Apps for Windows with Free License

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  • GIMPshop

    GIMPshop is essentially Gimp with some cosmetic changes. The Gimp’s menu structure and naming conventions are a constant source of frustration for users accustomed to Photoshop. gimpshop.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued "It has been five years, the software has stagnated (due in no small part to my becoming discouraged by this one profiteer who trumped me, stole much of my traffic and bumped my site down to the second result when you search for "Gimpshop"). I assumed the guy would just give it up as I sadly let the project stagnate, but that hasn't happened." | Source: http://ask.metafilter.com/144788/What-are-my-intellectual-property-rights-here
  • ExifTool

    ExifTool is a platform-independent Perl library plus a command-line application for reading, writing and editing meta information in a wide variety of files.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • GimPhoto

    GimPhoto is GIMP binary hacked to emulate Adobe Photoshop gui.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Warning GimPhoto is a malware bundled rip-off of https://alternativeto.net/software/gimpshop/ : http://ask.metafilter.com/144788/What-are-my-intellectual-property-rights-here
  • Mischief

    Infinite Definition. Mischief uses a revolutionary new stroke representation. Get the richness of pixel-based brushes AND the scalability of vectors. Zoom in to any size and get a PERFECT edge. Export at ANY size and resolution.

     

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    Freemium Mac OS X Windows

  • PNGGauntlet

    -Combines PNGOUT, OptiPNG, and DeflOpt to create the smallest PNGs -No image quality is lost — only file size -Converts JPG, GIF, TIFF, and BMP files to PNG -Ultra-configurable PNGGauntlet is a .

     

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    Free Windows

  • Mylio

    Photo organization and protection, using peer-to-peer to keep all your photos available an all your devices all the time without needing a cloud.

     

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    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Fontea

    Fontea is a free Photoshop plugin that gives you easy access to more than 700 Google Fonts.

     

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    Free Mac OS X Windows Adobe Photoshop

  • FontBase

    FontBase is a blazing fast, beautiful and free font manager for professional designers. All the features of a paid font manager — for free. Works with thousands of fonts on every platform.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • allSnap

    allSnap is a small system tray app that makes all top level windows automatically align like they do in programs such as Winamp or Photoshop. Note: only works up to Windows 7 at this time (and it is in beta).

     

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    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Was discontinued at the release of Windows 7 (2009).
  • RealWorld Paint

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

     

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    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2013.1, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Fotografix

    In addition to being totally portable, Fotografix has a ridiculously small footprint. Its a 370Kb download and about 700Kb once extracted. Despite its size, most of the features I rely on in Photoshop are available.

     

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    Free Windows PortableApps.com

  • FastPictureViewer

    FastPictureViewer is an award-winning image viewer for the Windows platform, specifically Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

     

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    Freemium Windows

  • PhoXo

    PhoXo is small and free image editing application. It's tiny, fast, easy to use, can be treated as a mini PhotoShop.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows

  • Pictus

    Pictus is a fast, free image viewer that enables Windows to see thumbnails of supported formats, such as PSD. Give it a spin today! Pictus is a fast, free image viewer. It is designed to be small, fast and just totally sweet.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Windows Explorer

  • Instant Color Picker

    With Instant Color Picker (ICP), you can quickly pick colors from screen and store them. Pick colors from any part of your screen. Love that color? With Eye Dropper, you can pick colors from any part of the screen.

     

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    Free Windows

  • CSS3Ps

    CSS3Ps is a free, cloud based, photoshop plugin for converting layers to CSS3 styles.

     

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    Free Mac OS X Windows Adobe Photoshop

  • Digital Photo Professional

    Canon's Digital Photo Professional (DPP) is a powerful, free software application designed for editing, organizing, and processing Canon RAW files.

     

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    Free Mac OS X Windows

  • Mockuuups Studio

    Mockuuups Studio is a drag-and-drop tool for macOS and Windows to create beautiful app previews and marketing materials.

     

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    Freemium Mac OS X Windows

  • JPEGsnoop

    JPEGsnoop is a detailed JPEG image decoder and analysis tool. It reports all image metadata and can even help identify if an image has been edited.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows

  • APKF Product Key Finder

    APKF is Adobe CS3,CS4 and CS5 product key finder. The software automatically searches your computer for the product keys and serial numbers that your software programs store in the registry or in the cache.

     

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    Freemium Mac OS X Windows

  • Shape Collage

    Shape Collage is a free automatic photo collage maker that lets you create picture collages in any shape in less than a minute with just a few mouse clicks.

     

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    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • SharpShot

    SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think Adobe Photoshop or GIMP are too cumbersome for everyday picture editing, while other simpler software like http://alternativeto .

     

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    Free Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0.1, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • BatchPurifier

    BatchPurifier can remove metadata from JPEG files in batch, thoroughly removing metadata such as EXIF (including thumbnail), Photoshop image resources (including IPTC), XMP, comments, ICC Profile, and other hidden data types while keeping...

     

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    Freemium Windows

  • Keymagic

    KeyMagic Unicode Keyboard Input Customizer - is a smart keyboard input method editor for complex script languages.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Web

    • Discontinued Site is empty
  • Nip2

    nip2 aims to be about halfway between Excel and Photoshop. You don't directly edit images --- instead, like a spreadsheet, you build relationships between objects.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux