PaintRibbon Alternatives

    PaintRibbon is described as 'by Bluuur is a great new image editing program for Windows with the Ribbon interface' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PaintRibbon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Windows S. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PaintRibbon are Paint.NET (Free Personal), Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source), FireAlpaca (Free) and Pixelitor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.
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    2. Paint.net is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.


    3. Glimpse is an open source image editor based on the GNU Image Manipulation Program. The goal is to experiment with new ideas and expand the use of free software.

      Discontinued

      The Glimpse editor has been discontinued

      Source: https://glimpse-editor.org/posts/a-project-on-hiatus/

    4. FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely free download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for both Mac and Windows users!
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    5. 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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    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. Showfoto is a fast Image Editor with powerful image editing tools.
    8. 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. You can paint, erase it, and try again, and again, and again......
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      PhoXo is small and free image editing application. It's tiny, fast, easy to use, can be treated as a mini PhotoShop.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2019, and isn't fully Open Source (only the kernel is).

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    9. PictBear is an image editor and paint program that is very friendly toward the beginning user, PictBear is very straightforward and easy to use no matter what your skill level is.
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