Whether you're an amateur photographer or a professional, here are our top picks for creating and editing digital works of art.
Pixen is another open-source editor, geared especially toward those who are fond of the 8-bit era. It contains all the tools necessary for artists to create nostalgic, pixelated works of art and includes tools to make animated files, frame by frame.Read full review
CNET Editors' ChoiceAug 13
GIMP is an ongoing, open-source (free) project by numerous people in an effort to make advanced image-editing tools available to everyone. GIMP offers almost the same tool set as Photoshop with all the features you need, though the interface is somewhat different and might take some getting used to. Perhaps the best thing about this project is that it's being worked on constantly, and answers to questions about changes and future improvements are available through an active development community.Read full review