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Pixia is described as 'freeware bitmap graphics editor program for Windows, created by Isao Maruoka. It was originally designed for the anime/manga community but has also been used in other branches of art' and is a digital painting tool in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pixia for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Paint.NET, which is free. Other great apps like Pixia are MyPaint, Clip Studio Paint, PaintTool SAI and FireAlpaca.

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

    Paint.NET

    • Windows
    • Windows S
    • .NET Framework
    171 alternatives to Paint.NET 

    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.

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    1.  Support for LayersPaint.NET supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  LightweightPaint.NET consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPaint.NET can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Dark ModePaint.NET supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  PortablePaint.NET can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. MyPaint icon

    MyPaint

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    124 alternatives to MyPaint 

    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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    1.  Support for LayersMyPaint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Drawing Tablet SupportMyPaint supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    3.  PortableMyPaint can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Distraction-freeMyPaint has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    5.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in MyPaint.
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  3. Clip Studio Paint icon

    Clip Studio Paint

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Samsung Apps
    101 alternatives to Clip Studio Paint 

    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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    1.  Pressure SensitivityClip Studio Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    2.  Support for LayersClip Studio Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Clip Studio Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Drawing Tablet SupportClip Studio Paint supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    Blank Canvas
    Tool editing dialog
  4. PaintTool SAI icon

    PaintTool SAI

    • Windows
    91 alternatives to PaintTool SAI 

    PaintTool SAI is high quality and lightweight painting software, fully digitizer support, amazing anti-aliased paintings, provide easy and stable operation, this software make digital art more enjoyable and comfortable.

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    1.  Support for LayersPaintTool SAI supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Pressure SensitivityPaintTool SAI can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
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  5. FireAlpaca icon

    FireAlpaca

    • Mac
    • Windows
    130 alternatives to FireAlpaca 

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely free download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for both Mac and Windows users!

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    1.  Support for LayersFireAlpaca supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  6. Corel Painter icon

    Corel Painter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    81 alternatives to Corel Painter 

    Corel Painter is a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of traditional media associated with drawing, painting, and printmaking.

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    Painter on Mac OS X
  7. Tayasui Sketches icon

    Tayasui Sketches

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    68 alternatives to Tayasui Sketches 

    Sketches is a perfect mix of beauty, simplicity and power, a truly unique combination you won't find anywhere else.

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    1.  Distraction-freeTayasui Sketches has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Drawing Tablet SupportTayasui Sketches supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    3.  Support for LayersTayasui Sketches supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    4.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Tayasui Sketches.
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  8. Pixelitor icon

    Pixelitor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    122 alternatives to Pixelitor 

    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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    Artrage

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    68 alternatives to Artrage 

    A simple but lovely natural media painting and sketching program. Art oriented, but capable of loading/saving photoshop files.

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    1.  Support for LayersArtrage supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Works OfflineArtrage can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Support for 4KArtrage supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    4.  Drawing Tablet SupportArtrage supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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  10. Artweaver icon

    Artweaver

    106 alternatives to Artweaver 

    Artweaver is a simple Freeware program for creative painting, i.e. Artweaver offers you all artistic effects which you need for your work.

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    1.  PortableArtweaver can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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