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Pixlr

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Free photo editor for graphic designers

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Pixlr Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Pixlr FAQs

Is Pixlr free?

Yes, there is a free version of Pixlr. Pixlr's free version includes over 500,000 graphics (vectors, icons, videos, photos) and access to Pixlr X for basic editing and Pixlr E for advanced editing.

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How do I use Pixlr?

To use Pixlr, choose the type of photo editor (basic or advanced), upload a photo, and begin editing.


Is Pixlr like Photoshop?

Yes, Pixlr has many of the same features as Photoshop. Pixlr is an online image editing platform that is ideal for inexperienced photo editors, whereas Photoshop is a professional graphics editor geared towards designers and professional artists.


Does Pixlr save your photos?

To save images on Pixlr, users need to create a Pixlr Library account.


What do I need to do to upgrade my Pixlr Premium subscription to Pixlr Professional?

To upgrade your Pixlr Premium subscription, send an email to info@pixlr.com.


Do I have to pay each time I use an asset in Pixlr?

No, users do not have to pay each time they use an asset. Some assets are free, and others are included in a monthly subscription plan.


How do I add fonts in Pixlr?

Open the editor (either Pixlr E or Pixlr X) and upload an image. Once an image has been selected, click Add Text, then Add New Text, and choose Add Local Font from the font dropdown menu to select a font from your computer.

Pixlr product overview

Price starts from

7.99

/user

Per month

What is Pixlr?

Pixlr is a free online photo editor that offers web, iOS and Android app editions. It comes with a variety of stock photos and templates and is applied for editing images to be used in poster designs, cards, and other graphic design projects.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Knowledge Base
Email/Help Desk
FAQs/Forum

Training options

Videos

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Pixlr pricing information

Value for money

4.5

/5

111

Starting from

7.99

/user

Per month

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
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Pixlr features

Functionality

4.3

/5

111

Total features

18

2 categories

Most valued features by users

Customizable Templates
Drag & Drop
Search/Filter
CAD Tools
Content Import/Export
Content Sharing
Data Storage Management
Design Templates

Pixlr users reviews

Overall Rating

4.5

/5

111

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.41/10
Rating distribution

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Pros
I've used Pixlr X for for a while and found it very intuitive and actually beautiful. The interface kept updating and improving over time, and new features like AI cutout are very useful.
I have found this app very useful as it is very good alternative of photoshop and is free and easy to use. It is flexible and does not take much space on your phone.
As I mentioned, it's really good for students and begginers of photography. I would recommend it to friends and colleagues, it does its job, it's good, it's an alternative.
Cons
Since I use other tools for graphic design, taking the time to learn those features in Pixlr - or to pay for Pixlr premium - doesn't make sense for me.
Since I don't use Pixlr that frequently, sometimes I feel a little lost when opening the app after a gap. It takes me bit of extra time to find my way around again.
I have seen many disadvantages on this app. It does not have many options and the result is to close to photoshop and other.
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Deb P.

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E-Learning, self-employed

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Easy to use, powerful but still needs some work

Reviewed 10 months ago

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Al M.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Cost & Time Saving - Very useful "photoshop-like" web tool

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Generally easy to use & quite reliable. For a web-based program, it's quite stable & usable. I use it nearly daily for client work

Cons

It would be nice to have some additional features native to the application and improvements on the magic wand selector

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Ansh R.

Automotive, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Best app to edit photos

Reviewed a year ago

The experience was great with pixlr the app is easy to use and understand. I have done lots of image editing through pixlr and posted them on my business social media pages. This has resulted in boosting our overall customer engagement and turnover. Working on pixlr was always fun and productive for me and I will recommend it to everyone who needs fast results.

Pros

The app is user-friendly and has multiple tools for editing images. Spot whitening and darkening are one of my favourite tools for editing photos. It has also an automatic mode for editing images in which the app itself edits the given images. Anyone with little creativity can bring some great results after working on pixlr.

Cons

The only thing it disliked about the app is its filters. They seem quite average and old. Pixlr need to update them as soon as possible. The tools available on the pixlr are limited and you cannot do premium-level editing with multiple tools on it.

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Mireia M.

Arts and Crafts, self-employed

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Pixlr

Reviewed 3 years ago

As I mentioned, it's really good for students and begginers of photography. I would recommend it to friends and colleagues, it does its job, it's good, it's an alternative. But I wouldn't use it if I were a professional and could afford it.

Pros

It's a free alternative of Photoshop and Lightroom from Adobe. It's very good for when you're learning editing and about all the options you can have when retouching a picture.

Cons

It's not close enough to photoshop and lightroom, I feel like it could have many, many more options and better final quality. Better offers for professionals who look for cheaper options than Adobe's.

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Sarah H.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Pixlr - Social Media Graphics

Reviewed 4 years ago

Pixlr has been a life saver for me when I first started creating social media creative. Photoshop was very overwhelming to me at the time and Pixlr was a wonderful resource that gave non-designers like me the tools to spin up quick graphics in no time.

Pros

Pixlr offers excellent multi-purpose templates specifically designed for social media graphics and ads. There are so many variations with sizing and dimensions across all the social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, etc) and Pixlr is an excellent tool that has a free option to adjust dimensions specific to your channel without having to be skilled in Photoshop. The Pixlr Marketplace is an excellent resource for content planning and creation and offers beautiful inspiration to our design team. The layouts are very modern and sophisticated and aren't too text-heavy, which is perfect for ad content, especially on Facebook and Instagram.

Cons

I often find that we have been using Canva more than Pixlr lately because Canva offers a much larger array of templates and the drag and drop features in Canva are a little easier to use. I wish Pixlr would have a better team dashboard where we can organize projects by client and assign various team members to each one.

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Anil C.

Marketing and Advertising, 5,001-10,000 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Ease of use
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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Editing Pixlr

Reviewed 2 years ago

I used Pixlr for my editing photos and sharing it with social media accounts. Pixlr has many features inside but it is little bit expensive.

Pros

Editing with Pixlr is nice, the features inside there are many things that you can reach your horizon.

Cons

Pixlr is quite expensive when you compared to other kind of alternatives.

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