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GIMP Alternatives & Competitors

(1,212)4.2 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to GIMP? Tons of people want Photo Editing Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Canva for Enterprise, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, and Pixlr are the most popular alternatives and competitors to GIMP.

Top Alternatives to GIMP

  • Canva for Enterprise
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Photoshop Elements
  • Pixlr
  • CorelDRAW

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to GIMP

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  1. Canva for Enterprise

    (2,733)4.7 out of 5

    Amazingly simple graphic design

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  2. Amazingly simple graphic design

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    Liisa K.
    LK
    I like that coming from advanced design program like Illustrator I did not miss any basic features. Very inuitive to use and different enough so I was not stuck in use pattern of Illustrator. (It...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Canva for Enterprise is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #2
    #2
  3. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    (2,348)4.6 out of 5

    Photoshop Lightroom provides a comprehensive set of digital photography tools, from powerfully simple one-click adjustments to cutting-edge advanced controls.

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  4. Photoshop Lightroom provides a comprehensive set of digital photography tools, from powerfully simple one-click adjustments to cutting-edge advanced controls.

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    UB
    The batch editing capability is one of the most useful tools of Lightroom.

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
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    #3
    #3
  5. Photoshop Elements

    (546)4.2 out of 5

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 software combines power and simplicity so you can make your photos look extraordinary.

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  6. Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 software combines power and simplicity so you can make your photos look extraordinary.

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    Danielle S.
    DS
    I like the price point of Adobe Photoshop Elements and the features it offers for that price. However, I do wish that it were a bit more user-friendly. As someone without a background in Photoshop,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Photoshop Elements is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    #4
    #4
  7. Pixlr

    (521)4.4 out of 5

    3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and services.

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  8. 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and services.

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    DH
    This is a completely free alternative to adobe photoshop, which is considered to be one of the higher-end and more expensive programs used for photo-editing and illustration, and unlike GIMP...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Pixlr is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #5
    #5
  9. CorelDRAW

    (364)4.3 out of 5

    Versatile drawing and tracing tools. Professional photo editing and Easy website design.

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  10. Versatile drawing and tracing tools. Professional photo editing and Easy website design.

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    Yusuf A.
    YA
    Simple UI, when I generate basic design CorelDRAW really helpful for me to develop my design. And it was easy to learn new design aspect. Since I first time learning CorelDRAW, I figured it out...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, CorelDRAW is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #6
    #6
  11. PicMonkey

    (290)4.5 out of 5

    PicMonkey is a photo editing solution that provides creative tools for photo editing and graphic design.

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  12. PicMonkey is a photo editing solution that provides creative tools for photo editing and graphic design.

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    DB
    The ease of use with PicMonkey is great for those who are less tech-savvy. Options are easy to find and processes are simple to learn. PicMonkey is constantly being updated and is always offering...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, PicMonkey is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    #7
    #7
  13. Fotor Photo Editor

    (174)4.2 out of 5

    The Fotor online editor is a powerful photo editing and graphic designing tool which offers all major editing functions plus our patented HDR technologies.

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  14. The Fotor online editor is a powerful photo editing and graphic designing tool which offers all major editing functions plus our patented HDR technologies.

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    Himanshu S.
    HS
    Best tool I have used till now in terms of ease of use and accessibility. Adds amazing filters, stickers, affects and super-impose pictures. Fotor's one-click filters automatically refine your...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Fotor Photo Editor is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #8
    #8
  15. Paintshop Pro

    (134)4.1 out of 5

    Faster, more flexible image-editing software, featuring new creative tools, more precise editing and easy quick fixes for your best photos and designs.

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  16. Faster, more flexible image-editing software, featuring new creative tools, more precise editing and easy quick fixes for your best photos and designs.

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    Marty J.
    MJ
    Nearly all of my illustrations are created or modified by Paintshop Pro; you can view my portfolio at http://mjarts.com/portfolio.html The feature I like best is that Paintshop Pro works with...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Paintshop Pro is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #9
    #9
  17. Adobe Photoshop

    (11,447)4.6 out of 5

    Software delivers even more imaging magic, new creative options, and the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine for blazingly fast performance.

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  18. Software delivers even more imaging magic, new creative options, and the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine for blazingly fast performance.

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    Natanael A.
    NA
    Extremely forensic photo editor with an insane amount of detail, editing, tools, and options to edit your image to whatever desire you'd like. The ability to remove power lines, tourists, and other...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Adobe Photoshop is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    Better at meeting requirements
    #10
    #10
  19. Affinity Photo

    (95)4.6 out of 5

    Affinity is the next-generation imaging and design suite for creative professionals, built exclusively for Mac.

