Download Paint - Best Software & Apps

  • PaintTool SAI

    1.2.5

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The drawing utility that'll bring out your artistic side

    6
    14696 votes
    • PROS: Lots of paint options, Includes layers and canvases, Easy-to-use interface
    • CONS: Interface is plain and outdated, Takes time to learn advanced features
  • MS Paint

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

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    No votes yet
    • 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

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    No votes yet
    • 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
    1816 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 the Town Red

    Preview Beta

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Hotline Miami and Minecraft have a violent child

    7
    299 votes
    • Krita Desktop

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Krita Desktop can free you from paid paint programs

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      No votes yet
      • 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

      8
      218 votes
      • EZ Paint

        3.0.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Paint with ease on your desktop computer

        7
        132 votes
        • PROS: MS Paint clone, Free to download,
        • CONS: Not for Mac, Not available from Windows app store
      • Tux Paint Stamps

        2009-06-28

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Have even more fun with Tux Paint stamps

        7
        489 votes
        • PROS: Adds variety, Choose what will install, Easy to access
        • CONS: None so far
      • Fresh Paint

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A beautifully designed paint program for Windows 10

        7
        331 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
      • PowerPaint

        2.50

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        A Paint replacement with more tools

        6
        404 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
      • Paint 2

        Lite 3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        6
        13 votes
        • Sumo Paint Air

          3.6.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A great image editor that runs on Adobe AIR

          6
          82 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
        • Mario Paint Composer

          2.00

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Remake of the music maker from Mario Paint

          7
          770 votes
          • PROS: Great for kids, Authentic SNES experience, Fun to compose
          • CONS: No way to export music, Only records in MIDI
        • Euro Truck Simulator 2 - UK Paint Jobs Pack

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Full Version game utility for Windows

          6
          7 votes
          • TAG: The Power of Paint

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Paint the town red in this original first-person platformer

            7
            152 votes
            • PROS: Very original idea, Easy to control
            • CONS: No enemies, Too short
          • SketchBook Express

            2.9.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            Mac

            A comprehensive art app for your phone

            5
            2 votes
            • PROS: Comprehensive options, Great for experienced artists, Import photos
            • CONS: Steep learning curve, Not for beginners
          • RealWorld Paint

            2011.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free image editor with surprisingly powerful features

            6
            78 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
          • Gimp Paint Studio

            Beta 1.5.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free (gpl) Design & photography program for Windows

            6
            58 votes
            • MacPaint X

              Beta 0.3

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              MS Paint style app for Macs based on MacPaint

              3
              30 votes
              • PROS: Easy to use, Similar to MS Paint, Supports lots of formats
              • CONS: Lacks advanced editing options, Beta may be unstable
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