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Create amazing images from your Nokia Lumia Windows Phone with PicsArt

PicsArt is a popular photo editor over on iOS and Android platforms and is now available for the Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 Windows Phone.  PicsArt is part photo editor, part photo sharing network and part free-hand drawing.

You can edit freshly captured images, pull images from your Windows Phone Pictures Hub, or download images from your Facebook, Flickr, SkyDrive, Picasa, Google or Dropbox accounts.

There is little doubt that PicsArt is a feature rich photo editor that should be well received by the Windows Phone crowd.

The app can be used as a stand-alone editor or you can register with PicsArt through your Windows Live ID, Facebook ID, Twitter ID, Google ID or set up an independent PicsArt ID to share images on the local network.  There are also PicsArt photo competitions that you can submit your best work to.

From there you have a wide assortment of effects filters you can apply to your photos, crop, resize and adjust exposure variables to your images.  There is also a draw tool that lets you draw free hand on your images or create a new drawing on a blank slate.

If you do not see the effects filter that fits just right, there is a wide range of clipart collections and filter effects available in the PicsArt Store.  Filter and clipart collections available include themes such as Christmas, Retro, Tattoo, Summer, Wedding and more.

In just tinkering with PicsArt for a short time, it makes an excellent first impression and is a welcome addition to the Windows Phone photography app lineup.

PicsArt is currently available for the Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 Windows Phone with more devices coming online soon.  It is a free app that you can find here in the (opens in new tab) Windows Phone Store.

Source: Nokia Conversations; Thanks, guyjkh, for the tip!

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.

49 Comments
  • This icon/tile is very ugly
  • The icon is gorgeous! Luv it!
  • Why unfair to my device everytime...my poor 720
  • Hehe me,too bro with my L720
  • Pls help me.. I am vey excited to download picsart.. But I cand find any download option.. pls tell me how should I get it
  • And I thought I would never feel left behind by buying a Lumia 920...
  • Same feeling. Why its not available for all other devices
  • Me too with my 925 :'(
  • I just got it on my Lumia 925 using proxy hack
  • Only for nokia black devices i think..so its coming
  • Cool...I think... :P
  • No, i've got on my L820 with proxy ;)
  • How do you do that?
  • I feel you... Frustrating much.
  • Not available for my device. 920
  • Nooo :( i need this app
  • You can download it through proxy, Its working on my Lumia 820
  • Is this new 2gb limitation? :(
  • No, since I can install it on my 820
  • How do you install through proxy?
  • No L920? It's this kind of problem that makes me want an iPhone
  • Really though? This one app's unavailability makes you want to switch operating systems?
  • Not only this one app. There are more restrictions like e.g. no RAW format support for 92x phones. And 925 is not so old device
  • The 92Xs are not old, but they are different. Apple would give you one phone per year, one size, and one set of features. If you don't like that one then too bad. Nokia has many options that are different, with different sizes and features.
  • IOS will bring you lots more problems
  • I want more clean stickers like Ciel has.
  • Same thing. Nothing special usual collage frames effects yada yada. WE NEED SNAPSEED nothing else
  • You know Google owns Snapseed, right? So I'd say the chances of it coming to WP are pretty darn slim.
  • I know. I realized that after I post it. Ugh. that app is so cool. I use it on my nexus 5
  • Rudy!!!...
  • Most likely we need Lumia black and update 3 in order to install.
  • Its a gr8 app..need this on all Lumia models
  • Suddenly I am feeling so lucky owner of 1520 ;-)
  • Try to install Nokia video director let me know
  • Downloading on my Lumia 820...
  • I used Picsart before when I still had my Android Tab. Best among the bunch. That's for sure. This is a welcome news although I cannot download it yet on my Lumia 920.
  • What about people with 920 ?this is nonsense
  • So sick and tired of this sporting.l925 on T-mo ooo no update here can't download it always the same shit with wp8 devices are exclusive updates exclusive enough..um done.
  • Downloaded through proxy trick & its working
  • Ya downloaded it on my Lumia 520 but laggy
  • Guyzz did you try the proxy trick for temple run 2 or subway surfers ? I was unable to install both of it :(
  • Phototastic is fantastic
  • what is the keyboard behind the lumia? :D
  • Downloaded & installed through proxy trick on my 920, it works :-)
  • How do you do the proxy trick. I have a Lumia 920 too. Please help.
  • Why it is not for Lumia 925?
  • Pls help me.. I am vey excited to download picsart.. But I cand find any download option.. pls tell me how should I get it
  • Why none of these tips works in Brazil?
  • Amazing!!