We have mentioned the free open source digital photo manipulation software GIMP before. GIMP is an open source free digital photo editor.
GIMP is very popular for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
GIMP can be used for a wide variety of digital imaging work. From simple cropping & editing to complex photo rendering, online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer & an image format converter.
The best part why so many people love GIMP over other costly commercial software is that the same GIMP software runs on Unix, Windows OS as well as Mac OS.
Scribus is a free desktop publishing software package with pro features like CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.
Scribus is powerful Free DTP Software that helps you create great looking documents of all kinds. It also comes with a lot of support options to help you achieve the best result.
The professional free desktop publishing package is available for multiple operating systems – Windows Vista/XP/2000, MacOS X, OS/2, Debian Repository w/Instructions, Source and RPMS.
I wish I named this post Free Adobe Photoshop . This is an excellent Adobe Photoshop alternative – a very powerful and free photo editing software GIMP.
Although GIMP was originally designed for Unix and Linux, now GIMP is available for Windows that can run on any NT-based version of Windows (NT4, 2000, XP or Vista).
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) was designed by Spencer Kimball & Peter Mattis but they offer the entire source codes for anyone who wants to build on that.