Compatible with: macOS, Linex, Windows
This site has garnered a reputation for being one of the easiest photo editing websites for the inexperienced. Gimp has been available since 1996 and has grown into a powerful editing software allowing the user to manipulate the picture in any way they desire.
With the tools provided the user can change the hues, saturation, or contrast with ease. The same way cropping or changing brightness will take a few tries but eventually, you’ll get the hang of it.
The simple interface makes it easy to use.
Great colour enhancement tools.
Has more than 150 effects and filters.
Is free for everyone.
Some tools might go over a novice’s head
Can get bugs and glitches
Compatible with: Windows
If you’re an amateur and don’t want to spend money on an editing software, then paint.net is the site for you. The tools are categorised and easy to find when you need them. Paint.net is unchallenging and you can edit more than one image simultaneously. This editor shows you all the previous steps performed in the history tab which helps you undo any mistakes that you might have made.
Straightforward and uncomplicated
Makes editing multiple images at the same time hassle-free
An extensive variety of filters and effects
Supports selected formats only
Mac users happen to have an already installed powerful weapon in their devices. This software allows you to control the white balance, desaturate a picture or add a vignette thanks to the bank of free tools it has.
This app is equipped with modes that will help you edit live photos, add dynamics etc. Long exposure mode lets you replicate images that were captured in low exposure conditions.
Mac owners get it for free
Great for sharing your creations
Adding filters is not an option
Suitable only for basics
Price: $49.99 and 79.99. Has free trial
Compatibility: macOS, Windows.
This software has all the tools that you might need professionally.
The modes include cutter mode that can remove the background within seconds, an eraser mode to remove watermarks. There are more than twenty blending modes that can be used and a broad range of filters.
Great colour correction
Provides before and after
Multiple photos can be edited simultaneously
Requires basic editing techniques
Limited raw file formats
Photos app for windows 10
Compatibility: Windows 10
This operating system has a lot of options for you to choose from. If you are editing from your pc then this is the app you need. It will let you organise, edit and share all your images.
Pc users can transfer their work between different devices
Tools are easy to us
Video editing options
Only basic editing tools are available
Filters are not an option