Top 15 Best Selfie Apps For Android, iOS And Windows Phone

Last Updated: September 29, 2016

When Selfies first started trending on social media, who would have thought they’d stay this long. It’s not just a thing gone viral anymore, it’s something that has potentially changed the way brands reached out to their audience on social media. If it weren’t that impactful, who would have come up with selfie-sticks?

Whether you are on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you will be welcomed with a barrage of selfies these days, so much is the craze. The selfie popularity has been well used by app developers, as they have churned out some great apps that make selfie snapping an even more fun experience. There are a lot of good selfie apps on all the platforms and the good thing is along with being a great selfie app, they are a great photo editing app too, which means you can snap a selfie and get to edit it on the go. Anyways, as always, here we are for you to help you find the perfect selfie app for your platform. So, here are our Top 15 Selfie Apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone in 2015:

Top 5 Selfie Apps for Android

1. YouCam Perfect – Selfie Cam

YouCam Perfect

The YouCam Perfect Selfie app is a great app for all you selfie lovers out there. Along with great selfie taking features, the app also comes with great selfie editing tools to get you the perfect selfie you need. The app is feature packed and there are a number of interesting features like beautifying effects, face reshaper, object remover, stylization and ability to beautify all the features of your face.

Developer: CyberLink.com, Compatibility: Android 4.0 and up, Availability: (Free) Google Play Store

2. Bright Camera – Camera for Facebook

Bright Camera app is one of the popular apps for selfie taking. The Bright Camera app lets you take great selfies and make it even better, thanks to the great effects and frames. The app also lets you share your pictures instantly on all the social networks.

The feature list includes filters, selfie timer, beautification, tilt shift effects and more. The app also lets you add quotes and all, if that’s your thing. The app is free on the Play Store and you should definitely check it out.

Developer: Amazing Studio

Compatibility: Varies with device

Availability: (Free with in-app purchases) Google Play Store

3. Candy Camera

Candy Camera

Candy Camera app is one of the higher rated apps on the Google Play Store and it’s another great selfie app. The app lets you take selfies and see real time effects on them and there are more than hundred filters in the app.

There are a lot of editing features as well along with beautification, blemish removal, make-up features and more. The app is free with some in-app purchases, we sure you wouldn’t really need.

Developer: JP Brothers

Compatibility: Android 2.3.3 and up

Availability: (Free with in-app purchases) Google Play Store

4. Retrica

Retrica

Retrica is a full fledged app for selfie lovers and even for photo editing enthusiasts. The app even though not marketed as a selfie app is a great selfie app. The app has many fans due to its great interface and many features.

The great features from the Retrica app includes 100+ filters (along with real-time filters), collage maker, watermarking, timer and more. The app is a must check out if you want an all rounder photo editing and selfie taking app.

Developer: Venticake Inc.

Compatibility: Requires Android 2.3.3 and up

Availability: (Free) Google Play Store

5. Selfie Studio

Selfie Studio

The Selfie Studio app is aimed at all the selfie lovers out there and the app uses the front-facing camera, so if your device doesn’t have one, you won’t be able to use the app.

The app lets you brighten up your face with colours you can choose and there are other various features to better the experience like silent shoot, auto reverse, volume key shutter and more.

Developer: Vinghom

Compatibility: Android 2.3 and up

Selfie Camera App: (Free) Google Play Store

Top 5 Selfie Apps for iOS

1. CamMe

CamMe

CamMe is unarguably the most popular selfie taking app on iOS and rightly so. The app brings a lot of features, which should let you take that perfect selfie you are looking for.

There are a number of cool features like Photobooth, which like classic photobooth machines lets you take several pictures sequentially. There’s the Funshot feature, which lets enhances the pictures with cool cut-outs and and locations. The app is free for download and there are in-app purchases for more Funshot templates and Photobooth features.

Developer: PointGrab LTD

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7 or later

Availability: (Free with in-app purchases) Apple iTunes Store

2. Picr

Picr

Picr is a unique picture taking app, which has the ability to surprise you in a good way. The app asks you to take a picture everyday and creates a unique personal movie for you based on your pictures.

The Picr app on iOS lets you set reminders for taking pictures everyday or even every month. The app comes with unique features to get you the perfect selfie. The app lets you create videos with your pictures and lets add your own text and music to those videos. There are many more features and all these features are available for free on the App Store.

Developer: Marcus Rumbohm

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later

Availability: (Free) Apple iTunes Store

3.  Frontback

Frontback

The Frontback app is a great app if you want to use your dual cameras. The app takes pictures front the front facing and the rear camera instantly, that way you can have your selfie and also tell the world the awesome place you are in.

