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    Pixelmator Alternatives

    Pixelmator is described as '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' and is a very popular Image Editor in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Pixelmator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. Most alternatives are Image , Photo Editors and Digital Painting Tools. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pixelmator are Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Paint.NET (Free Personal), Affinity Photo (Paid) and Affinity Designer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 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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      GIMP vs Pixelmator opinions
      Most users think GIMP is a great alternative to Pixelmator.
      Interface and tools of GIMP do not match the power of those in Pixelmator.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      UltraProgrammer GIMP is a wildly powerful photo editing tool, but it's nowhere near as intuitive and clean as Pixelmator. If you're willing to learn new ways of doing things, GIMP is great, but it has a far steeper learning curve than Pixelmator Pro
      Positive comment 6 months ago

      i cant do the same things
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

    2. Adobe Photoshop is the commercial image editor that set the standard in creative illustration and design work with a sophisticated, layer-based workflow and robust, professional feature set.
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      Adobe Photoshop vs Pixelmator opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Adobe Photoshop is a great alternative to Pixelmator.
      It has got the same functions and even more. So it is a good alternative because it is better.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

      Abdobe Photoshop, only gives filters and nothing more.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago


    3. is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.
      Paint.NET vs Pixelmator opinions
      Most users think Paint.NET is a great alternative to Pixelmator.
      paint.NET is great and is easy to use
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      Paint.NET does not run on macOS.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

    4. Affinity Photo is a professional, full-featured raster graphics editor. Working in Affinity Photo is always live and you can pan and zoom at 60fps, with live previews and non destructive application.
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      Almost everyone thinks Affinity Photo is a great alternative to Pixelmator.
    5. Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Built from the ground up over a five-year period, every feature, tool, panel and function has been developed with the needs of creative professionals at its core.
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    6. Procreate is a multi-award winning, creative illustration app built from the ground up for iPad with a pocket-sized variant for iPhone. The app features a complete, professional toolset that's accessible while still providing the power and flexibility of desktop counterparts.
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    7. Online photo editor, which can work with PSD, XCF and Sketch files (Photoshop, Gimp and Sketch App). Convert between PSD, XCF, JPG, PNG and many other formats.
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    8. 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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      Most users think MyPaint is a great alternative to Pixelmator.
    9. Pixlr® makes it easy to transform everyday images into stunning works of art. Whether you’re applying a quick fix to your photos or adding your personal touch with effects, overlays, or borders, Pixlr has everything you need to make your moments beautiful.
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      Most users think Pixlr is a great alternative to Pixelmator.
    10. PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.
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      Photoscape vs Pixelmator opinions
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      It's a professional app and I've loved it!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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