Windows 8 Photo Editor App Free: PhotoGrab

PhotoGrab is a free Windows 8 Photo Editor app that lets you edit your photos and apply beautiful effects to them. Using the app, you can apply different types of effects to your photos such as Sepia, Grayscale, Negative, and Sunshine, with just one click. The app also offers RGB effect, i.e. you can adjust RGB values using sliders, and turn your photos red, green, or blue.

This free Windows 8 photo editor app is extremely simple and doesn’t carry too many effects, but whatever it does, is pretty fast and smooth. You can browse photos on your system and apply amazing effects to them. It supports all common image file formats such as jpg, bmp, gif, png, and tiff. You can also choose an output folder destination to save these new photos on your system.

PhotoGrab - Sunshine effect

PhotoGrab is can be grabbed freely from the Photo category of Windows Store.

Let’s see how this free Windows 8 photo editor app works.

Give beautiful effects to your Photos using this free Windows 8 Photo Editor app:

PhotoGrab is a handy app with a single interface. As you launch the app, you will see its main screen with all options – Open Picture, Save As and various options to apply different types of effects to photos. You will also find RGB effect option with Red, Green, and Blue color sliders.

PhotoGrab - Main options

Click on Open Picture to browse and open the desired photo on which you want to apply effect. The selected photo will appear on the main screen of the app. Now, click on any effect button that you want to apply. And it’s done!

PhotoGrab - RGB effect

You can also see an instantly generated preview of the new photo with the desired effect. To save this new photo, click on Save As option. The next screen will let you choose the desired output folder destination where you want to save this photo. Type a filename and select file format in which you want to save it, using the dropdown provided in the app. Now click on Save button.

Key Features of PhotoGrab:

  • Windows 8 Photo Editor app
  • Single screen app
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • Supports jpg, gif, png, bmp, and tiff file formats
  • Completely free

Also check some other free Windows 8 photo editors and free photo to sketch converter apps we reviewed earlier.

My Verdict

PhotoGrab is a simple free Windows 8 Photo Editor app with nice effects to give a twist to your photos in seconds. However, it has limited photo effect options. It would have been a better app if it had more effects and features. But, you can still try it out.

Get PhotoGrab here!