Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop for Windows with any license

  • GIMP icon


    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

    • 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.
      ustamills 10/12/2016
    • 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
  • Paint.NET icon


    Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing software. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers...

    Free Windows

  • Krita icon


    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 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
  • MyPaint icon


    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
  • 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

    • For simpler uses than Photoshop, it starts and stops much more quickly. If I want a quick edit (say, Crop, Contrast, and Saturation) it goes much more quickly.
      ustamills 10/12/2016
  • Pinta icon


    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

  • Photoscape icon


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

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Microsoft Paint icon

    Microsoft Paint

    Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft...

    Free Windows

  • PhotoFiltre icon


    PhotoFiltre has two series, PhotoFiltre 6 and PhotoFiltre 7 (from version 8, the project was renamed as...

    Free Personal Windows

  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite icon

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

    With vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and tracing software, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 is ideal for professional and...

    Commercial Windows

  • Corel PaintShop Pro icon

    Corel PaintShop Pro

    PaintShop Pro is a photo editor with additional organizing capabilities, including keyword tags, auto sorting and facial recognition.

    Commercial Windows

    • It does almost everything PS does, and easier. All toolbars easily customizable, can record scripts and add them as toolbar buttons, and is inexpensive to boot!
      Guest 8/17/2016
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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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  • Polarr icon


    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

  • PaintTool SAI icon

    PaintTool SAI

    PaintTool SAI is high quality and lightweight painting software, fully digitizer support, amazing anti-aliased paintings, provide easy...

    Commercial Windows

  • Clip Studio Paint icon

    Clip Studio Paint

    Clip Studio Paint, previously Manga Studio or ComicStudio in Japan, is a family of software applications for Mac OS X and Microsoft...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements icon

    Adobe Photoshop Elements

    Adobe Photoshop Elements combines power and simplicity so you can make ordinary photos extraordinary; tell engaging stories in...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • FireAlpaca icon


    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

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  • Artweaver icon


    Artweaver is a simple Freeware program for creative painting, i.e. Artweaver offers you all artistic effects which you need for your...

    Freemium Windows

  • Corel Painter icon

    Corel Painter

    Corel Painter is a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

  • Photoline icon


    Photoline is a professional image editor which offers creatives a mostly non-destructive workflow for 8/16/32bpc image processing and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Fotor icon


    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

  • 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

  • GimPhoto icon


    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

  • RealWorld Paint icon

    RealWorld Paint Discontinued

    RealWorld Paint is an free portable image/photo/animation editor. It supports layers with styles and can import and export Photoshop...

    Free Windows

  • Xara Designer Pro icon

    Xara Designer Pro

    Xara Designer Pro X10 is a fully integrated single package solution for all your graphic design needs, for print and the web. ...

    Commercial Windows

  • Verve Painter icon

    Verve Painter

    Verve (Dictionary: Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition...) is the...

    Free Windows

  • 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

  • photivo icon


    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

  • SketchPort icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Photopea icon


    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

  • Microsoft Expression Design icon

    Microsoft Expression Design Discontinued

    Microsofts professional illustration vector and raster graphic design tool for web images. More oriented towards editing web graphics...

    Free Windows

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