The app also features some social features, as it lets you explore recent uploads based on popular, nearby and more. You can also follow friends or other people, who use Frontback. There’s a reaction feature as well, which lets you interact with others using a 5 second video.

Developer: CheckThis

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later

Availability: (Free) Apple iTunes Store

4. Perfect 365

Perfect 365

If you want to perfect your selfies manually and you love tinkering with your pictures, Perfect 365 is the best app for you. The app has the headline “One Tap Makeover”, so it is a great app for people wanting to give their pictures a makeover.

The app packs in a number of features for make-up and touch-ups of your pictures. The app lets you remove blemishes, apply make-up, change your hairstyle, whiten your teeth, smooth-en your complexion and more. Yes, the app claims it will make you look like a model. The app is available for free on the Apple App Store and there are in-app purchases for various styles.

Developer: ArcSoft

Compatibility: iOS 6.0 or later

Availability: (Free with in-app purchases) Apple iTunes Store

5. oSnap

oSnap app

The oSnap app may not be a great photo editing app and it’s also not packed with a lot of features but it’s great at one thing, that’s taking selfies. If you want to take selfies on the go, the oSnap app should be a good bet.

The app lets you swipe from top to bottom to switch between the rear and front-facing cameras. The app also lets you take pictures by tapping anywhere on the display. The ease of use in taking selfies is what makes the app feature on the list.

Developer: Steve Young

Compatibility: iOS 6.0 and later

Availability: (Paid) Apple iTunes Store

 Top 5 Selfie Apps on Windows Phone

1. Lumia Selfie

Lumia Selfie

Anyone with a Lumia smartphone should be well aware of the Lumia Selfie app, which comes pre-loaded on Lumia Windows Phones. The app, previously known as Nokia Glam Me is one of the best apps for selfies.

The app lets you take selfies with ease and then edit it using the various features of the app. There are beautification features like eye enlargement and enhancing, whitening of teeth, softener, skin toner and more. The app also brings filters, sharing features and more. The app is available for free on the Windows Phone Store but it’s exclusive to Lumia devices.

Developer: Microsoft Mobile

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Free) Windows Phone Store

2. Create A Perfect Selfie

Create A Perfect Selfie

The Create A Perfect Selfie app, as the name suggests is a great app if you want selfies taken from your Windows Phone to be perfect. You might not have heard of the app but you should definitely check it out. It’s one of the highest rated apps on the Windows Phone Store and even though it’s paid, it’s worth the small amount.

Create A Perfect Selfie brings a number of features like beautification of your photos, reshaping, defocus, red eye removal, filters, frames and more. The user experience is also up to the mark, so you’ll indeed get a great selfie experience.

Developer: Hde 7 Software

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Paid) Windows Phone Store

3. PicMix

PicMix

PicMix is another great selfie and photo editing app that’s available on Microsoft’s platform. The app introduces itself as a mobile social photo sharing app. The app lets you take great selfies and brings some cool editing features.

The app lets you use fancy frames, add captions to your pictures, photo effects and more. PicMix also offers fun contests and social features, which make the experience of using the app fun.

Developer: Inovidea

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Free with in-app purchases) Windows Phone Store

4. Headshot

Headshot

Headshot is a great selfie app, which makes sure you’re in the right place while taking a selfie with your rear camera. The app is the best solution if you want to take selfies with your high resolution rear snapper. The Lumias are famous for their cameras and the rear cameras are surely unmatched.

The app uses face detection to tell you which way to move yourself or the camera while taking a selfie with your rear camera. The app also has a multiple face mode, when there are more than one people in the viewfinder. The app also takes a picture automatically, when it finds you are in the right place.

Developer: Electric Squash Studios

Compatibility: Windows Phone 7.5, 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Free) Windows Phone Store

5. Intellicam

Intellicam

Intellicam, as the name suggests is quite an intelligent app, which makes use of speech and face recognition while taking selfies automatically. The app lets users take control of the camera through voice commands.

The app integrates with Windows Phone’s built in camera interface and lets you take multiple photos without touching your phone. The app should be great for people who want a hands free selfie taking experience.

Developer: Outcoder

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Paid) Windows Phone Store

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So, all you selfie lovers out there, these are our favorite selfie apps for 2015 in the respective platforms. What are yours? Sound off in the comments section below.

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Rupesh is an avid mobile geek and a movie lover. He loves to keep a tab on new gadgets and loves watching movies. Now a high time tech blogger here, along with a daytime engineering student. You might soon find him blogging about movies too!

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