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    Tux Paint Alternatives

    Tux Paint is described as 'free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program'. There are more than 25 games similar to Tux Paint for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. Other Tux Paint like games are MyPaint (Free, Open Source), Glimpse Image Editor (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Paint (Free) and FireAlpaca (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022

    1. Paintbrush is a simple paint program for Mac OS X, reminiscent of Microsoft Paint and Apple’s own now-defunct MacPaint.
    2. PaintStar is a versatile digital image processing software suitable for such tasks as retouching of photographs, composing and authoring images, image morphing, screen capture, and displaying image thumbnail in Windows Explorer context menu.
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    3. WidsMob Retoucher is an excellent photo retouching program, which is able to reduce image noise, portrait retoucher, film pack, adjust effects, fish eye effects, vignetting and more other features to photos with ease.
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    4. Easily create drawings and edit images. Add arrows, text, and effects to your drawings and pictures, or crop and resize your images. The application is for the most part feature complete and will receive bug fixes as necessary.
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    5. RealWorld Photos is an free portable photo editor for Windows. Retouch photographs and batch process images in an easy-to-use editor. Perform lossless retouching, watermarking and other operations on .jpg images.
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    6. JugiPaint is a painting software with diverse sets of tools for various types of illustration work. It provides many standard digital painting features like layers, brushes, selections, transformations, etc., as well as some less often like guide layers and panels.
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    7. gpaint (aka GNU Paint), a small-scale painting program for GNOME, the GNU Desktop Environment. gpaint does not attempt to compete with GIMP, it is just a simple drawing package based on xpaint, along the lines of Microsoft Paint.
    8. Qaquarelle is a very young opensource Qt4-based painting application that is supposed to provide a native way of painting with emulated traditional instruments, including watercolor simulation, full support for tablets and OpenGL-based processing in GPU.

      Discontinued

      Latest vsersion: 0.0.4 from 2010-02-09. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/qaquarelle/files/

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    9. Pixi Paint is an open source, donation-optional pixel editor. Our primary focus is on ease of use and simplicity. Pixi Paint is fun for beginners and experts alike to explore limited palette pixel art.
    10. Paint +++aims to fill the need for a basic, streamlined, and Mac-native image editor. Whether you need to quickly crop a photo, add some text to an image, or just have fun doodling, scrawl has you covered.
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