Opensource and free Adobe Photoshop Alternative

Opensource and free Adobe Photoshop Alternative


There are two applications out there that can be used as Adobe photoshop alternative, and Gimp. is a web-based application that very similar to Adobe Photoshop. GIMP is an open source image manipulation software that can be installed on Linux, Windows and MacOS.

Photoshop is a very famous image editing software from Adobe Company. Most of their softwares are premium software and you can buy license with subscription, can be paid monthly or yearly.

I think you already knew what Adobe Photoshop is. For you who don't know what Adobe Photoshop is, you can learn more about it here. – an Online Application that very similar with Adobe Photoshop

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Do you know that there is an online, web-based application that has Adobe Photoshop UI and functionality? There is! It's called and Adobe Photoshop have a lot of simiarities, UI, menu, toolbar, even the shortcut, you can use it there.

At first glance, maybe you think you are opening the Adobe Photoshop application. Because of it, most likely it is very easy to use by those of you who can use Adobe Photoshop application. is online application, so opening and saving files was done bythe upload and download method. You can save in their cloud, or just connect to your cloud storage like Google Drive, One drive, Onebox and others. disadvantages

Furthermore, this application also has ads slot in the right side of the screen. If that doesn't bother you, it's probably a worthy alternative to Adobe Photoshop. Moreover, it does not require installation, only requires an internet connection.

The drawbacks that may exist in this application are the new Adobe Photoshop features, Photopea most likely only has generic features and filters that are at the level of Adobe Photoshop CS4 as possible.

Another drawback is that it is not suitable for editing very large photos or images like full installed application.


Update about

You can install as a PWA application - Progressive Web App, its function is so that you can access photopea as its own application. The method is as follows:

  1. Open chrome first
  2. Go to the url
  3. If it is already open, go to the menu more -> install photopea
  4. The photopea application will be separated from chrome.

And, after that you can directly search for the Photopea application directly from the searchbar, you know. No need to login to chrome first.

I hope this helps.

Gimp – Aplikasi Opensource Alternatif Adobe Photoshop

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Gimp is an OpenSource application, if you don't know what Open Source is, you can read my article about what open source is.

Gimp stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program, if translated into Indonesian it becomes the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

GNU itself stands for GNU Not Unix, the abbreviation repeats. GNU is an operating system similar to Unix but not Unix, GNU is made with free programs.

Although the name uses the word GNU, the Gimp application can be used on Linux and Windows. You can download the GIMP application using the button below.

Download GIMP

Scribus - Open Source Desktop Publishing Application

Scribut is a publishing application that runs as a Desktop application (installed on a computer) and is Open Source. Supports linux, mac as well as windows.

You can know more about Scribus by clicking the following link.

Inkscape - Open source Illustrator application, alternative to Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator

Inkscape is a vector-based graphic image processing application such as Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. This application is of course open source and free.

Inkscape supports various computer operating systems such as Linux, Mac and Windows. So if you are an illustrator, designer and artist, there is nothing wrong if you try this application.

Find out more about inkscape via the following link: