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, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Darkroom are Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Paint.NET (Free Personal), Pixlr (Freemium) and Canva (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 8, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Acorn is a photo editor built for the rest of us. With a simple interface and tools for adding everything from text, shapes, and effects, you can make the perfect picture in seconds and minutes, not hours and days.
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    3. 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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    4. Microsofts professional illustration vector and raster graphic design tool for web images. More oriented towards editing web graphics and creating XAML rather than print graphics.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed, but now available as a free download from the Microsoft Download Center.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      • Facebook
      Add retro effects to your photos in a snap! Turn your photos into cool looking vintage images – editing is as easy as one, two, three.
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    5. LunaPic is an online photo editor that allows you to edit, crop, rotate and resize images, add effects to your photos, create slideshows, animation and collagesand convert video to gifs.
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    6. Free Photo Editing Software for PC PixBuilder Studio is a free image editing software program for digital photo editing, images processing, and resizing. For digital photo editing, you can use its many professional quality functions.
    7. In addition to being totally portable, Fotografix has a ridiculously small footprint. Its a 370Kb download and about 700Kb once extracted. Despite its size, most of the features I rely on in Photoshop are available.
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    8. Showfoto is a fast Image Editor with powerful image editing tools.
    9. Photoline is a professional image editor which offers creatives a mostly non-destructive workflow for 8/16/32bpc image processing and compositing in RGB, CMYK, and Lab modes. Full vector editing, DTP features, and a HSV/HIS workflow are supported.
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