Krita
Krita
4.4.3
3.8
0.0
Krita free download for Mac

Krita for Mac4.4.3

05 April 2021

Open-Source painting app.

What is Krita for Mac

Krita is a free, Open-Source painting tool designed for concept artists, illustrators, matte and texture artists, and the VFX industry. Krita has been in development for over 10 years and has had an explosion in growth recently. It offers many common and innovative features to help the amateur and professional alike.

Features:
  • User Interface - An intuitive user interface that stays out of your way. The dockers and panels can be moved and customized for your specific workflow. Once you have your setup, you can save it as your own workspace. You can also create your own shortcuts for commonly used tools.
  • Brush Stabilizers - Have a shaky hand? Add a stabilizer to your brush to smoothen it out. Krita includes 3 different ways to smooth and stabilize your brush strokes. There is even a dedicated Dynamic Brush tool where you can add drag and mass.
  • Pop-up Palette - Quickly pick your color and brush by right-clicking on the canvas. You can also use Krita’s tagging system to swap out the available brushes that are displayed. The ring outside of the color selector contains the most recently used colors. These settings can be configured through the preferences.
  • Brush Engines - Customize your brushes with 9 unique brush engines. Each engine has a large amount of settings to customize your brush. Each brush engine is made to satisfy a specific need such as the Color Smudge engine, Shape engine, Particle engine, and even a filter engine. Once you are done creating your brushes, you can save them and organize them with Krita’s unique tagging system.
  • Wrap-around Mode - It is easy to create seamless textures and patterns now. Press the ‘W’ key while painting to toggle wrap-around mode. The image will make references of itself along the x and y axis. Continue painting and watch all of the references update instantly. No more clunky offsetting to see how your image repeats itself.
  • Resource Manager - Import brush and texture packs from other artists to expand your tool set. If you create some brushes that you love, share them with the world by creating your own bundles. Check out the brush packs that are available in the Resource area.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What's new in Krita

Version 4.4.3:
Crashes:
  • Fix crash in halftone filter due to an access to an invalid pointer
  • Fix crash when reapplying a filter with reprompting
  • Fix crash when painting on a filter mask created from a vector selection
Bug fixes:
  • Fix the finder plugins for showing a thumbnail or a quick look preview
Scripting:
  • Fix handling the channel flags.
Stability and Performance:
  • Fix synchronization of zoom level between canvas and the scratchpad
  • Fix normalization in Smart Patch Tool
  • Fix performance issues in the foreground/background color button
  • Fix saving incremental backups
  • Fix a problem where the scratchpad could be unresponsive
  • Fix Color as Alpha and Preserve Alpha in Custom and Clipboard brushes
  • Fix the RGBA_brushes bundle so Krita doesn’t try to recreate it on startup
  • Fix handling of style in KisAngleSelector when the spin box must be shown flat and use the new angle selector everywhere

Full changelog available here.

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ppioterw
ppioterw
Jul 23 2020
4.2.8
2.0
Jul 23 2020
2.0
Version: 4.2.8
If you encounter a bug (which you will like every 15 minutes) you won't find any help on the internet or in the terrible, TERRIBLE docs. Often while mentioning a bug you'll hear "yeah we know about it" and that's it. Spare yourself stress and get any thing else. It needs to be redesigned and rewritten from scratch.
fotoroberto
fotoroberto
Jun 6 2020
4.2.8
5.0
Jun 6 2020
5.0
Version: 4.2.8
nice surprise…
27hattiek
27hattiek
Apr 27 2020
4.2.8
3.0
Apr 27 2020
3.0
Version: 4.2.8
It's good for doodling, but it is not at all good for animation, despite what it claims. It also makes bad digital art.
ljbullock2002
ljbullock2002
Feb 19 2020
4.2.8
1.0
Feb 19 2020
1.0
Version: 4.2.8
Krita freaking sucks. I just spent the past couple of days working on this piece, and everything is just so laggy on mac. It won't let me use the paintbrush, or it won't let me copy and paste a simple layer! I love the brushes, they are the easiest to use.... but I don't think I can use this application anymore.
marieseltenrych
marieseltenrych
Nov 12 2019
4.2.7.1
5.0
Nov 12 2019
5.0
Version: 4.2.7.1
It is quite amazing considering it is free, so cudos to all those designers who work hard to give of their amazing talents. I am having trouble with issues like invisible screens and using the pen tool. It has a lot of features and that is not easy to get a grip on. It also has animation which is astonishing.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 15 2018
4.0.3
0.0
May 15 2018
0.0
Version: 4.0.3
Krita for Mac is now at version 4.0.3.1. Be sure to get the latest version as it includes several bug fixes.
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Feb 26 2018
3.3.1
5.0
Feb 26 2018
5.0
Version: 3.3.1
Very special app! has few rivals.
kitkat-26
kitkat-26
Sep 14 2016
3.0.1
5.0
Sep 14 2016
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
Cool app, it is good not only for professionals, but also for the beginners who are willing to improve the painting skills. It has intuitive interface so anybody can try it. For me painting is kind of anti-stress therapy after a hard day and Krita serves me well for this purpose.
Tericks
Tericks
Sep 9 2016
3.0.1
5.0
Sep 9 2016
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
Nice painting tool. We often use it with my niece just for fun. Numerous features help to improve painting skills especially for kids. Good entertaining app.
ash-f
ash-f
Jul 10 2016
3.0
5.0
Jul 10 2016
5.0
Version: 3.0
Best among free/opensource photo editor.
ggt667
ggt667
Jun 30 2016
3.0
5.0
Jun 30 2016
5.0
Version: 3.0
This app is a really good reason to buy a wacom tablet.
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