Light EQ Alternatives

    Light EQ is described as 'dramatically improves lighting and contrast in your photos. Speedily fix your dark photos with leading-edge, patented lighting and contrast enhancement technology from ACD Systems International' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are nine alternatives to Light EQ for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, PortableApps.com, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is PhotoFiltre, which is free. Other great apps like Light EQ are Fotor (Freemium), Artweaver (Freemium), Fotografix (Free) and PixelStyle (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 2, 2021

    1. PhotoFiltre 7 is a complete image retouching program. It allows you to do simple or advanced adjustments to an image and apply a vast range of filters on it. It is simple and intuitive to use, and has an easy learning curve.
    2. Fotor is a online picture editor and graphic designer, allowing you to use online photo editing tools, such as add filters, frames, text, stickers and effects…and apply design tools to make creative photo designs and graphics.
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    3. Artweaver is a simple Freeware program for creative painting, i.e. Artweaver offers you all artistic effects which you need for your work.
    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Paint +++aims to fill the need for a basic, streamlined, and Mac-native image editor. Whether you need to quickly crop a photo, add some text to an image, or just have fun doodling, scrawl has you covered.
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    7. SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think Adobe Photoshop or .

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0.1, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    8. 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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    9. Photogene is the ultimate tool for all your photo editing needs: - It's a full featured photo editor.? - Supports exporting and resizing multiple photos. ?- Includes tools for editing and exporting metadata and IPTC.

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer updated. Last version, 4.3, released in September 2014, can be still bought from the Appstore.

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