Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop for Mac with Free or Open Source License

  • GIMP icon

    GIMP

    GIMP is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It can be used as a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku AmigaOS ... Xfce

    • Full of features and extremely customizable
      Guest 9/1/2016
    • GIMP is a powerful, yet fairly lightweight platform for general image editing. It runs on many platforms, including some obscure Linux distributions.
      Guest 8/18/2016
    • It is probably the closest alternative to Adobe Photoshop, at least from those I know. For me personally too complicated but if you know how to use it, you can do many things you can do with Photoshop too. What I also noticed is that it loads very quickly on Linux.
      Guest 7/29/2016
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    Krita

    Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality features. It's free, open-source...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Cuz open-source. But less for editing, while more for painting.
      Guest 3/8/2016
    • I was working with PS since v1.3! Since they start the Creative-Cloud-Versions, they deliver no more quality, so I was looking for a alternative to PS, like Paint.net is. I compare MyPaint, Pixlr, GIMP, Krita and some more, but Krita was the best for me. Easy to switch from PS, no unstable App, can read PS files, and supports privacy by default (a big problem with PS and Pixlr).
      gaengschter 2/24/2016
  • Autodesk Pixlr icon

    Autodesk Pixlr

    Pixlr is a fun and free photo editor that lets you quickly crop, re-size, and fix any picture, remove red-eye, and whiten teeth. Then...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • MyPaint icon

    MyPaint

    MyPaint is a fast, distraction-free, and easy painting tool for digital artists. It supports graphics tablets made by Wacom, and many...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • MyPaint is only a drawing program, but it can't edit images. Adobe Photoshop can do both.
      Guest 7/4/2015
  • Photoscape icon

    Photoscape

    Free, but very high quality photo editing software, that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Pinta icon

    Pinta

    Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • Polarr icon

    Polarr

    From advanced image filters to professional local adjustments, Polarr Photo Editor is the most versatile and powerful online photo...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet iPad Chrome

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    FireAlpaca

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely FREE download, in...

    Free Mac Windows

  • MediBang Paint icon

    MediBang Paint

    A lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.

    Free Mac Windows Android Tablet iPad

  • Fotor icon

    Fotor

    Get ready to take your photos where no photo has gone before with Fotor. Some photos deserve special attention on a full screen. ...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows RT ... Windows Phone Kindle Fire

  • Photopea icon

    Photopea

    Photopea is an online photo editor, which can open, edit and save PSD and XCF - Photoshop and Gimp files. You can convert between PSD...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS

  • PixelStyle icon

    PixelStyle

    PixelStyle Photo Editor for Mac is an all-in-one photo editing and graphic design software, providing professional high-quality photo...

    Free Mac

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    ImageJ

    ImageJ is a public domain, Java-based image processing program developed at the National Institutes of Health. ImageJ was designed...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    GimPhoto

    GimPhoto is GIMP binary hacked to emulate Adobe Photoshop gui. with new menu layout, great selection of plugins, and many...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • SketchPort icon

    SketchPort

    SketchPort is an online drawing community with free software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. Draw, chat, vote, be inspired, be...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet ... iPad

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    GIMPshop Discontinued

    GIMPshop is essentially Gimp with some cosmetic changes. The Gimp’s menu structure and naming conventions are a constant source of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Luminance HDR icon

    Luminance HDR Discontinued

    Luminance HDR (ex-Qtpfsgui) is an open source graphical user interface application that aims to provide a workflow for HDR imaging.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    photivo

    Photivo is a multi platform photo processor for RAW and bitmap images with 16 bit precision. Photivo tries to give the user as much...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GIMP

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  • Livebrush icon

    Livebrush Discontinued

    Livebrush is a drawing application. It employs an easy-to-use brush tool that reacts to your gestures through the use of velocity and...

    Free Mac Windows Adobe AIR

  • CinePaint icon

    CinePaint

    CinePaint is a deep paint application that edits EXR, DPX, 16-bit TIFF, JPEG, PNG and many other types of image files. CinePaint is...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Inpaint icon

    Inpaint

    Do you have a photo that would look just right if you could only remove one or more objects or persons from your composition? Well...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

  • LazPaint icon

    LazPaint

    LazPaint is a free and open image editor that features layers and transparency. It supports the format OpenRaster so it can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • SharpShot icon

    SharpShot

    SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think Adobe Photoshop or...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    TiltShift Generator

    TiltShift Generator is a web service that adds cool camera effect to your picture on the fly. It's published as a free web...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPhone

  • Pixelitor icon

    Pixelitor

    Pixelitor is a cross-platform raster graphics editor written in Java. It supports image filters, drawing, layers, multiple undo, etc....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Seashore icon

    Seashore Discontinued

    Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS Xs Cocoa framework. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text...

    Open Source Mac

  • Gimp Paint Studio icon

    Gimp Paint Studio Discontinued

    GPS (aka Gimp Paint Studio) is a collection of brushes, patterns, color gradients, accompanying tool presets and dynamics. Tool...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GIMP

  • Gimp Painter icon

    Gimp Painter

    GIMP with modified and enhanced workspace focused on painting.

    Open Source Mac Windows

  • Fotowall icon

    Fotowall Discontinued

    Fotowall is an opensource creative tool that lets you play with your pixels as youve ever wanted! Make the perfect arrangement with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    showFoto

    ShowFoto is the standalone image editor of the digiKam project. It runs without digiKam images database support, but provides all...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux KDE

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    LiveQuartz

    LiveQuartz is aimed at all people that need a photo retouching tool to easy manipulate layers, transparency and non destructive...

    Free Mac