Free Krita Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Krita is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Krita and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Krita are Paint.NET (Free Personal), SketchBook (Freemium), MediBang Paint (Freemium) and Photopea (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ImEditor is a simple image editor, supporting PNG, JPEG, WEBP, BMP, and ICO file types. It offers several tools to easily modify an image.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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 context menu.
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    1. Ultimate Paint is a full-featured 32-bit Windows graphics program for image creation, viewing and manipulation.

      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      The program is no longer updated.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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    2. "SpeedyPainter" is a simple and lightweight painting software. It is written in C++ and uses the OpenGL graphics library. Among its features: . reference view that follows canvas movements. Available using the F3 key . multiple layers
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    3. 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Simple texture viewer and editor for Windows.
    4. PhotoKit.com is integrated with a powerful online photo editor, smart brush, image quality enhancement, exposure repairment and image filters, splicing, cropping, transformation, painting, resizing, and can add text, shape, sticker, frame, round corners, etc.
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    5. Because beautiful tools make beautiful drawings, we endlessly refined Sketches brushes to create the most realistic drawing tools.
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    6. VCW VicMan's Photo Editor is a versatile image editor with an intuitive interface and a wide variety of features. This powerful application is user friendly, offering simple image editing, high productivity and easy customization.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 8.1, was released on 24 May 2007.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Open-source, realistic painting simulation.
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