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    MediBang Paint Alternatives for Linux

    MediBang Paint is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to MediBang Paint and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MediBang Paint are Krita, MyPaint, Glimpse Image Editor and Gpaint.

    MediBang Paint is mainly a Digital Painting Tool but alternatives to it may also be Image Editors or Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MediBang Paint.
    This page was last updated Apr 28, 2022
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    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.
      GIMP vs MediBang Paint opinions
      Some users think GIMP is a great alternative to MediBang Paint, some don't.
      You can do most of the same things. However GIMP is not so very well adapted to some things, and I can't find some functions, multibrush, contour brush, etc.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      Medibang is far more intuitive, while using GIMP can be frustrating
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    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.
      Krita vs MediBang Paint opinions
      Most users think Krita is a great alternative to MediBang Paint.
      It has proper comic and manga sheets ready to use by anyone who desires to use Krita for it. It's also a painting program.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      Egors111 It is open source and free, also it is one of the most powerful digital painting apps on Linux. So if you run any kind of Linux distro, this is definitely your choice for digital drawing.
      Positive comment 4 months ago

      It has proper comic and manga sheets ready to use by anyone who desires to use Krita for it.
      Positive comment almost 7 years ago

      aplah Krita is also a free user-supported painting program and I've seen people draw comics with it.
      Positive comment almost 7 years ago


    3. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks MyPaint is a great alternative to MediBang Paint.
    4. Glimpse is an open source image editor based on the GNU Image Manipulation Program. The goal is to experiment with new ideas and expand the use of free software.


      The Glimpse editor has been discontinued


    5. 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.
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