Google Pixel 7 Pro Magic Eraser

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  • Code hidden within the Google Photos app suggests the Magic Editor tools could soon become available to users without a Google One subscription.
  • The change may include a “metered saves” system, which would allow a limited number of free edits per month.
  • Magic Editor offers impressive capabilities like changing skies, seamlessly removing objects, and creative image manipulation.

Google’s Magic Editor, the AI-powered suite of photo editing tools, could be taking a significant step towards broader availability. Launched initially as a Pixel phone exclusive, the Magic Editor feature found its way into the Google Photos app for Google One subscribers. Soon, though, it could be available to use without a Google One subscription.

In the latest Google Photos APK (v6.78.0.622306643), we’ve spotted code strings hinting at this potential change. Here are the specific strings that mention the feature: