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    Iris Alternatives

    Iris is described as 'Set your sights on the future of image editing. Iris - the ultimate image editor for Mac OS X' and is a Image Editor in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Iris for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad and KDE. Most alternatives are Image Editors and Digital Painting Tools. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Iris are Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Pixelmator (Paid), Microsoft Paint (Free) and Adobe Photoshop Elements (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 22, 2022

    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. Home Photo Studio is powerful and easy-to-use photo editing software offering a complete set of image manipulation tools.
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    3. Photopainter is both a natural-media painting software and an image processing system at the same time. You can not only use it to retouch your photo, but also turn your photos into natural style painting and create new works of art.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.5.2.5, released in December 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. CodedColor PhotoStudio by 1STEIN is a Windows photo viewer and editor to organize, edit, resize, reformat, correct, compare, sort, watermark, annotate and print digital images, and to edit EXIF and IPTC data in digital photos.
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    5. PhotoStyler is the easiest way to style your digital photos with your Mac. This simple, fast and accurate native solution combines the powers of Apple’s core technologies with the flexibility and efficiency of proprietary application-specific modules.
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    6. Saint Paint is the ideal paint package for creating and editing True Colour, 256 colour, 16 colour, and Monochrome graphics, and animating in any mode or combination of modes, with AVI editing support.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2008.

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    7. NeoPaint is a full featured artist's studio for Windows that's easy-to-learn, powerful and affordable! It's simple enough for beginners yet packed with powerful features and advanced tools.
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    8. Wizardbrush is a natural media painting software which has a lot of brushes and paper with realism style. You can create realistic picture with it.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 6.7.7.6, was released on November 2011.

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    9. Fhotoroom HDR is an easy to use powerful image editor that can take your JPEG's, Digital Camera RAW and High Dynamic Range photos and help you fix exposure, color, and distortion problems or quickly and easily make your photos stunning.
    10. Paintslate: the easy to use and fun new painting program for users aged 5 to 55!
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