Windows 8 Photo Editor To Add Effects, Frames To Photos: Shareflag

Shareflag is a free Windows 8 Photo Editor App. You can use it to add effects to your photos. There are over 12 effects that are available here to choose from. You can directly choose the photos from your local storage, or from your Skydrive. In addition to that, the app also gives the inbuilt functionality of using your Webcam to take the photos, and edit them using the effects available in the app.

Shareflag will also provide you with the option to choose from 5 different border frames for your photos. You have the option to save the edited photos in three different formats, that is: JPEG, PNG and BMP format.

Shareflag is available in the Photo category of the Windows Store.


Using this Windows 8 Photo Editor App

As you get to the main page of the app, you would be shown the options to locate your photo. Apart from that,, the option to use the Webcam to take photos and edit them is also available on this page.

Shareflag- landing page

As you provide the app with the photo to edit, the photo will open up on the next page.

 Shareflag- Photo with options

Now, you can edit the photos with the effects that are available here. Let me show you how you can do that:

As you open the photo, a ribbon will be shown at the bottom of the interface of the app. In this ribbon, two options, namely, effects and frames would appear on the left side. Now, you can use the options in the following way:


If you click on the Effects option, a horizontal panel will open up on top of the ribbon.

Shareflag- effects

There are 12 different effects available to choose from. They are namely Brightness, Contrast, Motion- Blur, Classic, Solarize, and many others. You can apply the same effect over and over again because for the effects, there is no option to increase the intensity of any effect . You can also undo the changes you have made by using the Undo option that is available there on the right side of the ribbon.


By using the Frame option that is available in the ribbon at the bottom, you can add frames to your edited photos. The frames will also be shown in a horizontal panel. There is an option to choose from 5 different types of frames. Some of them are Square Black, Square White, and Glass.

Shareflag- Frames

Keep on saving the changes you apply by using the option that appear on the upper right side of the app’s interface whenever you apply an effect or frame.

Save the Photos

To save the photos, use the Save option that appears on the bottom right side of the app. You can save them in JPEG, PNG, and BMP format.

Also check Photo Studio FREE and Enhance.

Key Feature of Shareflag

  • The app is free.
  • Ease of work.
  • Add as many as 12 different effects to your photos.
  • You can also add from among 5 frames to the photos.
  • Option to save image in JPEG, PNG, and BMP format.

My Verdict

According to my experience, it is a nice Windows 8 Photo Editor app. You should try it for sure!

Get Shareflag here!