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

    1. Qaquarelle is a very young opensource Qt4-based painting application that is supposed to provide a native way of painting with emulated traditional instruments, including watercolor simulation, full support for tablets and OpenGL-based processing in GPU.

      Discontinued

      Latest vsersion: 0.0.4 from 2010-02-09. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/qaquarelle/files/

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    2. Artecture enables you to sketch, draw and paint like never before. If you love to draw, regardless you are an amateur or a pro, this drawing app provides all the tools and brushes that you’d love.
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    3. PixelStyle Photo Editor for Mac is an all-in-one photo editing and graphic design software, providing professional high-quality photo processing tools to edit the photos, enhance and touch up photos on Mac OS X.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      A simple yet secretly powerful painting app! Focus on pure colors and shapes with a streamlined interface. Ideal for plein air painting, color notes, sketches and studies.
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    4. ChibiPaint is an open source oekaki applet, a software that allows people to draw and paint online and share the result with other art enthusiasts. - Filter, Tablet Pressure, Multiple Layers, Rotating Canvas, High-Quality Brushes... - Open Source.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2008, 9 years ago, no development update

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    5. Standalone old MS Paint program that allows you to get your old XP Paint interface in Windows 7. One of the major user interface changes in Windows 7 is that the addition of ribbon interface to Paint program.
    6. Photo Pos Pro Photo Editor is a free photo editor offers users a wide variety of possibilities in the fields of Image Enhancing and Image Editing and in the field of Computer Graphics Design.
    7. Home Photo Studio is powerful and easy-to-use photo editing software offering a complete set of image manipulation tools.
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    8. scri.ch is a hackable, open source and minimal drawing tool. Learn more about tips and hacks on http://about.scri.ch/
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    9. PixelStyle Photo Editor for Mac is FREE but full-blown Photo Editor for Mac. Photo Editing Mac: - A set of sophisticated but easy-to-use tools. - Adjust exposure, hue, white balance, shadows and much more. - Immediately delete unwanted elements and retouch the images.
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