Photopainter Alternatives

    Photopainter is described as 'is both a natural-media painting software and an image processing system at the same time' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Photopainter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Photopainter are Krita (Free, Open Source), Adobe Photoshop (Paid), Paint.NET (Free Personal) and MyPaint (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. 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.
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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 withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.
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    3. Adobe Photoshop is the commercial image editor that set the standard in creative illustration and design work with a sophisticated, layer-based workflow and robust, professional feature set.
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    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. 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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    6. Autodesk Sketchbook drawing software features an artist-friendly, gesture-based user interface that is so fast and intuitive even new users can be productive within minutes.
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    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.
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    8. 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.
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    9. PhotoScape is a fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.
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    10. Clip Studio Paint, previously Manga Studio or ComicStudio in Japan, is a family of software applications for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows used for the digital creation of comics and manga.
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