Leonardo Alternatives

    Leonardo is described as 'We believe artists deserve the best possible tools and we are determined to give it to them. The goal with Leonardo is to make the best painting application ever' and is a Image Editor in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Leonardo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, Linux and iPhone. Most alternatives are Image Editors and Digital Painting Apps. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Leonardo are Krita (Free, Open Source), Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Paint.NET (Free Personal) and Procreate (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2021

    1. GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.
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      GIMP vs Leonardo opinions
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      The best perk of Leonardo is the infinite canvas function. GIMP does not have this function.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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    2. 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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      Krita vs Leonardo opinions
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      Krita has much more customization, allowing many more features than Leonardo. It is also Open Source - but can be a bit sluggish sometimes and does not have a very touch-friendly UI.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. Adobe Photoshop is the commercial image editor that set the standard in creative illustration and design work with a sophisticated, layer-based workflow and robust, professional feature set.
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    4. Paint.net is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.
    5. 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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    6. Online photo editor, which can work with PSD, XCF and Sketch files (Photoshop, Gimp and Sketch App). Convert between PSD, XCF, JPG, PNG and many other formats.
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    7. MyPaint is a fast painting program with an emphasis on full-screen use. It lets you focus on the art instead of the program. You work on your canvas with minimum distractions, bringing up the interface only when you need it.
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    8. Pixelmator is a powerful, beautiful, and easy to use image editor. Featuring an elegant and streamlined single-window interface, it puts all the focus on the images you edit, rather than what's around them.
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    9. 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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    10. MediBang Paint is a lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS. Features -You can save multiple pages in one file. -Perspective grids for easily drawing backgrounds or speed lines.
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