Stock Photos, Images, Backgrounds and Image Tools For Your Website:
Some resources for photos, graphics, icons, backgrounds etc. may not be completely free and might have restrictions on how you can use them. Read terms before using any image. This list also includes image editing tools.


Simple And Clean Social Media Icons

When you need simple and clean elements to fit your design, you may like the social media buttons at todayinart.com. No effects like glassy or odd shaped; these may well become your default when nothing else works.

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JavaScript Full Screen Image Slideshow

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Full screen image slide shows can be a great design approach, if you have a site with many images and you need to show them one by one. You can install an image gallery but there is an easier way to do it – get the script from and install it. The script uses jQuery and PHP and can be installed on any site.

272 Free YouTube Icons

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Can’t find quite the right YouTube icon for your project? Now you’re out of excuses, because you’ll get a set of 272 free YouTube icons over at mysitemyway.com. You’ll get antique, orange, crinkled, pink, blue, buttons, metal, dirty, scratched, modern, metallic, round, square, gold, sandy, transparent, large small, etc.

 

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Free Graphics Manipulation Software

If you’re looking for a free graphics manipulation software to download, try . It’s an excellent retouching program lets you fix perspective distortion caused by lens tilt and eliminate lens’ barrel distortion and vignetting; it offers a clone and healing tool for retouching photos as well as a perspective clone tool and a orthogonal clone tool. But it can also be used as a simple paint program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

GIMP also offers various input devices out of the box, like pressure and tilt sensitive tablets, but also a wide range of USB or MIDI controllers. The file format support ranges from the common likes of JPEG (JFIF), GIF, PNG, TIFF to special use formats such as the multi-resolution and multi-color-depth Windows icon files. The architecture allows to extend GIMP’s format capabilities with a plug-in.

GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

Features are:

* Painting
o Full suite of painting tools including Brush, Pencil, Airbrush, Clone, etc.
o Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high quality anti-aliasing
o Extremely powerful gradient editor and blend tool
o Supports custom brushes and patterns
* System
o Tile based memory management so image size is limited only by available disk space
o Virtually unlimited number of images open at one time
* Advanced Manipulation
o Full alpha channel support
o Layers and channels
o Multiple Undo/Redo (limited only by diskspace)
o Editable text layers
o Transformation tools including rotate, scale, shear and flip
o Selection tools including rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, free, fuzzy
o Foreground extraction tool
o Advanced path tool doing bezier and polygonal selections.
o Transformable paths, transformable selections.
o Quickmask to paint a selection.
* Extensible
o A Procedural Database for calling internal GIMP functions from external programs as in Script-fu
o Advanced scripting capabilities (Scheme, Python, Perl)
o Plug-ins which allow for the easy addition of new file formats and new effect filters
o Over 100 plug-ins already available
* Animation
o Load and save animations in a convenient frame-as-layer format
o MNG support
o Frame Navigator (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
o Onion Skin (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
o Bluebox (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
* File Handling
o File formats supported include bmp, gif, jpeg, mng, pcx, pdf, png, ps, psd, svg, tiff, tga, xpm, and many others
o Load, display, convert, save to many file formats
o SVG path import/export

Simple Image Sharer

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For an easy way to share an image anonymously on the web, try Alan Schaaf’s imgur.com. Images are non-searchable to remain anonymous, but you can share your images through a unique URL if you like. Popular images with thousands of views will get featured in a gallery, while images that get very few or no views will automatically be deleted. Anyone can upload as many images as they like.