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Corel Painter Alternatives for iPad

Corel Painter is not available for iPad but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is Adobe Photoshop. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Vectornator or Tayasui Sketches. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Corel Painter and 17 are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Corel Painter are Procreate, Clip Studio Paint, Artrage and Paintstorm.

Corel Painter alternatives are mainly Digital Painting Tools but may also be Image Editors or Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Corel Painter.
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  1. Adobe Photoshop icon

    Adobe Photoshop

    • Mac
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    • Online
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    • Wine
    • ReactOS
    223 alternatives to Adobe Photoshop 

    Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll.

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    1.  Support for LayersAdobe Photoshop supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Hardware AcceleratedAdobe Photoshop can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
    3.  Color PickerAdobe Photoshop allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
    4.  Non Destructive EditingAdobe Photoshop allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    5.  Support for CMYK ModeAdobe Photoshop allows you to work using the color scheme for printing, combining the primary pigments (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key).
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Adobe Photoshop.
    7.  Content-Aware FillAdobe Photoshop can quickly remove objects from your photo and it will fill in the picture based on the rest of the available content.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAdobe Photoshop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Drawing Tablet SupportAdobe Photoshop supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Adobe Photoshop vs Corel Painter opinions
    Some users think Adobe Photoshop is a great alternative to Corel Painter, some don't.
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    Painter is for creating images, PhotoShop - for editing.

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    Photoshop has a lot of paint tools, brushes, etc. It's a good option for digital painting.

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    Vectornator

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    • iPhone
    • iPad
    32 alternatives to Vectornator 

    The vector graphics design software that allows you to create sophisticated graphics, amazing layouts and illustrations - all in just one super powerful tool.

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    1.  Works OfflineVectornator can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Ad-freeVectornator doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for LayersVectornator supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Procreate

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    46 alternatives to Procreate 

    Procreate is a multi-award winning, creative illustration app built from the ground up for iPad with a pocket-sized variant for iPhone. The app features a complete, professional toolset that's accessible while still providing the power and flexibility of desktop counterparts.

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    1.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Procreate.
    2.  Ad-freeProcreate doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Dark ModeProcreate supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Drawing Tablet SupportProcreate supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Procreate without registration.
    6.  Support for 4KProcreate supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    7.  Support for LayersProcreate supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    8.  Onion skinningProcreate allows you to see through several frames simultaneously and make sure the lines of each frame are correctly lined up.
    9.  Pressure SensitivityProcreate can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
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    Clip Studio Paint

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Samsung Apps
    100 alternatives to Clip Studio Paint 

    Clip Studio Paint, previously Manga Studio or ComicStudio in Japan, is a family of software applications for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows used for the digital creation of comics and manga.

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    1.  Pressure SensitivityClip Studio Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    2.  Support for LayersClip Studio Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Clip Studio Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Drawing Tablet SupportClip Studio Paint supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Artrage

    • Mac
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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    68 alternatives to Artrage 

    A simple but lovely natural media painting and sketching program. Art oriented, but capable of loading/saving photoshop files.

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    1.  Support for LayersArtrage supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Works OfflineArtrage can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Support for 4KArtrage supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    4.  Drawing Tablet SupportArtrage supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Artrage vs Corel Painter opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Artrage is a great alternative to Corel Painter.
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    It's easy to use, isn't full of bugs and does everything most users will ever need.

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    Tayasui Sketches

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    68 alternatives to Tayasui Sketches 

    Sketches is a perfect mix of beauty, simplicity and power, a truly unique combination you won't find anywhere else.

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    1.  Distraction-freeTayasui Sketches has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Drawing Tablet SupportTayasui Sketches supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    3.  Support for LayersTayasui Sketches supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    4.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Tayasui Sketches.
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    Paintstorm

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    • Linux
    • iPad
    40 alternatives to Paintstorm 

    Paintstorm Studio is created for professional digital painting. And a major role in this program play the brushes. We did our best so that you can easily and quickly adjust the brushes suitable for your painting style.

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    Adobe Fresco

    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    12 alternatives to Adobe Fresco 

    This app is for drawing and Painting on the iPad and other devices.

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    1.  Drawing Tablet SupportAdobe Fresco supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    Charcoal

    • iPhone
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    66 alternatives to Charcoal 
    • Charcoal is incredibly easy to use: Just create or open a sketch and start drawing. There are no layers, properties panels or confusing settings. Instead, Charcoal features rich tools and beautiful color palettes.
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    Linea

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    40 alternatives to Linea 

    Linea is an elegantly simple sketchbook for Apple devices optimized for use with Apple Pencil. It opts for a minimal interface with only the essential options, rather than overkill like many other apps.

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    1.  AirPlay SupportLinea can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    2.  Support for LayersLinea supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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