openCanvas Alternatives for Mac

    openCanvas is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. 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 50 alternatives to openCanvas and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to openCanvas are Adobe Photoshop (Paid), MyPaint (Free, Open Source), SketchBook (Freemium) and Clip Studio Paint (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. Livebrush is a drawing application. It employs an easy-to-use brush tool that reacts to your gestures through the use of velocity and other motion controls.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, released in October 2014, can be still downloaded from the Facebook page.

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    5. GPS (aka Gimp Paint Studio) is a collection of brushes, patterns, color gradients, accompanying tool presets and dynamics. Tool presets are a simply saved tool options, highly useful feature of the GIMP.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.



    6. Paintstorm Studio is created for professional digital painting. And a major role in this program play the brushes. We did our best so that you can easily and quickly adjust the brushes suitable for your painting style.
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    7. COLOR projects is your reliable partner to develop enduring images as quickly as possible and with the least stress - Create individual photorealistic textures with the texture converter - expert filters with new light effects such as light frames, Kirlian lights, light...
    8. Qaquarelle is a very young opensource Qt4-based painting application that is supposed to provide a native way of painting with emulated traditional instruments, including watercolor simulation, full support for tablets and OpenGL-based processing in GPU.

      Discontinued

      Latest vsersion: 0.0.4 from 2010-02-09. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/qaquarelle/files/

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    9. PixelStyle Photo Editor for Mac is an all-in-one photo editing and graphic design software, providing professional high-quality photo processing tools to edit the photos, enhance and touch up photos on Mac OS X.
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    10. Paint +++aims to fill the need for a basic, streamlined, and Mac-native image editor. Whether you need to quickly crop a photo, add some text to an image, or just have fun doodling, scrawl has you covered.
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