Looking for a multi-functional program for editing? Still doubt what to choose ‒ PhotoWorks or Gimp? Both programs have a large toolset and numerous overlays and effects. You can fix defects and remove unnecessary objects, as well as change the background.
PhotoWorks is one of the best photo editing software for beginners with many handy tools. The program has different filters, which you can apply in a single click.
GIMP is a free open source photo editor that works flawlessly on Mac, Windows, and Linux devices. GIMP has tools similar to those of Photoshop and allows editing layers.
GIMP is available absolutely for free. But that isn’t the case with PhotoWorks. Though there is a free trial version, most of its functions are limited. As for paid versions, you can choose from 3 variants.
PhotoWorks Standard costs $19.25 as a one-year license. It contains all the tools you need to work with images, automatic retouching of portraits and the function of removing unwanted objects. PhotoWorks PRO is also licensed for a year at $39.20 and you get 150+ photo effects in addition to the features of the standard plan.
PhotoWorks Ultimate is a perpetual package that costs $79.80. It includes all the features of the above-mentioned packages along with 180+ effects and 3D LUTs.
PhotoWorks makes it easy to improve portraits, enhance images, change the background, restore old photos, remove unwanted objects, and apply stylish effects. Users can quickly master the program and even make customizations if needed. The software is a great option for beginner users.
GIMP attracts users with many useful features including support for curves, layers, levels, cloning, channel mixing, and more. Besides, you can diversify its functionality with plug-ins and extensions. Users can take advantage of rich scripting capabilities that allow them to automate all sorts of tasks. GIMP is an open-source program available for free, which gives it a bonus point in the PhotoWorks vs GIMP stand-off.
Download and use this collection of GIMP textures to make your workflow streamlined. They can give your photos a stylish finishing in an instant. There are many textures to try depending on the effect you want to achieve. Some of them embellish images with vegetation prints, imitate wooden surfaces, add beautiful clouds, etc.