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Free Online Image Editing Tool

February 22, 2012

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If you need to correct or make some changes on your images, and you don’t want to spend your time on searching and downloading any software then Pixlr is perfect for you!

Pixlr an amazing flash-based online image editing tool that may work for instructors who need to fix images and looking for functions such as: crop, re-size, colors, contrast, red eyes reduction, add titles, control the impact of an effect, border or overlay and more.
Pixlr has also other features like Marquee, Lasso, Magic Wand and other functionalities such as Brightness & Contrast and Image filtering like Blur, Sharpen, Water swirl etc which you see in Photoshop.

Pixlr is built in Flash, this means if you don’t have Flash plug-in you’ll have to download some and other thing is that Pixlr works only on Windows systems.

Apple has also an application for this software for free download, but it doesn’t have all the functions as Windows version. It has only photo effects such as changing color or adding a frame. (http://itunes.apple.com/app/pixlr-o-matic/id450263811?mt=8 )

Android (https://market.android.com/details?id=pixlr.OMatic&featured=bestappever) – has same functions as apple app, this means – not much.

All editing changes are done on online software. You can upload any wanted images, edit and save in any format and resolution that you need on the computer.

You can go online and start working with Pixlr here: http://pixlr.com/

Other Notes

Privacy – images are opened direct and local in your browser (other Pixlr users don’t see them in any way and they don’t leave your computer).

Files that are posted to Pixlr via the API are automatically deleted from Pixlr’s servers after 5 minutes.


If you have any questions about this software, you can easily find the answers and technical support on Pixlr’s Support and Blog webpages.

Copyright – There’s an option that any picture can be chosen from internet by entering URL, edited and saved on PC. Please, before you use some image from internet search and check the Copyright policy of the image’s owner.

This software may be used download image that you do not have copyright permission to use. Please be aware that unless you own the image or have obtained explicit permission to download it you are violating copyright by doing so.