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Web Based Photo Editor

Published 08/30/2011 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

iPiccy is a simple online photo editor that allows users to alter their images whenever they want. Users can upload an image from their computer, web cam, a URL or create a new painting to start from scratch. Three sample pictures are also provided if the user would like to explore iPiccy without uploading a personal photo. The application provides many simple editing tools which include crop, rotate and flip, resize, equalize, light and contrast, hue and saturation as well as color editing tools. Filters are also available so the user can add a blur, emboss, noise or sharpen effect. iPiccy includes a list of frames to put around the image, which include simple rounded corners, vignette effects, drop shadow effect or a colorful picture frame. Tabs allow the user to add text in a large number of attractive fonts as well as special effects like the cartoonizer, pencil drawing, pop art, HDR picture, old photo, peeling paint and wanted poster effects.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

iPiccy was founded in March of 2011. The application was intended to provide users with an easy online photo editor tool that they could access any time they like. The company currently remains small, with fewer than 10 employees including CEO Alex Bespechny. The current version is entirely web-based and includes a large variety of tools and effects. iPiccy is currently in beta.

What are the differences to other apps?

iPiccy provides users with many ways to edit a photo whenever they need to. The application is web-based so it can be accessed any time from any computer with internet access. Users can correct simple elements or add entirely new effects to make their photo unique. The variety of tools available through iPiccy makes it an appealing option for users.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The iPiccy photo editor is very easy to use. The image appears in the center of the page, taking up a majority of the user’s view when using the editor. Along the left hand side, the user is presented with the available tools and effects. Users can toggle their view by clicking the four tabs at the top of the page. Each time a tab is selected, a new set of tools appears along the left hand side.

How does the registration process work?

Visitors are not required to register to use iPiccy. To get started, the user only has to click the gold “Start Editing!” button positioned at the bottom, center of the homepage. A blue “Picture Editor” link can also be found in the lower, left hand corner of the page. At this time, there is no registration option and all users are given the same access to the available tools and features.

What does it cost to use the application?

iPiccy does not charge for access to its photo editor. Any visitor can immediately access the editor without logging in. The application is currently in beta, so it is possible that this could change later. At this time, there is no indication that a fee will be added for access to iPiccy’s features.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Anyone who needs or wants to edit a photo can appreciate The application is very easy to use, offers multiple ways to add a photo and includes a large variety of tools, effects and features. The user doesn’t have to log in to access the photo editor, either, which is a nice benefit for users who only edit photos on occasion.

  • Add a photo from your computer, web cam or a URL
  • Add picture frames and text to an image
  • Change color settings
  • Use iPiccy for free without registering
  • Add novelty effects and picture frames to your image

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