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We've compiled a list of 189 free and paid alternatives to GIMP. The primary competitors include Adobe Photoshop, Paint.NET. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between GIMP and Krita, Pixelmator, MyPaint. Also you can look at other similar options here: Photos and Graphics Software.

Adobe Photoshop
Free Trial Subscription

Adobe Photoshop is a professional image editor. 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.

Free Open Source

Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality...

Pixelmator is a image editing application for macOS and iOS.

Free Open Source

MyPaint is a fast, distraction-free, and easy painting tool for digital artists.

Free Free Trial Subscription

Pixlr® makes it easy to transform everyday images into stunning works of art.

Affinity Photo
One Time License

Professional image editing software for desktop and iPad.

high quality photo editing software, that enables you to fix and enhance photos.


Simple cross-platform image editing software.

Online photo editor, which can work with PSD, XCF and Sketch files (Photoshop, Gimp and Sketch App).

GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

GIMP Platforms

tick-square Linux
tick-square Mac
tick-square Windows

GIMP Video and Screenshots

GIMP Overview

GIMP is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. 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, and more.

Available also as portable app:

GIMP Features

tick-square Color to Alpha
tick-square Image Masking
tick-square Lossless Cropping
tick-square High-resolution images
tick-square Open source software
tick-square Built-in Color picker
tick-square Retouch photos
tick-square Scalable
tick-square Blur Filter
tick-square Scripting support
tick-square Batch image manipulation
tick-square Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
tick-square Editing photos
tick-square Symmetry brush
tick-square Photo effects
tick-square Keyframe animation
tick-square DRM Free
tick-square Color correction
tick-square Open PSD files
tick-square Support for Layers
tick-square Layer manipulation
tick-square Customizable
tick-square Portable

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