PhotoFlare is a cross-platform graphics editor that seeks to provide powerful image editing features behind a simple graphical user interface. Its documentation states that it is suitable for "a wide variety of different tasks and users who value a more nimble workflow." The basic tasks that it supports include cropping, flipping/rotating, and resizing of images. In the documentation, users can find step-by-step instructions that include animated demonstrations showing how to perform each of these tasks. More advanced features include color adjustments, creation of text overlays, and batch operations on folders of images. PhotoFlare is a free software, distributed under the GNU General Public License, with source code available on GitHub. Executables for Windows and Linux can be downloaded from the PhotoFlare website. Users that opt to support PhotoFlare financially receive early access to development versions of the next version of the software, but such support is not required to use the PhotoFlare Community Edition.