Sutrishna Saha
Sutrishna SahaDigital Marketing Manager

What are the best alternatives for photoshop?

Suggest alternatives apps for photoshop?
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    Affinity Photo

    Professional photo editing software for Mac

    Brennon Denny
    Brennon DennyCreating Things @ DennyDevHQ 💡 · Written
    Affinity Photo is a great alternative, its easy to learn if you already know photoshop and can even open PSD files
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    Best app ever
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    Daria Zwierz
    Daria Zwierz21Online Community Enthusiast · Written
    You can try Affinity Photo. Still, Lightroom is my favorite tool when it comes to photo editing.
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    Snapseed 2.0

    Perfect any photo fast

    Hannah Zenkova
    Hannah ZenkovaCEO at Talk to Ri | English for Tech · Written
    Probably it's the best option. It has a lot of functions - from brightness/contrast to fragment correction. You can also combine several pics into one. As for color correction, there's still nothing better than VSCO app:) But it depends on what you want to get, there're many more options
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    Gravit 3.0

    Gravit is a professional web-based design tool

    Simone Masiero
    Simone MasieroSoftware Developer · Written
    After looking for a new software for graphics to do vector I settled for Gravit. It's free, well featured and very fast! I absolutely fell in love and can't suggest it more. Sketch is also good and has a lot of resources but it's paid and I'm not a huge fan of subscriptions. GIMP used to be my go to but the UI is starting to show it's age.
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  4. Lorenzo Fiori
    Lorenzo FioriMarketing&SM Manager at Nanosystems · Written
    I use GIMP, but of course it depends on what you need to work on!
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    Graham Hughes
    Graham HughesFounder, mobilit.ee · Written
    Free and works.
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    I have been using GIMP for years on Linux and OSX and I like it. But I'm not a professional designer and use GIMP for a very limited set of picture manipulations.
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  5. Thomas DIDIER
    Thomas DIDIER6Product Marketing Manager, Ermeo · Written
    We use Sketch at Forest (www.forestadmin.com) with Zeplin (zeplin.io). Great combo.
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    Savelii Kovalenko
    Savelii KovalenkoMarketing Manager, CleverPumpkin · Written
    Sketch is really a gem for the interface design. You can add plugins to make your life easier and there are no excessive features. It also doesn't take a lot of storage on devices and works much faster than PS.
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    For interfaces & visuals: it's as powerful as photoshop but much simpler (and cheaper)
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  6. *Disclaimer: I work at Figma If you're using Photoshop for UI design, Figma is a great alternative. It's free, based in the browser so you can use it on any computer, and offers some unique features like collaboration, vector networks, prototyping, and more. :)
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    I like the application easy and fast, but missing the animation effects that are given in other tools such as invision and sketch.
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    Pixelmator Pro

    The world’s most innovative image editing app.

    Leonard Pospichal
    Leonard PospichalMusician, Developer, Tech enthusiast. · Written
    Modern and fast interface, innovative features, great for raw photo editing
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    Polarr 2.0 for iOS

    Make your own photo editor.

    I use this app for quick treatment and Photo for Mac for thorough
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    Sam Sabri
    Sam SabriGrowth @ Polarr · Written
    Biased since I help build it. But we're on all major platforms (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Chrome and even your web browser!). It's focused 100% on photo editing.
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  9. I was getting ready templates for my business most of all. https://www.templatemonster.com/... gives a big variety if you don't use photoshop.
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    Autodesk Pixlr

    All-in-one photo editor, 600+ effects, collage options

    Andy Dobrucki
    Andy DobruckiFounder, Product Owner & Agile Coach · Written
    I use it all the time for unsophisticated image editing.
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  11. it can be used to edit light and shadow effect in simple way, not as almighty as photoshop. But i think it is enough for our daily use. it also get basic color correction and hsl adjustments.
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  12. depends on what are you trying to do . Honestly nothing compares to photoshop if you do lot of work with images . Sketch app version 50 or latest is the next best thing . Remember thou its roots are for vector assets & is not as powerful & versatile as photoshop when editing images . Gimp is an another open source alternative but i never personally liked it.
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    Pixelmator

    By far the best, lightest, and cheapest visual design tool.

    It is cheap and easy to use.
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  14. FerminRP
    FerminRP4Growth Hacker · Written
    More like a lightroom alternative but really powerfull and simple to use.
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    PhotoScape X

    All in one photo editor, create gifs, color pick + more

    Furkan Demirbas
    Furkan DemirbasProduct Developer at Datapare · Written
    Especially for macbook, very easy to use, fast and free
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    Canva

    Amazingly simple graphic design

    betty
    bettyFounder @MiaoAcademy · Written
    This is my favourite design platform to design everything for marketing (except native drawing). HIGHLY Recommended to EVERYONE!
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