Lensa: Photo & Video Editor 4+

Background Blur,Filter Changer

Prisma labs, inc.

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Everything that makes Lensa iOS app great, but with intuitive macOS design and capabilities.

Lensa is a brand new way of making your selfies look better, than you could have ever imagined. Forget about conventional filters and photo editing tools. We bring you the simplest, yet the most practical mobile app to date for perfecting your selfies on the go. So, if there’s anything you think should be corrected in your selfie, you now have this amazing, simple app to help you.


• Get rid of bumps, lines or other annoying features on your face;
• Make your skin look smooth and perfect;
• Highlight your face to make it the center of the shot;
• Blur out the background.


• Get rid of the eye bags with a single slide;
• Emphasize on your eyes by adding contrast to them;
• Thicken your eyebrows by moving the slider to the necessary point.


• Slide through the background blur and depth;
• Make it perfectly matching to your portrait;
• Add dynamics to your selfie by setting the background in motion with just one slider move;
• Add a Petzval lens effect to make sure you are the star of your own shot.


• Use Auto Adjust to let the app do everything for you, if you don’t have time;
• Increase or decrease selected element’s exposure to adjust its role in the picture;
• Make your shot festive, personal, sad, or add any other feel to it by adjusting color intensity;
• Tinker with saturation to emphasize on what you need;
• Distinguish the shot by changing its sharpness;
• Make your selfie dreamy by adding a fade effect;
• Change the image’s temperature to highlight its mood;
• Add tints to make it look the way you want.

Lensa provides Premium Subscriptions:
– Annual for $29.99/year
– Monthly for $7.99/month

The purchase will be charged to your iTunes account. An account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Manage your subscription from User Settings in iTunes after purchase. Cancel the auto-renewing subscription from there at any time. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

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What’s New

Version 1.0.1

Various bug fixes and improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

BinoWasHere ,

Best of its kind but not cheap

I use an old freebie app called wondercam that honestly beat most of the cheesy selfie paid apps available. Unfortunately it stopped working on newer iphones. After downloading tons of cheesy selfie touchup apps I ran across Lensa. Holy cow this app has superior quality effects! Best selfie app I’ve tried!

It’s easy to adjust and turn down some of the effects. It’s not overly complicated to use. I don’t like it when all effects are so souped up it looks obvious and fake. Also most selfie apps have bad quality effects. Lensa magicmode and effects are excellent. Lensa lets me adjust perfectly. Even with the effects souped up it looks professional. No cheesy blurring or smears.

I also love that I can go in settings and make this open in camera mode! Now I can use Lensa as my camera too! It would be cool in future versions to have an option to apply magic correction after you take a photo or a default setting of effects. Then after the picture is taken it apply’s the effects automatically. Adjust from there or even reset if you want.

Lastly as a guy thank you for making a gender neutral app icon lol. No cheesy flowery pink camera icon etc

The only downside to this app is cost. It requires a subscription, but for me, the app is good enough it’s worth the price. Granted it’s expensive for many people. An app of this calibre requires good programming. These developers need to eat too.

spiritedst ,

Crashing & Locking Up

I’ve been using this app for about 2 years and love it until recently. After some updates not all the backgrounds worked, they went on top of your picture or didn’t operate at all (they seem to be working now, but I’ve gotten used to switching to another app for my background). As of lately the app will close when I’m editing photos and I have to reopen it. I will get a few more photos edited and it just closes again…very frustrating. I have an IP 8 and shut it down, but didn’t have any affect on the app, it still closes periodically. It also will lock the screen sometimes when saving a picture, but not only the screen, your entire phone. One day it took me like 30mins to be able to shut my phone down, couldn’t get off the saving screen that wasn’t working. I deleted the app and reinstalled. I’m a few weeks in and it locked the screen saving a picture but I was able to get out and went to apps and saw it has an update so updated and it still closes on its own. Love the app, but it gets frustrating with these few glitches, but I do continue to use. Just want to let the creator now the problems I’m having. Recommend this app.

Developer Response ,

Hello, thank you for taking the time and leaving such a detailed review! We appreciate your loyalty to Lensa and we are very sorry if you faced any problems with the app now :c We will share this information with our team and will try to fix the problem :) Could you please write to us via Lensa settings? We need additional information about your account and device. Will be waiting for your letter :)

MandyBuz ,

I do not see why people are impressed with this.

I use Facetune 2 Andrew pay for that app. I read the gleaming reviews on this particular app and I have to say I am not in the least impressed.

I do work with professional photos and I thought this would be a great app based off of the reviews for editing. All I can do with the photo was hit auto adjust and there were options to slide coloring around and things like that but I need an option that allows me to airbrush. This does not offer that. I do not do heavy airbrushing but I need some control and I need to be able to pop color a little bit and this did not do it when I use the auto adjustment setting there were parts of the photos that just looked over saturated. Again I am not impressed I am going to have to figure out how to remove this before they charge me $30 for a year. By the way it mentions that it is $7.99 per month but it doesn’t give you the option to select the month it only gives you the option of a year. So now I’ve got to find how to remove this.

There was a background button and a face button but both were in dark gray and I could not press the buttons to see what they did. I have never removed an app this quickly from my phone I literally downloaded it messed around with it for about 15 minutes and could not get it to do what I needed it to do.

Developer Response ,

Hello, it is the Lensa team! One time ago you installed our app but, unfortunately, didn’t like it. We would like to propose you install Lensa again and try it now!

During the time, we actively worked on improving Lensa and added many new features to the app:) For example, you can apply the “Magic correction” button and not only make retouch on one click but also change retouch intensity, you can blur and replace a background in the photo, change settings of selective colors, apply various filters, one of the grain effect option and more other features!

In the review, you noticed that “face” and “background” adjustments weren’t active in the photo. It could happen if the face wasn’t detected in the photo: when the person is photographed from afar, photos don’t have high quality or part of the face isn’t visible, our algorithms cannot guarantee the quality of processing so Lensa adjustments automatically become inactive. At the same time, general photo settings are available for all the photos :) We are so sorry that you didn’t try all Lensa features when you downloaded the app for the first time.

Also, you wrote us about an “airbrush” feature: Lensa doesn’t include the option but the retouch is processed in one click with the “Magic Correction” button. If you didn’t like the results of automatic retouch, you can change settings manually, these adjustments are available in the “Face” tab. To get more information about all Lensa features, you can read the frequently asked questions section (FAQ) which is located in the “Settings” of Lensa.

What takes of subscription, we provide several subscription options, not only an annual one, and you can choose the most convenient option within the app. You can also activate a trial period and try the full app version but please note that an annual subscription follows it, these conditions are always displayed on the screen before the start of the trial. If you need to change or cancel the subscription, please follow the page on the Apple official website: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202039. We are sorry but app developers can’t manage users’ subscriptions on their side, the option is not provided.

Anyway, we will be glad if you try all functions in the updated version of Lensa! So, we would like to offer you free photos for editing :) The photos can be added via our support. To contact us, please follow “Settings” —> “Send feedback”—> “Contact Support” and attach the screenshot of the review. We are looking forward to your letter!



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