GIMP – Adobe Photoshop for Open Source Community

GIMP Free Open Source Photo EditorI love open source software. My open source photo software review section would be incomplete without GIMP overview, an exemplary open source photo editor. GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. At first sight, the engineering-sound name makes you feel that GIMP is not invented for shopping (photo shopping) or profit-making interest. On the contrary, open source GIMP is a pure brainchild of coding and high-tech.

Launched in the 90-s by university students as photo editing software with open code, GIMP was cordially welcomed by the whole open source community. Many freelancers contributed to GIMP code, translations and bug fixing. Now GIMP is acknowledged as the leader of open source photo software.

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Pixton, an Online Comic Strip Creator

Pixton Comic Strip
Comic book fans will definitely appreciate Pixton web service which allows you to create comic strips easily. Even if you have never dreamed about making comic strips, you would enjoy Pixton. All you need to do is to create an account and start designing your first comic strip creature.

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Polaroid Tagger: Sweet Photo Collages for Facebook Friends

Facebook Polaroid Tagger App

Polaroid Tagger by Widdlytinks.com is a one of free Facebook photo apps. The app makes Polaroid style photo collages with friends’ avatars and posts the output picture to your wall. If you want to show your attention to your nearest and dearest, the app is the right choice for you.

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Loonapix Beautifies Your Life

Loonapix Effect

Loonapix.com is a 100% free image processing service. It helps your make pictures look fabulous and funny in few clicks.

You don’t need to be an expert in photo editing. Just upload any photo or select an image from the web (paste the URL in the appropriate area), and choose a template you like. In a second you can view the result. Share your newly created pics with friends, add photos to Loonapix gallery or download them from the website to your computer. Post the Loonapix photos on your blog or personal web page (an HTML-code is created automatically).
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FotoSketcher Turns Photos into Drawings

FotoSketcher Software

Fotosketcher artistic photo editing technique is turning photos into sketches or drawings. A mediocre digital photo can become a sophisticated digital masterpiece made with free photo sketch software. To apply this feature to your digital images download FotoSketcher, a David Thoiron Windows application.

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How to Edit Photos in Google+ Like in Picnik

How to create a profile image in Google+
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Social networks play a significant role in our life and most of us have profiles in Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. As a rule we share photos and news with friends. It is very easy to edit pictures in Google+, do it in a similar way like you did in Picnik. Continue reading “How to Edit Photos in Google+ Like in Picnik”