Commercial Microsoft Paint Alternatives

Popular paid Alternatives to Microsoft Paint for Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android and more. Explore 25+ apps like Microsoft Paint, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows. If your looking for more info about Microsoft Paint like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 1/9/2018 7:46:00 PM

Alternatives to Microsoft Paint for all platforms with Commercial License

  • PaintTool SAI

    PaintTool SAI is high quality and lightweight painting software, fully digitizer support, amazing anti-aliased paintings, provide easy and stable operation, this software make digital art more enjoyable and comfortable. Details: - Fully digitizer support with pressure. - Amazing anti-aliased drawings. - Highly accurate composition with 16bit ARGB channels. - Simple but powerful user interface, easy to learn. - Fully support Intel MMX Technology.

    • This program does just about everything you could want in a paint program, apart from text and blur, etc. effects, and is very easy to use while not loosing any abilities to make it so. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • Clip Studio Paint

    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. It delivers powerful cutting edge drawing and coloring tools, making it essential for professional comic and manga artists.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Procreate

    Procreate is the most powerful and intuitive digital illustration App available for iPad®. It’s packed with features artists love, including 120 incredible brushes, advanced layer blending, 64-bit performance and a uniquely powerful brush engine. Because Procreate is iPad exclusive, it’s been designed to take advantage of every ounce of power the iPad can offer.

    Commercial $ $ $ iPad

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  • Acorn

    Acorn is a photo editor built for the rest of us. With a simple interface and tools for adding everything from text, shapes, and effects, you can make the perfect picture in seconds and minutes, not hours and days.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Photoline

    Photoline is an image editor which provides a mostly non-destructive professional workflow. Full vector editing is also integrated. Its image editing is on par with Photoshop. Photoline is compatible with most common Photoshop plugins, such as Topaz, NIK, and FilterForge, and loads Photoshop compatible brush and gradient libraries. For a fraction of the cost (€59) of Photoshop, creatives and photographers receive a wide range of professional image editing and design features.

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  • Pixen

    Pixen is a pixel art editor designed for working with low-resolution raster art, such as those 8-bit sprites found in old-school video games. With innovative features like a color palette system, patterns, and high-zoom support, Pixen packs all the tools pixel artists need in an intuitive, Mac-native interface. Pixen also makes creating frame-by-frame animations fun and easy.

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  • JugiPaint

    JugiPaint is a painting software with diverse sets of tools for various types of illustration work. It provides many standard digital painting features like layers, brushes, selections, transformations, etc., as well as some less often like guide layers and panels.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Leonardo

    • Swift workflow Leonardo has a beautiful and easy-to-use interface that will scale to any screen and works great for both left- and right-handed people. • Blazing speed Leonardo starts in less than half a second. It saves your file in a blink and makes it possible to paint with a large brush in really high resolution without any lag. • Handy tools Leonardo makes it really easy to draw various lines and shapes, including circles in perspective.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • TwistedBrush Studio

    TwistedBrush is a digital paint software and photo editor that supplies a wide variety of natural art tools. TwistedBrush Pro Studio includes over 5000 brushes and full brush editing all at a great price. Great for original digital painting, photo editing and all forms of digital art.

    Commercial Windows

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  • FCorp Imaging

    Imaging is a Collection of Image Related Tools (Image Viewer, Image Converter, Image Resizer, Image Optimizer, etc). Features : 1. Color Picker 2. Duplicate Image Finder : find duplicate image 3. Google Image Link Generator : generate list of image link from google, so you can download it through Download Manager 4. Image Converter 5. Image Cropper 6. Image Grid : Create a grid with some Thumbnails inside 7. Image Grouper : Group image by resolution, filesize, date taken, etc. 8.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer developed. Last version, released in July 2016, can be still bought from the official website.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Flame Painter

    Flame Painter is a unique paint program that lets you create original artworks with flame brushes. Flame Painter was created within 'I am an Artist' experimental project. The initial vision was to create an application for professional artists as well as for people without artistic skills who want to create something original. Lack of inspiration is often the reason why people are not creative. However, the tools that we use can become the inspiration for creativity.

