Photogene for iOS gets a complete overhaul

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Photogene for iOS gets a complete overhaul

Browse your photo library and choose from small, medium, or large thumbnails.

Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET)

There are tons of photo-editing apps in the iTunes App Store, but a recent update to an old favorite might be one of the best yet. It’s called Photogene 2 and it offers so many tools that it’s almost like it does the job of multiple apps.

Photogene 2 (99 cents until November 17) is the successor of a favorite photo-editing app of ours on iOS, and this completely rebuilt version is definitely worth checking out. To start off, a redesigned interface offers intuitive controls for exploring Photogene2’s many editing options.

Photogene has a bunch of editing tools and effects you can use with your images. Either take a snapshot with your iPhone camera or grab an image from your photo library to get started. From there, the app features a radial menu on the bottom that divides up Photogene’s main functions, including crop, rotate, color adjust, effects presets, and retouching tools. When you pick a function–effects presets, for example–you can then swipe through the available presets to see how each effect changes your picture. More detailed functions like light and color levels bring up sliders so you can get your image to look just the way you want.

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Photogene for iOS gets a complete overhaul

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