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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. Magic Whiteboard is a colorful network drawing program, designed especially for kids' entertainment.
    2. Paintslate: the easy to use and fun new painting program for users aged 5 to 55!
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    3. EZ paint is a free alternative to Microsoft Paint .
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Kid, if you have a dream to paint the best picture in the whole world, this is the place to start practicing (at least one of the places :)).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      The Genius Maker is a Mathematics and science education software from Golden K star. It includes 34 educational softwares. There are 2 editions of Genius Maker, namely, Free edition and Premium edition.
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    4. Simple and straightforward paint app in the vein of MS Paint.


      Since 2016, development has officially stopped for S-Paint and had been discontinued. See notice:

    5. Lil Picasso is a coloring and creativity package for children. Your children will spend hours coloring the pre-drawn pictures with a paintbrush of over 300 colors and patterns.


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    6. Graphiter is an easy to use, straight forward, and powerful Sketching App. Its aim is to reproduce a real life sketching workflow using simple tools, such as, a Graphite Pencil, a Blend tool and an Eraser.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0, released in September 2016, can be still downloaded from the Microsoft Store.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      XGimp is an adaptation for iPhone and iPad of the app GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation), which is a freely distributed program for tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring
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