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Paint.NET Alternatives for Android Tablet

Paint.NET is not available for Android Tablet but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android Tablet alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Paint.NET and eight of them are available for Android Tablet so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android Tablet alternatives to Paint.NET are Krita, Pixlr, Adobe Photoshop Express and Tayasui Sketches.

Paint.NET alternatives are mainly Image Editors but may also be Digital Painting Tools or Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Paint.NET.
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  1. GIMP icon

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableGIMP is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in GIMP, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingGIMP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    This alternative is disputed. GIMP is still a legitimate alternative to Paint.NET, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    JohnFastman

    GIMP is a superb cross-platform (Win, Mac, Linux) alternative to Paint.NET because it's open source and has a huge range of functionality. It is less suited for those situations where you're seeking a very simple image editor, without fuss. But it's still cross-platform, which Paint.NET isn't. So it depends what "alternative" means to you.

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    fabthezen

    It's open source and cross platform

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    Whereas Paint.NET is a very simple and user friendly program that's easy to use, GIMP is incredibly unforgiving, difficult to learn/use and lacking the welcoming and uncomplicated interface of Paint.NET. Moreover it has functions that just completely stop working for no reason

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    zlelmefs

    The #1 perk of paint.net is how lightweight and fast it is, it's intended as a competitor to Paint. GIMP is the complete opposite- it's a big, slow monster designed to compete with photoshop.

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    It doesn't share the same feature set. While it can do many things Paint.NET can't, the opposite is also true.

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    GIMP is much more "professional". By that I mean that it is way too complex for a casual editor like myself.

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    Merritt

    Paint.NET is simple and fast, GIMP is neither

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  2. 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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    Generic_Sweetener

    There isn't anything else exactly like paint.net, but Krita comes the closest in terms of features and ease of use. It's relatively intuitive, has various customization options, and is sufficient for basic photo editing and more advanced image manipulation and drawing.

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    Krita is also very similar to photoshop, and if you find the features easily enough and do enough research it has ALOT more features than paint.net while having the easy navigation that paint.net has. Also it's free!

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    Very good, but not focused to photo editing.

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    FiTekno

    I was looking for a quick tool to combine multiple screenshots, for example. This succeeds with that but not as fast as with Paint.net. Good thing this is localized to many languages.

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    zlelmefs

    Krita is built from the ground up for painting and drawing. Paint.net is for rapid image editing like making memes or cropping/adjusting photos. Krita is heavier and less intuitive.

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    Krita is aimed at Artistic painting and sketching rather than photo manipulation and editing.

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    It is exactly what I was looking for as an alternative to Paint.Net. Very similar. Completly free.

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    Pixlr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Pixlr® makes it easy to transform everyday images into stunning works of art. Whether you’re applying a quick fix to your photos or adding your personal touch with effects, overlays, or borders, Pixlr has everything you need to make your moments beautiful.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersPixlr supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Custom overlaysPixlr allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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    Pixlr vs Paint.NET opinions
    Some users think Pixlr is a great alternative to Paint.NET, some don't.

    Pixlr is more a fun tool adding overlays and colours and basic fixes. Paint.NET is a full photo manipulation tool

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    Like the others said, Paint.NET is made for photo manipulation while Pixlr on the other hand, is great for Windows but it''s android version is just for adding filters.

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    Paint.NET is awesome to edit pictures (cut, copy, resize, write). Pixlr on the other hand is mainly effective in applying effects to pictures (blur, colorize, liquify,heal)

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    Paint.NET is a full picture manipulation tool with things like fuzzy select, lasso, brushes, etc while Pixlr is just for adding filters to a photo

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    a good design for me to draw

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    Adobe Photoshop Express

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Edit, share, and upload photos on-the-go, or access your entire online photo library with a finger-flick using Adobe Photoshop Express for iPhone, iPad and Android.

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    Most users think Adobe Photoshop Express is a great alternative to Paint.NET.
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    Adobe Photoshop Express cannot be compared to Paint.NET. Photoshop Express lacks most of Paint.NET's features and is basically just an app to apply filters to your photos.

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  5. 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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    Most of the tools are adequate for free on iPad. $ for extras (will pay if I need to use them so nice to be available). First one on the list so far that I’ve used regularly and liked.

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    Doesn't have enough tools and has tools that shouldn't be paid, like layers.

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    PicLab

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Add beautiful typography & artwork, apply stunning filters and photo effects, and add an ever-growing collection of shapes, light FX, textures, borders, patterns, and more to your photos and share them to your favorite social networks!.

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    better control function and easy to understand but not a dummy app either

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    HEAVYPAINT

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    A simple yet secretly powerful painting app! Focus on pure colors and shapes with a streamlined interface. Ideal for plein air painting, color notes, sketches and studies.

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    Spotiplus

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Spotify

    With SpotiPlus, you can design nice looking cover arts for your Spotify playlists, tracks, albums, podcasts...in less than 1 minute.

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