About 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.

Pixlr X’s simple editing tools live on a toolbar on the left of the screen. The color of the working background can be customized to display in light mode or dark mode, depending on the time of day and user preferences. The user dashboard is also customizable, with the option to display favorite or current projects for quick access. Images from Google or Facebook can also be accessed right from the dashboard.

Photo retouching, background adjustments, object removal and doodling are all supported within the app. In addition, Pixlr X offers a number of filters and effects that can be instantly applied to images. All work is immediately saved in the cloud to make sure no change is lost. Pixlr X integrates with Dropbox through extensions and allows users to work on their images directly from Dropbox.

Pixlr Pro provides designers with advanced editing capabilities, including vector graphics conversion options and additional creative photo manipulation effects. PSD, XCF and .sketch formats are supported, and a range of PSD templates are built in.

Pricing starting from:

US$7.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, United States

Supported Languages

English, Japanese

Pricing starting from:

US$7.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Pixlr: 18

  • CAD Tools
  • Content Import/Export
  • Content Sharing
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Storage Management
  • Design Templates
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Management
  • Image Editing
  • Image Library
  • Multi-Language
  • Pre-built Templates
  • Real Time Editing
  • Search/Filter
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Social Media Integration
  • Text Editing
  • Watermarking

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(81)
Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Support
4/5

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Ali
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source

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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Fast, powerful, smart, and very simple! The best online photo editor for daily photo editing

Reviewed on 20/02/2021

It feels great when you can do the same simple daily graphic tasks without the need for a laptop or...

It feels great when you can do the same simple daily graphic tasks without the need for a laptop or PC. Sometimes you want to complete a graphic design with your idea and post it quickly, which has been a dream come true for me with this platform. Pixlr X is a wonderful online editing tool for me. It saves me time and money, and by reducing my design time, I can quickly post a beautiful post with my favorite text on my business social media and pages. In our company, each unit independently creates simple graphic works of its section and publishes them on the site.

Pros

Photos can be edited very quickly and quickly through the browser. Sometimes I am on the road and need to design and create a new visual post for my LinkedIn or Instagram and I need graphic work that must prepare and post in less than ten minutes via my phone or iPad. This platform is great because it is both fast and works with any device and it gives me a sense of comfort while working. It has many ready-pre-built beautiful templates. Even a beginner can edit their favorite photo and edit effects, text, and resize without the need for a professional computer.

Cons

It’s a powerful and fast tool, only some new features should be added to it and normally there is no bug or problem and everything works perfectly. Adding the following items will be much more complete and professional: Missing Curves Tool, it doesn’t support BMP and Tiff format, need auto photo extension converter tool, and the most important thing is online cloud storage space to save projects, they must add this feature.

Alternatives Considered

Canva, BeFunky and Adobe Creative Cloud

Reasons for Choosing Pixlr

Some previous apps and software either needed a computer or were not compatible with the iPad or tablet browser, which caused errors and crashes, but Pixlr X is great.

Reasons for Switching to Pixlr

Great price and better performance, and more simple photo editing tools.
Denison
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  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

One of my most favorite Photo editing Application - Pixlr

Reviewed on 12/11/2022

Pixlr is a straightforward and effortless application; with basic photo editing knowledge, you can...

Pixlr is a straightforward and effortless application; with basic photo editing knowledge, you can do wonders.

Pros

Embedded AI is doing magic in Pixlr E & Pixlr X. Pixlr is one of the best online photo editing applications. It is a web-based application, so you don't need to install any application on the computer. Photo editing and Photo retouching can be done on any computer. The mobile application also works very well. Removing the background from the subject, adding layers, and blending two images are very easy with Pixlr. Pixlr is a high-speed and responsive platform, even if we are working with more layers in the editing. Pixlr's Inbuilt template saves time searching and finding the perfect template. Image can be edited effortlessly in Pixlr E and Pixlr X platforms. Customized templates can be created for future use.

Cons

Pixlr has downsides, like keyboard shortcuts will not work as in Photoshop and other photo editing applications. There are too many mobile application ads, which is sometimes annoying.

Deb
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  • Industry: Professional Training & Coaching
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Easy to use, powerful but still needs some work

Reviewed on 14/09/2021

I've been using it regularly for photo editing for the graphics I use in my business. It's easy and...

I've been using it regularly for photo editing for the graphics I use in my business. It's easy and quick to use. If it weren't for the glitches, I'd be a raving fan. Again, I assume they're working on it and things will improve.

Pros

I like how easy it is to use. I like that it doesn't take forever to load (like Photoshop). I especially love the background remover and color replacer functions.

Cons

It's a bit glitchy. Especially the automatic background remover tool. I assume the developers are working on getting the bugs out and I'm willing to wait.

Alternatives Considered

Canva

Reasons for Choosing Pixlr

Photoshop takes forever to load and it's more complicated than I need. I'm not a professional designer. I just need to make some basic edits quickly and easily. Removing a background in Pixlr takes a fraction of the time as it does in Photoshop.

Switched From

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Reasons for Switching to Pixlr

Pixlr is more robust. The price is also great.
Ansh
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  • Industry: Automotive
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Best app to edit photos

Reviewed on 31/08/2022

The experience was great with pixlr the app is easy to use and understand. I have done lots of...

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.

Heberth
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

A practical, lightweight and powerful photo editor

Reviewed on 12/10/2022

I find Pixlr to be one of the best photo editors you can find on the market. In addition to being...

I find Pixlr to be one of the best photo editors you can find on the market. In addition to being cross-platform, it has features that make it powerful, yet practical and lightweight. Its web version, both desktop and mobile, work smoothly and have all the editing tools you can imagine. The interface is also very well organized and this makes the software easy to use. What I like most of all the features Pixlr has are the layered editing and the AI-based background separation of images. I can't criticize this software too much, I just wish they would keep constantly updating the great templates it offers.

Pros

Definitely what I liked most about this software is the possibility of having a layered edition, like the most advanced photography software. In addition, it has novel functions that also work really well, such as the removal of the background of the images through artificial intelligence. And finally, the multiple templates offered by Pixlr deserve a special mention.

Cons

I have not disliked anything about this software, but maybe they could update the design of its interface, which is not bad because it is very well organized, but maybe it could be improved in terms of its colors, or they could also add a switch to change from a "dark mode" to a "light mode".

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Pixlr FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Pixlr.

Pixlr offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$7.99/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Pixlr X and Pixlr Pro are available for free. Subscription plans for Pixlr Pro edition start from $5/month.

Pixlr has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Pixlr supports the following languages:

English, Japanese

Pixlr supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Pixlr integrates with the following applications:

Dropbox Business

Pixlr offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base

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