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
    608 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
    290 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

    0.9.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    One of the best free drawing programs around

    8
    3761 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
  • Krita Desktop

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Krita Desktop can free you from paid paint programs

    8
    75 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
  • Paint the Town Red

    Preview Beta

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Hotline Miami and Minecraft have a violent child

    7
    738 votes
    • Drawing for Children

      2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A complete paint program not just for children

      7
      373 votes
      • Paint 2

        Lite 3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free Tool for Budding Artists

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

        2009-06-28

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Have even more fun with Tux Paint stamps

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

        3.0.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Paint with ease on your desktop computer

        7
        164 votes
        • PROS: MS Paint clone, Free to download
        • CONS: Not for Mac, Not available from Windows app store
      • Mario Paint Composer

        2.00

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Remake of the music maker from Mario Paint

        7
        1210 votes
        • PROS: Great for kids, Authentic SNES experience, Fun to compose
        • CONS: No way to export music, Only records in MIDI
      • ibis Paint X

        4.2.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A Free program for Android‚ by ibis mobile inc.

        10
        5 votes
        • Sumo Paint

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Web Apps

          A free graphics and design program for Windows, by Sumopaint

          9
          13 votes
          • Fresh Paint

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A beautifully designed paint program for Windows 10

            7
            404 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
          • SketchBook Express

            6.2.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Android

            MS Paint alternative for Macs

            6
            159 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
          • Euro Truck Simulator 2 - UK Paint Jobs Pack

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A Full Version game utility for Windows, by SCS Software

            8
            38 votes
            • PowerPaint

              2.50

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Paint replacement with more tools

              6
              655 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
            • RealWorld Paint

              2011.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Free image editor with surprisingly powerful features

              7
              117 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use, intuitive interface, Lets you scan images, import them from the Clipboard or take screenshots, Advanced features: support for layers, masks, shadows and more
              • CONS: Not as many options as a professional image editor
            • Sumo Paint Air

              3.6.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A great image editor that runs on Adobe AIR

              6
              108 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
            • Paint X Lite

              1.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              A free program for mac, by Hong Chen

              9
              1 vote
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