Check out the list of 9 best free photo/graphic editing programs:
Photoscape is an application for editing images, which is slightly different from those that you know, since you can check in the preview window you will see the start of each single function, such as the editor and converter. You can edit your images using multiple filters and tools. Photoscape also has a Renamer module to rename files, RAW converter and GIF animator. Photoscape is a small but fast and free editor for digital photography, equipped with a feature-rich and user friendly interface.
The Panorama Factory
The excellent free application for creating panoramic views from a set of digital photos. This application can automatically calculate the most convenient points of contact, it is possible to manually edit it.
GNU Image Manipulation Program is an application for advanced processing and creation of graphics. I allows you to work on layers, setting paths, antialiasing, cropping and scaling, merging it with text, visual effects, animation and more. The program also lets you save files in many popular and unpopular formats (eg JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, XPM, TIFF, PDF, PCX and many others). It is a very good alternative to expensive programs like Adobe Photoshop or Corel Photopaint.
Excellent program for image editing and creating graphics for Web pages.
PhotoFiltre is a good, free program to edit images. Supports JPEG2000 and CMYK. It has a sufficient amount of filters and effects, and supports enough formats to compete with commercial solutions.
PaintStar is a universal image editor, which works very well in tasks such as retouching photographs, composing images, morphing (a smooth transition from one image to another), making screenshots etc. Application is equipped with features which can be found in commercial graphics packages. There are many painting tools, such as various brushes, pencils, eraser, spray, various gradients and textures that you can mix and match in may different ways. It is also worth to mention that this program offers a transformative tools that allow you to move, rotate, scale, crop, warping image and perspective correction, and the entire range of selection tools, such as rectangular, elliptical, according to the designated path. Application can work with layers and 26 mixing modes, supports for over 30 popular file formats Alpha channel transparency.
Paint.NET was created by a group of students from Washington State University. It is designed for working with raster graphics. Many features from expensive commercial software are also avaliable. It offers many professional features including working with layers and multi-layered history of operations. You will find there many effects and filters. Includes lap management system of multiple documents. It has a very intuitive interface. It has a fairly large capacity primary treatment of various types of pictures, sounds and graphics. You can also define your own color palette.
Fast and free tool for retouching digital photos. Thanks to this application you can ,in a few minutes, improve your portraits. It can smooth the skin, leaving important details such as eyes and hair intact.
This is an interesting graphics program which edits two photos simultaneously. You can add frames, text, various effects to your photos, change the contrast, brightness and saturation, etc. This is a good addition to the toolbox for amateur photographer with portraits and more.
Ultimate Paint LE
Ultimate Paint LE is a good, free and useful set of tools and filters for creating and editing raster graphics. It supports many common file formats, providing all the necessary tools to edit them. You can also choose from one of the 20 filters. LE version has the same functionality as the shareware version, but without the use of Photoshop plug-ins. Ultimate Paint is easy to use and allows to get a lot of interesting effects in a quick way .