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Top 5 photo editing tools for online course creators

In this era of visual marketing, entrepreneurs cannot overlook the importance of images for their business. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words — and that's exactly what you need to complement your online course.

Thankfully, there are a lot of free photo editing tools that make editing look professional. When choosing one, you should consider some features that are necessary such as crop, resize, adjusting brightness, and adding watermarks.

You don’t have to be a professional photographer and there’s no need to break the bank either. Here are five awesome photo editing tools that you can use to make your online course imagery look stunning:


  1. Canva

    Canva is probably the best and easiest to use with its intuitive design. Having diverse features, templates, and the possibility to export files directly to your computer or social media, this is the go-to editing tool for graphics, social media branding, ads, logos, and more.


  2. Piktochart

    Piktochart is a free image editing tool for social media, ads, collages and much more, that helps you tell stories with a visual impact. Specifically designed for infographic creation and editing, Piktochart is a high-quality tool that will help you develop your design skills and creativity.


  3. Picmonkey

    Picmonkey offers a lot of graphics, fonts, and templates. With features such as Photo Editing, Touch up, and Design Tools, you can add filters, blur, retouch, add curves, change levels, add overlays, and other effects to your images sourced directly from your computer or from social media.


  4. GIMP

    GNU Image Manipulation Program — or GIMP — is a great entry-level alternative to Photoshop which provides you with sophisticated tools to get your job done. This program is for high-quality manipulation, original artwork creation, graphic design elements, programming algorithms, extensibility, and flexibility.


  5. Pixlr

    Pixlr is a convenient and user-friendly tool for the more advanced, if you know what to do in front of a blank canvas. Use it to create designs from scratch or add one from your computer that you want to enhance by adding filters, layers, and making any necessary adjustments.


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