Pixlr Alternatives for Linux

    Pixlr 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 100 alternatives to Pixlr and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Pixlr are Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source), Apache OpenOffice Draw (Free, Open Source), miniPaint (Free, Open Source) and Pixelitor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 14, 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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      Almost everyone thinks GIMP is a great alternative to Pixlr.
      Has a million functions but its very hard to learn on newbies :/
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      It has a lot more features than Pixlr, it's more scalable, it's free of charge, it's open source, extendible.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      These are best image editor software and easy to use.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    2. 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.


    3. Draw, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a graphics editor that gives you the tools to communicate with visuals and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for posters, graphs, charts, and more.
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    4. miniPaint is free online image editor using HTML5. Edit, adjust your images, add effects online in your browser without installing anything. You can use the Electron based version of the editor if you like.
    5. 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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    6. Showfoto is a fast Image Editor with powerful image editing tools.
    7. GPS (aka Gimp Paint Studio) is a collection of brushes, patterns, color gradients, accompanying tool presets and dynamics. Tool presets are a simply saved tool options, highly useful feature of the GIMP.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      CinePaint is a deep paint application that edits EXR, DPX, 16-bit TIFF, JPEG, PNG and many other types of image files. CinePaint is available as a native application for Linux, Mac OS X, and BSD.

      Discontinued

      The development is discountinued since 2013-05-06
      https://sourceforge.net/p/cinepaint/activity/?page=0&limit=100#599c65d15fcbc926952bcea9

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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. GIMP Beautify is a set of GIMP plug-ins for quickly and easily beautify photo.
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