Top 5 Online Image Editor Services (2018 updated)

In some situations such as you are out going of your home computer, needing an easy image editor without learning curve and it can run online in your browser or professional software like Photoshop, CorelDraw… are too much expensive and complex… It’s time for you to try these online – easy to use – image editor services.

Sumo Paint

Sumo Paint is a full featured photo editing / painting application, which works right in your favorite web browser! The application can be used in Windows, Macintosh or Linux operating systems. The only requirement is the Flash Player (which usually comes preinstalled in any OS). Furthermore, the Sumo Paint website is a thriving online art community of over a 10 million unique users and over 180 000 registered members from over 200 countries.

Picnik Premium serviceThe online version of Sumo Paint has a look like Adobe Photoshop software and has many great features.


Another online image editor is Pixlr, Pixlr has 2 editor versions for you to choose: Pixlr Express and Pixlr Editor. While Pixlr Express is very easy to use, the Editor version can be a bit hard to understand if you are not used to this kind of photo editing software, however Pixlr has developed a Tutorial section to help you understand it, you can visit the Tutorial section by visitting:

Pixlr Express

With Pixlr Express you can start editing your images with most simple tools like: Crop, Resize, Rotate images… Pixlr Express also offer you some adjustment tools and photo effects, you can add images to Pixlr by URL uploading or upload from your computer.

Pixlr Editor

At the first time using Pixlr Editor I thought maybe this is an online version of Adobe Photoshop with the same window position, menu structure and effect list. So this is an advantage of Pixlr Editor to help people who have ever using Photoshop can use this tool easily.

Foto Flexer

Foto Flexer is the world’s most advanced online digital photo editor. It performs advanced effects previously only available to professionals using expensive software. FotoFlexer was founded by Arbor Labs, a team of graduate students and alumni from the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, University of California at Berkeley.

Foto Flexer can upload your images from nay sources: from your desktop, Facebook, Myspace, Flick…. and has a range of editor tools for you, you can watch a demo page of Foto Flexer at: to find out what Foto Flexer can do. However, in my point of view, Foto Flexer is too simple because it doesn’t has a professional website design and powerful tools like Picnik or Sumo Paint but I still love it, it’ll be very effective for the simple job, and the service works fast, and free for using.

Phoenix Image Editor

From basic image retouching to complex effects, Phoenix Image Editor delivers the key features of a desktop image editor with the simplicity and accessibility of a web-based application.

With Phoenix Image Editor, you can edit your images with undo and redo, brushes, magic wand, and blend modes or work with layers, groups, and layer masks. Intuitive drag and drop interface, in addition, you can import your images from popular photo-sharing sites: Flickr, Picasa, and Facebook. Before you start, I recomend reading the tutorial of Phoenix:

Besides Phoenix Image Editor, Aviary has also had other perfect tools to help you edit images:

  • Peacock Visual Laboratory: Experiment with pixel-based images in completely new ways.
  • Toucan Color Palettes: Used alone or in conjunction with our other creation tools, Toucan gives you the features you need to inject color into your creative process.
  • Raven Vector Editor: Use Raven to create fully scalable vector art appropriate for logos or tee shirt designs.

Update: Phoenix Image Editor has now been discontinued.


I’ve just started using Picnik a couple of days but I have a great impression about the professional services of Picnik, it makes your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools. The website is now acquired by Google, it will help Picnik has more potential than ever and it supports up to 15 languages. The features of picnik:

  • Fix your photos in just one click
  • Use advanced controls to fine-tune your results
  • Crop, resize, and rotate in real-time
  • Tons of special effects, from artsy to fun
  • Astoundingly fast, right in your browser
  • Awesome fonts and top-quality type tool
  • Basketfuls of shapes from hand-picked designers
  • Works on Mac, Windows, and Linux
  • No download required, nothing to install

Image editor of PicnikIn addition, Picnik can mix all of your photos to create a beautiful collages or turn your photos into a scrapbook, greeting card and more…. The service is free for everyone but if you want more, you can upgrade your account to premium service for just $24.95 a year.

Update: Picnik has now been discontinued

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  6. Hi, very interresting, my favorit one is PIXLR that is very near from photshop editing..
    Thanks for your nice blog

  7. There is a website where you can simply convert your photo to sketch or painting or drawing or B&W with different colors with maintaining actual size..
    And that is totally free……

  8. These new online image editors are really something. I even use them professionally in a few instances where I was at a client’s location and didn’t have my software handy. It’s really amazing that such cool tools can be available right online and for free! I can personally recommend Pheonix Image Editor mentioned above but I’m going to try the other software listed here as well. Great post!

  9. Online Image Resizer

    Here is a quality free online tool also. Online image resize utility to resize pictures or photos and images quickly for free. Resize jpg, png or gif pictures and Digital Photos. Resize photos before posting them on your MySpace, Xanga, Facebook, and blog !

    With the Online Picture Resizer high quality engine, you may also crop and rotate images, apply Text-Over-Image or effects such as grayscale, sepia and invert.

  10. I read this article completely regarding the resemblance of newest and earlier technologies, it’s remarkable article.

  11. Guys even though you have a software photo editor, you also need an online editor because you can use it anywhere. When you’re in a rush, urgently need to edit something just one click away over the internet and you can edit or create any photos. I vote for the Pixlr, its environment is just like Photoshop which is easy to use. Thanks for the list by the way and I’ll try to edit some photos on your list.

  12. thanks for share this great and free online tools for easy to edit your images online with simply process. i love to share one another web based editing tool it called “Picozu” the is really very easy i mostly use this tool to retouch and edit my images as i do in photoshop, one another this is the tool is made with html5 codeing it is not crashed when i open more then 8 tabs in my browser window it’s offer more than 120 free filters to retouch your photos. tool is only for basic to edit your photos but it is also help to create charts. the tool is also allow to share your work with your online social netwokr friends and also privately with dropbox and skydrive. i personally recommend this tool for all new fresher who improve their creativity and new photographer who love to make that shots more beautiful.

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