Fotografix v1.5 Updated

Andrew Lee on 3 May 2021
  • 735KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 1 Jun 2010
  • Suggested by Lare2

Fotografix is a small image editor that can be used for graphic design, and basic drawing. Includes a variety of color tools, filters like "Sharpen", "Find Edges" as layers, channels, and masks. Paint and brush tools are included and the program supports a wide number of graphics formats including those of Photoshop and GIMP.

A help file and 20 additional world languages including Chinese, Spanish, French, etc. are available from the website.

Runs on:WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Partial. Saves its settings in ANSI including recent file paths.
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch Fotografix.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: PhotoDemon
What's new? Version 1.5 (1 June 2010)

New Gaussian Blur filter.

Multi-layer TIFF images and GIF animations can now be opened.

Middle mouse button now invokes the Hand tool for panning.

New blending modes: Darken, Lighten, Difference, Exclusion, Pin Light, Hard Mix.

8 comments on Fotografix  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

Midas 2021-05-03 07:57

@NunoEFSilva: "How can all this fit in less than 1 mega?" These days, most of a program's heft is either a framework, like Java, Qt or Electron(cf., or all the embedded media included to make the UI all singing and dancing...

I can recall an era when people competed to make the snazziest graphics and music fit into a 4KB "demo" -- usually built with assembly... :o


Andrew Lee 2021-05-03 04:56

@juverax: Fixed download link


juverax 2021-05-02 21:28

Download link is broken
Download page:


NunoEFSilva 2021-05-02 08:35

Amazingly small app studded with features.
All the usual tools to enhance images, transparent (you choose how much) layers, masks, color channels, gradients, as many brushes one cares to invent, selections with magic wand as many graphic scripts one might write...
How can all this fit in less than 1 mega?!


Midas 2014-02-25 19:08

Fotografix v2.0.3 released November 17, 2013 is available at the URL above...


Cattleya 2013-07-19 03:32

And Fotografix 2 coming soon, this program under development, so it may be the best free image editor now.

New feature that i like: Plugins


Cattleya 2011-08-14 12:49

Awesome portable app, have all feature I need: transparent image, blur..


lqbe 2010-03-27 06:43

nice app for simple edits on the go

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