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5 Free Online Photo Editors

Artists and writers have been able to make use of the ever-growing trend of creating visually appealing posts for their work. Obviously, Photoshop has been the graphics designer giant since the earliest release in the 1990s. Unfortunately, Photoshop also came with steep price tag in the $400 range. Since then, Adobe has gone to a Cloud-based version of most of their top titles. Photoshop runs about $240 annually ($360 if you choose the entire Adobe suite).

For those who are on a budget, GIMP is a free, open-source alternative to Photoshop. It is very much in-line with many of the features Adobe implements but there is a slight learning curve and a few tasks that aren’t as smooth as its Photoshop counterpart. But with that said, GIMP works wonders and did I mention it’s FREE?

This post is not about software titles. With technology stepping up, web-based applications are fast becoming a go-to option. Listed below, in no particular order, are 5 of the top graphics and photo editors available online. Each of them has the features needed to create stunning graphics or carry out the simplest of tasks. It really comes down to which one holds the most ease of use and personal preference.

BE FUNKY Photo Editor

BeFunky makes photo editing easy. BeFunky makes photo editing easy. With this Photo Editor, you can turn photos you like into photos you love! From essential editing tools such as crop, resize, and exposure to our more unique effects like Cartoonizer, Digital Art, and Enhance DLX, it’s beyond easy to create great looking photos. Add a little extra flair to your image with hundreds of customizable vector icons and graphic overlays. If adding text or quotes to your images are your thing, BeFunky’s Photo Editor has hundreds of free fonts for you to choose from. Finally, a photo editor that’s powerful, fun, AND easy to use!

Crop and Resize Photos
Batch Edit Photos
Retouch Images
One-Click Collage Maker
Over 1 Million Free Stock Photos

BeFunky’s all-in-one online Creative Platform has everything you need to easily edit photos, create graphic designs, and make photo collages.

FOTOR Online Photo Editor

Fotor has all you will need for online photo editing. The online editor is just as good as Photoshop. This online editor is filled with handy tools and amazing features to help create all your best designs. Fotor contains a large selection of photo filters and photo effects to get your images just the way you want them.

Photo Editing
Drag and Drop
Photo Collage
Clip Art

Whether you’re designing bold images for your website or social media profiles, Fotor is the perfect tool for creating the images you need. Fotor is a free online photo editor, designed to bring powerful digital editing to you.

PIXLR Photo Editor Online

Pixlr is an online photo editor with everything you need without expensive, complex design software installation.

With an impressive 2 million+ combinations of Free effects, filters and overlays to get creative, PIXLR turns every mobile device into a complete mobile photo editing tool that works best for simple tweaks right up to the more creative edits. Now you can edit your photos from wherever you are.

Pixlr is a comprehensive suite of editing tools designed to be easily accessible.

Free Vector Editor
Free Fonts
Free Graphics

Whether you’re a pro, or just getting started, the PIXLR app has all the tools and effects you need to edit your pictures to perfection. But we’ll let our users speak for themselves.

iPICCY Photo Editor

iPiccy has many powerful and easy to use photo editing tools right in your browser. Auto adjust photos in one click, crop, rotate and resize images in no time. Over 100+ photo effects and PRO-level photo enhancements, facial retouching, and frames.

One of the best and easy online graphic design tool you can get. Add text, overlays, and stickers, apply vector masks and stunning text effects to create the most unique designs for any purpose.

Photo Editor
Collage Maker
Graphic Design Tool

iPiccy lays out all the tools you could need to make exactly the photo effect you desired when you started on your photo editing project.

iPiccy allows you to completely control your photo effects and filters. If you decided you want to keep things simple and straightforward, that is perfectly fine. However, if you want to get more advanced and fine tune the photo effects you apply, iPiccy Photo Editor provides you with those tools as well.

PHOTOPEA Advanced Image Editor

Photopea is an advanced free online image editor. It can load, edit and save files from all the leading graphic design programs.

Photoshop has been the industry standard for Photographers, graphic designers, and creators around the world. Photopea is a true online replacement for Adobe Photoshop.

PhotoPea is the closest thing to Photoshop all in an online applicationYou can open and save PSD files right from your browser.

PhotoPea is totally FREE. No, sign-up, no software to install, no monthly fee, always up to date.

Blend Modes

Photopea has the largest learning curve for anyone not familiar with graphics editors. Once learned, Photopea is the most powerful online editor available.

The online world has become very much a visual platform. By nature, we are more likely to notice an image before the text. Social media posts that make use of imagery get higher interactions overall. Posting, pinning or tweeting an engaging image with accompanying text is the best way to get likes and comments from your following.

The tools listed above are more than enough to help you create graphics for your everyday needs. Some will need a bit of time to master but there are several online tutorials for each application.

What graphics program do you use? Have you tried any of the ones in this article? if so, share your experience in the comments below.

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