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Beric
Feb 7, 2008, 04:40 PM
I'm looking for a free image editor that will do some of the most basic photoshop tasks for OS X Leopard, like crop, brighten/lighten, rotate, and maybe a paintbrush of some sort. I would use it so occasionally, that it's not worth it for me to buy anything serious, or I would (unless someone wants to recommend some $5-$10 app). Are there any thoughts on what's the best free image editing app out there?



psychofreak
Feb 7, 2008, 04:41 PM
GIMPshop may just be your best option, however clunky.

If you want to spend more, look at Pixelmator :)

mactastic1971
Feb 7, 2008, 04:42 PM
I'm looking for a free image editor that will do some of the most basic photoshop tasks for OS X Leopard, like crop, brighten/lighten, rotate, and maybe a paintbrush of some sort. I would use it so occasionally, that it's not worth it for me to buy anything serious, or I would (unless someone wants to recommend some $5-$10 app). Are there any thoughts on what's the best free image editing app out there?

Go online and use flickr dude!

psychofreak
Feb 7, 2008, 04:46 PM
Remember that Preview can crop and rotate images, and also change the brightness/saturation/etc of pictures

iPhoto goes a bit further :)

mactastic1971
Feb 7, 2008, 04:48 PM
GIMPshop may just be your best option, however clunky.

If you want to spend more, look at Pixelmator :)

Alternativly, go out and buy a semi decent camera and it will probably come shipped with Adobe elements...

Beric
Feb 7, 2008, 04:54 PM
Remember that Preview can crop and rotate images, and also change the brightness/saturation/etc of pictures

iPhoto goes a bit further :)

Right, but if I want to take off, say the square edge of some circular logo, I have no choice. That's why preview doesn't work for me. Neither Preview nor iPhoto have a simple paintbrush, which is all I really need beyond those apps.

Doctor Q
Feb 7, 2008, 05:45 PM
See also these threads:Best free photo editor?
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Beric
Feb 7, 2008, 05:49 PM
See also these threads:Best free photo editor?
free image editor??
Free image editing software?
Any free image editing software?

Thanks for the help! Looks like you solved my problem. :)