4 Best Free Photoshop Alternative

The very popular tool for editing photos is paid. Yes, I am talking about Adobe Photoshop, it dominates the market. Of course, Adobe Photoshop has very advanced features and you can do almost everything with your photo in photoshop.

Since I am writing a blog or I have some other websites where I required editing in some of my photos and when I came to download Adobe Photoshop, it was only giving me 15 days free trial. So I thought to dig deep into the Google for some free photoshop alternative. Fortunately, I got some free and open source stuff.

If you can’t afford paid tool you must try these. These have enough features if you need editing in your photos for your blogs etc. Even, I would suggest you, to use these free alternatives of Adobe Photoshop in the beginning.

Let me showcase you free photoshop alternative one by one:

1- GIMP:

GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a free and open source photo editing software. GIMP is for everyone, whether you are a graphic designer, illustrator or photographer etc, GIMP provides you a high-quality image manipulation tool.

gimp free photoshop alternative

You can use GIMP for producing icons, graphical design, and art for user interface components and mockups. I believe it is truly a free photoshop alternative. It has almost every feature like Adobe Photoshop.

2- Paint.net:

Paint.net is another free alternative to Adobe Photoshop. Originally It was developed as a free replacement for Microsoft Paint software which comes with Windows OS. It has a good user interface and supports layers, unlimited undo, special effects etc. Along with, it has many useful and powerful tools.



Pixlr is a free web-based application for editing photos. You don’t need to download any application on your laptop. It gives the same look and feels in a web-based app like any installed software on your laptop. You will definitely love it as a free Photoshop alternative.

4- PhotoScape:

As per PhotoScape,”PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos”. PhotoScape is a free application, however, it also launched its pro version called PhotoScape X Pro. You can create a slide show, resizing of images, increasing/decreasing brightness and color adjustment, it also has a batch editor for multiple photos etc. It is worth for free.



There are lots of tools available but it is very important to choose the best and most importantly what is suitable for you. Above is the best free photoshop alternative, I have found. You can use them and share the feedback.

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