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Paintbrush

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Softonic
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License:
Free (GPL)
Language:
English
OS:
  • Mac
Latest version:
2.1.1 12/03/14
Last month's downloads:
21,671
Size:
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Paintbrush is fully compatible with:

  • Mac OS X

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Others: Mac OS X 10.5+
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Available languages

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
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Paintbrush 2.1.1 12/03/14 Free (GPL) English
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Limitations

  • Free to use

Basic doodling app for Mac

Nick Mead

Recent changes

  • Color accuracy: All-new internal image storage means far better color accuracy
  • Transparent selection: Automatically remove the background color in selections to obtain pixel-perfect positioning
  • Speed: In addition to full 64-bit support, various tools have gotten speed boosts, especially the massively improved Fill tool

  • We’ve also added plenty of little fixes and features, including better printing options, enhanced image resize UI, improved transparency support (featuring a classic checkerboard pattern), and JPEG quality settings.

Notes

Note that this is a free download in ZIP format. Unzip it to reveal the DMG file. Double click the DMG file to open Paintbrush. You will need OS X 10.5+ for it to open correctly. Note that if you want to uninstall the Softonic toolbar, you must use the uninstall option from the Softonic icon in the Menu Bar. Do not simply drag the application to the Trash as the toolbar will be left behind.

Review last updated: 12/12/13

Pros
  • Great for kids
  • Simple to use
  • Supports a range of graphic formats
Cons
  • Very basic in features and preferences
  • Hard to draw with a mouse

"For the times when you just need to draw shapes!"

I really only needed a beyond basic program to do quick diagrams with the utilities that seashore lacks (elipses, squares etc) so I found this program to be alright as anything more complicated could be done with seashore and/or GIMP. Judging from comments about bugs, Paintbrush seems to be best for those times when you just need something to draw shapes!

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • User friendly interface
Cons
  • Bugs
  • Perhaps overly simple

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