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TopPicks Index

Top 8 Free Photo Editors for Windows
Even if you can't afford to spend anything on software, you can still find free software to help you create and edit your photos and images. These are my top picks for free image editing programs.

Top 5 Beginner Photo Editors for Windows
These tools offer bitmap-based image editing, photo enhancement, and graphics creation capabilities for the beginner. I selected these picks based on how easy they would be for a graphics novice to learn and use, but I also looked at how flexible they would be for the long term.

Top 5 Advanced Photo Editors for Windows
When choosing a photo editor for professional or business use, you need flexibility, stability, and an intuitive interface which provides a streamlined workflow. Here are my picks for Windows image editors that best fit these requirements.

Top 10 Budget Photo Editors for Windows
Even if you can't afford to spend a lot on software, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a functional, well-designed image editor. These are my top picks for low-cost shareware image editors.

Top 4 Advanced Photo Editors for Macintosh
When choosing a photo editor for professional or business use, you need flexibility, stability, and an intuitive interface which provides a streamlined workflow. Here are my picks for Macintosh image editors that best fit these requirements.

Top 8 Free or Budget Photo Editors for Mac
Even if you can't afford to spend a lot on software, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a functional, well-designed image editor. These are my picks for the top freeware and shareware image editors and painting programs for Macintosh.

Top 5 Beginner Photo Editors for Macintosh
These tools offer bitmap-based image editing, photo enhancement, and graphics creation capabilities for the beginner. I selected these top picks based on how easy they would be for a graphics novice to learn and use, but I also looked at how flexible they would be for the long term.

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