PC PaintBrush Alternatives

    PC PaintBrush is described as 'Somewhat of a predecessor to Microsoft Paint , PC Paintbrush is graphics editing software created by the ZSoft Corporation in 1984 for computers running the MS-DOS operating system. It was later adapted for earlier versions of Windows' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PC PaintBrush for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PC PaintBrush are Krita (Free, Open Source), Paint.NET (Free Personal), MyPaint (Free, Open Source) and Pixlr (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. 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 the more than 70 image filters and color adjustments, some of which are unique. Features: - Layers.
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    2. Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMPs technology and uses the same native file format.
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    3. Microsofts professional illustration vector and raster graphic design tool for web images. More oriented towards editing web graphics and creating XAML rather than print graphics.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed, but now available as a free download from the Microsoft Download Center.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      With AndreaMosaic you can create your own photographic mosaics made with your own pictures. A photo mosaic is an image composed of many tiled photos.
    4. 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.
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    5. Free Photo Editing Software for PC PixBuilder Studio is a free image editing software program for digital photo editing, images processing, and resizing. For digital photo editing, you can use its many professional quality functions.
    6. Showfoto is a fast Image Editor with powerful image editing tools.
    7. In addition to being totally portable, Fotografix has a ridiculously small footprint. Its a 370Kb download and about 700Kb once extracted. Despite its size, most of the features I rely on in Photoshop are available.
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    8. DrawPad Graphic Design and Drawing software is an easy-to-use image composition and manipulation program, an essential tool for all types of graphic design projects. Easily draw and create graphic images.
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    9. Photoline is a professional image editor which offers creatives a mostly non-destructive workflow for 8/16/32bpc image processing and compositing in RGB, CMYK, and Lab modes. Full vector editing, DTP features, and a HSV/HIS workflow are supported.
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