PhotoFlare — a simple program for image processing. The basic steps for editing images, filters, processing.


Main capabilities and features of the program.

  • Image processing:
    • The basic features of image editing.
    • Rotate, mirror, crop.
    • Automatic levels.
    • Automatic contrast.
    • Change the brightness, contrast, saturation.
    • Gamma correction.
    • Filters: grayscale, old photo, Sepia and others.
    • The noise reduction.
    • Blur.
    • Sharpness.
    • Resize.
    • And some others.
  • The basic features of the drawing. Of a brush, line, fill, spray, stamp, blur, eraser.
  • Create gradients.
  • Add caption.
  • Batch processing of images. Automatic application of various actions, filters and transformations to images.
  • Support for plug-ins.


The program has a simple and intuitive interface.

At the top of the main window there is a menu and toolbar with buttons that provide quick access to basic image processing features.

The right side is a panel with palette and drawing capabilities.

At the bottom are the status line.

The rest of the window is the workspace with the current image.

InstallationInstallation in Ubuntu

To install programs in Ubuntu can use the PPA repository. To install follow these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:photoflare/photoflare-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install photoflare

Installation in ArchLinux and Manjaro

The program is available in the repositories of the distros, ArchLinux and Manjaro.

Package name: photoflare


The inspiration for the development of the program was a raster image editor PhotoFiltre, which is only available under Windows and currently is not developing. Interface PhotoFlare similar with PhotoFiltre.

Programming language: C++

Library/interface: Qt (Qt Framework)

Source code: Open Source

License: GPL

There is a paid version of the program PhotoFlare Studio with additional features and support.

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The program website (free download)
The program is cross-platform
Works in:

  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Linux

Screenshots of the program

  • PhotoFlare 1.6.3 (version: 1.6.3)


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