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I know of 3 Free Graphics Programs. They are Pixia and GIMP and Photo Plus. I used to use Pixia before I got Paint Shop Pro 8. GIMP and Photo Plus I never really got how to use and I didn't wanna take time to learn. Does anyone know of anymore Free Graphics Programs? If so please reply and tell about them.

Link To Pixia: http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

Link To GIMP: https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

Link To PhotoPlus: https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/photo/?MC=FSSPHOTOPLUS


yeah, Photoshop is free if you know how to look! (true, but j/k)


yeah, Photoshop is free if you know how to look!  (true, but j/k)


Shame on you! Stop giving people bad ideas. They could go to jail if they do that! X_X Pretend like you didn't hear that and use the Free Programs above. :) So anyway if anyone know of any other free programs please tell them in here. See you can get trials of paint shop pro and photo shop but they run out pretty fast which stinks. *sigh*


Honestly, I think it's almost impossible to find a 'good' free graphic design program. I searched for a very long time, and I really got nothing. If somebody needs something decent, get Paint Shop Pro. And Photoshop is even better (the best, in my opinion...and what I've got).I dunno, maybe I'm biased. After all, I've been using Photoshop for quite a while now...and nothing comes close. :)


gimp is closer to photoshop, not as powerfull but it's free.


gimp is closer to photoshop, not as powerfull but it's free.


But GIMP is also cross platform. Which is a big bonus in my eyes.


GIMP is an excellent graphic program, and it's free! It can do many things like Photoshop, but it doesn't come with that price tag. But I feel that the user interface is not as friendly though. But it's free and highly functional.


Aew, I remember GIMP. My bro installed it on the downstairs CPU. I never really gave it a chance to get a part of me :)


But honestly, if u really want the works:


Photo shop or PSP for images


hey, i downloaded Pixia, it's really great, but...


i need some help, tutorials, or just your advice. i wanna knowif, and how...


- can you make the text 3D like the Posted Image logo?


- do you make a bg, and then paste a image with a white background over it, without seeing the white square?


that's it for know, i'll let you know (unless i find - or you give me - a good tutorial)


ty :)


For my the best program of graphics the the maya or macromedia fireworks mx 2004


As far as free applications go, Gimp is probably the best you'll find. In my opinion, nothing beats photoshop(Gimp is great, but it lacks certain poweruser features), but it is pricey. I found that it is well worth the price, but for most people it is overkill. There is no shame in going wth a cheaper program like PSP or even free software.


GIMP, as far as legally free graphic software goes.

Space Orangutan #2

I've always used Photoshop cause it's just the best in features that I've found. Everything is layed out in an organized way.I love The Gimp but it lacks the one main reason why I like Photoshop, everything being contained in one window. There are too many windows in The Gimp. There is a plugin to make it look like Photoshop but I don't trust it.


yeah, Photoshop is free if you know how to look!  (true, but j/k)


That's true , ain't it?


Well i like my main image editing software: Paint Shop Pro8. I just like the way it uses


There's always microsoft paint... But no. Gimp is one of the best tools ever. I can do anything I like on GIMP, I never need anything else. Good for doctoring photos, good for making things look 3d... Just spend a little time on it and you are a photo master!


gimp! is the best free and open source graphics applications, you can do most things you can do on photoshop and also import some photoshop filters on it ;)

l337 Nurse Pedestrian

Well you can't get anything worth downloading free these days.Anyways, even though it's a 30 day trial, there's Graphics-gale.I also like mIcrosoft Gif Animator: That's totally free..see I only mentioned two, probably 2 already mentioned.


Aew, I remember GIMP. My bro installed it on the downstairs CPU. I never really gave it a chance to get a part of me :P


But honestly, if u really want the works:


Photo shop or PSP for images


is that something wrong of GIMP? I think download and will install on my computer...

my computer : cpu 2G ; 512 ram ; 80G hard disk ... can i use it?


and where can i find the tutorials about GIMP ??

Thank You Very Much ~~! :P


...and where can i find the tutorials about GIMP ??...


gimp.org has GIMP tutorials. You might also want to check out this nice big list of GIMP tutorials. If nothing else, just Google "GIMP" and "tutorial". Hope these help!


Well, looking at all the GIMP recommendations, I feel that it is compulsory to add some more...

Dogwaffle--Paint on the computer the same way you paint on a canvas, with oil! Really FUN to use.

Pixia--Japanese graphic freeware. Wonderful photoretouch and design.

Wings 3D--Wings 3D is a subdivision modeler inspired by Nendo and Mirai from Izware. It is possible to assign materials, vertex color, UV coordinates and textures, but there will be improvements in those features before Wings goes 1.0. There is no support in Wings for doing animations.

Blender--Blender, the open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback (see the features and screenshots). Available for Windows, Linux, Irix, Sun Solaris, FreeBSD or Mac OS X under the GNU Public License.
Note: Not for the faint-hearted. But POWERFUL.

Metasequoia--Metasequoia is a polygon modeler for 3DCG and game development. It provides you efficient modeling works. It is very easy to use and learn. Even a beginner of 3DCG will be able to manage it one day. It runs on Windows 95/98/NT4.0/2000/XP.
Note: Support for English is not complete.

Eve--The incredible shrinking vector graphics editor. Download and try EVE you need to see the power to believe it. Now: be prepared to have your socks blown off with the new Web Edition of EVE! Unzip anywhere and run, no installation required. Tutorial included.

Zoner Draw 3--Zoner Draw 3 is an ideal graphics program for a broad range of applications. Use it to create powerful brochures and leaflets, as well as illustrations for documents, business cards, price tags, letterheads, postcards, signs, blueprints, greeting cards, and more. One new feature of the product is the ability to create graphics for Internet presentations, including vector animations.