GIMP is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Or try this photo editor that runs in your browser
Sometimes you want a solid program without downloading anything. This is where Pixlr comes in. This photo editing software runs in your browser; it is compatible with Chrome, Firefox and Safari.
Pixlr includes advanced tools like drawing and photo filters, but it’s also handy for easy cropping and resizing features. Unlike other browser based options, it almost opens the aspect ratio. This includes PSD (Photoshop documents), PXD, JPEG, PNG, WebP, and SVG.
If you want to work on your smartphone, you can download a light version of the program on iOS and Android. Mobile apps don’t need a lot of space or memory. Plus, you can instantly share your creations on your social media apps.
For beginners, try Canva
Canva is not your typical photo editor. Yes, you can crop photos, add text or resize in the blink of an eye. What makes it shine are the countless templates you can use to create your own presentations, social media graphics, greeting cards, marketing materials, posters and whatever else you need.
Canva is also very easy to use. It’s an intuitive drag-and-drop editor, pretty much anyone will be able to navigate. You can create a paid account to access premium images and templates. For basic use, however, a free account should give you everything you need.