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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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    Paint.NET

    Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing software. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and...

    Free Windows

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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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    ASEPRITE

    ASEPRITE (previously ASE, aka Allegro Sprite Editor) is a program to create animated sprites & pixel art. Sprites are little images that can be used in your website or in a video game. You can draw characters with movement...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    GraphicsGale

    Animation graphic editor easy to use - Powerful tool for spriting and pixel art. Features: supports AVI format (*no audio), supports any bits-per-pixel, real-time preview in editing, multiple layers, onion skin, batch conversion...

    Freemium Windows

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    Grafx2

    GrafX2 is a bitmap paint program inspired by the Amiga programs Deluxe Paint and Brilliance. Specialized in 256-color drawing, it includes a very large number of tools and effects that make it particularly suitable for pixel art, game...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    RealWorld Paint

    RealWorld Paint is an free portable image/photo/animation editor. It supports layers with styles and can import and export Photoshop, GIMP and Paint.net images with layers. There are all usual drawing tools and some specialized...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2013.1, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    PixBuilder

    Free Photo Editing Software for PC PixBuilder Studio is a free image editing software program for digital photo editing, images processing, and resizing. For digital photo editing, you can use its many professional quality...

    Free Windows

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    CinePaint

    CinePaint is a deep paint application that edits EXR, DPX, 16-bit TIFF, JPEG, PNG and many other types of image files. CinePaint is available as a native application for Linux, Mac OS X, and BSD.

    Open Source Mac Linux

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    Tile Studio

    Tile Studio is a complete development utility for graphics of tile-based games. The application contains a bitmap editor for creating tiles and sprites and a map editor for designing level maps. Tile Studio can be used together with...

    Open Source Windows

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    showFoto

    ShowFoto is the standalone image editor of the digiKam project. It runs without digiKam images database support, but provides all Image Editor functions.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux KDE

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    Project DogWaffle

    Project Dogwaffle lets you be creative without the fear of mom or wifey yelling at you because you messed up your clothes again. No sudden spills, no funny fumes. You can paint, erase it, and try again, and again, and again...... ...

    Freemium Windows

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    PictBear

    PictBear is an image editor and paint program that is very friendly toward the beginning user, PictBear is very straightforward and easy to use no matter what your skill level is.

    Free Windows

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    Pixelitor

    Pixelitor is a cross-platform raster graphics editor written in Java. It supports image filters, drawing, layers, multiple undo, etc. Currently its main strength lies in the more than 70 image filters and color adjustments, some of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Pyxel Edit

    Pyxel Edit is a pixel art editor designed to make it fun and easy to make tilesets, levels and animations.

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    Sprite Something

    Sprite Something is a drawing, animation and tilemap application for pixel artists and game developers. Draw multiple frames individually, then quickly drag and drop frames into an animation, or use your frames to draw tilemaps for...

    Commercial Mac

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    Ultimate Paint

    Ultimate Paint is a full-featured 32-bit Windows graphics program for image creation, viewing and manipulation. UP supports JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, PCX, AVI (reading only), TGA, WMF/EMF, ICO (reading only), IFF/LBM and WAP BMP image...

    Freemium Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.88, released on 6 october 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Moai

    Moai is a spiritual successor to one of the elder gods of pixel editing: Autodesk Animator. Designed to make detailed pixel work easy while preserving many of Animator's unique processes, Moai exists to bridge the old with the...

    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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    Jpixel

    Animations: Create animations and export them as spritesheets or animated GIFs. Tileset: Mockup your tilesets and export them as .png images. Palette/Tile swapping: Replacing a color or a tile in the palette and tileset panels...

    Free Mac Windows

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    Piskel

    Remember the good old 2D games and their beautiful sprites? With Piskel you can create your own in a few clicks. FEATURES Live preview Piskel gives you a live preview of your work. You no longer have to guess how it will look...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted GitHub

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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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    PikoPixel

    PikoPixel is a free application for drawing & editing pixel-art images. - Easy to use - Unlimited undo - Supports multiple layers - Customizable canvas background - Hotkey-activated popup panels - Export upscaled images -...

    Free Mac

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    Saint Paint Studio

    Saint Paint is the ideal paint package for creating and editing True Colour, 256 colour, 16 colour, and Monochrome graphics, and animating in any mode or combination of modes, with AVI editing support. It features all the essential...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued No updates since 2008.
  • Pro Paint - 100+ Paint Brushes for Creative Art icon

    Pro Paint - 100+ Paint Brushes for Creative Art

    Pro Paint for Mac is the realistic full-featured digital art software that is used for painting, image editing, vector drawing, free-form transformation, cropping, alpha channel editing, and more specialized tasks.

    Commercial Mac

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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

  • Paintastic icon

    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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    Photo Toolbox

    Photo Toolbox is an utility software that allows you to edit, retouch and fix your digital photo. It combines many easy to use and very powerful features which can make your photo much better than before.

    Commercial Windows

  • Home Photo Studio icon

    Home Photo Studio

    Home Photo Studio is powerful and easy-to-use photo editing software offering a complete set of image manipulation tools. Thanks to a convenient interface and a detailed help system, the software is simple to learn but provides enough...

    Freemium Windows

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    NeoPaint

    NeoPaint is a full featured artist's studio for Windows that's easy-to-learn, powerful and affordable! It's simple enough for beginners yet packed with powerful features and advanced tools. NeoPaint makes it easy for...

    Commercial Windows

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    Photopainter

    Photopainter is both a natural-media painting software and an image processing system at the same time. You can not only use it to retouch your photo, but also turn your photos into natural style painting and create new works...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.5.2.5, released in December 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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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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    SoftColor PhotoEQ

    SoftColor PhotoEQ makes color correction, image editing and color management tasks simpler. Just drag and drop image files or folders to PhotoEQ and you are ready to start improving your images. PhotoEQ's todo queue helps you to...

    Commercial Windows

  • Dibuja

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

    Open Source Linux

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