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Pinta Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Pinta for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux 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 Pinta and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Pinta are Krita, MyPaint, Drawing and Tux Paint.

Pinta 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 Pinta.
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    GIMP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • FLATHUB
    • PortableApps.com
    • 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.

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    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.

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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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    Almost everyone thinks Krita is a great alternative to Pinta.
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    Crashes regularly, not helping.

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  3. 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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    Drawing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This application is a basic image editor, similar to Microsoft Paint, but aiming at the GNOME desktop.

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    Tux Paint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Android

    Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). Tux Paint is used in schools around the world as a computer literacy drawing activity.

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  6. KolourPaint is a simple painting program to quickly create raster images. It is useful as a touch-up tool and for simple image editing tasks.

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  7. 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.

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    showFoto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • KDE

    You can use it to view your photographs and improve them. Showfoto is the standalone image editor of the digiKam project.

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  9. AzPainter is a full color painting program for linux. It's a lightweight tool with tablet pressure support, and provides basic functions such as selection, layers, filters. you can use it for painting, image editing, or pixel art making.

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    Mtpaint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    mtPaint is a painting program which Mark Tyler developed from scratch so he could easily create pixel art and manipulate digital photos.

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