Graphics Editors Supporting Layers

21 PC software downloads

Tina de Pierre

“A list of software titles which can create and edit layers”


A listing of downloads compiled by Tina de Pierre

There are a ton of different image editing program out there that do numerous things. But there are even less which support creating and editing layers, something which was popularized by the likes of Adobe.

These programs support editing graphics and their layers.

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  • ImageMagick 7.0.11-8


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    Display, convert and edit raster image and vector image files
    ImageMagick can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, create PNG graphics, create web graphics, create and edit layers and batch process images.
  • GIMP 2.10.24 Revision 3


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    GIMP is an open-source and free Photoshop alternative (for Windows)
    GIMP for Windows can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, view EXIF data, create animated GIFs, create PNG graphics, create web graphics and create and edit layers.
  • GIMP Portable 2.10.24 Rev 2


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    Portable Windows version of the popular free image editor GIMP
    Portable GIMP can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, create web graphics, optimize graphics, create and edit layers and convert RAW to JPG.
  • Krita 4.4.3


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    Free paint software for creative artists and amateurs with a number of drawing tools, image enhancements and effects for creating digital art
    Krita can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, create web graphics and create and edit layers.
  • CorelDRAW 2021.23.0.0.363


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    Legacy version of a popular graphics editing program with support for photos, web graphics, drawing and various other tools by Corel
    CorelDRAW can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, create animated GIFs, create PNG graphics, create web graphics and create and edit layers.
  • Photivo 2020-11-19


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    An image editor which supports RAW images and 16-bit processing
    Photivo can apply special effects to a picture, view EXIF data, optimize graphics, create and edit layers and convert RAW to JPG.
  • Inkscape 1.0.2


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    A highly recommended freeware vector graphics editor that's packed to the brim with features to edit objects, work with layers and activate effects
    Inkscape can add text to an image, view EXIF data, create PNG graphics, create web graphics, optimize graphics and create and edit layers.
  • Speedy Painter 3.6.6


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    A lightweight paint program which supports digitizers
    Speedy Painter can apply special effects to a picture, create web graphics and create and edit layers.
  • Artweaver Free 7.0.7


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    Graphics editing application with a collection of rich tools for artistic creations, filters and layers
    Artweaver Free can add text to an image, create PNG graphics, create web graphics and create and edit layers.
  • MyPaint 2.0.1


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    Digital paint program with pressure support and custom brushes
    MyPaint is software which can create and edit layers.
  • StylePix 2.0.3.0


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    Hornil StylePix is a free image editor with a number of advanced features
    StylePix can apply special effects to a picture, create web graphics, optimize graphics and create and edit layers.
  • Pixelitor 4.2.3


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    Free image editing software with raster support and layers
    Pixelitor can apply special effects to a picture and create and edit layers.
  • Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 16.0


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    An advanced image editing suite supporting vector, 3d, filters and more
    Xara Designer can optimize graphics, create and edit layers and convert RAW to JPG.
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 13.0.1.1 Extended


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    Award-winning image editing suite with professional digital imaging tools, effects, filters and plug-in support powered by the Mercury Graphics Engine
    Photoshop CS5 can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, create web graphics, optimize graphics and create and edit layers.
  • Focus Photoeditor 7.0.5


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    Versatile, professional photo and image editing software
    Focus Photoeditor can apply special effects to a picture, optimize graphics and create and edit layers.
  • Saint Paint Studio 18.1


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    A graphics editing suite with many useful tool and features
    Saint Paint Studio can add text to an image, apply special effects to a picture, create PNG graphics, create web graphics and create and edit layers.