10 Free Image Editing Tools

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Save time and money designing your marketing content with 10 of our favourite FREE online resources. Creating content for your site and design needs can be tricky - but fear not, these tools for editing images will help you create beautiful content for your site and social media promotions! Read on for our top 10 and get creating today. 

Pixlr.com

Pixlr.com is a free online image editor which allows you to edit and adjust your photos in a browser. Here you can resize your images, layer them up and edit away. A perfect tool to brighten up your product images, you can simply sign up - and why not use pixlr.com to make a banner slider for your Create site!

PicMonkey

A fun image and editing tool! Add some icons and drawings, take out some blemishes or add in some text. Then simply save your ‘masterpiece’.

Blurred image with the text 'Create something with Canva' over laid

Canva

They say  ‘It only takes 23 seconds to learn’ how to use it! You can simply layer their images and text together to create some lovely graphics for your instagram post or maybe even make a poster. They've already paired up some fonts and layered some images, making it simpler than ever to produce some lovely design quickly. Or you can simply start from scratch and make your own! Here you can use free elements or purchase some when you save. See the example above.

Recite This

A cute little tool where you can add in a quote or some text, pick one of their images and simply post one to your social media platforms from here.

Spruce

This one is quite similar to the 'Recite This', but with more features to choose from. You can search through millions of their free photos to add text too, or simply upload your own image! After making this you have two options, either download or post it to your social media followers from here. Example below:

Image of flowers with the text over the top 'Add some text and an image! Then share :)'

Easelly

Click on a template and make some fun info graphics! Show some facts about your lovely products or even use some icons to create a poster.

Gridzzly

No longer do you need to drive to the shop to search for the right grid paper, or spend the time creating it yourself! Simply adjust, save or print! This tool may come in handy for many different projects. 

Free Graphic Downloads

Creating everything from scratch can be time consuming, so keeping your eye out for some freebies can be really worth it! You could use these for your Canva creation or maybe use some of their mock-ups to promote a new product or service.

Below are some to keep your eye on, just be sure to check out any necessary permissions and how this can be modified:

Graphic Burger - Mock Ups

Creative Market - Free Goods

Foodies Feed - Digital Goods

Coming soon - free graphic resources from us here at Create, keep an eye out on our blog homepage and over on social media for updates.

 

We hope you enjoy browsing the free tools above. Please do comment below and share your favourite resources, we love to know what tools you are all using. If you haven't done so already, check out our blog featuring some more great resources to help you create - focusing on colours, fonts and how to design logos.


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