GIMP Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is Paint.NET. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Pixlr or MyPaint. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to GIMP so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting GIMP alternatives are Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Affinity Photo (Paid), Photopea (Free) and Pixelmator (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 12, 2021

    • PhoXo is small and free image editing application. It's tiny, fast, easy to use, can be treated as a mini PhotoShop.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Add beautiful typography & artwork, apply stunning filters and photo effects, and add an ever-growing collection of shapes, light FX, textures, borders, patterns, and more to your photos and share them to your favorite social networks!.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad


    • PhotoPad picture editor is the fastest and most fun way to edit your digital photos. PhotoPad is one of the most stable, easy-to-use, and comprehensive photo editors available. .
    • The Photo Raster is online photo editor with advanced features for photo editing and painting.
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      • Free
      • Online
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      Only web based photo editor that has the range set of gimp and is not based on flash.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

    • GraphicConverter is computer software that displays and edits Raster graphics files. It also converts files between different formats.
      • Mac
      Gu
      Constantly (but not annoyingly) updated. Tools beyond my needs. “Free” to try full version. Great conversion tools, all formats. Good for MAC. Used for years without any problems.
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      Positive comment • more than a year ago

    • RealWorld Paint is an free portable image/photo/animation editor. It supports layers with styles and can import and export Photoshop, GIMP and Paint.net images with layers.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2013.1, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Windows
    • Improve and play with your digital pictures at Pho.to site with easy yet powerful editing tools and services.
      • Freemium
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • CinePaint is a deep paint application that edits EXR, DPX, 16-bit TIFF, JPEG, PNG and many other types of image files.

      Discontinued

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

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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
    • Project Dogwaffle lets you be creative without the fear of mom or wifey yelling at you because you messed up your clothes again. No sudden spills, no funny fumes.
    • JugiPaint is a painting software with diverse sets of tools for various types of illustration work.