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Pixlr is an easy-to-use tool that can help people of all skill levels make photos and images more creative. Pixlr X is available on any browsers as long as you have a solid Internet connection. With an intuitive interface, Pixlr makes it easy to do quick photo editing such as removing backgrounds or applying filters.
Start by making an account on the site so that you will have access to your edits between sessions. Since it is a browser application it doesn’t use a lot of resources on your computer.
Pixlr X makes it easy to perform quick edits for photos, letting you start with simple sliders and tools that make it easy to master. It also includes an easy to use background remover that does the hard work for you.
Pixlr E offers more precise editing tools for those already familiar with image editing software. You can easily move images from one version to the other just by opening the version you want and selecting the image you wish to edit. Pixlr accepts many image formats including PSD (Photoshop), PXD, JPEG, PNG (transparent), WebP, SVG and more.
Learn the Basics of Pixlr X
Learn the Basics of Pixlr E
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