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  • GIMP

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

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku AmigaOS Xfce

  • Inkscape

    An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows S BSD PortableApps.com X11 MacPorts ... XQuartz

  • Picasa

    Picasa is a software download from Google, that helps you organize, edit, and share your photos. The local application usage and the online storage up to 1 GB is free, and it is easy to use. The online version is called Picasa Web Albums.

     

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome OS Wine

    • Discontinued Google retired Picasa in favor of https://alternativeto.net/software/google-photos/ .
  • Blender

    Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku AmigaOS MorphOS

  • JDownloader

    JDownloader simplifies and improves the process of downloading files from "free" file hosting sites like Rapidshare or Megaupload.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Bundleware The installer contains bundled adware. Clean, adware free installers are available here: https://board.jdownloader.org/showthread.php?t=54725
  • Telegram

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful. .

     

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile Android iPhone Blackberry ... Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com FreeBSD

  • DownThemAll

    DownThemAll (or just dTa) is a powerful yet easy-to-use Mozilla Firefox extension that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Pale Moon Firefox

    • Discontinued The extension is currently not working on Firefox 57. The developer is working on a WebExtension, but it is not ready yet: http://www.downthemall.net/category/news/
  • Krita

    Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality features. It's free, open-source and available across all major desktop platforms.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

  • Discord

    All-in-one voice, video and text chat for gamers that’s free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone.

     

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    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone BSD FreeBSD

  • Avidemux

    Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

  • Pencil Project

    Pencil is a standalone app or Firefox extension that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux PortableApps.com Electron / Atom Shell Firefox

  • Imgur

    Imgur is a free and simple image hosting service with image editing feature. Signup is optional. Imgur is pronounced like image-er; imager. The maximum non-animated file size you can upload is 10MB.

     

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    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone BSD Wordpress ... Firefox

  • Scribus

    Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application. Scribus is designed for flexible layout and typesetting, and the ability to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku

  • MyPaint

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

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

  • Shutter

    Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux

  • XnView MP

    XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

     

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    Free Personal Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • LibreOffice - Draw

    Draw lets you produce anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives you the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

  • Pinta

    Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Mono

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.6, released in March 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • digiKam

    digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application for linux/KDE, which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap".

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE Qt

  • Sweet Home 3D

    Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design Java application that helps you draw the plan of your house, arrange furniture on it and visit the results in 3D.

     

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    Freemium Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Solaris

  • FreeCAD

    FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Freeplane

    Freeplane is a powerful and free software for building mind maps. It is a redesigned version of the well known FreeMind , and is created by one of FreeMind's key developers.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Java

  • Wire

    Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file sharing, audio and video messages - everything is end-to-end encrypted.

     

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    Free Personal $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Shotwell

    Shotwell is an open source photo organizer designed for the GNOME desktop environment. Features Import photos from folders or from any digital camera supported by gPhoto.

     

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    Free Open Source Linux

  • Darktable

    Darktable is a virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers: it manages your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable. it also enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD