Delete, move, or replace people, clothing, and other subjects
Web version includes Firefly generative AI
One of the oldest Windows applications is still evolving
Caesium offers up to 90% size reduction of JPG, PNG, and WebP images while maintaining picture quality. The app focuses on image compression with batch processing features. Compression level is adjustable, while also offering lossless compression and custom metadata options.
Like zooming out with a camera
Smoothly add new elements to pictures with or without prompts
Google embraces visual AI technology: AI-enhanced image editing, generation, search, and conferencing
As expected, AI is making its way into multiple new and upcoming Google features
The new features make the Photos app a more capable editing tool
The simple yet powerful image viewer and editor IrfanView supports almost all image formats and now incorporates PDF capabilities in its latest version.
Magic Design, Magic Write, Magic Edit, Magic Eraser and Text to Image are some of the new AI-powered tools built in Canva that will help you generate designs, presentations and even videos.
Paint.NET is a capable image editor and Photoshop alternative that has gathered a following over the years thanks to its freeware nature. This new version adds new features like pressure sensitivity for pen input and GPU rendering for effect plugins.
Photographers may soon be able to see in the dark
Available for Windows, Linux, and macOS, GIMP is a free photo editing tool with the ability to have masks, layers, color adjustments, and a huge library of plug-ins.
FastStone Image Viewer features image editing tools like a healing brush, sharpen/blur, color adjustment, and more with a UI similar to Windows Explorer.
Darktable is a highly sought-after photography app that specializes in non-destructive raw image post-production, acting as a virtual light table and darkroom for your RAW images.
Krita 5.0 arrives with new animation tools, better format compatibility with AVIF and WebP, an overhauled UI and more.
The base app is free, with a $10 premium tier that adds more assets and features
Upscale a tight crop of a distant subject or refresh the look of your old 8 MP photos
After 16 years of development, Inkscape 1.0 introduces a long list of features that make the final version of this open-source free editor a very appealing tool for all kinds of designers. It's available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux.