GIMP vs Paint.NET : Which is Better?

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GIMP

GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program which is an opensource image editor program supporting almost every popular image formats. Developed by Free Software Fondation (GNU)

License: Open Source

Categories: Photos & Graphics

Apps available for Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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Paint.NET

Paint.Net is a free image editing software available for windows. It was originally developed to prove the power of Microsoft's .Net framework. Developed by dotPDN LLC

License: Free

Categories: Photos & Graphics

Apps available for Windows

GIMP VS Paint.NET Feature comparision

Feature GIMP Paint.NET
Batch image manipulation
Layers support
Retouch photos
Ad-free
Advanced crop and layer management
Animation
Blur Filter
Built-in Color picker
Color correction
Color to Alpha
Cross-platform
Customizable
DRM Free
Editing photos
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
FOSS
High-resolution images
Image Editing
Image Masking
Keyframe animation
Layer manipulation
Support for Layers
Lossless Cropping
Photo effects
Portable
Open PSD files
Scalable
Scripting support
Symmetry brush
Blending brushes
Digital Drawing
Drawing
Advanced brush settings
Resizing dpi
Minimalistic UI
Non destructive editing
Raw Photo processing
Browser based
Custom overlays
Due Diligence Management
Gradients
Infinite canvas
Color blending
Fullscreen support
Healing brush
Multiple Font Colors
Web-Based
Vectorize raster images
Sketch to PSD
Lossless quality
Merge photos
Morphing
Watermark images
Photographic filters
Curve Manipulation
Alpha Channel
Beginner friendly
Community based
Consistent UI
Export to PNG
History Panel
Lightweight
Night mode/Dark Theme
Convert Photo to Painting
Plugins
PNG Compression
Export to PDF
Scan to JPEG
Support for image plugins
Transparency
Unique Content Analyzer
*community curated information: This table may not have the most accurate information. Please report any problems here

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