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How to Link Blender with any External Image Editor


Blender Daily writes:

In this tutorial I demonstrate step by step how we can connect Blender with external image editors like Photoshop, Krita, Gimp or other alternatives. This is really handy, as it allows us to immediately open and edit any image from Blender in the image editing software of our choice.


About the Author

Nik Kottmann

I started using Blender in autumn 2018 and fell in love with this awesome open source software right away. In spring 2019 I started the Instagram page @blender.daily where I upload new Blender related tips and tricks every single day. My goal is to improve your skills and motivate you to create awesome 3d art!


  1. I often use a variety of tools based on my post render needs. This is jus one example:

    I used a variety of tools on this to adjust colors and create an interesting background. It’s possible to spend entirely too much time on this… :-)

  2. could have used that when i was putting tattoo's on characters ,, would've saved tons of time ,,,, now i know ,,, thanks

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