Open Source PicMonkey Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to PicMonkey is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to PicMonkey and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PicMonkey are Inkscape (Free, Open Source), Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source), PhoXo (Free, Open Source) and Beautify (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 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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      Most users think GIMP is a great alternative to PicMonkey.
    2. Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.
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    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/

      • 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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    4. GIMP Beautify is a set of GIMP plug-ins for quickly and easily beautify photo.


    5. Photoshop in the browser? Photoshop ? Flattering, but not quite. BitMappery does however allow you to import photos, apply transformations, tweak filters and draw masks in a non-destructive manner. It has some overlap in functionality but is definitely a more simple product.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      XGimp is an adaptation for iPhone and iPad of the app GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation), which is a freely distributed program for tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring
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    6. Gimel Studio is a non-destructive, 2D image editor focused on simplicity, speed, elegance and usability. We're working hard to bring the next generation of Gimel Studio. Check out the website for the main goals as well as some features we're adding.
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    7. Free Online Photoshop: Open and edit PSD, XD, sketch, pdf, XCF, RAW or any other image files from your browser for free! Try Now.
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