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55 Open Source Replacements for Photo and Graphics Tools

Feb 15, 2012, 10:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Not only are people taking a lot of photos -- they're sharing a lot of photos. Facebook's photo library includes more than 140 billion photos, half of which were uploaded in 2011. Users uploaded an additional 8 billion pictures to Photobucket and 5 billion to Flickr.

"With so many digital images flying around, amateur photographers have more interest than ever in tools to help them create, edit, organize and share those images. Unfortunately, some of the best known software for dealing with photos and graphics retails for hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

"The open source community has responded with dozens of free applications whose capabilities rival or even exceed those of their closed source counterparts. Below, you'll find 55 noteworthy choices. As always, feel free to add any we might have missed to the comments section below."

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