Best sites to edit photos online for free

What are the best sites to edit photos online for free: remove the background, apply filters and enhance an image without downloading anything.

How to edit photos online

The internet is full of sites to edit photos online, but which ones are the best?

The choice is not easy since there are so many options on the web to choose from.

Sharing the right shot, including social media, such as Instagram, and sites dedicated specifically to the world of photography, such as Flickr or Pinterest, is fundamental today and by applying the right changes you can achieve pleasing and functional results. There are few users who today just snap, giving up those small changes that allow a photo to be enhanced.

The advantages in the online editing of images are many: first of all not having to download any type of program, bypassing installation files and sometimes very complicated settings. In addition, some sites allow you to edit photos even from mobile, through the browser of smartphones and tablets or thanks to their applications. Here are the best ones and how they work.

Edit photos online: Photoshop Express Editor

The most famous photo editing program in the world is also available in an online and completely free version, called Photoshop Express Editor. The use of the program takes place through a tool that makes it possible, if you have enabled and active Flash Player, to use the photo editing software in a lighter and less complicated version of its basic version.

Thanks to the program you can edit the photos online by uploading them directly from the PC, going to adjust size, any red eyes, brightness, special effects, addition of frame, texts and more. The edited photos can be saved on your desktop or share through the various social channels available through the share button. is an online tool that allows a complete 360° change of images. The service in fact allows you to crop photographs, apply filters and shades. The interface is divided into several sections: facial photo editing, fun effects, photo editor, instant fix and comics. The website also offers an app for smartphones and Android. Among the sides in favor of online software there is certainly the ease of use and the wide range of fun effects. However, the customization tools offer few options for photo retouching.

Remove Background

A fantastic tool available online to remove and change the background of your photos, using artificial intelligence. Remove Image Background allows you to upload any photo you want and, through the rapid but complex work of the AI (which detects the body or the face of the person in the foreground) cuts off the background allowing you to modify the backdrop of your own photo.

To function properly the proposed shot must be right and must enjoy a subject in the foreground, the file obtained will be in PNG and the service is totally free. Great for selfies took in the bathroom.


The work area of the site is very reminiscent of Adobe Photoshop, even if in a simplified version. The interface graphics are well designed and show clean, elegant and intuitive: working within a well organized system is the basis for a good result of photo editing.

Editing photos with Pixlr is very simple, even those who also know the basic PS will be very advantaged. To start working on a project, simply upload a photo from your computer, URL or social media. Just like in Photoshop, the main tools are lazzo, magic wand, sponge etc. If you are looking for a good site to edit photos, Pixlr is probably one of the best choices on the square.


The last, but not least, is PiZap. Unlike Pixlr, this last site allows you to get almost professional results with a minimum of effort. PiZap is simply a must for those who do not have much experience with an image editing program. The reason? It is easy to use and allows you to adjust different photo effects: light, color, saturation and other more advanced settings.

To use PiZap you do not have to be professional graphics, the various tools of the site will guide you in editing the photos with ease. Also you can try the PRO version with a 7-day trial period. The respective downloadable app for both iOS and Android is also available. Too bad for the advanced tools available only for a fee.

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