There is no shortage of open-source free photo editors, as most of them are aiming to provide an alternative to the commercial counterparts.

However, Gimel Studio is different, as it node-based non-destructive editor that use GPU and CPU processing.

Although, Gimel Studio is still in pre-alpha stage, it is gaining momentum of new users every day.


  • Open-source: released under Apache 2.0 license
  • non-destructive workflow
  • Node-based editor
  • It supports dozens of popular photo editor formats
  • Vector graphics
  • GPU and CPU processing
  • Supports 16-bit out of the box
  • 32-bit Support and Color Management
  • Python Nodes API
  • Package used
  • Developers can create custom nodes using Python
  • Interactive Viewport Gizmos


  1. Windows
  2. Linux
  3. macOS


Gimel Studio is released under Apache 2.0 License.