Photo editing is fun. As a picture worth a 1000 words, even a minor touch up or tweak can change the appeal and impression of it. Professional photo editing is not that easy and not everyone can do it. However there are some really cool free and online photo editing tools that are very easy to use and one can do great with their photos without any experience of professional photo editing. Creativity is the only hurdle that is in between and above all you don’t need to install them on your PC/Mac. Just open them in a web browser and start doing great with your photos. Here is a list of expertly chosen 24 best free online photo editing tools:
Adobe Photoshop Express takes no time at all to make good photos look great and great photos look amazing—and then show them off via web galleries and favorite sharing sites. Plus, you can keep your photos well-organized and safely backed up.
Easily edit and enhance your photos with Photoshop Express Editor.
Picnik makes your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools. Tweak to your heart’s content, then get creative with oodles of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames.
It’s fast, easy, and fun.
Mypictr has been launched as a free service for online-based image-editing and thus an ideal extension to your community.
PHIXR is a simple and nice photo editing tool that most of you will find very easy to use.
With LUNAPIC, you can edit your profile pictures for MySpace and Facebook!
Upload your image in pikipim and get started. Do funny things with your photos.
PIXENATE gives you simple options to quickly edit your photos and turn them into gifts.
picresize is the easiest way to crop and resize your images. You can also upload multiple pictures.
Picture2Life allows you to edit, Collage, Animate and Share your pictures online
Create your photo strip in pikistrip and share it with your friends & family. I really love this one
Snipshot Services is the way for outside sites to hook into Snipshot. As a site developer, you can use Services to make your pictures pass through Snipshot seamlessly.
SlideRocket is a new approach to presentations. It allows you to create stunning presentations, manage them intelligently, share them securely and then measure the results. SlideRocket also includes an online marketplace where you can find all the content and services you might need to make your presentations great.
rsizr is a Flash application that lets you resize JPG, PNG, and GIF images on your computer. It is very simple and elegant.
Create beautiful photo books online in mixbook. One can create beautiful and funky scrapbooks with a lot of themes to merge with your photos.
There are 1,000’s of photo effects in flauntR which you can easily use on your images and as quick as you can.
Preloadr – includes basic cropping, sharpening, color correction and other tools to enhance images.
pixer.us is another online photo editing tool with basic options for daily photo editing needs.
sprout-create living content including banners, videos, photos, RSS feeds, calendars and more.
Pixelmator – supports over 100 different file formats. You can open and save in PSD, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PDF, EPS and scores of other image formats.
Scrapblog is the best way for you to turn your cherished photos into books, cards, calendars, and slideshows to share with friends & family.
72photos lets you do amazing things with your photos and store them in a safe place online where you can access them from anywhere.
Crop, rotate, enhance, and add effects to images with 1-click
FotoFlexer is another online photo editor with tabbed UI.
Splashup – formerly Fauxto, integrates seamlessly with top photosharing sites, has its own file format so you can save your work in progress
Aviary – From image editing to typography to music to 3D to video.
…you know any more of them? Please share in the comments.