Decent Free Photoshop alternative

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by doublesixes, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. doublesixes

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    I was wondering if you guys knew of a decent free Photoshop alternative for my iPad mini. Something like Gimpshop but for iOS. I will have to be away from my main desktop and laptop tools and was wondering if the iPad offered something comparable with layers and good selection tools. TIA
     
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  2. ardchoille

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    Any image editing app on iOS is going to be limited compared to a desktop alternative due to hardware and platform limitations. However, I do know that Leonardo and Pixelmator are quite nice on iPads.
     
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    Thanks ardchoille, I'll give them a run.
     
  4. giradman

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    Well, first do not expect to get a 'free' iOS app that has some of the more advanced features of Photoshop or Pixelmator on other operating systems, i.e. OS X or Windows - often the price of admission is five or ten bucks - thus, my first suggestion is to be willing to spend a little money.

    Now, I was going to recommend Photoshop Touch which is on my iPad and duplicates some of the features of their non-iOS program, however, the app seems to have been discontinued by Adobe - see HERE - might have worked for you? I do have Pixelmator on my iMacs under OS X - this is a nice photo imaging program but have not used the iOS version - it's just $5 from the App store, so may give it a try? Let us know what you discover - will help others. Dave :)
     

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