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Photoflare is a cross-platform image editor with an aim to balance between powerful features and a very friendly graphical user interface. It suits a wide variety of different tasks and users who value a more nimble workflow. Features include basic image editing capabilities, paint brushes, image filters, colour adjustments and more advanced features such as Batch image processing.


Information on current features and how to use the application will be available here.



  • g++ (G++/Clang on Linux, MSVC/Clang on Windows or Clang on MacOSX)
  • libgraphicsmagick++1-dev
  • libomp-9-dev
  • libc6-dev
  • libqt5core5a
  • libqt5gui5
  • libqt5widgets5

Ubuntu (20.04)

sudo apt-get install libgraphicsmagick++1-dev, libc6-dev, libqt5core5a, libqt5gui5, libqt5widgets5, libomp-10-dev, qtcreator

Compile using either by opening the .pro file with Qt Creator or use qmake passing the .pro file as a parameter.


Full instructions for each platform available here



  • libc6
  • libgraphicsmagick++-q16-12
  • libqt5core5a
  • libqt5gui5
  • libqt5widgets5
  • libqt5printsupport5
  • libomp5
  • qt5-image-formats-plugins (Optional - Extra file format support)


Languages currently available:

  • English
  • French (fr)
  • Dutch (nl)
  • German (de)
  • Chinese (Simplified - zh_CN)
  • Chinese (Traditional - zh_TW)
  • Czech (cs)
  • Portuguese (pt_BR)
  • Portuguese (pt_PT)
  • Swedish (sv)
  • Russian (ru_RU)
  • Indonesian (id)
  • Spanish (es)

If you would like to add to this list then get in touch. Instructions on adding a translation is available here

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