Image editors began to go viral with the popularization of social networks. The most famous genre program, however, is paid and can be very cumbersome for computers with limited hardware. To help, AppGeek has put together 6 free online Photoshop alternatives that won't let you down.
The selected services work perfectly for those who want to do more basic editing, such as cropping, filter and border use, resizing, and more. And the best: without downloading anything. Check out!
Pixlr is an online image editor with visuals and features very similar to those of Photoshop. After selecting the photo you want to change, you only access the tools available in the left side menu.
There are options for cropping, resizing, selecting specific parts of the image, as well as making color and lighting adjustments. The service also offers custom filters that can be overlaid. Dozens of free image effects are also available, giving a modern look ideal for social networks.
Users also have repair tools, free-hand drawing and text included. There are still fun borders, graphics and stickers.
I finished the editing work, just click Save to save the image to your computer. When saving, you can choose from JPEG or PNG formats, as well as select the quality as low, medium or high.
Best of all, you don't have to pay to use any item. Everything is available for free.
Fotoram! Offers three tool options: editing, collage and artistic style. In Edit, the user can choose a photo from the PC or Facebook and then crop, resize, change saturation and color aspects.
There is also the possibility to apply blurry style (bokeh), noisy and shaded. You can also apply borders, miscellaneous effects and textures to style the image. Users can also include text and apply fun stickers.
In Collage, you should choose the model according to the amount of photos you want to use. Then the user can customize as he or she prefers. Features include: changing background color or pattern, border thickness, as well as including text and stickers.
Finally, who clicks Art style, you can have fun applying filters in the style of paintings and drawings. There are dozens of options inspired by artistic styles and famous paintings, such as The Scream, by Edvard Munch, and Muse, by Pablo Picasso.
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3. Be Funky
Be Funky is a free online image editor with some paid elements, and can be used even by those with no experience in software of its kind. After accessing the site, go to Start using it.
Then select the type of action you want to do: Edit photo, Create collage or Create design. By choosing to Edit Photo, simply choose a PC, Drive or webcam image to edit.
You can then make classic edits, such as cropping, resizing, changing colors, and exposure, and including blurred effect.
Image retouching items, such as correcting skin imperfections and red eyes and applying blush, are also available.
The tool also lets you apply filters and effects and include borders, graphics, text and textures.
In Create collage, you must choose one of dozens of options to layouts assembly and customize them. Be Funky lets you change border thickness as well as color, as well as round the edges if you like. Including texts and graphics are also available.
Finally, if you prefer Create designJust choose a template and edit all aspects such as content, text format, background color and image. Most, however, are only available to paid version users.
Canva is a free and very complete online image editor. Allows the creation of layouts from ready-made templates already available. To use the service, you need to make a brief registration with your Facebook, Google or email account.
Then just put the hand in the dough. All of your work will be saved online, associated with your service profile. Comes Create Design to choose the type of work you want to do.
Available options include: photo montage, poster, social networking, Instagram posts, Facebook cover, resume, infographic, and more. They all work similarly.
First, you need to choose the template, ie the template to use. Most of them can be used for free, although there are paid items.
The template can be fully customized, including text and elements such as grids, graphics, lines, illustrations, icons and more. The photos used may be of the user himself or any of those provided by the service.
You can save your work as an image, PowerPoint file, link to embed on websites, share on social networks, etc.
Another free online option with several easy to use tools. The ideal Fotor for those who do not master the art of image editing. Like Be Funky, it offers three service options: photo editing, collage and design.
In Edit a Photo, just open an image from your computer, Fotor Cloud, Dropbox or Facebook and get the job started. On the side are the tool packages. In the resource BasicYou can enhance the photo with one click, crop in different formats, change color, brightness, contrast, among other things.
J in BeautyThere are actions like stain correction, wrinkle remover and weight reduction. It is also possible to apply makeup on the eyes and lips. Edges, stickers and effects are also available. Among them the classics cut out (black and white image and only one highlight color) and bokeh (which only blurs the background of the image).
Who to choose Make a collage, you must first choose a collage style. There are classic, artistic, unglued or with edges as stitching. Then you need to decide the model and then include the images in the blanks.
Editing items include text, stickers, and changing background colors. Finally, in Create a Design, dozens of models of layout, separated by type of use, such as flyers, posters, invitations, etc.
At the end, the user can download the work or share it easily on their social networks.
6. I love IMG
I love IMG is actually a site featuring a number of independent image services. There are options like converters, compressors, watermark included, meme generator and of course the image editor.
The image editor I love IMG is a little simpler than the others shown in this list. However, it may be a good choice for beginners and those who need less elaborate photo changes.
The service ensures filter application, scaling and hand drawing. It is also possible to insert text, geometric figures, stickers, apply borders and round the corners.
The edited image can be saved in PNG or JPG.
Real free photoshop?
Adobe offers a free, basic version of the image editor, however, not online. Photoshop Express is available for download on Android, iOS and Windows and is much more limited than the paid version of the software.
However, it may be enough for those who wish to perform basic edits. A wide variety of filters and borders are available to ensure even more style to your photos.
Cropping tools in various standard sizes and editing of light, color, blur components are also available. Improvements such as removing skin blemishes and red eye may also be included.
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