Flare 1.5

Transform your photos in a click


  • 30 presets
  • Compatible with Flickr and iPhoto
  • Highly configurable
  • Create or download new presets
  • Real time preview


  • Applies effect to whole image, not just a part
  • Some presets aren't great

Very good

Are you looking for something like Instagram for Mac? Then try Flare, an Instagram-like photo editor for your Mac.

This little app is great – it looks good and adds fun, easy effects to your photos. It’s also got basic editing tools, so with a bit of time and effort, you can really make some fantastic art out of your images.

Flare is really simple to use. Drag and drop your image into the interface, apply one of the 30 presets and, if you want to, use the tools under Edit to add more effects or customize the ones you have already applied.

Flare also offers some basic editing tools along the bottom that allow you to crop or rotate your image. When you’re done, use Flare to publish your mini work of art to Flickr, iPhoto or send in an email. If you’re dying for a taste of Instagram while you’re on your Mac, Flare is the perfect app for you!

Make your even more photos beautiful with Flare for Mac.



Flare 1.5

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