Apple is offering Afterlight, the popular photo editor for free through its Apple Store app. The photo editor is usually available for $0.99.
Here’s a quick look at Afterlight’s features:
15 ADJUSTMENT TOOLS
Use any of our 15 uniquely made adjustment tools to enhance your images to perfection with ease.
Afterlight has 27 fully adjustable Original Filters, 14 Guest Filters by various Instagram users, 18 Seasons filters, and the new Wander pack including 15 filters. Now including the new Fusion filters, allowing you to mix tools, filters and textures to create your own personal filters.
Afterlight includes a range of real and natural light leaks we created with 35mm film and instant film, to simplistic scratchy film textures.
CROPPING & TRANSFORMING TOOLS
Crop your photos with our quick and easy cropping tool with 15 different presets.
Transform your photos with our rotating tool, vertical and horizontal flipping tools, and straightening. Now with the new Double Exposure tool.
We provide a list of 128 different simplistic and adjustable frames, paired perfectly with Instagram. Now including the new Wallpaper Pack.
You cannot download Afterlight for free directly from the App Store. You will instead have to use the Apple Store app. Follow the steps below to know how.
Step 1: Launch the Apple Store app. If you haven’t downloaded it from the App Store, then using this direct iTunes link.
Step 2: Tap on the Featured tab.
Step 3: Scroll down till you see the “Enhance your photos” banner with a link to Download Afterlight free. It should be below the Apple Music banner and above the Connect with an Apple Specialist banner. Tap on it to proceed. If you’re outside the U.S. and don’t see the banner then try switching the Country to United States via the Account tab in the Apple Store app.
Step 4: Tap on “Download now for free” at the bottom of the screen.
Step 5: Tap on Continue when you get a popup message informing you that you’ll now be leaving the Apple Store app.
Step 6: You will come to the Redeem screen, with the redeem code pre-populated. Tap Redeem at the top right corner of the screen.
Afterlight will be downloaded to your iOS device. Afterlight can be downloaded for free until January 10, 2016, and its availability depends on your country.
Let me know how it goes in the comments. Thanks Stan for the tip!