Free photo effects editor online.

Breathe new life into your photo edits with Adobe Express photo effects for free. No experience needed.

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How to add effects to your photo.

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1. Select image.

Upload images from your device or browse thousands of free Adobe Stock images to find the perfect photo for your project.

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2. Apply photo effects.

Apply preset filters or enhance your photo in a snap. Adjust contrast, brightness, warmth, and more.

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3. Continue editing.

Add animation, icons, or text to your photo. Download your image with photo effects for free and share online.

Focus on your subject with background removal photo effect.

Isolate subjects from photos for profile pics or collages or remove distracting backgrounds from old photos with Adobe Express. Use the remove background photo effect to add a transparent background to your photo in seconds. Add a shape crop to your newly edited image to make it stand out even more.

Edit your photo to perfection fast and easy.

Anyone can inject creativity into their photos with Adobe Express, without prior design experience. Open the online Adjustments tools to adjust the lighting, brightness, contrast, highlight, shadow, image saturation, warmth, or sharpness. Customise further with free photo filters and more.

Bring your image alive with cinematic animation photo effects.

Take your social media content to the next level with Adobe Express animation photo effects. Select from a library of animation effects to add life to the photo in your design. Use this tool to capture the attention of your audiences across your digital platforms.

Design in Hindi, Bengali and Tamil.

No more language limitations! Adobe Express is now available in three of India’s most spoken languages, making it even easier to create everything from cards and social posts to flyers and video content. Design with confidence in the language that feels most natural to you.

Frequently asked questions.

How can I add effects to a photo for social media?
Open Adobe Express for free and choose a canvas size based on your desired social media channel, either by searching for a template using the platform as a keyword or using the Resize option with various preset sizes. Then, upload your image, apply photo effects in a few clicks, and download in high quality to share online.
How many filters does the Adobe Express photo effect tool have?
Adobe Express features 8 primary filter styles, and most of those have dozens of options within them. Choose your favourite filter, then use the Shuffle option to explore different variations and colours.
Can I add effects to the photo on my phone?
Absolutely. Download and launch the free Adobe Express app on your mobile device and instantly add photo effects to your images so you can make standout content wherever you go.
Does the size or quality change after adding effects to the photo?
The size and quality should remain the same, unless you resize your image while editing it, or choose a canvas size that is larger or smaller than your original image. If you wish to maintain the same size of your image from the start, select the option to Start from your photo.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, Adobe Express has a free plan that includes core features like photo editing tools and effects and thousands of free templates. Learn more about our plans and pricing.