What are the best Alternatives to Microsoft Paint?

  1. #1
    LK
    Written on February 7, 2017
    Larry Kim
    "I think that Paint.net could be another decent alternative to Microsoft Paint. I think that features it offers it is a great option."
  2. #2
    MA
    Written on September 29, 2017
    Martha Allen
    "Would I say this is a good alternative to MS Paint? No, simply because it's use is limited. It doesn't work on all platforms, and it doesn't offer any "out of this world" features. If you need an MS Paint alternative in a pinch, this will probably suit your needs. Otherwise, there are much better alternatives elsewhere."
  3. #3
    MA
    Written on May 5, 2017
    Madison Alvarado
    "I was looking for an alternative to Microsoft Paint and came upon Krita. It's free and I like the design of the app much better than Microsoft Paint. This is now my go-to."
  1. #4
    EW
    Written on July 7, 2017
    Elizabeth Walters
    "Artweaver is a fantastic painting tool. I really enjoy drawing with this program. The textures and layers that can be created help to inspire me. I would recommend this program as a great alternative to Microsoft Paint. It's much better in my opinion."
  2. #5
    EB
    Written on January 8, 2017
    Ethan Bates
    "I think that Microsoft Paint is junk software and just about any paint software can replace it, but I think that PaintCAD might be worse. I would not suggest this software after looking at the website and watching their video."
  3. #6
    GW
    Written on March 23, 2017
    Gary Welch
    "I was tired of using MS Paint because it just is not that good. I just found Cosmigo Pro Motion. Now this program rocks. There are so many features it makes paint look like a program for a child. This was really the best alternative for me."
  4. #7
    JD
    Written on September 29, 2017
    Jacob Dean
    "Everyone raves about Microsoft Paint, but I'm looking for a good and more importantly cheaper alternative. Pyxel Edit offers an intriguing package: buy the software in beta at a discounted price for 9 bucks...then as the new versions are released the package price will grow. But if you buy now all future versions will be available to you for free! So while Pyxel Edit may not be nearly as sleek as MS Paint right now, it's still a solid investment."
  5. #8
    CR
    Written on September 29, 2017
    Carolyn Reed
    "While Microsoft Paint is a great editor I have found another free editor that does much more. Photoscape will even work with photos and it has even more filter and tools to enhance your project than paint. It is an intutive design that I could use quickly and easily and my projects looked better in mere minutes."
  6. #9
    GB
    Written on August 8, 2017
    Gloria Bradley
    "GIMP is a must have program for anybody that is interested in digital art. There are so many features available in this program that the possibilities for your artwork is endless."
  7. #10
    RS
    Written on April 7, 2017
    Roger Smith
    "Nothing is more frustrating than using graphics software designed decades ago and never updated for today - Microsoft Paint is one of the worst offenders. But using Corel Draw lets me draw more naturally and capture my sketches and other artwork then edit it as needed. The only problem I have is the price tag - ouch!"

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Summary

Best Alternatives to Microsoft Paint
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Paint.NET Software 124 Free
2 MyPaint Software 100 Free
3 Krita Software 83 Free
4 Artweaver Software 60 Free
5 PaintCAD 4Windows Software 51 Free
6 Cosmigo Pro Motion Software 40 Free
7 Pyxel Edit Software 25 Free
8 Photoscape Software 10 Free
9 Gimp Software 0 Free
10 Corel Draw Software 0 Paid
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