Add photo filters to your images for free.

Discover tons of filter options from Adobe Express to transform your images into stunning photos in seconds.

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Apply filters to your images online with Adobe Express.

There are countless creative ways to make an impactful design using photo filter effects. Make a design that pops by choosing a high contrast or colorful filter. Create something timeless with grayscale or matte filters. If you find yourself short on ideas, explore the template library, loaded with thousands of professionally designed examples to kickstart your creativity. Choose a template, remix it with your own photos and personal touch, and publish it in minutes.

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How to add a filter to your photo.

Upload your image.
Upload your desired image from your own photo library or select a stock image to feature your design.
Apply filters to your photo.
Select the photo to access the editing menu. Under the Filters tab, you can choose filters to add depth and style. Hit the shuffle button on applicable filters to switch up the style. Finish off with the Enhance option to finetune your photos.
Save and download.
Instantly download your edited image to your device. Share it across your social channels and digital platforms, or print it out at home, at work, or with a professional printer.

Enhance photos with image filters.

Edit your images to perfection with enhancing photo filters. Lighten up a dark photo, make an image moodier with the Darken filter, or add more depth to your image with the Contrast filter.

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Play with vintage filter effects.

Choose the grayscale filter to make your image black and white. Use the Matte filter to give your image a more muted, shot-on-film look. Or, switch through the different Colorize filters to find a sepia tone for a vintage aesthetic.

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Make standout edits with color filters.

Take your image to the next level with the color filters. Choose the Duotone filter to combine two colors into a filter. Select from preset options or curate your own colors. Shuffle through the Colorize and Multiply options for some colorful results.

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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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Frequently asked questions.

How can I filter my photos for free?
Make Adobe Express your go-to photo filter tool. The app is free to download and free to use.
What makes Adobe Express the best for photo filters?
Our image editor uses professional quality tools and Photoshop-worthy effects to bring your images to life. Explore dozens of filter options and photo editing options available right at your fingertips.
Can I filter photos on my phone?
Absolutely. You can use Adobe Express for free on both your desktop and mobile device.
What filter is the best for selfies?
For a more classic approach, start with the Contrast, Lighten, or Greyscale filter options. If you want to get a little more creative, explore the Duotone or Colorize filters to make your selfie really standout.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of quick action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Visit our plans and pricing for details.