Shift 2.0 allows you to create thousands of custom photo filters by combining textures, color overlays, and blends to produce stylish effects like grain, vintage, light leaks, and high contrast black and whites. Completely redone from the ground up, Shift 2.0 gives you full control over each element of the photo filter to achieve beautiful and unique finish to your photos.


Shift 2.0 is preloaded with 37 original textures that add film grain, dust, and light leaks that can be repositioned, scaled, rotated, and repeated to your heart's content. The strength of the texture can also be adjusted separately from the strength of the color overlays, meaning you can decide whether the texture, color, or both takes the main stage. Complete texture manipulation like this is the first in the realm of photo filtering.

Colors Overlays

Shift 2.0 provides striking color overlay presets that can be easily tweaked and customized. In its most basic form, color overlays can be a single color, which changes the tone of the entire picture. Color gradients that combine the overlay color from one to another provide an even more stunning look, simulating effects like light leaks or the look or vintage film.

Shift 2.0's innovative approach to color gradients comes in two flavors - two-point control or three-point control. Each individual point, which represents the focus of each color, can be moved, repositioned, rotated, and zoomed allowing for even more control of how the colors fade into each other, producing incredible outcomes.


Blends bring everything together by combining the original photo with the color overlay and texture. Every blend produces a different result - switching between them will produce another entirely different effect even with the same color overlay and texture. Altogether, Shift 2.0 has seven blend modes including standard Photoshop favorites such as multiply, overlay, additive, and screen, as well as custom blends like desaturate and psychedelic.


Even though creating custom filters that are perfect for each photo is half the fun, favorites let you save and name their go-tos for quick and easy access for the next photo. Of course, the favorites can be adjusted themselves and be used as a starting point for yet another custom filter. There is no limit to the number of favorites that can be saved.


* Create thousands of beautiful photo filters by mixing textures, color gradients, and blends
* 23 sample filters - Use them as starting points or make new ones from scratch
* 12 color overlay presets and color wheel - Pick a color overlay preset and use the color wheel to achieve the perfect look
* 37 original textures that can be moved, scaled, rotated, and repeated
* Fine tuned control over color gradients - Adjust position, strength, and direction
* 7 blend modes including multiply, overlay, additive, and screen
* Image adjustments like brightness, contrast, saturation, and temperature
* Save and name an unlimited number of custom photo filters to your favorites

What's New

Version 2.0.1

Fixes a crash related to photo library updates.

From Version 2.0:

We’re excited to share with you Shift 2.0! This update brings a brand new version that’s been completely rebuilt from the ground up expanding it’s capabilities ten fold. Each and every aspect of Shift's randomly generated photo filters are now fully editable.

Whats new:

- 24 preset filters
- 12 selectable color overlays with point editing
- 7 selectable blending modes for texture and color
- 37 different textures
- Individual level adjustment for master effect, color and texture
- Position, scale and rotate color overlays and textures separately
- Cropping tool
- Image adjustments
- Custom filter names
- Global undo

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
108 Ratings
108 Ratings
Music Prof

Too much of nothing

I've had Shift sitting on my iPhone and iPad for several months--maybe over a year--now. Every time I go to it, thinking "Okay, here's a photo project that'll be fun in Shift," half an hour later I'll move on to another app wondering why I keep letting this take up space.

The basic categories of filters, colors, and textures make sense. But the presets are exaggerated, even garish. So, by the time you've dialed through all the options and permutations and done your personal adjustments, you might as well have fussed with one of the better full-featured processing apps like the perennially fresh Snapseed or newer Enlight. And, yes, there are theoretically thousands of possibilities with Shift, but if I need a quick-n-easy but adjustable filter, VSCO, Afterlight, and Camera+ are so much more useful--better UI's and aesthetic sense.

Finally, the random elements here are just too much. So, this one's coming off my iOS devices.



Not only is Shift an excellent App, it is easy to use, has many super applications that work with your photos to produce awesome results...offers saving your finished product...and much, much more.

If you are just patient with Shift, and work with it for a time, you will soon learn the way to produce beautiful results on all your photos.

I use Shift and the Company's other super products. I've had them in my 'Art Pack' since they first came out. They never disappoint.

FYI, I also have obtained wonderful results with Shift and the Company's other great Apps on my paintings and have achieved fantastic results...and many compliments on my Art Works...enhanced by Pixite's Apps.

Truly, this is one of my finest go to Apps and I highly recommend their Shift App and their other Apps too.

~ Margaret


Not everyone can shift

It's not meant to be something to slap a standard filter on and post it. Shift. Be unique and make it your own. Lots of options for effects including overlays and if you create a filter you like you can save it. If you're bored with using the same filters everyone's using why not try it? Creatives will love this app as you can get effects with shuffle, tweak and dial the effects up or down.


Pixite LLC
74.8 MB
Photo & Video
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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