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Photoscape Alternatives for Linux

Photoscape 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 100 alternatives to Photoscape and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Photoscape are Glimpse Image Editor, qimgv, gThumb and Apache OpenOffice Draw.

Photoscape alternatives are mainly Image Editors but may also be Image Viewers or Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Photoscape.
This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

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  1. GIMP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • FLATHUB
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    • AmigaOS
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    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 vs Photoscape opinions
    This alternative is disputed. GIMP is still a legitimate alternative to Photoscape, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    GIMP is a more head-on Photoshop clone while Photoscape is more like a tool bundle for miscellaneous photo needs.

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    GIMP is much more complex, more like Photoshop. Photoscape is very easy to use, even for absolute beginners.

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    Too much! Bad interface, annoying, not at all an alternative to Photoscape! Photoscape is perfect and a reason to use Microsoft Windows.

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  2. 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/



  3. Qt5 image viewer with optional video support. Contribute to easymodo/qimgv development by creating an account on GitHub.

  4. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. It also includes an importer tool for transferring photos from cameras.

  5. Apache OpenOffice Draw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Draw, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a graphics editor that gives you the tools to communicate with visuals and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for posters, graphs, charts, and more.

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    More for creating technical or engineering drawings or charts and presentations than a full-blown image editor.

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  6. QuickViewer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    QuickViewer is a graphic image viewer for comfortable browsing of many images.

    Discontinued

    The latest version (1.1.8) was released in December 2019.

  7. 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.

  8. showFoto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • KDE

    You can use it to view your photographs and improve them. Showfoto is the standalone image editor of the digiKam project.

  9. Corel AfterShot Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Corel AfterShot Pro is fast, flexible digital photography workflow software that combines powerful photo management, advanced non-destructive editing and complete RAW processing.

  10. Fotowall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Fotowall is an opensource creative tool that lets you play with your pixels as youve ever wanted! Make the perfect arrangement with your photos, add text, live video from your webcam and the best internet pictures.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9, released in 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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