turn images into stunning black and white photos with Adobe Express. Edit photos for free with our desktop and mobile app.

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Convert images to black and white instantly to create standout content.

Adobe Express empowers you with professional quality editing tools that you can use on the go. Simply upload your image, apply a black and white filter, and save and share your project. If you find yourself short on ideas, explore the template library, loaded with thousands of trending examples to kickstart your creativity.

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How to make a black and white photo.

Upload your image.
Add images from your device or image libraries. Or, choose a stock photo from our free collections.
Apply a black and white filter.
Tap or click on your photo. Under the Filter effects, select the Grayscale option and watch your image transform to black and white. You can also use the Duotone filter for a more personalized edit.
Save and download.
Instantly download your black and white image to your device. Share it across your social channels or print it out. Adobe Express saves your designs, so you can always go back and make additional changes.

Make stunning edits with the black and white converter.

Use the Grayscale filter to instantly convert your image to pure black and white. Or, select the Duotone filter and choose your desired shades of black and white for a custom edit.

Edit your images to perfection.

Open the Enhancements menu for further editing options. Increase the Contrast for a bold aesthetic. Lighten up an image using the Shadows and Brightness sliders. Use Sharpen to bring a blurry photo into focus. There are endless ways to let your creativity shine with our Photoshop-worthy effects.

Over 100,000 templates & assets to start from.

Get inspired and save time with expertly designed templates to get you started. Adobe Express has an ever-growing collection of portrait, landscape, square, and vertical templates to create designs that stand out on any channel, any device.

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