Picnik is a quick, easy, free, photo-editing tool. There is no software to install, because it operates through your browser. The interface is clean and easy to navigate. All the basic tools for photo-editing are available and easy to use. Uploading goes quickly, and you can save your changes. This is not a social network/sharing site so your photos are private. This is a great tool for preparing photos for a website, setting the appropriate quality and size to ensure your webpage still loads quickly while displaying your images clearly. 


  • upload your own photos from your computer or your webcam
  • access yours photos on Flickr
  • get a photo from a web site
  • search yahoo or flickr for a photo you can use


  • autofix
  • exposure: brightness/contrast
  • colors: adjust the saturation/temperature
  • sharpen
  • red eye
  • crop
  • rotate
  • resize
  • special effects: B/W, Sepia, Matte, Soften, etc.
  • undo/redo buttons: the undo will go all the way back to the original photo


  • save your edited photos to your flickr account
  • email it
  • save to your computer
  • email it to a website: Wal-Mart Photos, Flickr, PhotoBucket, Kodak Easy Share, etc
  • print: full page or half page

Click the Try it now! button to explore its features without even registering. They provide a few photos that you can use to conveniently explore picnik’s features.

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