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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 Photoshop you can get for free.

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

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    Pinta

    Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows. On Windows, Pinta requires the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce

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    • Discontinued Last release from March 1st, 2015. See https://pinta-project.com/pintaproject/pinta/releases/1-6
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    Microsoft Paint

    Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows. It opens and saves files as Windows bitmap (24-bit, 256 color, 16 color, and monochrome...

    Free Windows

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    FireAlpaca

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely FREE download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for...

    Free Mac Windows

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    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 easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

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    JugiPaint

    JugiPaint is a painting software with diverse sets of tools for various types of illustration work. It provides many standard digital painting features like layers, brushes, selections, transformations, etc., as well as some less...

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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 best painting application ever.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • 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 app with the right tools for artists of all ages. We believe that brilliant, creative ideas can come...

    Free Windows

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    Gpaint

    gpaint (aka GNU Paint), a small-scale painting program for GNOME, the GNU Desktop Environment. gpaint does not attempt to compete with GIMP, it is just a simple drawing package based on xpaint, along the lines of Microsoft Paint. ...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Gnome Paint

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

    Open Source Linux

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    PaintStar

    PaintStar is a versatile digital image processing software suitable for such tasks as retouching of photographs, composing and authoring images, image morphing, screen capture, and displaying image thumbnail in Windows Explorer...

    Free 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 some text to an image, or just have fun doodling, scrawl has you covered. Paint +++ is an...

    Commercial Mac

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    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 changes in Windows 7 is that the addition of ribbon interface to Paint program. The new ribbon...

    Free Windows

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    Sketchable

    Seamlessly fusing the freedom and romance of your physical notebook with the power and flexibility of the digital world, Sketchable provides the best creative experience on the market.

    Freemium Windows

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    QAquarelle

    Qaquarelle is a very young opensource Qt4-based painting application that is supposed to provide a native way of painting with emulated traditional instruments, including watercolor simulation, full support for tablets and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Latest vsersion: 0.0.4 from 2010-02-09. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/qaquarelle/files/
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    EZ paint

    EZ paint is a free alternative to Microsoft Paint . EZ Paint has over 50 interactive tools to make designing graphic illustrations easier. There are 6 tools for drawing lines, poly-connected lines, curves, arcs, arches and...

    Free Windows

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    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 for beginners and experts alike to explore limited palette pixel art. FEATURES + Brushes and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    MyBrushes

    MyBrushes Paint for Mac app allows you to paint on infinite canvas and PLAYBACK whole drawing. MyBrushes is a good alternative to Microsoft Paint and Apple Mac Paint. It's based on a former...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    Paintastic

    Paintastic allows you to make beautiful drawings, paintings, designs and greeting cards. With just a few strokes on your Android smartphone/tablet you can create colorful drawings and bring out your inner artist. Here are some...

    Freemium Android

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    Wizardbrush

    Wizardbrush is a natural media painting software which has a lot of brushes and paper with realism style. You can create realistic picture with it. You can not only use it to paint pictures, but also handle your digital photos, even...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Dibuja

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

    Open Source Linux

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  • 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 places :)). Free your imagination and let your finger lead you to create the masterpiece that will...

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    Paintslate

    Paintslate: the easy to use and fun new painting program for users aged 5 to 55! [ Free license for Schools & Educational Establishments ] Toolset Paintslate offers a wide range of drawing tools from pencil to smudge tool...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Microsoft PaintBrush

    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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    • Discontinued See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PC_Paintbrush
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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 program developed by Swagg for the use of drawing what you want to draw about.

    Freemium Windows

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    RealWorld Photos

    RealWorld Photos is an free portable photo editor for Windows. Retouch photographs and batch process images in an easy-to-use editor. Perform lossless retouching, watermarking and other operations on .jpg images.

    Commercial Windows

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    Graphiter

    Graphiter is an easy to use, straight forward, and powerful Sketching App. Its aim is to reproduce a real life sketching workflow using simple tools, such as, a Graphite Pencil, a Blend tool and an Eraser. Graphiter is designed to...

    Freemium Windows

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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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