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Affinity Photo Alternatives for Linux

Affinity Photo is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Affinity Photo and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Affinity Photo are Krita, Vectr, Glimpse Image Editor and Hugin.

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    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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    Most users think GIMP is a great alternative to Affinity Photo.

    Free and powerful, but complicated, wich makes a difficult workflow

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    It doesn't have non-destructive adjustment layers.

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  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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    Most users think Krita is a great alternative to Affinity Photo.

    You draw, you don't edidit photos

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  3. Vectr is a free graphics editor. Vectr is collaborative like Google Docs, and runs both in your web browser and on your desktop as a native app. With an intuitive interface, Vectr is easy to learn and use.

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  4. 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.

    Discontinued

    The Glimpse editor has been discontinuedSource: https://glimpse-editor.org/posts/a-project-on-hiatus/

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    Hugin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    PhotoFlare

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  7. 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.

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    Gpaint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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    Gimel Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Gimel Studio is a non-destructive, 2D image editor focused on simplicity, speed, elegance and usability.

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    Pixeluvo

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Pixeluvo is a beautifully designed photo and image editor for PC. It supports everything from simple color and contrast tweaks, cropping and resizing, to complex photo montage with multiple layers, masks and effects.

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