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. 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.

      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      The program is no longer updated.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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Fotowall is an opensource creative tool that lets you play with your pixels as youve ever wanted! Make the perfect arrangement with your photos, add text, live video from your webcam and the best internet pictures.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9, released in 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      scri.ch is a hackable, open source and minimal drawing tool. Learn more about tips and hacks on http://about.scri.ch/
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    2. CodedColor PhotoStudio by 1STEIN is a Windows photo viewer and editor to organize, edit, resize, reformat, correct, compare, sort, watermark, annotate and print digital images, and to edit EXIF and IPTC data in digital photos.
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    3. Pro Paint for Mac is the realistic full-featured digital art software that is used for painting, image editing, vector drawing, free-form transformation, cropping, alpha channel editing, and more specialized tasks.
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    4. 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...
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    5. Very powerfull image processing, editing, and retouching.

      Discontinued

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

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows S
      Seamlessly fusing the freedom and romance of your physical notebook with the power and flexibility of the digital world, Sketchable provides the best creative experience on the market.
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    6. Pixel art image editor, created for full keyboard control of image drawing without mouse using. It can be convenient to use it when you place notebook on your knees during travel in public transport (subway, buses, trains).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      Paintastic allows you to make beautiful drawings, paintings, designs and greeting cards.
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