Glitch Lab is a photo editor that is jam-packed with digital glitch effects. You’ve probably seen similar apps before, and the style of effects available won’t appeal to everyone, but if you like making your photos look glitchy or retro, this is one of the most capable and versatile ways to do so.
This Android app contains over 100 effects, many of which are customizable, ensuring that your glitches are unique. As if to emphasize the power, it’s even possible to create an image from scratch, putting it together with a variety of effects and tweaks.
There’s plenty here for free, but if you want to get the most out of Glitch Lab, you’ll need to purchase the Pro IAP. At the time of writing, this adds 42 new effects, 37 new parameters for the free effects, improves output quality, and other improvements.
- Over 100 effects covering:
- Streaking, Breaking, Repeating, Data corruption
- Pixel Sorting
- Retro Pixelation, Scanlines, etc
- 3D sphere, voxel, smooth surfaces, and more
- Text and gimmicks
- Art filters
It is enumerated that Glitch Lab adeptly brings well-known effects as well as novel ideas to the world of digital glitch art, adhering to the predecessor apps’ philosophy of simplicity, power, and control. The quality effects are organized into categories and cover a wide range of topics related to glitch art. Glitch Lab is simple to use while also being infinitely customizable. Even filters work together to create an infinite number of variations on your artwork.
Powerful User Interface
- Infinite undo/redo
- Erase parts of the last applied effect (PRO)
- Bookmark images to save progress or reuse them as masks
- Area of effect options (activate from setting
A powerful animation module is included with Video Glitch Lab. Produce smooth videos by interpolating parameters between keyframes and be sure to activate video from the app settings.
The PRO version, which is available as an in-app purchase, includes additional filters, parameters, higher resolutions, and lossless file saving (PNG).