Browser-based Photo Editing Tools

One of the most beloved free browser-based photo-editing tools for the past several years has been Picnik.

For those with only limited needs when it comes to image manipulation, Picnik was a blessing - particularly those for whom purchasing something as robust as Adobe's Photoshop was out of the question.

Google acquired the Picnik platform quite a while ago, but news is out today that Google will be integrate Picnik into its social platform Google+. The service is set to close on April 19, 2012 but in the meantime users can use all of the solution's premium features.

If you're not using Google+ and still want to edit photos and images on the fly within your browser, there are some good Picnik alternatives to consider. Some popular vendors include (editor's favorite),,,,,, and