Download Graphic Editor - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Photoshop CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The best image editor with video editing and advanced features

    7
    10746 votes
    • PROS: Amazing results possible, Semi-professional 3d-object editing, Integrationg with Adobe Bridge in UI, Brushes with realistic physic effects
    • CONS: Requires a powerful computer, Difficult for basic users
  • Photoscape

    3.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An amazing free photo editor with lots of extra tools

    8
    13412 votes
    • PROS: Amazing free application, Lots of special effects and filters, Many extra tools to work with your photos
    • CONS: Nothing so far
  • Photo! Editor

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Symbian
    Android

    Edit and optimize photos the easy way

    7
    8778 votes
    • PROS: Fixes most imperfections in your images, Includes interesting tools to add light and morphing effects, Useful sidebar tutorial to explain features
    • CONS: Outdated interface, Lack of advanced image editing options
  • Paint.NET

    4.0.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, easy-to-use photo editor with support for layers

    6
    1353 votes
    • PROS: Well-designed interface, Support for layers, Easy to use, Includes lots of filters and effects
    • CONS: Not as complete as other major graphic suites
  • GIMP

    2.8.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open source image editor gets even better

    7
    1244 votes
    • PROS: Multiplatform, Powerful image editing tools, Lots of interface tweaks to make it newbie friendly, Single-window mode, Powerful free image editing program
    • CONS: Can't view multiple items in single-window mode, Not many included automated features
  • PC Image Editor

    5.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Brilliant And Free Image Editing Program For Your PC

    7
    1404 votes
    • PROS: It is very fast and efficient, The tool has excellent scanner support, Toggle the advanced functions to undertake more complex edits,
    • CONS: It may be too simple for advanced users, There is limited file format support, More of a manipulator than a photoshopper,
  • Fotor Photo Editor

    2.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    iPhone

    Elegant and easy to use photo editor

    7
    1861 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Professional results, Slick interface, Social network integration
    • CONS: Doesn't support printing
  • GIMP

    2.8.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Open source image editor gets even better

    6
    295 votes
    • PROS: Multiplatform, Powerful image editing tools, Lots of interface tweaks to make it newbie friendly, Single-window mode, FINALLY runs natively on the Mac
    • CONS: Can't view multiple items in single-window mode, Not many included automated features
  • FireAlpaca

    1.0.17

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free image editor with great potential

    6
    369 votes
    • PROS: Support for layers, Easy to navigate, Lots of special effects and filters
    • CONS: Ads that open at program launch are annoying, Still a little buggy
  • Color Efex Pro

    4

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Impressive correction and color effects

    7
    353 votes
    • PROS: Quality preset filters, Very configurable, Well integrated in the graphic editor, Specific adjustment tools
    • CONS: Nothing to point out
  • Aviary Photo Editor

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Quickly edit pictures

    7
    838 votes
    • PROS: Quickly and easily edit images, Automatic saving, Crop tool presets
    • CONS: No zooming, Draw tools are too big, Limited color palate and no feathering
  • Raw Therapee

    4.2.905

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, easy editor for RAW images

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Lots of adjustments, You can create snapshots as you change settings, Real time preview, Support for many formats
    • CONS: No documentation, No automated mode for many settings
  • Photo Pos Pro

    3.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Great graphic editor packed with functions

    7
    329 votes
    • PROS: Great array of editing and drawing tools, Support for layers and special effects, Optimization tools
    • CONS: Not very intuitive interface
  • Photoscape X for Mac

    2.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free image editor based on the Windows version

    7
    36 votes
    • PROS: Lots of filters and effects to choose from, Easy to use, Slick OS X style interface
    • CONS: Doesn't compare to the Windows version, Lacks social sharing integration, Mainly just filters and effetcs
  • PhotoImpact X3

    13

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful photo editor and digital art tool

    7
    220 votes
    • PROS: Quick and full editing options, Optimize and edit photos, Create art projects, Complete set of tools
    • CONS: Clunky appearance inhibits use, Image creation not as advanced as PhotoShop
  • Photo Makeup Editor

    1.81

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Free App for Image Lovers

    7
    580 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Lots of different effects,
    • CONS: Plagued with pop up ads, Some effects look rather fake
  • PhotoDirector - Photo Editor

    1.1.2.92540

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    A photo editor for easily retouching your pictures and adding effects

    5
    2 votes
    • Easy Photo Editor

      1.2

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Easy Photo Editor helps to clean photos from unnecessary objects, adjust color settings and optimize images for web.

      8
      35 votes
      • PhotoPad

        3.16

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        PhotoPad Free Photo and Image Editor

        6
        113 votes
        • PROS: A simpler and lighter tool to edit photos, You can compare the final picture to the original one
        • CONS: A bit unstable, Some tools need improvement
      • Zoner Photo Studio Free

        18 Build 6

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Zoner Photo Studio Free

        7
        207 votes
        • PROS: All in one manager, editor and viewer, Good range of editing tools, Easy to use
        • CONS: Manager a little bland, Layers missing
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      13.7134127.5Windows
      22.0.318617.1Windows, Mac, iPhone
      35.914046.8Windows
      41.187786.7Windows, Symbian, Android
      52017107466.6Windows, Mac