PhotoEditor SDK for Web & Mobile

Easily bring beautiful photo editing to your applications.

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Why PhotoEditor SDK

Create Unique Experiences

Customize the UI for the perfect photo experience across all platforms, while matching your look and feel.



Add photo editing to your application to create inspiring and compelling experiences that keep users engaged.


Accelerate Time to Market

Free up your engineering team to focus on growth and innovation, while accelerating release cycles.

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Packed With Features

Fully Customizable

Fully Customizable

Match your app's look and feel for a seamless photo editing experience. Improve adoption by streamlining the UI.

From URL or Camera

From URL or Camera

Open the camera preview and pass images directly to your mobile app for editing, or load them into your web app from a URL.



Create customizable design templates by serializing edits as a separate layer that can be restored on other platforms or devices.

Configurable Presets

Configurable Presets

Enforce a consistent aesthetic across all photo creations by using preset filters, adjustments, fonts, and crop ratios.

Element Snapping

Element Snapping

Snap stickers and text to control points for more precise placement with our snapping tool.

Dynamic Stickers

Dynamic Stickers

Dynamically insert text into stickers, such as the current date or temperature, from your mobile app. Pull data from any source.



Add support for additional languages, or customize any existing button label.



Read and write file EXIF metadata. Preserve metadata when opening and exporting files.

Undo and Redo

Undo and Redo

Allow your users to undo and redo all operations, including image manipulations.

Output Formats

Output Formats

Choose the desired output file format (JPEG or PNG for web, HEIF or TIFF for mobile) and compression quality.

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Solutions for Use Cases

Social Media

Boost engagement by letting users create beautiful photos and stories directly within your application. Personalize photos with custom hashtag overlays, stickers, filters, and more. Or enforce a consistent aesthetic by providing customizable design templates and preset filters.


Increase conversion rates and average order value with detailed product imagery that shows the customer exactly what they’re getting. Make products stand out with photo editing tools, like cropping, color adjustment, photo filters, and more. Optimize images so they load quickly for better SEO.

Print on Demand

Increase revenue with beautiful & customizable photo books. Let customers adjust and correct their photos, or enhance them with creative tools such as custom text, free-hand drawing, or stickers. Offer a set of professionally designed photo frames they can customize with their own photos.


Allow users to capture photos from their camera directly within your app, and then markup areas with text, brush and custom shapes. Clean up photos by cropping, rotating, adjusting colors, and more, while preserving all EXIF data. Annotated images can be shared, uploaded to a server, or published into a report.

Stock Photography

Make it easy for contributors to submit polished stock photos by offering post-processing directly within your application. Programmatically resize and crop images, or overlay watermarks to prevent unauthorized use. Preserve, edit, or add EXIF metadata.

Cloud Storage

Allow users to edit their photos from your platform, using any device, before uploading for storage. Crop, rotate, adjust colors or brightness, and more, while ensuring a consistent image output across platforms. Preserve, edit, or add EXIF metadata.


Improve clickthrough rates with better campaign and newsletter imagery. Allow users to overlay custom text onto images, crop, resize, add filters, and more, from an inline editor directly within your application. Accelerate the production of campaign assets by creating customizable design templates and preset filters.

CMS / Website Builder

Give users the option to edit and touch up their images, from within your CMS or website builder, by using their browser or mobile app. Crop, rotate, adjust colors or brightness, and more, while ensuring a consistent image output across platforms.

The Swiss Army Knife of Photo Editing

Powerful Editing Tools


A Swiss Army Knife for image optimization and post-processing, PhotoEditor SDK offers adjustment tools for fine-tuning images and producing striking creatives.

Customization Options

To streamline the UI, adjustment options can be enabled or disabled. Out-of-the-box options include Brightness, Saturation, Contrast, Gamma, Clarity, Exposure, Shadows, Highlights, Whites, Blacks, and Temperature.


The brush engine is optimized for touch screen interaction and supports different brush strokes that can be edited in terms of width, hardness and color.

Customization Options

Brush size presets can be customized, along with the default color and hardness.


The filter library contains over 60 categorized filters covering all state-of-the-art style and mood settings. Let users achieve the look and feel they desire with just a click.

Customization Options

By default, all filters are available to the user and can be disabled individually. The filter library can be expanded by importing & configuring custom LUT filters from Photoshop, GIMP, or Lightroom.


The focus tool adds a radial, mirrored, linear or gaussian blur to images creating depth and adding focus. The tool can also be used to mimic tilt-shift and bokeh effects.

Customization Options

Any focus mode can be enabled or disabled.


The frame tool works with any given photo size and ratio. It provides two distinct options to apply frames: The static option is optimized for complex and irregular frame assets, while the dynamic option works perfectly for assets with repeatable or stretchable areas.

Customization Options

Customize the library by either restricting available frames, or expanding the collection by uploading custom assets.


Overlays are a powerful way to add a unique mood to the final composition. Users can create textured paper looks or lens flare lighting effects by using one of the available blend modes: Normal, Overlay, Hard Light, Soft Light, Multiply, Darken, Lighten, Screen, and Color Burn.

Customization Options

Expand the library by importing and configuring custom JPEG or PNG assets.


PhotoEditor SDK ships with a categorized sticker library that is optimized for user exploration, and contains emoticons and shapes.

Customization Options

Add and remove stickers to the library, or let users upload their own sticker designs. Stickers can be rotated or have its tint color adjusted by the user.


The text feature lets users quickly add text to any picture or creative. Users can edit font size, color, and line spacing. It is also possible to add a colorful background to create text panels.

Customization Options

Easily add new custom fonts to the library, or remove existing fonts.

Text Design

The text design tool marries input-text with typography, creating modern lettering designs. Change colors or shuffle options with a randomizer function.

Customization Options

The current version of the PhotoEditor SDK does not support creating custom text designs. However, the available text design layouts can be pre-defined.


The transform capability includes cropping, flipping, and rotation operations. PhotoEditor SDK includes preset crop ratios like 16:9, 1:1, and popular formats for Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms.

Customization Options

Alter preset crop ratios or create new ones. Enforce crop sizes by pre-defining available aspect ratios.

What Our Customers Say


We compared PhotoEditor SDK with other solutions and found that it would be the best fit for us since it provides all the features that are crucial for our use case.

Carem Pereira
SCRUM Manager


Our app has photo-editing at the very core of its experience and the editor has been invaluable in making that vision happen. There are no other tools on the market up to the quality of PE.SDK.

Toby Green
Lead Developer


From a developer’s perspective, the most powerful feature of the photo editor is the integration process. It was completely flawless, quick, and easy to integrate.

Stefano Fornari
CTO and Co-Founder of Funambol

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