Myrtle – Free collaborative photo sharing app: Review

Photo sharing is something we should all be doing more of. Expensive MMS images sent my text are costing some of us a fortune – and all the while it’s unnecessary when you think you have free apps like Myrtle to do the job for you.

Myrtle is an acronym for “My Real Time Life Experiences” and it will allow you to share photos with your family and friends in a single location. And, once the family members have been granted access to one of the folders, they too can add their own experiences and images to that folder, making it one big group hug of photographs about a specific event or holiday.

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One of the folders could be a family holiday where you take your own photos and share them with the other holidaymakers in your group. They in turn can view the images, having been given access, then add their own images to the folder to create one huge folder of different authors.

This can be great for weddings, baby showers, stag and hen nights as well as any sporting events where there are several participants. So the next time you are at a wedding and you nab that great shot of the bride cuddling someone’s young baby, and several guests surround you and beg you to share that image onto their device, you can say to them, “Check on Myrtle, it’s up there right now!”

Myrtle with Social Media

Myrtle link and collaborates effortlessly with all the social media platforms, so if you want to send your image onto Twitter, Facebook, Google +, Pinterest or YouTube, you can. The display is streamlined for effortless smooth operation and it’s easy to add new events directly from the app.

You will also get to choose which folders and files you want to remain private and which can be opened up to public. Furthermore, there is no limit on the amount of photos you can upload. The app also has a user friendly interface and we can honestly say that uploading images to Myrtle has never been so easy.

On the photo editor there are several features which can make your photos stand out from the crowd; take the auto-enhance feature for example, and the hundreds of pretty photo effects and frames available. There is also a colour balance, brightness, crop, rotate and straighten feature, so you can really play around with your image until it is just right.