SmoothDraw Alternatives for Linux

    SmoothDraw is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Krita, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to SmoothDraw and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SmoothDraw are MyPaint (Free, Open Source), xournal (Free, Open Source), AzPainter (Free, Open Source) and imEditor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 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. 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. 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++

    4. 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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      • 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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