Open Source Affinity Photo Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Affinity Photo is GIMP. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Affinity Photo and 13 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Affinity Photo are Krita (Free, Open Source), Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source), Hugin (Free, Open Source) and PhotoFlare (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

    1. 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.
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      GIMP vs Affinity Photo opinions
      Most users think GIMP is a great alternative to Affinity Photo.
      Free and powerful, but complicated, wich makes a difficult workflow
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      TopSock It doesn't have non-destructive adjustment layers.
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

    2. Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.
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      Krita vs Affinity Photo opinions
      Most users think Krita is a great alternative to Affinity Photo.
      You draw, you don't edidit photos
      Negative comment over 1 year ago


    3. Glimpse is an open source image editor based on the GNU Image Manipulation Program. The goal is to experiment with new ideas and expand the use of free software.


      The Glimpse editor has been discontinued


    4. Hugin is an easy to use cross-platform panoramic imaging toolchain based on Panorama Tools. With Hugin you can assemble a mosaic of photographs into a complete impressive panorama, stitch any series of overlapping pictures and much more.i
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    5. Photoflare is a cross-platform image editor with an aim to balance between powerful features and a very friendly graphical user interface. It suits a wide variety of different tasks and users who value a more nimble workflow.
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    6. Pixelitor is a cross-platform raster graphics editor written in Java. It supports image filters, drawing, layers, multiple undo, etc. Currently its main strength lies in the more than 70 image filters and color adjustments, some of which are unique. Features: - Layers.
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    7. Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMPs technology and uses the same native file format.
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    8. gpaint (aka GNU Paint), a small-scale painting program for GNOME, the GNU Desktop Environment. gpaint does not attempt to compete with GIMP, it is just a simple drawing package based on xpaint, along the lines of Microsoft Paint.
    9. Photoshop in the browser? Photoshop ? Flattering, but not quite. BitMappery does however allow you to import photos, apply transformations, tweak filters and draw masks in a non-destructive manner. It has some overlap in functionality but is definitely a more simple product.
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    10. Litrato is an app for editing photos and saving those changes to the gallery. Filters and effects: - 14 presets to quickly apply a filter (without any parameters). - Transformations such as rotation, crop, flip...
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