2 Drawing Applications for MS Paint alternative in Ubuntu

1 min


Pinta and Pencil two amazing software available in Linux/Ubuntu which is the equivalent for MS Paint application in Windows and can be a good MS Paint alternative in Ubuntu.

Pinta

Pinta is an easy-to-use drawing and image editing program for entry-level users who don’t need the complexity of lots of options found in photo-shop like applications. This software is the best fit for casual users in Ubuntu.

How to Install

To install Pinta in Ubuntu, Mint, elementary:
From Terminal: sudo apt-get install pinta
From Ubuntu Software Center: Search for “Pinta Image Editor”

Features Highlights:

  • Drawing Tools (Paintbrush, Pencils, Shapes, etc)
  • Layers
  • Effects (Blur, Glow, Warp, etc)
  • Unlimited undo/redo
  • Image Adjustments (Auto Level, Black, and White, Sepia, etc)

Pinta Running in Ubuntu

Pinta Running in Ubuntu
Pinta Running in Ubuntu

Pencil

The Pencil is a very basic drawing application developed on QT for Ubuntu. Apart from all basic features, it has the capability to create animation. It has a full-fledged timeline bar which helps to create animation. You can export the animation to a movie file, image sequence, Flash file, etc.

How to install

From Terminal: sudo apt-get install pencil
From Ubuntu Software Center: Search for “Pencil”

Feature Highlights:

  • All basic drawing tools (fill color, color picker, eraser, polyline, etc)
  • Layers (Bitmap, Vector, Sound, etc)
  • Import and Export option
  • Sound Import option for movie
  • Animation file supports – Flash, image sequence, movie file, etc.

We bring the latest tech, software news and stuff that matters. Stay in touch via Telegram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook and never miss an update!

Join our Telegram channel and stay informed on the move.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


Arindam

Creator of debugpoint.com. All time Linux user and open-source supporter. Connect with me via Telegram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or send us an email.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

5 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
5
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x