Best 5 Photo Printing Apps of 2022

Last Updated on February 27, 2022 by Peter Wood


As technology develops, more and more people switch to using their smartphones to take pictures. Many photo print services released mobile apps. With these apps, we could print photos on our smartphones directly. Since there are too many photo printing apps, it is hard to identify the most appropriate one. So, we test and compare the most popular photo printing applications and share the top five apps in this article. We examine the multiple variables, like the quality of prints, whether easy to use, stability, extensive features, etc. You decide according to your requirements.

Photo Printing Apps

Best 1. Walgreens

Support: iOS & Android

Walgreens is a pharmacy vendor and one of the most popular photo printing apps.

Pros

1. This app provides extensive features, including photo printing.

2. Walgreens app provides extensive editing features for pictures, like templates and text.

3. The prints quality is rather well. And the price is not high.

4. Users could choose to ship the prints to home or pick up the pictures in the nearby store. This app will show you the nearby stores’ locations.

Cons

1. The printing features are with the pharmacy services, so the app looks a little messy.

Walgreens Photo App Screenshot

Best 2. PostalPix

Support: iOS & Android

PostalPix app is free and helps you upload the photo you want to print from your smartphone to PostalPix.

Pros

1. This app is well-designed and easy to navigate.

2. Users could print Instagram photos within the PostalPix app.

3. PostalPix provides only a few editing tools, like a crop.

4. The app asks users to select prints size before selecting photos and displays the orders according to prints sizes.

Cons

1. PostalPix app spends a long time uploading photos than other top photo printing apps.

2. The prices are higher than other apps and provide the same print quality.

PostalPix Photo Prints App Screenshot

Best 3. Shutterfly

Support: Android & iOS

Shutterfly is a dedicated photo printing app with some unique advantages.

Pros

1. Shutterfly has a dedicated app for iPad. So users could enjoy the larger screen.

2. Within Shutterfly, you can create a photo collage and order prints with a built-in photo collage builder.

3. This photo printing app provides unique editing features, like borders and styles.

4. The prints quality is pretty good, no matter the color accuracy or the details.

Cons

1. The price is higher than similar apps.

2. Shutterfly only supports shipping prints to home. There is no local in-store pickup option.

Shutterfly App Screenshot

Best 4. Kicksend

Support: Android & iOS

Kicksend is a photo printing app and a photo-sharing social platform.

Pros

1. Kicksend allows users to print photos without a registry.

2. You can print your photos or followers’ photos shared within Kicksend.

3. Users could decide to ship the prints to home or pick them up in stores, like CVS, Duane Reade, Walgreens, and Target.

4. The uploading and printing speed is higher than other apps.

Cons

1. This photo printing app has an integrated social media feature, so it is not as easy to use as other printing apps.

Kicksend App Screenshot

Best 5. PhotoBox – Print & Gifts

Support: Android & iOS

PhotoBox could help you upload photos from your smartphone to photo printing services.

Pros

1. This app provides multiple prints products, including canvas, gift, and photo mugs.

2. New users could enjoy 40 free high-quality prints.

3. PhotoBox offers each account unlimited storage to save photos.

4. This photo printing app is easy to navigate.

Cons

1. This app is only available in Europe currently.

PhotoBox App Screenshot

Preparation

Based on our test, the photo printing apps above all provide high-quality prints; however, the quality of the original picture is essential to get perfect printing. We suggest enhancing your photos with WidsMob Retoucher before print with these apps.

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How to enhance photos with Photo Denoise

Step 1. Launch Photo Denoise on an accessible PC and tap on the Import button on the bottom to load the photos to enhance. Photo Denoise also supports the drag-and-drop command.

Open Denoise

Step 2. Photo Denoise will detect and display various noises on the photos. You can adjust the sliders of Luminance noise and Chrominance noise options to eliminate noises.

Denoise Image Process

Step 3. If you want to highlight the details, you can adjust the value of Sharpen options.

Step 4. Photo Denoise can detect the faces on imported photos and allows users to beautify the portrait with Auto Detect and Face Soften.

Portrait Noise

Step 5. After editing, press the Save button to store the results on your computer or tap on the Share button to share them on social media.

The benefit of Photo Denoise is handling photos in batches. It can save time when you want to print multiple images.

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Conclusion

Based on the introductions above, you might learn the top five photo printers for smartphones. They have benefits and advantages. Walgreens, for example, provides the most cost-effective photo printing services. Although PostalPix has higher prices, it can print Instagram photos directly. Shutterfly has a dedicated app for iPad users with a larger screen and can print a photo collage; Kicksend combines the photo printing and sharing feature; PhotoBox offers every user unlimited storage. If you are looking for the best photo printing app, you can choose one from the top-five-list. These apps could improve the quality of prints. But if the original photos are too poor to print, these best printers cannot help you. So, you’d better enhance and de-noise the photos with WidsMob Retoucher when you prepare to print.