GIMP – The Free Alternative To Photoshop Image Editor
When posting content online you are sooner or later going to come across the need to edit digital images. Photoshop is obviously the most well known high quality image editing software but unfortunately it it also comes with a high price tag. Luckily there is a free alternative to Photoshop know as the GIMP Image Manipulation Program.
Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, or scientist, GIMP provides you with sophisticated tools to get your job done. You can further enhance your productivity with GIMP thanks to many customization options and 3rd party plugins.
GIMP provides the tools needed for high quality image manipulation. From retouching to restoring to creative composites, the only limit is your imagination.
GIMP is an open source program celebrating 20 years and is available for Windows and Mac completely free to download and use. No trials, just free!
An alternative to Photoshop with all the great features!
As an alternative to the image editing software Photoshop, GIMP is an advanced editor that offers many of the same editing features.
- Image Cropping
- Image Resizing
- Web Optimization
- Layer Editing
- Advanced Select Tools
- Typing Text Tools
- Image Filters
- … and much more!
When selling online one of the most important features will be to downsize digital images optimizing them for web use without destroying the image quality. Layer editing is also a must have tool for easily manipulating images not found in many other “image editors”. As with Photoshop, GIMP is an excellent tool for beginners and advanced image editors and graphic designers. There are also tons of how-to pages and videos out there.
See link below for download and tons of tutorials found both on the GIMP website and YouTube.