Alternatives to GIMP for Linux with any license

  • Krita

    Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality features. It's free, open-source and available across all major...

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    • It is easy to use and has many useful features. It focuses on creating your art and not on making tons of configurations like Gimp or Photoshop. Guest • Oct 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is a simple to start program but is very powerful and can be used for art. it has a large community behind it so if you run into an error you can go to them or just use some Photoshop logic. Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free and open source and with non destructive image manipulation capabilities Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Easy to install and use, lightweight, has all the features, is free and open source. oomelyannaooSep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Krita doesn't have photo editing tools and focuses on painting MosrodOct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Krita lacks a selection tool that is pixel accurate. It's impossible to select a range of i.e. 200px*400px. In Krita you have to guess. Guest • Dec 2016 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Mono

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    • Doesn't have many of the expected editing functions compared to it's base: Paint.NET Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Unlike Paint.net, Pinta is too clumsy to navigate. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • GIMPshop

    GIMPshop is essentially Gimp with some cosmetic changes. The Gimp’s menu structure and naming conventions are a constant source of frustration for users accustomed to...

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    • Discontinued "It has been five years, the software has stagnated (due in no small part to my becoming discouraged by this one profiteer who trumped me, stole much of my traffic and bumped my site down to the second result when you search for "Gimpshop"). I assumed the guy would just give it up as I sadly let the project stagnate, but that hasn't happened." | Source: http://ask.metafilter.com/144788/What-are-my-intellectual-property-rights-here
  • LazPaint

    LazPaint is a free and open image editor that features layers and transparency. It supports the format OpenRaster so it can interoperate with MyPaint, Gimp and Krita....

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    • Cool render features, minimal but complete UI Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Pixeluvo

    Pixeluvo is a beautifully designed photo and image editor for PC. It supports everything from simple color and contrast tweaks, cropping and resizing, to complex photo...

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  • 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...

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  • Gimp Paint Studio

    GPS (aka Gimp Paint Studio) is a collection of brushes, patterns, color gradients, accompanying tool presets and dynamics. Tool presets are a simply saved tool options...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux GIMP

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
  • SketchPort

    SketchPort is an online drawing community with free software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. Draw, chat, vote, be inspired, be challenged and earn badges!

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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...

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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...

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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...

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  • ImagePlay

    ImagePlay is a rapid prototyping tool for building and testing image processing algorithms. It comes with a variety of over 70 individual image processors which can be...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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