Open Source Procreate Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Procreate is Krita, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Procreate and six of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Procreate are MyPaint (Free, Open Source), Gimp Paint Studio (Free, Open Source), Pocket Paint (Free, Open Source) and PhoXo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 7, 2021

    1. 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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      Krita vs Procreate opinions
      Most users think Krita is a great alternative to Procreate.
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      Mansampard01 The beakon of open source apps.
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      It's very similar to Procreate and has similar features
      Top positive comment  about 1 year ago

      7
      it's not working on the iPad
      Top negative comment  almost 3 years ago

      1
      it's one of the best apps! it's similar to procreate but it's free which is a good thing! and it's for all widows! love it 100%
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      Ummm.. First of all, It is for windows!!! It really does have some similarities and outrages features compared with procreate... One of the best open-source software too...
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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      it's a very vast illustration program with great tools and is easy to use, a program from the comunity to the comunity, it's open source and the (in my opinion) the best the digital illustration world can offer.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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      Furry_Foxy It's free and it's on windows.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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    2. 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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    3. GPS (aka Gimp Paint Studio) is a collection of brushes, patterns, color gradients, accompanying tool presets and dynamics. Tool presets are a simply saved tool options, highly useful feature of the GIMP.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

      Most users think Gimp Paint Studio is a great alternative to Procreate.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      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...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      PhoXo is small and free image editing application. It's tiny, fast, easy to use, can be treated as a mini PhotoShop.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2019, and isn't fully Open Source (only the kernel is).

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • F-Droid
      A canvas you can draw on with different colors. Want to draw something but you have no paper? This app will suit you perfectly. Just pick a color and draw. You can either save the drawing or share it directly through email or social networks.
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