Adobe Photoshop is an all time favorite image editing tool. But when it comes to price, only some people can afford it. The latest Adobe Photoshop CS6 Legacy Version costs $653.74. Normal people can’t afford it for a basic image editing. This is the main reason behind why people looking for a free alternative to Photoshop.
Not only in the form of software there are several free online tools available for basic image editing.
- Adobe Photoshop Free Online Editing.
- Pixlr Editor, Express, O-Matic.
- iPiccy-Innovative Online Photo Editor
- piZap-Photo Editor & Collage Maker
List of Top 5 Adobe Photoshop Alternatives
If you are not interested in online editing tools, you can go with some free alternatives to Adobe Photoshop, software versions.
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert-quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.
Many special effects are included for enhancing and perfecting your images. Everything from blurring, sharpening, red-eye removal, distortion, noise, and embossing are included. Also included is our unique 3D Rotate/Zoom effect that makes it very easy to add perspective and tilting.
Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X. What sets Inkscape apart is its use of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), an open XML-based W3C standard, as the native format.
#4. Seashore (Mac only)
Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS X’s Cocoa framework. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMP’s technology and uses the same native file format.
This is a fantastic editing package for photographers looking for a simple way, yet effective way to enhance their images.