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KolourPaint Alternatives for Mac

KolourPaint is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Krita, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to KolourPaint and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to KolourPaint are Adobe Illustrator, FireAlpaca, Pixelitor and CinePaint.

KolourPaint alternatives are mainly Image Editors but may also be Digital Painting Tools or Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KolourPaint.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

KolourPaint is a simple painting program to quickly create raster images. It is useful as a touch-up tool and for simple...

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  1. Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.

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    Most users think Krita is a great alternative to KolourPaint.

    Krita is comparable to Photoshop and is thus an overkill, Kolourpaint is much simpler and is comparable to MS Paint.

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  2. Design quickly and confidently with Adobe Illustrator software. Sophisticated tools for drawing and typography, along with advanced color controls and creative effects, provide a comprehensive vector graphics environment.


  3. 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 both Mac and Windows users!

  4. 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 which are unique.

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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    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.


    The development is discountinued since 2013-05-06

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  6. DrawPad icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    DrawPad Graphic Design and Drawing software is an easy-to-use image composition and manipulation program, an essential tool for all types of graphic design projects. Easily draw and create graphic images.

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    Pro Paint

    • Mac

    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.

    Pro Paint for Mac
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    Paint +++

    • Mac

    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.

  9. MyBrushes icon


    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

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

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    Growly Draw

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Everyday drawing There are hundreds of painting and drawing apps on the App Store. This one is a bit different. It doesn’t want to grow up to be Photoshop, Illustrator, or Draw Anything the Next Generation. It’s not intended for professional artists.

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