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PencilSheep Alternatives

PencilSheep is described as 'Layers, filters, layer styles, adjustment layers, masks, selections, brushes, undo/redo, graphics tablet support, raw file import, etc. Interactive filter layers, full GPU acceleration, and full HDR support' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to PencilSheep 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 PencilSheep are Krita, Adobe Photoshop, Paint.NET and Affinity Photo.

PencilSheep 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 PencilSheep.
This page was last updated Oct 29, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online

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  1. GIMP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
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    • FLATHUB
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    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • Android Tablet

    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.

  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 withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.



  3. Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll.

  4. Paint.net is a free and very capable image editing software for Windows. Great alternative to Photoshop for people that do not need all the stuff PS offers.

  5. Affinity Photo is a professional, full-featured raster graphics editor. Working in Affinity Photo is always live and you can pan and zoom at 60fps, with live previews and non destructive application.



  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET . Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

  9. Pixelmator is a powerful, beautiful, and easy to use image editor. Featuring an elegant and streamlined single-window interface, it puts all the focus on the images you edit, rather than what's around them.

  10. PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

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