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10 Cheap or Free Photo Editors That Are Numpty Proof

Free Image Editing Software for Numpties

10 Cheap or Free Photo Editors That Are

100% Numpty Proof

Don’t delete that image because it isn’t faultless, with a few simple edits you can create perfection!
It’s not always possible to capture a flawless picture so photo editors are your friend for enhancing your images. Free photo editing software are popular among businesses, bloggers and even parents to fine tune their images.

Create amazing images for spare change or free!

There is no shame in making little tweaks to your pictures. Removing the background to make the subject stand out, blurring, correcting the colour and sharpness and many others that don’t change the picture; it simply enhances what is already there.

PicMonkey

PicMonkey is very user friendly and many bloggers go to editing software. It offers both a basic (free) and pro (paid) version. The basic offers your essential editing tools:
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping, colour alterations
· Touch up – Enhance and freshen up selfies by removing blemishes
· Elements – A range of layout options in collage, overlays, frames, textures, fonts
The pro version offers a great amount of additional features for only $33USD P/A but the basic option does everything you need for simple straight forward editing. It cannot remove the background from images though on either version.

Canva

Canva is great for layering and collage images on social media, blog posts, reports and email headers. There is a free and paid version.
Free features include:
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping
· Elements – Lots of layout options in collage
· Other – Overlays, fonts, photos, backgrounds
Does not include touch up options, borders or the ability to remove background from pictures.

Fotor

Fotor is user friendly and offers a great range of free features for social media posts, headers, posters and custom sizes.
Free features include:
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping, colour alterations, 1 tap enhance, fine tune
· Touch up – Blemish fixing, cloning, eye make-up, teeth whitening, plus more in paid version.
· Elements – A range of layout options in collage, overlays, frames, fonts
It does not include background removal of images.

Deepetch

Deepetch is ideal for completely outsourcing your photo editing needs. Upload your images to the team through the online application, tell them what you want done and voilà, it’s done!
This isn’t a free software but it is affordable and great for those who lack the time to edit their own images. Deepetch can: remove the background, photo retouching, reproduce pixelated images into hi res copies and colour correction.
Depending on what you what you want need edited and the delivery time you require done in, will determine how much it will cost you but it will tell you how much before you submit. The longer you set your delivery time, the cheaper it is.

BeFunky

BeFunky is a very user friendly photo editing website that has a free and upgraded version. The free version has everything you could want to make your images stand out from the crowd.
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping, colour alterations, cut-out, rotating
· Touch up – Enhance, perfect skin tool, skin, eyes, mouth and even hair colour
· Elements – A range of layout options in collage, overlays, frames, textures, fonts
The paid version offers a few extra features if you really need them for only $24.95USD P/A. It cannot remove the background from images.

PIXLR

PIXLR offers basic photo editing features for free or with a subscription. Features include: being able to add filters, stickers, borders and overlays to photos in addition to cropping and other basic tools.
This is one of the less performing editing sites but it is easy to navigate for non-professionals.

PhotoCat

Photocat is available on both desktop and iPhone for free. Essentially it is like PicMonkey but much more basic in terms of options.
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping, colour alterations
· Touch up – Enhance skin, eyes and lips
· Elements – A fun range of layout options in collage, overlays, frames, textures, fonts
Would be great for kids to create and have fun playing with images.

FotoFlexer

FotoFlexer offers all the features you need to make your image more refined for free. It is easy to use and understand so it is ideal for beginners.
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping, colour alterations
· Touch up –Remove blemishes and wrinkles
· Elements –Overlays, frames, fonts, distort
This is a very basic photo editing site so it lacks a lot of the features the other have.

LunaPic

The website itself is very basic but it does allow you to upload your image from your computer, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumbler and Twitter. Yes it is free to use but there are much better options available; that said some of the effects are pretty cool.
· Fundamental – Resizing, cropping, filters
· Elements –Frames, fonts, effects
· Other – Watermark tool

Background Burner

Background Burner is a free editing tool designed to remove the background of your image and leave you with a professional looking result.
It is approximately 80% precise and you can then make edits to perfect your image.

Professional images make a huge impact on your website so don’t let poor quality pictures ruin your hard work. These free photo editors will make you stand out from those who lack editing knowledge.

If you need help making your website the best it can be, call the team at Talk About Creative now!

 

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