Alternatives to Microsoft Paint for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Krita

    Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality features. It's free, open-source and available across all major...

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    • I was looking for a program that could convert a .JPG file into .ico,and Krita did just that. vincentasmargisJul 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Pinta

    Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Mono

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.6, released in March 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Is simple and have all the tools of Microsoft Paint Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • LazPaint

    LazPaint is a free and open image editor that features layers and transparency. It supports the format OpenRaster so it can interoperate with MyPaint, Gimp and Krita....

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    • Really lightweight and fast, has a lot of additional features but is neat, making it powerful but not complicated (looking at you, Gimp). It would count closer to a Paint.NET replacement in my opinion. Though if you have this why would you ever want a normal MS Paint clone? Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Seashore

    Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS Xs Cocoa framework. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last versions, 0.1.9 and 0.5.1, released in 2007 and 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Although Seashore is now discontinued, it was one of the closest open source equivalents to Microsoft Paint for Mac users. It's a shame it's discontinued. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • showFoto

    ShowFoto is the standalone image editor of the digiKam project. It runs without digiKam images database support, but provides all Image Editor functions.

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  • Pixelitor

    Pixelitor is a cross-platform raster graphics editor written in Java. It supports image filters, drawing, layers, multiple undo, etc. Currently its main strength lies in...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Tux Paint

    Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects...

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  • CinePaint

    CinePaint is a deep paint application that edits EXR, DPX, 16-bit TIFF, JPEG, PNG and many other types of image files. CinePaint is available as a native application for...

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  • Gnome Paint

    gnome-paint is a simple, easy to use paint program for GNOME. It is inspired by MS-Paint.

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  • Gpaint

    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...

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  • Pixi Paint

    Pixi Paint is an open source, donation-optional pixel editor. Our primary focus is on ease of use and simplicity. Pixi Paint is fun for beginners and experts alike to...

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