Download Paint - Best Software & Apps

  • EZ Paint

    3.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Paint with ease on your desktop computer

    8
    263 votes
    • PROS: MS Paint clone, Free to download
    • CONS: Not for Mac, Not available from Windows app store
  • Paint 3D

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Explore Your Creative Self with this Digital Paint App

    9
    508 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
    3883 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
  • Drawing for Children

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A complete paint program not just for children

    7
    406 votes
    • 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
    • Krita Desktop

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Krita Desktop can free you from paid paint programs

      8
      89 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
    • Tux Paint Stamps

      2009-06-28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Have even more fun with Tux Paint stamps

      8
      710 votes
      • PROS: Adds variety, Choose what will install, Easy to access
      • CONS: None so far
    • Paint the Town Red

      Preview beta

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Hotline Miami and Minecraft have a violent child

      7
      790 votes
      • PowerPaint

        2.50

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Paint replacement with more tools

        6
        672 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
      • 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
      • Fresh Paint

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A beautifully designed paint program for Windows 10

        7
        411 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
      • Sumo Paint

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Web Apps

        Draw and Paint Online with Sumo Paint

        9
        19 votes
        • PROS: A convenient online tool, Has a range of tools and filters, Intuitive interface, Anyone familiar with art software will be at home
        • CONS: Many features require a paid account, Fewer features than Photoshop, Exporting images can be fiddly, Lacks support for plugins
      • Paint X Lite

        1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A free program for mac, by Hong Chen

        10
        3 votes
        • 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
        • Mario Paint Composer

          2.00

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Remake of the music maker from Mario Paint

          7
          1221 votes
          • PROS: Great for kids, Authentic SNES experience, Fun to compose
          • CONS: No way to export music, Only records in MIDI
        • Paint Me

          1.0.7

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Are you ready for most adorable painting app ever? Paint Me, the BEST drawing Kids Game!!!

          5
          5 votes
          • ibis Paint X - drawing anime

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free browsers app for Android, by Ibis inc.

            10
            2 votes
            • Sumo Paint Air

              3.6.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A great image editor that runs on Adobe AIR

              6
              111 votes
              • PROS: Very comprehensive image editor, Supports layers, Good amount of editing options, Create your own images
              • CONS: Takes times to learn all the features, Not as many filters as professional programs
            • ibis Paint X

              4.2.3

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              A Free program for Android‚ by ibis mobile inc.

              10
              10 votes
              • Euro Truck Simulator 2 - UK Paint Jobs Pack

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A Full Version game utility for Windows, by SCS Software

                8
                46 votes
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