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My PaintBrush Alternatives

My PaintBrush is described as 'Pro is the upgrade version of My PaintBrush . It is a professional paint-and-drawing application with multi-layers. Use the inspiring tools and more than 100 types brushes to create and save smooth images to your Mac!' and is a digital painting tool in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to My PaintBrush for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android and iPad. The best alternative is MyPaint, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like My PaintBrush are Corel Painter, FotoSketcher, Leonardo and Verve Painter.

My PaintBrush 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 My PaintBrush.
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  1. MyPaint icon

    MyPaint

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    123 alternatives to MyPaint 

    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.

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    1.  Support for LayersMyPaint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Drawing Tablet SupportMyPaint supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    3.  PortableMyPaint can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Distraction-freeMyPaint has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    5.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in MyPaint.
    The 0.9.0 interface
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  2. Corel Painter icon

    Corel Painter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    80 alternatives to Corel Painter 

    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


  3. FotoSketcher icon

    FotoSketcher

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    35 alternatives to FotoSketcher 

    Turn your photos into beautiful paintings, sketches or drawings in seconds. FotoSketcher is a 100% free program which can help you convert your digital photos into art, automatically. If you want to turn a portrait, the photograph of your house or a beautiful landscape into a pai.

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    1.  PortableFotoSketcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Example Old Bridge
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  4. Leonardo icon

    Leonardo

    • Windows
    • Windows S
    113 alternatives to Leonardo 

    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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    1.  Support for LayersLeonardo supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Pressure SensitivityLeonardo can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    3.  Drawing Tablet SupportLeonardo supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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  5. Verve Painter icon

    Verve Painter

    63 alternatives to Verve Painter 

    Verve (Dictionary: Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition...) is the result of a curious idea I had to try using the graphics hardware to run a fluid dynamics simulation.

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    1.  PortableVerve Painter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Artecture Draw, Sketch, Paint icon

    Artecture Draw, Sketch, Paint

    65 alternatives to Artecture Draw, Sketch, Paint 

    Artecture enables you to sketch, draw and paint like never before. If you love to draw, regardless you are an amateur or a pro, this drawing app provides all the tools and brushes that you’d love.

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    1.  Support for LayersArtecture Draw, Sketch, Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  7. Photopainter icon

    Photopainter

    • Windows
    156 alternatives to Photopainter 

    Photopainter is both a natural-media painting software and an image processing system at the same time.

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    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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    Graphiter

    • Windows
    • Windows S
    97 alternatives to Graphiter 

    Graphiter is an easy to use, straight forward, and powerful Sketching App. Its aim is to reproduce a real life sketching workflow using simple tools, such as, a Graphite Pencil, a Blend tool and an Eraser.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0, released in September 2016, can be still downloaded from the Microsoft Store.

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  9. Zen Brush icon

    Zen Brush

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • Apple Messages
    58 alternatives to 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.

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  10. JugiPaint icon

    JugiPaint

    100 alternatives to 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.

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