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. PaintStar is a versatile digital image processing software suitable for such tasks as retouching of photographs, composing and authoring images, image morphing, screen capture, and displaying image thumbnail in Windows Explorer context menu.
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    2. ACDSee Photo Editor makes it easy to create the photos you’ve always envisioned. Apply stunning effects and filters, work with object layers effortlessly, quickly correct common photo flaws, and make advanced edits like a pro.
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    3. 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.
    4. PhotoPlus is the free, feature-restricted image editing software by Serif that enables you to fix and enhance your digital photos; paint and blend with brushes; and export you photos for print, email, and the web.

      Discontinued

      Serif will not release another major version of any of our ‘Plus’ range applications. They will however continue to be available for the foreseeable future. https://community.serif.com/forum/other%20products/74586/affinity-is-coming-to-windows

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    5. VCW VicMan's Photo Editor is a versatile image editor with an intuitive interface and a wide variety of features. This powerful application is user friendly, offering simple image editing, high productivity and easy customization.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 8.1, was released on 24 May 2007.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Polarfox lets you post images to multiple social networks and blogs at once! It's super fast, beautiful, easy to use and a must have for people who love to share images with their friends, fans and followers.

      Discontinued

      Polarfox app no longer be available after September 30. See
      https://www.facebook.com/PolarfoxApp/posts/1181990625198635

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    6. Advanced image editing, enhancement and analysis software. The program contains both most image enhancement features found in conventional image editors plus a number of advanced features not even available in professional photo suites.
    7. PixelStyle Photo Editor for Mac is an all-in-one photo editing and graphic design software, providing professional high-quality photo processing tools to edit the photos, enhance and touch up photos on Mac OS X.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      iPiccy is an online photo editor with tons of powerful features to make your images beautiful.
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    8. Ribbet proves that powerful photo editing isn't just for pros. Packed with an unprecedented variety of tools, this streamlined editor handles everything from basic edits to professional touch-ups.
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