instead of having to download photo editing software to your computer like Photoshop or GIMP if you’re the type of person that prefers to edit your photos online inside your favorite web browser, here are the top 5 online photo editors you can use for free.
Photopea with a high learning curve offers many of the same features as Photoshop and GIMP making it a great free online alternative to those programs. All of the features, included are free. You’ll find the primary tools along the left with others located in the menu bar. It enven supports working with layers. If you want to change the look of Photopea, In the menu bar go to More -> Theme, bydefault it might be set to Black, your other choices are Silver, Iron Blue, Snow White and Danish Purple other than black my favorite is Snow White. You can import PSD, xcf, sketch and other image file types before you start editing. When you’re finished with your project your photos can be exported in a dozen formats including jpg, PNG, SVG and many others. Like I said earlier Photopea has a high learning curve but is capable of doing more than any other online photo editor after you learn how to use it.
ipiccy which also has a separate collage maker and graphic design tool. It’s completely free with all of their advanced features included at no extra cost with ipiccy you’ll find most of the basic and advanced tools you would ever need, the other tool sets available include photo effects retouch you can work with layers to add photos text stickers and create shapes painting tools frames and textures if the user interface is too bright for you clicking on the light bulb in the lower left lets you toggle between a light and dark theme the only downside to I picky are the saving options which are limited to JPEG and PNG other than that it’s a fantastic photo editor.
Note: You need to install Adobe Flash Player to run this program.
The Fotor photo editor offers three options to choose from, Edit a Photo, Make a Collage and Create a Design. It has a simple and easy to use interface with the basic editing features included along with some that are more advanced. Some tools are free where as some are only available to pro users they’ll be marked with a diamond icon, using a pro feature will place a watermark on your photo. The ability to use a dark theme while editing is a cool feature to switch to the dark theme. To do that go to settings in the lower left and select darker that will make the interface easier on your eyes. You need to upgrade to photo Pro you will unlock all of the features, pricing is $39.99 per year or $8.99 per month.
BeFunky is great for those of you who has limited experience of editing photos. It includes the basic tools to easily boost your image quality, in addition to their photo editor be funky also has a collage maker and a designer tool-set for graphic designers. BeFunky is very easy to use, Just click on Get Started to launch it. Then you choose an option according to your need from the three options (Edit a Photo, Create a Collage, or Create a Design). When you launch BeFunky, you will see all the tools, located along the left. While some are included with their free version, but those marked with the star will require you to upgrade to their paid version. In the Edit -> Essentials -> Color is a great place to start for enhancing your image, there are other tool sets that you can play around with including the ability to add text to your photo. When you’re done editing your photo you can save it to your computer, BeFunky and Google Drive along with the ability to export your image to Facebook, Dropbox, Pinterest and Twitter. If you need those additional features lock behind the paywall BeFunky will cost you $6.99 per month or $4.99 a month if billed annually.