Alternatives to Procreate for all platforms with Free License

  • Krita

    Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality features. It's free, open-source and available across all major...

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    • It runs smoothly and has a wonderful range of brushes for all types of art (as an artist of animals, I love the bristle tool!). Brushstrokes are smooth and the program works really well with Wacom tablets. The interface is quite simple and, even if you are stuck, there are documents and tutorials on the internet. A brilliant tool, would recommend as a great and completely free computer-based alternative for Procreate for all types of artists :) ArtfulsilverAug 2017 • 6 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Tons of great features, albeit a little lag. Guest • Aug 2017 • 3 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • MediBang Paint

    A lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Android Tablet iPad

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    • You can do almost everything with it that you'd do with procreate. However shading is a little harder you can do it after some practice Guest • Sep 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I've tried Medibang but it's just not as good because it doesn't have very good brushes Guest • Jun 2017 • 2 agrees and 15 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Microsoft Paint

    Paint (formerly Paintbrush) is a simple, ultra-basic graphics painting program that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows. It opens and saves files...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Microsoft announced that Paint is officially deprecated with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Anyway last version of the program will still be usable in Windows 10.
    • Lacking almost all features for doing actual art. Guest • Mar 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • MS Paint is about as far from a Procreate alternative as you can get. Even the new "Paint 3D" is a far cry from even GIMP's functionality. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Autodesk SketchBook

    Autodesk Sketchbook drawing software features an artist-friendly, gesture-based user interface that is so fast and intuitive even new users can be productive within...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Android iPhone Windows S ... Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

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    • absolutely fave drawing app, only downside is you cant use brushes from the community Guest • Feb 2018 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • good menu, wish custom brush creation option would be a bit more easy, like a template for creating your own brushes, smudge tool, eraser brush tool, etc Guest • Apr 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Artflow Studio

    Convert your tablet or phone into digital sketchbook with more than 70 paint brushes, smudge, file and eraser tool. This fast and intuitive painting application will...

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  • Gimp Paint Studio

    GPS (aka Gimp Paint Studio) is a collection of brushes, patterns, color gradients, accompanying tool presets and dynamics. Tool presets are a simply saved tool options...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux GIMP

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
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  • ArtBoard Creative Drawing

    Artboard is a powerful, easy-to-use drawing application that has everything you need to create incredible digital illustrations—for free!.

    Free Android Android Tablet

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  • Inks and Pens

    Inks and Pens is a natural media drawing app. It reproduces the feelings of drawing tools: B&W pencils, coloured pencils, felt-tip pens, ball-point pens, fountain...

    Freemium iPad

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