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Open Source PicMonkey Alternatives

The best open source alternative to PicMonkey is GIMP. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to PicMonkey and eight of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PicMonkey are Inkscape, Glimpse Image Editor, Beautify and Gimel Studio.

PicMonkey alternatives are mainly Image Editors but may also be Photo Editors or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PicMonkey.
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    GIMP

    • Mac
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    198 alternatives to GIMP 

    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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    1.  Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    3.  Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in GIMP.
    7.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in GIMP, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    8.  Support for scriptingGIMP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Most users think GIMP is a great alternative to PicMonkey.
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    Inkscape

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
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    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    136 alternatives to Inkscape 

    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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    1.  Support for LayersInkscape supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Works OfflineInkscape can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Ad-freeInkscape doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Support for scriptingInkscape supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    License is CC-By-SA 3.0, as it's using Rizky Djati Munggaran's image (https://inkscape.org/~ridjam/%E2%98%85freedom-machine)
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    Glimpse Image Editor

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    • Linux
    180 alternatives to Glimpse Image Editor 

    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.

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    1.  Support for LayersGlimpse Image Editor supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    Discontinued

    The Glimpse editor has been discontinuedSource: https://glimpse-editor.org/posts/a-project-on-hiatus/

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  4. Beautify

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • GIMP
    110 alternatives to Beautify 

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

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    Gimel Studio

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    23 alternatives to Gimel Studio 

    Gimel Studio is a non-destructive, 2D image editor focused on simplicity, speed, elegance and usability.

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    1.  Node BasedGimel Studio supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    2.  Non Destructive EditingGimel Studio allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
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    XGimp

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    189 alternatives to XGimp 

    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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    PhoXo

    • Windows
    108 alternatives to PhoXo 

    PhoXo is small and free image editing application. It's tiny, fast, easy to use, can be treated as a mini PhotoShop. Its features include layers, undo, over 50 special effects, batch processing, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools for selecting, crop, painting...

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    Discontinued

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

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    BitMappery

    • Online
    95 alternatives to BitMappery 

    A photo editing tool running inside your web browser.

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