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Darkroom Alternatives

Darkroom is described as 'online photo editing application' and is an website in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Darkroom, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Darkroom are Adobe Photoshop, Paint.NET, Canva and Pixlr.

Darkroom 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 Darkroom.
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  1. GIMP icon

    GIMP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    199 alternatives to GIMP 

    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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    1.  Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    3.  Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Dark ModeGIMP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in GIMP.
    8.  Support for scriptingGIMP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    9.  Works OfflineGIMP can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Adobe Photoshop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPad
    • Wine
    • ReactOS
    223 alternatives to Adobe Photoshop 

    Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll.

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    1.  Support for LayersAdobe Photoshop supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Hardware AcceleratedAdobe Photoshop can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
    3.  Color PickerAdobe Photoshop allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
    4.  Non Destructive EditingAdobe Photoshop allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    5.  Support for CMYK ModeAdobe Photoshop allows you to work using the color scheme for printing, combining the primary pigments (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key).
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Adobe Photoshop.
    7.  Content-Aware FillAdobe Photoshop can quickly remove objects from your photo and it will fill in the picture based on the rest of the available content.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAdobe Photoshop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Drawing Tablet SupportAdobe Photoshop supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Paint.NET

    • Windows
    • Windows S
    • .NET Framework
    167 alternatives to Paint.NET 

    Paint.net is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.

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    1.  Support for LayersPaint.NET supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  LightweightPaint.NET consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPaint.NET can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Dark ModePaint.NET supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  PortablePaint.NET can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Canva

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    92 alternatives to Canva 

    Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs.

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    1.  Facial RecognitionCanva can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
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    Pixlr

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    206 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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    Pixelmator

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    142 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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    Photoscape

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    • Windows
    • Windows S
    182 alternatives to Photoscape 

    PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

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    1.  Batch EditingPhotoscape allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
    Viewer: Slideshow, Fullscreen, Wallpaper, Lossless Rotation, Exif
    Editor: 120+ Frames, Resize, Rotate, Brightness, Color, Contrast, Auto Contrast, Sharpen, Clipart
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    Microsoft Paint

    • Windows
    126 alternatives to Microsoft Paint 

    Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows. It opens and saves files as Windows bitmap (24-bit, 256 color, 16 color, and monochrome, all with the .

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    1.  Works OfflineMicrosoft Paint can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  LightweightMicrosoft Paint consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Ad-freeMicrosoft Paint doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Dark ModeMicrosoft Paint supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Polarr

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    142 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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    Adobe Photoshop Express

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    165 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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