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Photoshop Alternatives for iPhone

Adobe Photoshop is not available for iPhone but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPhone alternative is Pixlr, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Adobe Photoshop and many of them are available for iPhone so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPhone alternatives to Adobe Photoshop are Pixelmator, Clip Studio Paint, Polarr and MediBang Paint.

Adobe Photoshop alternatives are mainly Image Editors but may also be Digital Painting Tools or Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Photoshop.
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  1. Pixlr icon

    Pixlr

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    • Android
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    226 alternatives to Pixlr 

    Pixlr® makes it easy to transform everyday images into stunning works of art. Whether you’re applying a quick fix to your photos or adding your personal touch with effects, overlays, or borders, Pixlr has everything you need to make your moments beautiful.

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    1.  Support for LayersPixlr supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Custom overlaysPixlr allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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    Pixlr vs Adobe Photoshop opinions
    Most users think Pixlr is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
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    Guest

    The fact that Pixlr is browser based is cool at places like school where you can't just install GIMP.

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    ustamills

    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.

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    perfectsonichedgehog

    You do not need to download a program, you enter from the web.

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    Guest

    It is browser based, and once you learn it it is essentially Photoshop.

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    rory_harmon

    Easy way to change the image as per the demand.

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    Guest

    Photoshop Lite, but is great for simple stuff. Browser based is super nice.

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    kvatanen

    Lighter on features but a lot easier to use. It's web-based, loads easily and doesn't overheat your machine. Has all the basic functionality of PS.

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  2. Pixelmator icon

    Pixelmator

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    151 alternatives to Pixelmator 

    Pixelmator is a powerful, beautiful, and easy to use image editor. Featuring an elegant and streamlined single-window interface, it puts all the focus on the images you edit, rather than what's around them.

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    Pixelmator vs Adobe Photoshop opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Pixelmator is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
    davecortright

    For the simple editing I do to get photos ready for email and web, Pixelmator is perfect. It can crop (including constrained cropping), resize, and do all the essential color/brightness/contrast/levels tweaks. And the best feature of all, it has a magical healing brush for removing blemishes.

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    tiltedtripod_

    Considering Photoshop is a ripoff with the subscription crap and Elements is totally unsupported by Adobe and it's a piece of crap, Pixelmator offers a clean interface, powerful tools and it actually works. #adobesucks

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    Guest

    Can accomplish nearly all of the functions of Photoshop, while still being cheaper, and more stable

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    Guest

    Very intuitive UI for Effects. Impressed with how to apply them on an image, and how to turn a plain image to a professional edited image!

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  3. Clip Studio Paint icon

    Clip Studio Paint

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    101 alternatives to 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 Windows used for the digital creation of comics and manga.

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    1.  Pressure SensitivityClip Studio Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    2.  Support for LayersClip Studio Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Clip Studio Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Drawing Tablet SupportClip Studio Paint supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    Blank Canvas
    Tool editing dialog
    Wide variety of built-in tools, brushes, and effects
    Clip Studio Paint vs Adobe Photoshop opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Clip Studio Paint is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
    james_hunt

    Far better than photoshop for digital painting

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    Guest

    It has pretty similar tools and the results look just as good as in PS

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    Guest

    Clip Studio Paint has the best blending tools I've seen so far

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  4. Polarr icon

    Polarr

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    • Online
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    • Windows S
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    149 alternatives to Polarr 

    From high-precision light and color tools, to advanced clarity and dehaze settings, to the ability to create and save your own filters. Polarr is the ideal photo editor for bloggers, students, and photo professionals alike.

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    Most users think Polarr is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
    kreela

    I couldn't find an option for layers.

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    Guest

    Free version is the most capable offline editor available in Chromebook. Excellent masking tools in paid version.

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  5. MediBang Paint icon

    MediBang Paint

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    71 alternatives to MediBang Paint 

    MediBang Paint is a lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.

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    1.  Pressure SensitivityMediBang Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in MediBang Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  Support for LayersMediBang Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    4.  Drawing Tablet SupportMediBang Paint supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    5.  Dark ModeMediBang Paint supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in MediBang Paint.
    7.  LightweightMediBang Paint consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Great for anime or comics
    Good simple!!
And like Adobe
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    MediBang Paint vs Adobe Photoshop opinions
    Most users think MediBang Paint is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
    Ryvaa

    It's a wonderful software for painting, not editing photos.

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    Whitter

    MediBang is used for drawing manga and comic books, NOT editing photos.

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  6. Adobe Photoshop Express icon

    Adobe Photoshop Express

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    173 alternatives to Adobe Photoshop Express 

    Edit, share, and upload photos on-the-go, or access your entire online photo library with a finger-flick using Adobe Photoshop Express for iPhone, iPad and Android.

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    Limited features and none of the real photoshop features

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    Snapseed

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    55 alternatives to Snapseed 

    Snapseed is a photo enhancement and sharing app with a powerful suite of imaging filters and tools for anyone, anywhere to transform any image into an extraordinary photo.

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    1.  LightweightSnapseed consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  8. ibis Paint X icon

    ibis Paint X

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    41 alternatives to ibis Paint X 

    ibis Paint is an easy yet powerful drawing app made with tools for sketching manga right at your fingertips.

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    1.  Pressure Sensitivityibis Paint X can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    2.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in ibis Paint X.
    3.  Support for Layersibis Paint X supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  9. Fotor icon

    Fotor

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    • Online
    • Android
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    190 alternatives to Fotor 

    Fotor is a online picture editor and graphic designer, allowing you to use online photo editing tools, such as add filters, frames, text, stickers and effects…and apply design tools to make creative photo designs and graphics.

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    Fotor vs Adobe Photoshop opinions
    Most users think Fotor is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
    kreela

    It has no layers, but it has a nice tool to change the focal point, and it is much easier than photoshop for basic edits.

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    Guest

    Simple for using ,with enough tools

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    Artrage

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    68 alternatives to Artrage 

    A simple but lovely natural media painting and sketching program. Art oriented, but capable of loading/saving photoshop files.

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    1.  Support for LayersArtrage supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Works OfflineArtrage can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Support for 4KArtrage supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    4.  Drawing Tablet SupportArtrage supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Artrage vs Adobe Photoshop opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Artrage is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
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