How to access the Google Magic Editor on any Android or iPhone mobile

Google Photos Magic Editor on Android and iPhone.

The recent announcement of Google Photos in April brought great news for mobile photography lovers: editing tools based on artificial intelligence are now available from free for all Android and iPhone users. Previously, these features were reserved for premium subscribers and Pixel device owners. Now, Google Photos Magic Editor is gradually rolling out to iPhone and Android devices.

Google's Magic Editor comes to Android and iPhone

Google Pixel Magic Editor.

Google Photos has democratized access to its Magic Editor, a suite of tools designed to improve the quality of photographs. This feature set harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to deliver edits that previously required specialized applications.

The main functions of the Magic Editor include:

  • Magic eraser- You can use it to remove unwanted objects from your photos with ease.
  • Blur- This feature adds blur effects to highlight important subjects.
  • Sky Suggestions- A tool that aims to enhance the sky in your images, giving it a more dramatic look.
  • Pop color: What this function basically does is highlight specific colors, while the rest of the image remains black and white.
  • HDR effect- With this option you can improve the dynamic range in photos and videos for greater clarity and detail.
  • Portrait blur: Focuses on the main subject while blurring the background.
  • portrait light- Using this tool you can adjust the lighting in portraits to obtain a perfect balance.
  • cinematic photos: an option with which you can add motion effects to create more dynamic images.
  • Styles in the collage editor- Apply creative styles to your collages.
  • Video effects: to visually enhance your videos with special effects.

Steps to access the Magic Editor

Magic Pixel Editor.

To start using these tools on your Android device, follow the steps described below:

  1. Verify that you have the latest version of Google Photos installed from the Google Play Store.
  2. Open the Google Photos app on your device.
  3. Choose a photo from your gallery to edit.
  4. Inside the editor, you will find the Magic Editor features available for use.

some considerations

These new features began rolling out on May 15 and little by little it will be reaching all users of Android and iPhone. Therefore, some users will be able to access these tools before others, this will depend a lot on their device and location. Google plans to complete the rollout in the coming months to ensure all users have access to these improvements.

Another point to consider about the Magic Editor is a limitation that Google has implemented and that cannot be ignored. Although the editor is free, You can only save up to 10 editions per month in the free version. To get unlimited editions, you will need to subscribe to the Google One Premium plan or own a Pixel device.

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