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  20. Affinity is the next-generation imaging and design suite for creative professionals, built exclusively for Mac.

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    Brad S.
    BS
    What I like best is the price. If you have some experience with Adobe Photoshop but can't afford the extremely high price tag of owning your own copy then Serif has built the perfect alternative...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Affinity Photo is:

    Better at support
    More expensive
    More usable
    #11
    #11
  21. Capture One Pro

    (57)4.6 out of 5

    Capture One is a commercial-grade image editing and management tool from Phase One.

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  22. Capture One is a commercial-grade image editing and management tool from Phase One.

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    UL
    I liked Capture One Pro’s organization of photos beneath the last photo, making it easy to review if all images have been shot.

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Capture One Pro is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #12
    #12
  23. Adobe Photoshop Express

    (17)4.2 out of 5

    Photoshop Express makes it easy to edit, get creative, and share photos so they stand out on social and everywhere else.

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  24. Photoshop Express makes it easy to edit, get creative, and share photos so they stand out on social and everywhere else.

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    LM
    You can edit on the run. It is simple and easy to use

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Adobe Photoshop Express is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #13
    #13
  25. Pixlr Editor

    (56)4.6 out of 5

    With PIXLR Editor, you have full control over your images - including layers and effects.

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  26. With PIXLR Editor, you have full control over your images - including layers and effects.

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    Natalie  D.
    ND
    Now editing photos is a frequent habit among the youth population, with Pixlr I have the ideal instrument to improve my advertising images and I can also improve my personal and family photographs...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Pixlr Editor is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #14
    #14
  27. ACDSee

    (249)4.4 out of 5

    ACDSee is recognized the world over as a leader in image editing, management and technical illustration software.

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  28. ACDSee is recognized the world over as a leader in image editing, management and technical illustration software.

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    Kathleen O.
    KO
    Many of the user-friendly most used tools and actions for everyday use with a bunch of more sophisticated tools and tweaks as you grow into image manipulation.

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, ACDSee is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #15
    #15
  29. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic

    (419)4.6 out of 5

    Adobe Lightroom Classic gives you one-click tools and advanced controls to make your photos look amazing and easily organizes all your photos on your desktop, and share in a variety of ways.

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  30. Adobe Lightroom Classic gives you one-click tools and advanced controls to make your photos look amazing and easily organizes all your photos on your desktop, and share in a variety of ways.

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    CM
    Adobe lightroom is great for making nondestructive edits to a large batch of files. Any of the edits you make in lightroom are made and saved to a copy of the original file, so you will always...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #16
    #16
  31. PhotoDirector

    (31)4.3 out of 5

    CyberLink develops a range of award-winning digital media creation, playback, sharing, and enjoyment applications for home & business PC users worldwide.

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  32. CyberLink develops a range of award-winning digital media creation, playback, sharing, and enjoyment applications for home & business PC users worldwide.

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    AVA S.
    AS
    I love this tool because it is easy to use, it contains beautiful tools to modify the photos, it is wonderful, it is the best in the market, very easy for retouching and corrections of photos, good...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, PhotoDirector is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #17
    #17
  33. Photos

    (360)4.4 out of 5

    All your photos. Always with you and picture perfect.

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  34. All your photos. Always with you and picture perfect.

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    AH
    I like That it’s a one stop shop to store and edit photos

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Photos is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. Luminar

    (14)4.1 out of 5

    Organize & enjoy your photos. Make them beautiful. Make them memorable. Make them mind-blowing. Luminar has everything you need. And even more.

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  36. Organize & enjoy your photos. Make them beautiful. Make them memorable. Make them mind-blowing. Luminar has everything you need. And even more.

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    UC
    Objects can be produced on the pictures. Perceive the spots that may look beautiful in the photographs and make improvements only for the regions. Pretty good in contrast area.

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Luminar is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #19
    #19
  37. Acorn

    (29)3.7 out of 5

    Acorn is an image editor for Mac OS X 10.10 and later.

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  38. Acorn is an image editor for Mac OS X 10.10 and later.

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    Brook B.
    BB
    I like how simple Acorn is, it really is not complicated to use but it is not basic either, it has the exact and precise tools to create professional editions that are very useful to me. The circle...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Acorn is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #20
    #20
  39. Adobe Spark

    (224)4.4 out of 5

    Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of storytelling applications for the mobile and web

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  40. Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of storytelling applications for the mobile and web

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    Gavin R.
    GR
    Adobe Spark is very user-friendly. It does not take much experience at all to be able to make something elegant using their interface. I also really appreciate how easy it is to share the content...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to GIMP, Adobe Spark is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support