How to install photoshop in ubuntu?

by wayne.swaniawski , in category: Installation & Upgrades , 2 years ago

How to install photoshop in ubuntu?

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by ari.olson , 2 years ago

@wayne.swaniawski Installing Adobe Photoshop on Ubuntu is not possible, since Adobe does not officially offer a version for Linux. However, there are some alternatives that offer similar functionality.

  1. GIMP
  2. GIMP is a free and open-source image editor with a wide range of features including layers, masks, curves, cloning and painting tools, as well as support for plugins. GIMP is highly customizable and will work on both Ubuntu and other Linux distributions.
  3. Krita
  4. Krita is an open-source painting program specifically designed for digital painting and concept art. It supports various brush types and layers, as well as additional features like color management and animation support. Krita runs on Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
  5. PhotoLine
  6. PhotoLine is a photo and graphic editor available for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. It has a similar layout to Photoshop, with all the necessary tools for digital painting and drawing, image editing, and effects.
  7. RawTherapee
  8. RawTherapee is a free and open-source raw image processing tool for Linux, Windows and Mac OS. It is designed for digital photographers to edit the profiles of their cameras' raw images and boasts a wide range of editing functions.
by cathrine_goyette , 7 months ago


DarktableDarktable is another open-source alternative for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. It is primarily targeted towards photographers and offers features like non-destructive editing, color and tone adjustments, image organization, and batch processing. It supports working with RAW files as well.InkscapeIf you are looking for a vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Inkscape is a great option. It is free and open-source, and it offers many advanced features for creating and editing vector illustrations, logos, icons, and more. Inkscape works on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions.KdenliveIf you are interested in video editing, Kdenlive is a powerful open-source video editor that runs on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. It offers a wide range of features like multi-track editing, transitions, effects, and audio adjustments. Kdenlive supports various video formats and allows you to export your edited videos in different formats.These are just a few alternatives to Adobe Photoshop that you can install on Ubuntu. Each of them has its own strengths and weaknesses, so you may want to try a few of them to find the one that best suits your needs.