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When Selfies started trending on social media like facebook,instagram etc, who would have thought they’d stay this long which was not as before. It is not just a thing gone viral anymore but it is something that has potentially changed around us the way brands reached out to their audience on social media,in mean of promotion,advertisement etc.if we talk about selfie-sticks,that are commonly used today.

Whether you are on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you will be welcomed with a barrage of selfies these days on social media platform, so much is the craze and also now common thing. The selfie popularity has been increased well by using selfie app whether people have android, iphone or window phone. Their are some great apps that make selfie snapping an even more beautiful having more filters and features which make photo awesome. There are many good selfie apps on all the platforms and good thing about this selfie app, they have a great photo editing features, which means you can snap a selfie and get to edit it on the go.Here we will help you to find the perfect selfie app for your platform. So, Top 15 Selfie Apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone in 2017 are:

Top 5 Selfie Apps for Android

1. YouCam Perfect – Selfie Cam

YouCam is Perfect Selfie app which is a great app for all who are selfie addicted. Along with selfie taking features, this app also comes with selfie editing tools to get you the perfect selfie you need at any time. There are number of interesting features in this app like beautifying effects, object remover, stylization, face reshaper and ability to beautify your full face including eye,lips,teeth etc.


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 that is used for selfie taking.This app lets you take great selfies in all lightning and also make it even to look more better, thanks to the great effects and frames. This application also help you to share your pictures instantly on all the social networks which is a unique feature as compared to other selfie application.

The feature list includes selfie timer, beautification, filters, tilt shift effects and more. This app also help you to add quotes and all, if that’s your thing. It 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 is one of the higher rated app on Google Play Store and it’s another great selfie app which is commonly used by selfie lovers.It not help you to take selfies but also allow to see real time effects.There are more than hundred filters included in this selfie application.

There are many editing features as well along with auto features like blemish removal, beautification, make-up features and more. This App is free with some in-app purchases which is optional for users.

Developer: JP Brothers

Compatibility: Android 2.3.3 and up

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

4. Retrica

Retrica is a full fledged app for selfie addicted with photo editing enthusiasts. This App is not marketed as a selfie app but still used by many peoples because it is great selfie app. Retrica has many fans due to its great interface and many features which are included in app.

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

Developer: Venticake Inc.

Compatibility: Requires Android 2.3.3 and up

Availability: (Free) Google Play Store

5. Selfie Studio

Selfie Studio is aimed at all the selfie lovers among other selfie apps and uses the front-facing camera of phone, so if your mobile doesn’t have front-camera, you won’t be able to use this app.

This app help you to brighten up your face with colours you can choose and there are many other features to get better experience like auto reverse, silent shoot, 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 is unarguably the most popular selfie taking app on iOS. This app brings a lot of features, which let you to take perfect selfie which you are looking for.

There are a number of cool features in this application like Photobooth, which is like classic photobooth machines which let you to take several pictures sequentially. Funshot feature, which let you to enhances the pictures with cool cut-outs and locations. It is free for download and have in-app purchases for more Funshot templates and Photobooth features which are optional.

Developer: PointGrab LTD

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7 or later

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

2. Picr

Picr is a unique picture taking application, which has ability to surprise you in a good way.This app asks you to take a picture everyday and also allow you to creates a unique personal movie of you based on your pictures you captured.

This application on iOS help you to set reminders for taking pictures everyday or even every month. This app comes with unique features which help you to get perfect selfie. This application allow you to create videos with your pictures and also add your own text, music to those videos. There are many more features, 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 is a great iOS app if you want to use your dual cameras. This application has unique feature which allow to takes pictures from front and  rear camera instantly, that way you can have your selfie and you can also tell the world the awesome place you are in.

It also has some social features like it lets you to explore recent uploads based on popular, nearby and more. You can also follow friends or other people, who use Frontback which is a unique feature. There is a reaction feature as well, which lets you to interact with others using  5 second video which is not present in any iOS app.

Developer: CheckThis

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later

Availability: (Free) Apple iTunes Store

4. Perfect 365

If you want to perfect your selfies manually and love tinkering with your pictures then Perfect 365 is the best app for you which help you edit your photo easily. It has headline “One Tap Makeover” feature , so it is a great application for iOS users who want to give their pictures a makeover.

This application packs in a number of features for touch-ups and make-up of your photos. This application help you to apply make-up, remove blemishes, whiten your teeth, change your hairstyle, smooth-en your complexion and many more. Yes, this app claims, it will make you look like a model and you can get best photo which you never had before.It is available for free on the Apple App Store but there are in-app purchases for various styles but buying is optional.

Developer: ArcSoft

Compatibility: iOS 6.0 or later

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

5. oSnap

oSnap may not be a great photo editing app because it is also not packed with a lot of features,but one great thing is that taking selfies make more simple. If you want to take selfies on the go then oSnap app should be a good bet as compare to other app in simplicity.

It will help you to swipe from top to bottom which help you to switch between the rear and front-facing cameras. This application help you to take pictures by tapping anywhere on the display which make it fast capturing feature. It is ease of use in taking selfies, is what this application is 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

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

This app lets you to take selfies with ease and then edit it using the various features. There are beautification features included in this application like eye enlargement and whitening of teeth, enhancing, skin toner, softener and more. This app also brings many filters, sharing features and more. This app is available for free on the Windows Phone Store but it’s exclusive to Lumia devices which is not good but may be in coming days it will be upgraded and can be used on all window phone.

Developer: Microsoft Mobile

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Free) Windows Phone Store

2. Create A Perfect Selfie

“Create A Perfect Selfie” is a great app if you want selfies taken from your Windows Phone to be perfect even in low light. You might not have heard of the app but you must check it out and explore its other features which are great for taking good selfie. It is one of the highest rated application on the Windows Phone Store and even it is paid application.Selfie lovers love to use this app.

It brings a number of features like reshaping, defocus, beautification of your photos, filters, red eye removal, frames and more. The user experience is also up to the mark, so you will get a great selfie experience using this application.

Developer: Hde 7 Software

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Paid) Windows Phone Store

3. PicMix

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

This application lets you use fancy frames, add captions to your pictures, photo effects and more. It also offers fun contests and social features, which make good experience on Windows Phone.

Developer: Inovidea

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

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

4. Headshot

Headshot is a great selfie app for Windows Phone users, which makes sure that you are using right application while taking a selfie with your rear camera. This app is the best solution for you if you want to take selfies with your high resolution rear snapper to get high resolution pictures even in low light. Lumias are famous for their cameras and the rear cameras are with high resolution unmatched.

This application uses face detection to tell you which way you should move or the camera while taking a selfie with your rear camera. It also has a multiple face mode which help you when there are more than one people in the viewfinder. It also takes picture automatically for you when it finds you are in the right place and this make “Headshot” app unique.

Developer: Electric Squash Studios

Compatibility: Windows Phone 7.5, 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Free) Windows Phone Store

5. Intellicam

Intellicam like its name, its quite an intelligent application.It help you to makes use of speech and face recognition while taking selfies automatically. This  application help users to take control of the camera through voice commands which make it unique as compare to other selfie apps.

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

Developer: Outcoder

Compatibility: Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

Availability: (Paid) Windows Phone Store

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