Download Paint - Best Software & Apps

  • MS Paint

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MS Paint for free isn’t perfect but we want it all the same

    8
    794 votes
    • PROS: That feeling you get when you open it again, It's still free
    • CONS: It is simple and it is imperfect but… does it matter?
  • Paint 3D

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Explore Your Creative Self with this Digital Paint App

    9
    352 votes
    • PROS: Fun and extremely customisable creations, Ability to share 3D pictures
    • CONS: Strictly not for professionals, 2D images cannot be extruded into 3D images
  • Tux Paint

    0.9.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    One of the best free drawing programs around

    8
    3838 votes
    • PROS: Suitable and exciting for all kids, Pre-prepared coloring and drawing templates, Excellent selection of drawing tools, Display pcitures as a slideshow, Sound effects
    • CONS: A little slow and unstable during tests
  • EZ Paint

    3.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Paint with ease on your desktop computer

    7
    171 votes
    • PROS: MS Paint clone, Free to download
    • CONS: Not for Mac, Not available from Windows app store
  • Paint the Town Red

    Preview Beta

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Hotline Miami and Minecraft have a violent child

    7
    771 votes
    • Krita Desktop

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Krita Desktop can free you from paid paint programs

      8
      83 votes
      • PROS: Free, yet as good as the major brands, Always being updated, Customizable and powerful, Get community add-ons and more
      • CONS: There will always be that one feature you miss
    • Drawing for Children

      2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A complete paint program not just for children

      7
      387 votes
      • Tux Paint Stamps

        2009-06-28

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Have even more fun with Tux Paint stamps

        8
        693 votes
        • PROS: Adds variety, Choose what will install, Easy to access
        • CONS: None so far
      • Paint 2

        Lite 3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free Tool for Budding Artists

        7
        49 votes
        • PROS: Free to download and use, Large number of tools available
        • CONS: Only compatible with Macs, Heavy emphasis on in-app purchases
      • MacPaint X

        Beta 0.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        MS Paint style app for Macs based on MacPaint

        5
        46 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Similar to MS Paint, Supports lots of formats
        • CONS: Lacks advanced editing options, Beta may be unstable
      • ibis Paint X

        4.2.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A Free program for Android‚ by ibis mobile inc.

        10
        6 votes
        • Sumo Paint

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Web Apps

          A free graphics and design program for Windows, by Sumopaint

          9
          18 votes
          • Fresh Paint

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A beautifully designed paint program for Windows 10

            7
            407 votes
            • PROS: Fun, graphical interface, Easy to use, Lots of options
            • CONS: Missing some key features like color fill, Crashes randomly and frequently upon launch
          • Mario Paint Composer

            2.00

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Remake of the music maker from Mario Paint

            7
            1217 votes
            • PROS: Great for kids, Authentic SNES experience, Fun to compose
            • CONS: No way to export music, Only records in MIDI
          • SketchBook Express

            6.2.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Android

            MS Paint alternative for Macs

            6
            160 votes
            • PROS: Suitable for doodling and professional sketching, Good alternative to MS Paint, Easy to switch main tools
            • CONS: Best to be used with pen and tablet device, May not be fully comptaible with all tablets, Lacks advanced sketching tools
          • TAG: The Power of Paint

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Paint the town red in this original first-person platformer

            7
            248 votes
            • PROS: Very original idea, Easy to control
            • CONS: No enemies, Too short
          • Paint Hit

            1.010

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free game for android

            -
            No votes yet
            • Euro Truck Simulator 2 - UK Paint Jobs Pack

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Full Version game utility for Windows, by SCS Software

              8
              42 votes
              • PowerPaint

                2.50

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A Paint replacement with more tools

                6
                662 votes
                • PROS: Pre-made clipart available, Lots of graph features, Ability to add texture brushes, Easy to use interface
                • CONS: Lacks ability to add or merge layers, Advanced features are limited
              • Gimp Paint Studio

                Beta 1.5.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A free (gpl) Design & photography program for Windows

                7
                101 votes
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