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.
- - GIMP is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to PaintRibbon.
- - GIMP is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to PaintRibbon.
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.
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 discontinuedSource: https://glimpse-editor.org/posts/a-project-on-hiatus/
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!
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.
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. You can not only use it to paint pictures, but also handle your digital photos, even use it to teach digital painting and image...
- - Wizardbrush is the most popular commercial alternative to PaintRibbon.
Last version, 220.127.116.11, was released on November 2011.
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. PixBuilder Studio allows you to use the foll.
Project Dogwaffle lets you be creative without the fear of messing up your clothes. No sudden spills, no funny fumes. You can paint, erase it, and try again, and again, and again......
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.
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. It features all the essential graphic tools you'll need in everyday use...
Saint Paint Studio FeaturesDiscontinued
No updates since 2008.
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. NeoPaint makes it easy for business and home users to touch up photographs...