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Pixlr-o-matic – add retro effects to your iPhone snaps

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Plenty of apps take retro or vintage imagery on your mobile phone, the pick  of which are featured here. But here's something to add retro effects to your existing photos – Pixlr-o-matic.

New and most importantly free, the app, which works with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, adds layer filters, lighting and borders to turn our modern snaps into something with a vintage feel. Something pretty unique too – up to 25,000 finishes are said to be possible.

Of course, once you've created your mini masterpiece, you can share it easily with the social networks. It's the modern way. The app is available now from the App Store.

Pixlr-o-matic app site

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