6 free photo-editing programs

Want to take your online images up a notch but don’t want to use Photoshop? Here are six free editing platforms to consider.

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Want to take your photos up a notch without breaking the bank? We’ve got good news.

Nowadays, the Internet is filled with downloadable or online photo editors that don’t cost a penny—so you can sharpen your images without any extra expense. Ready to try it?

Here are six free photo editors to consider, far from the high costs of Photoshop:

1. iPhoto: If you use a Mac computer, you have a built-in photo editor available to you. Although the free iPhoto system isn’t comprehensive, it does offer a wide range of capabilities to customize your pictures. Crop and resize photos. Adjust exposure or color temperature.

2. GIMP: Free and downloadable to your desktop, GIMP is short for the GNU Image Manipulation Program and offers most of the functionalities of Photoshop, but in a free package. Among its features, GIMP provides tools to retouch photos, change composition, adjust layers, and more. Download GIMP directly at GIMP.org, and go to its page of tutorials to find out how to do anything you wish.

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