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  • Photo Toolbox

    Photo Toolbox is an utility software that allows you to edit, retouch and fix your digital photo. It combines many easy to use and very powerful features which can make your photo much better than before.

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  • Photopainter

    Photopainter is both a natural-media painting software and an image processing system at the same time. You can not only use it to retouch your photo, but also turn your photos into natural style painting and create new works of art. You are able to explore many possibilities with its natural-media painting technology, layered image features and a lot of rendering abilities.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.5.2.5, released in December 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  • MyBrushes

    MyBrushes Paint for Mac app allows you to paint on infinite canvas and PLAYBACK whole drawing. MyBrushes is a good alternative to Microsoft Paint and Apple Mac Paint. It's based on a former drawing software named Paintbrush which hasn't been updated for 5 years and was not compartable with most of Mac system already. MyBrushes Features: New features: 1 Enhancement for OS X El Capitan 10.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac iPhone iPad

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  • Pro Paint

    Pro Paint for Mac is the realistic full-featured digital paint software for Mac that is used for painting, image editing, vector drawing, free-form transformation, cropping, alpha channel editing... It provides high quality image manipulation tools for original artwork creation. Pro Paint for Mac enables your works to be showcased just as impressive as what you can create on a physical canvas.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Saint Paint Studio

    Saint Paint is the ideal paint package for creating and editing True Colour, 256 colour, 16 colour, and Monochrome graphics, and animating in any mode or combination of modes, with AVI editing support. It features all the essential graphic tools you'll need in everyday use, in a neat and very easy to use manner. Whether you are a newbie or a professional, you'll be amazed how you managed without it.

    • Discontinued No updates since 2008.

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  • PictureMan PRO

    Very powerfull image processing, editing, and retouching. Fully supported 48 bit color mode (in layers and all filters), automatic enhancement (Red Eye removal, Scratch and Dust removal, and more with one click), over 130 image processing tools, measure module, scripting and automation. Adobe Photoshop plug-ins are supported. Not very eye candy, but ergonomic graphical user interface.

    • Discontinued Outdate/unsupported per list on website. See http://www.stoik.com/products/old/

    Commercial Windows

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  • Paint +++

    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. Paint +++ is an inexpensive painting program for OS X that can be used to teach students the basics of painting software. Many sophisticated graphics software applications (such as Paint Shop Pro or Photoshop) use the same basic principles that can be learned using Paint +++.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Draw

    Draw is a graphics painting app to draw, color, or edit pictures. You can use Draw like a digital sketchpad to make simple pictures, creative projects, or to add text and designs to other pictures, such as those taken with your digital camera.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • PhotoStyler

    PhotoStyler is the easiest way to style your digital photos with your Mac. This simple, fast and accurate native solution combines the powers of Apple’s core technologies with the flexibility and efficiency of proprietary application-specific modules. PhotoStyler supports all image formats that are supported by MacOS including RAW images, it uses your GPU to process the photos wherever possible, and it turns photo styling work into fun.

    Commercial Mac

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  • NeoPaint

    NeoPaint is a full featured artist's studio for Windows that's easy-to-learn, powerful and affordable! It's simple enough for beginners yet packed with powerful features and advanced tools.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Wizardbrush

    Wizardbrush is a natural media painting software which has a lot of brushes and paper with realism style. You can create realistic picture with it. You can not only use it to paint pictures, but also handle your digital photos, even use it to teach digital painting and image processing skills.

    • Discontinued Last version, 6.7.7.6, was released on November 2011.

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  • Zen Brush

    Zen Brush is an app that allows you to easily enjoy the feeling of using an ink brush to write or to paint. It allows anyone to easily perform fluent strokes while not compromising on the fascinating texture of a real ink brush. Create works that radiate the right atmosphere by choosing the best background template from our large collection. More brush-like than a real brush. The app includes a new drawing engine based on a 3D model of an East Asian ink brush.

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  • Microangelo Toolset

    Create Vista icons with Toolset's Icon Editor. Locate and extract hundreds of hi-resolution, 256x256 icons in your Vista installation. Create icons for all Windows platforms. This suite of icon tools includes four integrated components that excel in their specific areas.

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