Tag Archives: Photo editing

MyPaint – neurotic finger painting for the professional artist – head on the block

MyPaint is a fast and easy open-source graphics application for digital painters. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it.

PC version

Reklamer

SketchBook – Sketching at your fingertip

I know this is linking to the pro version but if you go through the app store you can get the free version for your iPhone.

Autodesk® SketchBook® Pro paint and drawing software enables you to transform your desktop computer, laptop, or tablet PC into the ultimate sketchbook. With professional-quality sketching capabilities and an intuitive interface, even new users can be productive within minutes.

SketchBook Pro software offers the sketching software capabilities and quality results expected by professionals:

  • Illustration
  • Entertainment
  • Graphic arts
  • Industrial design
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Architecture

Scribus – head on the block

It could replace you InDesign trial that ran out 64 days ago!
This open source program is designed for desktop publishing. This program supports PDF/X-3 standards and comes with a limited amount of vector tools. It supports SVG importing and Open Type fonts.

Designer Note: If you plan on using software on a semi-professional or professional manner, it is best to ask your printer first. Unlike the other programs on this list, your printer will want to be able to access your native Scribus file. Ask your printer in advance to install the software before sending out a print job.

PC an Mac version – at least that’s what they say. I haven’t tried this program. Ok thanks!

 

GIMP – head on the block

GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

GIMP is expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plug-ins and extensions to do just about anything. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scripted.

PC and Mac version – at least that’s what they say

I haven’t tried this program. Ok thanks!