SmoothDraw Alternatives

    SmoothDraw is described as 'easy natural painting and digital free-hand drawing software that can produce high quality pictures. Support many kinds of brushes (pen, pencil, dry media, airbrush, bristle brush, image hose, etc.), retouch tools, layers, image adjustment, and many effects' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SmoothDraw for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Windows S. The best alternative is Krita, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SmoothDraw are Paint.NET (Free Personal), SketchBook (Freemium), MyPaint (Free, Open Source) and xournal (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 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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      Almost everyone thinks Krita is a great alternative to SmoothDraw.
    2. 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.


    3. Sketchbook drawing software features an artist-friendly, gesture-based user interface that is so fast and intuitive even new users can be productive within minutes.
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      Most users think SketchBook is a great alternative to SmoothDraw.
    4. 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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    5. Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus. It is free software (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions), Windows and other GTK+/Gnome platforms. It supports drawing and writing on pdf's.

      Discontinued

      It hasn't been updated since 2017, but there is an active fork Xournal++



    6. A simple but lovely natural media painting and sketching program. Art oriented, but capable of loading/saving photoshop files.
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    7. We believe artists deserve the best possible tools and we are determined to give it to them. The goal with Leonardo is to make the best painting application ever.
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    8. 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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    9. TwistedBrush is a digital paint software and photo editor that supplies a wide variety of natural art tools.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ImEditor is a simple image editor, supporting PNG, JPEG, WEBP, BMP, and ICO file types. It offers several tools to easily modify an image.
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