PhotoGIMP for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 2020
  • 5
  • (1)
  • Security Status

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A patch image-editing package

PhotoGIMP is an open-source graphics and design software developed by a Brazilian blog, Diolinux. Its main objective is to create the best alternative for the complex Adobe Photoshop and great fragment to the unpolished user interface of GIMP image-editing programs. It is a patch that adapted the styling, organization, and position of Photoshop, at the same time, improving the user interface offered by GIMP. 

Impressively Photoshop-like

GIMP has long been the preferred app to do professional and advanced photo editing, which replaces the complicated and expensive Adobe Photoshop. However, the user interface it showcased doesn’t offer the familiar experience that users expected. Thanks to the PhotoGIMP patch, all the missing features that the users want in GIMP is now compiled in a compelling patch package.

PhotoGIMP is mainly compatible with GIMP that was installed via Flatpak. Thus, if one user’s downloaded file were installed through that way, they can easily copy-paste the hidden folders in their home directory, and it will immediately allow them to convert the said file into Adobe Photoshop like settings. But, if files were installed either via apt, snap, or distribution package manager, the user must find the GIMP config folder and paste the content of the .var/app/org.gimp.GIMP/config/GIMP/2.10 directory of PhotoGIMP.

Once you access this powerful editing program, you’ll face the familiar interface that you can experience in Adobe Photoshop. While it flawlessly mimics the renowned photo editor, it still added a bunch of extra features that will set this patch apart from those photo editor programs. Hundreds of fresh fonts, as well as a splash screen and Python filters like heal selection, are included to make the package rich and full.  

Perfect and practical alternative

PhotoGIMP is a great patch package to download and install, especially if a user feels like their GIMP program is insufficient to support all their professional image editing needs. It is quite difficult to install and requires technical knowledge. If you are not familiar with it, you must seek help and advice from technical experts.


  • Improves and tweaks GIMP’s lacking user interface
  • The best alternative to highly complicated Adobe Photoshop
  • Mimics Photoshop interface perfectly
  • Adds a bunch of extra features


  • Difficult to install
  • Requires deep technical knowledge to install

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PhotoGIMP for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 2020
  • 5
  • (1)
  • Security Status

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