Top 5 Best FREE Photo Editing Software

if you're looking for a free photo

editor and you don't want to purchase

expensive software like Photoshop you

have many choices today I will show you

the top 5 photo editing software that

you can use for free on your computer

each of these programs can perform the

basic tasks of enhancing your photos to

make them look amazing and some of these

include advanced features similar to

photoshop that should satisfy your image

creating and editing needs let's get



starting off at number five is

photoscape which has tons of features to

enhance your photos there are filters

effects and tools to transform your

image you can also create animated gifs

collages and has several bad options for

working with multiple images when you

launch photoscape it shows you most of

the tools that you can use along with

tutorials I'll go down the list and

select borders clicking on the image to

the right for borders will open a video

tutorial in your browser showing you how

to use that feature when editing your

photo you'll find all the tools in the

upper right just like the other programs

that I'll show you it's just a matter of

trying out the different tools to make

everything perfect photo Escape is free

and they do offer a pro version with

extra features for around $40 but for

most people the toolset available in the

free version will be all that they need

if you're running Windows 10 or on a Mac

you will want to install photoscape X

for older Windows operating systems you

will want to select the link for

photoscape 3.7 real quickly not making

the top 5 but worth mentioning is Adobe

Photoshop Express for those of you

wanting a quick and easy solution for

editing your photos in Photoshop Express

you will find tools along the left

including filters cropping options

including those for your social media

accounts several lighting effects along

with red-eye border effects and a spot

heal tool Photoshop Express is

completely free in addition to Windows

they also have an app for Android and

iOS coming in at number four is Krita

this free and open source program is

designed primarily for digital painting

and animation purposes so it has a

higher learning curve than the others

mentioned there are plenty of features

available for image editing such as

brushes masking tools filters effects

and many more

with the program open you'll find most

of the tools you'll be working with

along the left on the right is the

advanced color selector along with the

ability to quickly add new layers

pressing the tab key on your keyboard

enlarges your image getting rid of the

sidebars giving you more space to work

with if you need help learning how to

use their program they offer tutorials

on their side Krita is available for

Windows Mac and Linux in at number three

is Pixlr which offers server based

software that can be run inside your web

browser without the need to install a

program on your computer to of their web

apps that I recommend our Pixlr editor

and Pixlr Express Pixlr Express is an

easy to use photo editor like Photoshop

Express along the bottom it offers

several adjustments including crop

resize color red-eye and several others

there are some cool effects overlays

borders stickers and the ability to add

text to your image if you want to

quickly edit your photos I would

recommend using Pixlr Express / Pixlr

editor but if you want more tools at

your disposal and I would recommend

Pixlr editor most of the tools are on

the left along with extra tools found in

the menu bar and you have the ability to

add more layers on the right if you

prefer to work with server based


Pixlr editor and Express are both

excellent choices for editing your

images without the need to download any

software in the runner-up spot at number

2 is which was created many

years ago as a more powerful alternative

for Microsoft Paint even though it's not

as feature-rich as Photoshop or the

number one pick in this video it does

feature a solid set of advanced tools

including layers filters and effects

that will give your image a whole new


you can also download plugins - add new

effects adjustments and file types to that were created by the

community is available for

windows 7 or newer it can be downloaded

for free with the option to donate to

the developer on their site you can also

support the developer by purchasing it

from the Windows Store coming in at

number one is which is the absolute

best free image and photo editing

software that you can get this open

source program was initially released in

1996 and is packed with features often

found in expensive software there's a

massive set of tools on the left in the

toolbox on the right you can find your

layer and brush options in the menu bar

there are a lot more settings that you

can mess with if you want to get rid of

the multiple floating windows could have

everything in just one window simply

select windows and at the bottom of the

drop down menu enable single window mode

it's advised when learning to use

that you watch tutorials there are some

available on their site and several good

ones can be found on YouTube is

available on windows linux and mac

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