Photopea Alternatives for Linux

    Photopea is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Photopea and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Photopea are Krita (Free, Open Source), MyPaint (Free, Open Source), Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source) and Akira (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 7, 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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      Almost everyone thinks GIMP is a great alternative to Photopea.
    2. Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.
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    3. MyPaint is a fast painting program with an emphasis on full-screen use. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it.
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    4. 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.
    5. Akira is a native Linux Design application built in Vala and GTK. Akira focuses on offering a modern and fast approach to UI and UX Design, mainly targeting web designers and graphic designers.


    6. Raster & vector graphic editor with many tools and filters, written in Lazarus (Free Pascal). Portable, 32bit (under 3mb) & 64bit (3.55mb) versions, ORA format & 16384x16384 image support. In app 3D import & rendering.
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    7. A simple vector illustration tool.
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    8. Gravit Designer is a feature-rich vector graphics tool. It is an installable desktop application. It is also a within-browser application for those who prefer this. It has every design feature this writer is aware of within Inkscape, without the recent issues.
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    9. Photoflare is a cross-platform image editor with an aim to balance between powerful features and a very friendly graphical user interface. It suits a wide variety of different tasks and users who value a more nimble workflow.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Alva works with your production frontend components, adding up-to-date, responsive, and interactive designs to your living styleguide.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained: https://github.com/meetalva/alva/issues/852

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