For those who are led by their creativity, there are plenty of apps to keep you creating from your smartphone, no matter where you are. Whether you create for your job, school or as a hobby, your smartphone can be a valuable tool to utilize at any phase of the creative process. From brainstorming to pictures, building to editing, there are many apps to help you along the way.
Instagram is a free app, commonly used and liked for many reasons. As an artist, it’s a great choice especially if your art of choice is photography. There are some great filter options to personalize any shot. It’s also a great way to snap a picture of anything you come across that sparks a creative idea for future projects.
Procreate Pocket is excellent if you love drawing or painting and would like to shelf your traveling sketch pad, then Procreate Pocket is a great app to try. The platform is but flexible with many different options and tools. This app is a paid app and available for a minimal cost.
Adobe Photoshop Sketch is excellent for Creative Cloud subscribers and is also another great free sketching and painting app that has fantastic tools available to make creating on your smartphone as versatile as using a pencil and sketchpad.
FiLMiC Pro is a great app for filmmakers; this application allows you to take quality video with the ability to customize modes, speed and zoom options. It makes motion shots a breeze. The options and tools are top-notch and allow you to create and personalize the way you shoot videos. Though this app isn’t free, its capabilities make worth the price.
Framelapse makes creating demos and tutorials easy. A full-featured application that allows you to create beautiful time-lapse and stop-motion videos. This is an easy-to-use the app for film and video artists on the go and comes at a minimal cost.
InShot is a great free app for video editing, allowing you to cut, delete and merge video easily and also tools to let you add filters, music and other effects. InShot makes editing and sharing your videos on the go easy!
PicLab Typography is an easy to use application that lets you add customizable typography to images, posters, and logos. With various fonts and texts to choose from, or import or create your own, you can personalize your work and make adjustments. With this app, you will have to pay a small fee to remove the watermark which shows up on the typography work.
No matter how you love to create, whether it be writing, photography, video, drawing or painting, there are so many great apps available for your smartphone. The urge to create is no longer limited to a classroom, a studio or in the need to carry paper and supplies everywhere you go. These apps and many others allow you to create no matter where you are. Some of these apps may not be available for your specific phone’s platform, always do a little research for a suitable alternative that will work best for you before making any purchases.