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MyPaint Reviews

MyPaint is a fast, distraction-free, and easy painting tool for digital artists.

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    A real winner for graphic tablets !

    I use Mypaint since many years, for graphic palets worskhops with children , and I have just positive feelings about it. Many tools, rather easy to use, and great compatibility with my Wacom. Recommanded.

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Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about MyPaint and what they use it for.
  • Good god, this took me a week! What do you think? any feedback and time saving tips?
    Essentially, I've found the more time you have to spend spend learning the apps and/or using its tools, the less time you have to actually enjoy the art of creating. Try apps that cut down the friction between you and your art; Krita, MyPaint, etc. Would be my first suggestions since they're free, then maybe ArtRage, or Sketchbook Pro if money is not a concern. - Source: Reddit / about 23 hours ago
  • Add custom color palettes to GIMP and Inkscape
    Note: The .gpl format is also supported by Aseprite, Drawpile, Krita and MyPaint. - Source: / 18 days ago
  • Simple Art Program for Linux (not professional program)
    Mypaint ( is simpler to use than Krita. Krita can be 'simplified' a bit by closing some of the unnecessary docked tools on the right. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
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    Take a look at MyPaint or look here to see if something tickles your fancy. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • If brands were brutally honest, what brand would have what slogan?
    Checkout MyPaint for illustration. Coloring at least. It's free. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago

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Another software for the digital painters among you is MyPaint. It supports Wacom tablets as well as other devices. MyPaint gives you access to a variety of brushes to really give your art the look you want.
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MyPaint is the software designed by artist Martin Renold, as a way to help users take matters into their own hands when it comes to digital painting and sketching. MyPaint is a open-sourcece software that many professional artists ustoto create excellent pieces of art. Mainly designed for graphic tablets, MyPaint can be used in PCs and other touchscreen devices as well. MyPaint has the background as a Linux app...

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