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    Pinta is described as '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' and is a very popular Image Editor in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Pinta for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pinta are Krita, Adobe Photoshop, Paint.NET and Photopea.

    Pinta is mainly a Image Editor but alternatives to it 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 Pinta.
    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021
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    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.
      GIMP vs Pinta opinions
      Some users think GIMP is a great alternative to Pinta, some don't.
      GIMP is a very well featured image editor for both simple and complex editing. It can be pretty hard to starters to get used to simple tasks but it's worth trying.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

    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.
      Krita vs Pinta opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Krita is a great alternative to Pinta.
      KennethWilhelmsson Crashes regularly, not helping.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


    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. 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.
      Most users think Paint.NET is a great alternative to Pinta.
    5. Online photo editor, which can work with PSD, XCF and Sketch files (Photoshop, Gimp and Sketch App). Convert between PSD, XCF, JPG, PNG and many other formats.

    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. 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.
    9. MediBang Paint is a lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.
    10. Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows. It opens and saves files as Windows bitmap (24-bit, 256 color, 16 color, and monochrome, all with the .


      Microsoft announced that Paint is officially deprecated with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Anyway last version of the program will still be usable in Windows 10.

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