Download Paint - Best Software & Apps

  • EZ Paint

    3.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Paint with ease on your desktop computer

    7
    202 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
    432 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
    3852 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
  • Paint 2

    Lite 3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free Tool for Budding Artists

    7
    48 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
    82 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
    399 votes
    • Tux Paint Stamps

      2009-06-28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Have even more fun with Tux Paint stamps

      8
      706 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
      782 votes
      • 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
      • PowerPaint

        2.50

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Paint replacement with more tools

        6
        668 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
      • 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
        • ibis Paint X

          4.2.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A Free program for Android‚ by ibis mobile inc.

          10
          9 votes
          • Fresh Paint

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A beautifully designed paint program for Windows 10

            7
            410 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
          • 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
            2 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
              1219 votes
              • PROS: Great for kids, Authentic SNES experience, Fun to compose
              • CONS: No way to export music, Only records in MIDI
            • Paint X Lite

              1.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              A free program for mac, by Hong Chen

              10
              3 votes
              • TAG: The Power of Paint

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Paint the town red in this original first-person platformer

                7
                249 votes
                • PROS: Very original idea, Easy to control
                • CONS: No enemies, Too short
              • 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
              • Color Planner

                4.3

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Check your color scheme before you paint

                6
                56 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use, Very flexible color options, Save, print and share color choices
                • CONS: You have to pay to use your own pictures, Looks old fashioned
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