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PicMonkey Alternatives for Mac

PicMonkey is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 PicMonkey and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to PicMonkey are Inkscape, Adobe Photoshop, Canva and Pixelmator.

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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  1. GIMP icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableGIMP is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in GIMP, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ 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.
  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.

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


  3. Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersAdobe Photoshop supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAdobe Photoshop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  4. Canva icon

    Canva

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs.

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  5. Pixelmator is a powerful, beautiful, and easy to use image editor. Featuring an elegant and streamlined single-window interface, it puts all the focus on the images you edit, rather than what's around them.

    ⚫︎ CustomizablePixelmator is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Most users think Pixelmator is a great alternative to PicMonkey.


  6. PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

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    Viewer: Slideshow, Fullscreen, Wallpaper, Lossless Rotation, Exif
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    Adobe Photoshop Elements

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    • Windows S

    Adobe Photoshop Elements combines power and simplicity so you can make ordinary photos extraordinary; tell engaging stories in beautiful, personalized creations for print and the web; and easily find and view all your photos.

    ⚫︎ Facial RecognitionAdobe Photoshop Elements can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersAdobe Photoshop Elements supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Fotor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Fotor is a online picture editor and graphic designer, allowing you to use online photo editing tools, such as add filters, frames, text, stickers and effects…and apply design tools to make creative photo designs and graphics.

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    Stencil

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Wordpress
    • Firefox

    Creating visual content should be simple, fun and lightweight. Stencil is designed to help you create beautiful looking images faster than ever before. Even if you've never used an image editing program, you can pick Stencil up and use it in seconds.

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    Acorn

    • Mac

    Acorn is a photo editor built for the rest of us. With a simple interface and tools for adding everything from text, shapes, and effects, you can make the perfect picture in seconds and minutes, not hours and days.

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    Cropping an image in Acorn
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