Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop for Linux with any license

  • GIMP icon

    GIMP

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to...

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

    • It does not work directly on CMYK images or save them on this mode. It also priorizes its own file format instead of work directly with other file formats instead of "exporting" them, causing GIMP to be not so practical as Photoshop for multiple files at the same time. The interface also takes too much space of the screen and some tools have no obvious utilization shortcuts.
      Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • The technology in GIMP really is stellar. There are tutorials all over the web for accomplishing just about everything you can imagine. Photoshop is a great piece of software, no doubt. But with their change to Cloud licensing GIMP is just that much more enticing. I *highly* recommend GIMP.
      ustamillsOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Full of features and extremely customizable
      Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • GIMP is a powerful, yet fairly lightweight platform for general image editing. It runs on many platforms, including some obscure Linux distributions.
      Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • 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 • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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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

    • It's open-source. But less for editing, while more for painting.
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • 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).
      gaengschterFeb 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    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 • Jul 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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

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    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

  • 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

  • ImageJ icon

    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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    Bloom

    Bloom is a fast, light-weight, cross-platform procedural graphics editor that lets you tweak any action you have ever performed -...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    • It has many photo editing tool, layers support, tablet support and amazing PSD support.
      GargantulaKonFeb 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Pixeluvo

    Pixeluvo is a beautifully designed photo and image editor for PC. It supports everything from simple color and contrast tweaks...

    Freemium Windows Linux

  • 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

  • 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

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    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

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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...

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  • MAGIX Photo Designer icon

    MAGIX Photo Designer Discontinued

    Optimize your digital pictures the way you usually do: adjust color and brightness, correct image sharpness and lighten precisely...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

  • 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

  • Gnome Paint

    gnome-paint is a simple, easy to use paint program for GNOME. It is inspired by MS-Paint.

    Open Source Linux

  • MARI icon

    MARI

    MARI is a creative texture-painting tool that can handle extreme projects. MARI was developed at Weta Digital to handle the massively...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • 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

  • TiltShift Generator icon

    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

  • 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

  • Phoduit icon

    Phoduit

    Phoduit is a non-destructive photo editor with a node-based user interface. Rapidly refine and retouch your photos, batch process...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Amazon Paint icon

    Amazon Paint Discontinued

    Amazon Paint, the industry standard paint system, has been used on such films as Shrek, Moulin Rouge, Monsters Inc, The Matrix...

    Commercial Linux