Amazing Web-based Image Editors


The World Wide Web offers countless resources for designers, including some pretty nice alternatives to traditional image editing software like Photoshop or Gimp. We have selected 11 of the most impressive web-based image editors which can cater to most of your needs ranging from basic transform features to layers and special effects. Take a look and please be free to add more web editors to our selection in the comment section. Enjoy!

1. Pixlr is a free image editing web based application that allows anyone to edit their images. It offers features like: layers, color and tonal adjustments, filters and transforming. There is no registrations required for using the application.


2. Phoenix is part of the aviary tool collection. From basic image retouching to complex effects, Phoenix delivers the key features of a desktop image editor with the simplicity and accessibility of a web-based application. No registration registration is required to use the application.


3. Adobe Photoshop Express is the web counterpart of the well known image editor. It offers user the possibility of decorating their images, transforming them in various ways or correcting the exposure. Registration is optional.


4.Splashup is a powerful editing tool and photo manager. It works in real-time and allows you to edit many images at once. Splashup runs in all browsers, integrates seamlessly with top photo-sharing sites (like flickr, Picasa or facebook),  and even has its own file format so you can save your work in progress. Free to use and no registration needed.


5. Sumo Paint is a full featured flash-based photo editing / painting application.  It offers a wide array of options including layers. Registration isn’t required, but in order to benefit of the full features of the platform users need to register.


6. Flauntr is a free online photo editor that you can use to edit your images easily. Photos can be uploaded from Flickr, the user’s PC or other online photo storage service. It offers basic and advanced editing features (resize, rotate, crop, captions, and many effects).  Registration needed.


7. Picnik is an online  photo editing application that offers you basic feature such as re-size, crop or rotate but also let’s you fix underexposed photos, remove red-eye, or apply effects to your photos. It’s free to use, but also has a premium version for which users need to pay.


8. Pixenate is a photo editing web based application that offers users features such as red-eye removal, whitening tool, color tool and of course basic transform tools. It’s free to use and no registration is needed.


9. Fix Picture offer the users the possibility of using a flash or html based editor. Just upload your picture, apply basic tools or effects to it and your ready to go. Free to use.


10. Snipshot is an online image editor that offers some basic options like resize, crop, enhance, adjust, rotate and a few effects. It’s free to use.


11. is a simple and easy to use image editing web tool. It has a simple user interface and offers features such as resize, crop, rotate or flup and some basic special effects like: sepia, black and white, red and more. Free to use.


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  3. Daniel says:

    really interesting, I am in the niche for some years but I didn’t know about these!!!cool post!

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