Best Image Editing Software?

Mar 23 2009 by Jacob Gube | 155 Comments

FlashOtaku contest - leading image.

There are a lot of options out there for editing images and creating graphics. Some are desktop-based, and there are others that are web-based. We’d like to know what you think the best image editing software is.

Three prizes to give away!

To make things interesting, the people over at FlashOtaku are giving away three licenses to their newly released Flash component, Slideshow Deluxe component worth $79 each.

How to participate

Simply cast your vote in the following format:

vote: name of image editor

The details

  • You must leave a valid email address when filling up the comment form so that we can contact you if you’ve won.
  • You can only cast your vote once.
  • Contest ends on April 1, 2009, after which comments will be disabled.
  • Winners will be selected at random using a MySQL query similar to other contests.

About FlashOtaku

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155 Comments

RoGamer

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Simon Douglas

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Igor

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Dietmar

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Hoang

March 23rd, 2009

vote: PhotoImpact

Steve

March 23rd, 2009

vote: photoshop

John

March 23rd, 2009

vote: GIMP

Carl

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Dan

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Inkscape

Ozan

March 23rd, 2009

Adobe Photoshop

AndrewE

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Daniel

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop (CS4)

munky

March 23rd, 2009

vote: fireworks

Tambu

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS3

Andrea

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Ryan Sloan

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Wade Jackman

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

digiboy

March 23rd, 2009

vote : Photoshop CS4

Rus Mihai

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop (CS3)

Rob

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Gidi Vigo

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Matt

March 23rd, 2009

Photoshop, hands down.

Dennis

March 23rd, 2009

VOTE: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Anparasu

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Nathan

March 23rd, 2009

vote: photoshop (cs3)

TheNutz

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Omar

March 23rd, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

insic

March 23rd, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop

MOREL Jonathan

March 23rd, 2009

vote : Photoshop CS3 !

Coffe

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS3

harsha

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Lightroom

virua

March 23rd, 2009

Adobe Photoshop (CS4)

Edmundo Junior

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Defcon

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

PCate

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

anthoula

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS3

Sylvadoc

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop (> 5.5)

Shak

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS3

Luke

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

George

March 23rd, 2009

vote: gimp

WEBBOgrafico

March 23rd, 2009

vote: photoshop cs4

SirCrumpet

March 23rd, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop

aguzmn

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Krest

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Valério Vaz

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop (CS3)

Scott MacDonald

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Deriuqer

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

hex

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Pixelmator

jack

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

krisu

March 23rd, 2009

vote: The GIMP

carlos

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended

John

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

franciscoteca

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Gimp

Willie

March 23rd, 2009

Photoshop (CS4 preferably)

Gianmarco

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

SoNKkK

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Bruzli

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Fireworks

Cameron Hess

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3 or CS4

YNH

March 23rd, 2009

Vote: Jasc/Corel PSP. So there.

Diana

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Rick

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

ChimericDream

March 23rd, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop

Nate

March 23rd, 2009

Adobe Photoshop

chris

March 23rd, 2009

photoshop cs4

Tommie

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Christopher

March 23rd, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop

Elliot

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Artweaver

Marcela Conroy

March 23rd, 2009

Adobe Photoshop Cs4

John Beatrice

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

MRivera

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Jared Seltzer

March 23rd, 2009

Photoshop CS4

qim

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

wwwald

March 23rd, 2009

In the affordable category: GIMP for bitmap, Inkscape for vector.

Henry Ho

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Fireworks

angemy

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

sensiblemind

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Jarryd

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Fireworks CS4

Bryce

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Photoshop

Matt

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Rocket No. 9

March 23rd, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

chris

March 23rd, 2009

vote: adobe photoshop cs3

Michael Arnaldo

March 24th, 2009

Adobe Photoshop CS4

Ivan

March 24th, 2009

vote: Gimp

sli

March 24th, 2009

vote: Gimp

Balaji Krishnamurty

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

kesav

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe photoshop

Dave

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Dimitar

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3 :)

Ed

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Lee Munroe

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Bastian

March 24th, 2009

Photoshop CS4

Paolo

March 24th, 2009

vote: Gimp

Joe

March 24th, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

KJ

March 24th, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Shabbir

March 24th, 2009

Corel Draw

Shabbir

March 24th, 2009

Photoshop

Yeti

March 24th, 2009

vote: Photoshop

Jim

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Adriano Ribeiro

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Nauris

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Chris

March 24th, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

michaelafowler

March 24th, 2009

vote: GIMP

Wim

March 24th, 2009

Vote: Pixelmator

A1QA

March 24th, 2009

Photoshop CS3

Max

March 24th, 2009

MS Paint 98

Tim

March 24th, 2009

Fireworks

Spencer

March 24th, 2009

Vote: Photoshop CS4

srini a

March 24th, 2009

vote: picasa 3

Ben

March 24th, 2009

vote: GIMP

iongion

March 24th, 2009

vote: Fireworks

Cinnamon

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Giorgio

March 24th, 2009

vote: Fireworks

Jeff

March 24th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

otomasyon

March 24th, 2009

vote: Fireworks

M. J. Magee

March 25th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Maurice

March 25th, 2009

Fireworks & Pixlr free online image editor (pixlr.com)

J Fraser

March 25th, 2009

vote: Photoshop CS4

Suri

March 25th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Neil

March 26th, 2009

VOTE: Photoshop

Raman

March 26th, 2009

vote: GIMP

Carlos Leal

March 26th, 2009

vote: Corel PhotoPaint

Pradeep CD

March 26th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Scott B.

March 27th, 2009

Aviary

Tom Krupka

March 27th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Mohannad Faried

March 27th, 2009

Vote: The Gimp

Andrew Van

March 27th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Dava

March 28th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Adhip Gupta

March 28th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

Andrew

March 28th, 2009

vote: Fireworks

Matt

March 28th, 2009

Vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Andreyco

March 29th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS3

Michele

March 29th, 2009

vote: Photoshop

Jake Cooney

March 29th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Italian Spiderman

March 29th, 2009

vote: Adobe Fireworks CS4

Georg

March 29th, 2009

vote: Adobe Photoshop

tom

March 30th, 2009

vote: gimp

Brassfire

March 30th, 2009

vote: photoshop