Art Effect is described as 'ArtEffect 4 offers many new functions, and most parts have been reworked. The most noticable features are: heavily improved layers, indexed colors, improved color ranges, new filters and many optimizations' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Art Effect for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad and Snapcraft. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Art Effect are Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source), WidsMob Retoucher (Paid) and RealWorld Photos (Paid).