100+ of the best visual content creation apps to help boost your creativity

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Ruth Stephensen
100+ of the best visual content creation apps to help boost your creativity

It's never been a better time to be a content creator. Consumer technology has made such amazing advancements that you now have a powerful camera and computer combined right in your pocket!

There are a lot of creative apps on the market aimed at helping both amateur and professional creators. Mobile and web apps are a very cost-effective way to experiment with different tools to produce eye-catching photo and video content. With so many apps on the market, it can be tricky to find the best one for you and your skill level, luckily we are here to help with that!

We are often asked what the best apps are for creating content and have curated the ultimate list of 100+ best visual content apps that you can use to get creative. Whether you want to learn and look for inspiration, improve your skills, or practise your art, these apps will help you take your content creation skills to the next level.

Camera and Photography

Take your mobile photography to the next level with third-party mobile applications. These apps offer advanced tools and features that give you more control of your phone camera settings for impressive results.

Photo Editing & Colour Grading

The perfect photo does not only end with a simple snap of your camera. Photo editing apps give you creative opportunities to enhance your overall image with manual editing, photo filters, effects, and more.

Creative and Composite Editing

There are many ways to make your images look unique and add conceptual elements. These photo editing apps that specialise in photo overlays and visual effects can transform your image into a larger-than-life composition.

Creative Video Effects

Looking for a way to make your video clips more impactful? These applications allow you to transform still image to video or add special effects to your clips to make them more unique and artistic.

Video Editing

If you're using your phone to edit videos, these applications that offer editing tools and features let you create professional-looking videos.


GIFs, Cinemagraphs & Stop Motion Creation

Are you tired of boring stills and videos? These apps bring life to them by turning them into GIFs, cinemagraphs, and stop motions.

Inspiration & Learning

Stuck in a rut? Get inspired and make everything flow with these visual learning and inspiration apps.

Digital Painting & Drawing

The process of drawing and painting has been made easier. Thanks to these applications, you can create artworks on your phone, tablet, or iPad.

Augmented Reality and Web Design

Augmented reality gives users a more realistic and engaging experience. These applications can help you to build artistic AR and VR experiences.

Graphic Design

Want to create professional graphics ready to be shared across socials? These apps give you access to thousands of templates, stock images and videos, and other elements to make designing a breeze!

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