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Pocket Paint Alternatives

Pocket Paint is described as 'Paintroid is a graphical paint editor App, that, among others, allows setting parts of pictures to transparent, insert Text / Images, add Layers, use Color filling and picking tools, rotate, resize and position elements' and is a digital painting tool in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pocket Paint for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPad, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pocket Paint are Krita, Adobe Photoshop, Paint.NET and Procreate.

Pocket Paint 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 Pocket Paint.
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  1. GIMP icon

    GIMP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • FLATHUB
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    204 alternatives to GIMP 

    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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    1.  Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    3.  Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in GIMP.
    7.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in GIMP, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    8.  Support for scriptingGIMP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Krita

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • Epic Games Store
    137 alternatives to Krita 

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

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Krita, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  LightweightKrita consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for LayersKrita supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    4.  Drawing Tablet SupportKrita supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    5.  Non Destructive EditingKrita allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    6.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Krita.
    7.  Pressure SensitivityKrita can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    8.  PortableKrita can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    9.  Color PickerKrita allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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    Adobe Photoshop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPad
    • Wine
    • ReactOS
    235 alternatives to Adobe Photoshop 

    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. Since then, the software has become the industry standard not only in raster graphics editing, but in digital art...

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    1.  Support for LayersAdobe Photoshop supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Hardware AcceleratedAdobe Photoshop can use the GPU and CPU to speed up rendering, conversion, and overall performance.
    3.  Non Destructive EditingAdobe Photoshop allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    4.  Support for CMYK ModeAdobe Photoshop allows you to work using the color scheme for printing, combining the primary pigments (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key).
    5.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Adobe Photoshop.
    6.  AI Neural FiltersAdobe Photoshop makes use of artificial intelligence to detect faces, objects and spaces, and performs large and quick modifications to an image with a few clicks.
    7.  Content-Aware FillAdobe Photoshop can quickly remove objects from your photo and it will fill in the picture based on the rest of the available content.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAdobe Photoshop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Drawing Tablet SupportAdobe Photoshop supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
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    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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    Procreate

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    46 alternatives to Procreate 

    Procreate is a multi-award winning, creative illustration app built from the ground up for iPad with a pocket-sized variant for iPhone. The app features a complete, professional toolset that's accessible while still providing the power and flexibility of desktop counterparts.

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    1.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Procreate.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Procreate without registration.
    3.  Dark ModeProcreate supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Ad-freeProcreate doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Drawing Tablet SupportProcreate supports the use of external drawing tablets as input devices.
    6.  Onion skinningProcreate allows you to see through several frames simultaneously and make sure the lines of each frame are correctly lined up.
    7.  Pressure SensitivityProcreate can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    8.  Support for 4KProcreate supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    9.  Support for LayersProcreate supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Glimpse Image Editor

    • Windows
    • Linux
    180 alternatives to Glimpse Image Editor 

    Glimpse is an open source image editor based on the GNU Image Manipulation Program. The goal is to experiment with new ideas and expand the use of free software.

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    1.  Support for LayersGlimpse Image Editor supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    Discontinued

    The Glimpse editor has been discontinuedSource: https://glimpse-editor.org/posts/a-project-on-hiatus/

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    ibis Paint X

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • iPad
    • Windows
    41 alternatives to ibis Paint X 

    ibis Paint is an easy yet powerful drawing app made with tools for sketching manga right at your fingertips.

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    1.  Pressure Sensitivityibis Paint X can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    2.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in ibis Paint X.
    3.  Support for Layersibis Paint X supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  8. Ashampoo®  Photo Optimizer icon

    Ashampoo® Photo Optimizer

    219 alternatives to Ashampoo® Photo Optimizer 

    Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 8 enhances your photos at the click of a button! The program fully automatically adjusts colors, contrasts and exposure settings to perfection for individual images or entire collections.

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    Infinite Painter

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    20 alternatives to Infinite Painter 

    Infinite Painter is an advanced painting app created for mobile with natural brushes, realistic blending, and an unparalleled toolset.

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    1.  Support for LayersInfinite Painter supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Artflow Studio

    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire
    17 alternatives to Artflow Studio 

    Convert your tablet, Chromebook, or phone into digital sketchbook with more than 80 paint brushes, smudge, file and eraser tool. This fast and intuitive painting and drawing application will unlock full power of your imagination.

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    1.  Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Artflow Studio.
    2.  Support for LayersArtflow Studio supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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