Darkroom free for Mac

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  • Developer Bergen, Co
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Darkroom is a photo and video editing app, designed for Apple devices. The app promises easy and powerful photo editing features. Darkroom is an award-winning app, it won the Apple Design Award in 2020, as well as the Best of the App Store in 2015. In this article, we discuss some of the app’s main features, as well as some additional information

Key Features

Here are some of the Darkroom app’s main features:

  • Nondestructive tools and filters: edit your photos and videos with nondestructive tools, meaning you can always change them.
  • Image Quality: edit and export 4K videos; supports RAW and JPEG - you can recover lost details from DSLR cameras (digital single-lens reflex cameras).
  • Color selection: with Darkroom, you can select and control the color channels of your photos and videos.
  • Filters: the app offers a selection of hand-crafted filters to add a touch of additional originality to your photos and videos.
  • Curves: with only a few swipes, you will be able to change just as you like your photos.

How Does Darkroom Work?

Darkroom seems like a professional app but it has a pretty user-friendly interface. Once you download and install it, you will be able to browse your photo and video library. You will see at the middle of the screen a bar with most options: Crop and transform, Filters, Adjustments, Curves, Selective Color, Color Frames, and Undo. If you choose to add a filter to your photo, you will see the color channels.

Is Darkroom Safe?

Darkroom has no history of security issues or abusive data collecting. It seems that the app is as safe as any other photo and video editing app.

Is Darkroom Free?

You can download and use the app for free. However, the app offers some optional in-app purchases such as original Darkroom app filters and monthly subscriptions. The Darkroom app price varies depending on those options and is between $3.99 and $49.99.

System Requirements

In order to run Darkroom on your Apple device, you need iOS/iPadOS/macOS 12.0 and later. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac.


If you like this app, you may also like Halide Mark II. Images: Apple store