Alternatives to Paintbrush for all platforms with any license

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  • GIMP icon

    GIMP

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku AmigaOS ... Xfce

  • MyPaint icon

    MyPaint

    MyPaint is a fast, distraction-free, and easy painting tool for digital artists. It supports graphics tablets made by Wacom, and many...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Pinta icon

    Pinta

    Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • Microsoft Paint icon

    Microsoft Paint

    Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft...

    Free Windows

  • FireAlpaca icon

    FireAlpaca

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely FREE download, in...

    Free Mac Windows

  • Tux Paint icon

    Tux Paint

    Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). It combines an...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • JugiPaint icon

    JugiPaint

    JugiPaint is a painting software with diverse sets of tools for various types of illustration work. It provides many standard digital...

    Commercial Windows

  • Gpaint icon

    Gpaint

    gpaint (aka GNU Paint), a small-scale painting program for GNOME, the GNU Desktop Environment. gpaint does not attempt to compete with...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Fresh Paint icon

    Fresh Paint

    Unleash your inner creative with Fresh Paint – the ultimate canvas for your big ideas. Fresh Paint is a fun and easy to use painting...

    Free Windows

  • Gnome Paint

    gnome-paint is a simple, easy to use paint program for GNOME. It is inspired by MS-Paint.

    Open Source Linux

  • PaintStar icon

    PaintStar

    PaintStar is a versatile digital image processing software suitable for such tasks as retouching of photographs, composing and...

    Free Windows

  • Leonardo icon

    Leonardo

    We believe artists deserve the best possible tools and we are determined to give it to them. The goal with Leonardo is to make the...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Paint +++

    Paint +++aims to fill the need for a basic, streamlined, and Mac-native image editor. Whether you need to quickly crop a photo, add...

    Commercial Mac

  • Paint XP for Windows 7 icon

    Paint XP for Windows 7

    Standalone old MS Paint program that allows you to get your old XP Paint interface in Windows 7. One of the major user interface...

    Free Windows

  • Sketchable icon

    Sketchable

    Seamlessly fusing the freedom and romance of your physical notebook with the power and flexibility of the digital world, Sketchable...

    Freemium Windows

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    QAquarelle Discontinued

    Qaquarelle is a very young opensource Qt4-based painting application that is supposed to provide a native way of painting with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • EZ paint icon

    EZ paint

    EZ paint is a free alternative to Microsoft Paint . EZ Paint has over 50 interactive tools to make designing graphic...

    Free Windows

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  • Pixi Paint icon

    Pixi Paint

    Pixi Paint is an open source, donation-optional pixel editor. Our primary focus is on ease of use and simplicity. Pixi Paint is fun...

    Open Source Mac Windows Web / Cloud

  • MyBrushes icon

    MyBrushes

    MyBrushes Paint for Mac app allows you to paint on infinite canvas and PLAYBACK whole drawing. MyBrushes is a good alternative to...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • Paintastic icon

    Paintastic

    Paintastic allows you to make beautiful drawings, paintings, designs and greeting cards. With just a few strokes on your Android...

    Freemium Android

  • Wizardbrush icon

    Wizardbrush

    Wizardbrush is a natural media painting software which has a lot of brushes and paper with realism style. You can create realistic...

    Commercial Windows

  • Dibuja

    Gtk based basic paint program like MSPaint or Paintbrush but for Linux

    Open Source Linux

  • Painty icon

    Painty

    Kid, if you have a dream to paint the best picture in the whole world, this is the place to start practicing (at least one of the...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Paintslate icon

    Paintslate

    Paintslate: the easy to use and fun new painting program for users aged 5 to 55! [ Free license for Schools & Educational...

    Commercial Windows

  • Microsoft PaintBrush Discontinued

    PC Paintbrush is graphics editing software created by the ZSoft Corporation in 1984 for computers running the MS-DOS operating system.

    Free Windows

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    S-Paint

    What program can compete with this mind of painting? Well now that competitor is here and the name is S-Paint. S-Paint is the first...

    Freemium Windows

  • Graphiter icon

    Graphiter

    Graphiter is an easy to use, straight forward, and powerful Sketching App. Its aim is to reproduce a real life sketching workflow...

    Freemium Windows

Paintbrush Comments

Painfully weak. Even resizing is difficult because the re-s ...

Comment by Matrilwood
about Paintbrush Jun 2011

Painfully weak. Even resizing is difficult because the re-sizer doesn't adapt to the size of the image. For once there is something worse than MSPaint.

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