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Mischief Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Mischief for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Krita, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Mischief and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Mischief are MyPaint, Pinta, Clip Studio Paint and MediBang Paint.

Mischief alternatives are mainly Digital Painting Tools but 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 Mischief.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
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  1. 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 within concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Krita, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ LightweightKrita consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersKrita supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKrita is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Krita.
    ⚫︎ Pressure SensitivityKrita can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    ⚫︎ PortableKrita can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Main Window
  2. MyPaint icon

    MyPaint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersMyPaint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Distraction-freeMyPaint has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    ⚫︎ PortableMyPaint can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in MyPaint.
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    The 0.9.0 interface


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    Pinta

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Mono

    Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPinta consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersPinta supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ Pressure SensitivityClip Studio Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableClip Studio Paint is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersClip Studio Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Clip Studio Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Blank Canvas
  5. MediBang Paint is a lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.

    ⚫︎ Pressure SensitivityMediBang Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in MediBang Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersMediBang Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMediBang Paint supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in MediBang Paint.
    ⚫︎ LightweightMediBang Paint consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Great for anime or comics


  6. FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely free download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for both Mac and Windows users!

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersFireAlpaca supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Corel Painter

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Corel Painter is a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of traditional media associated with drawing, painting, and printmaking.

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    Painter on Mac OS X
  8. Sketches is a perfect mix of beauty, simplicity and power, a truly unique combination you won't find anywhere else.

    ⚫︎ Distraction-freeTayasui Sketches has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersTayasui Sketches supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Tayasui Sketches.
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  9. A simple but lovely natural media painting and sketching program. Art oriented, but capable of loading/saving photoshop files.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersArtrage supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineArtrage can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4KArtrage supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
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  10. Rebelle is a one-of-a-kind paint program that lets you create realistic watercolor, acrylic and dry media artwork, using real-world color blending, wet diffusion and drying.

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