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Tux Paint

Version 0.9.32

Drawing program for young children.

4.3
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Tux Paint overview

Tux Paint is an open source drawing program for young children. Fun and easy to use. Includes drawing tools, Rubber Stamp support, 'Magic' special effect tools, multiple undo/redo, one-click Save, thumbnail browser for Loading, and sound effects. Translated into nearly 130 languages.

What’s new in version 0.9.32

Updated on Feb 02 2024

1-Point, 2-Point, and 3-Point Perspective
  • Three pairs of new tools provide ways to easily sketch drawings in Tux Paint using 1-, 2-, and 3-point perspective, as well as adjusting the different perspectives' vanishing points. The drawing tools are similar to the Line tool, except only certain angles are possible, based on the position of the line relative to the vanishing points. For example, in 1- and 2-point perspective, lines may be drawn vertically and horizontally, but diagonally they must always be angled toward or away from the vanishing point(s).
Isometric, Dimetric, Trimetric, and Oblique
  • Another new set of tools provide ways to sketch drawings in an isometric projection, plus two other orthographic projections, dimetric and trimetric, as well as oblique. For the latter three, it's possible to adjust various drawing angles that each tool allows.
Epitrochoid and Hypotrochoid
  • Two new tools have been added that draw "centered trochoid" curves — patterns created when one circle rolls around the inside or outside of another circle. The resulting shapes are similar to those created by devices such as the Spirograph. The radii of both circles, plus the position of the virtual pen relative to the moving circle, may all be adjusted.
Other Improvements
  • A new "complexity" setting allows the user's expertise level with Tux Paint (or computers in general) to dictate the complexity of certain Magic tools.
  • Magic tools have been reorganized, and are no longer ordered by their localized names. This keeps related tools next to each other within each group of tools.
  • Font face and size details are shown when using the Text and Label tools.
  • Various bug fixes

Other improvements, bug fixes, and localization updates are also part of this release. Release notes for each component contain a complete list of changes.

Information

License

Free

Size

78.8 MB

Developer’s website

http://www.tuxpaint.org/

Downloads

33391

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.10 or later
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Sleek
Sleek
May 3 2023
0.9.29
0.0
May 3 2023
0.0
Version: 0.9.29
Good app but app Window cannot be expanded to Screen Size.
1mehtason2
1mehtason2
Jan 9 2021
0.9.25
0.0
Jan 9 2021
0.0
Version: 0.9.25
fun
steveskally211
steveskally211
May 11 2020
0.9.22
0.0
May 11 2020
0.0
Version: 0.9.22
will not start on 10.11
Lylehm
Lylehm
Aug 18 2010
0.9.21
0.0
Aug 18 2010
0.0
Version: 0.9.21
Tux Paint worked on an iMac DV G3 with 10.3.9, but not on 10.4.11 on the same machine. The app crashes with the following log entry: Link (dyld) error: incompatible cpu-subtype This post may help: http://www.idevapps.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6522 Fun little app for my 3+ old daughter. Clever sound effects and good customization ability in Tux Paint Config (which still launches in 10.4.11).
Kurosan
Kurosan
Feb 6 2010
0.9.21
0.0
Feb 6 2010
0.0
Version: 0.9.21
Won't start on PPC 10.4.11
Baannongdong-Kap
Baannongdong-Kap
Oct 10 2009
0.9.21
5.0
Oct 10 2009
5.0
Version: 0.9.21
Thank you for this efun and educational program. I go to country villages in Northeastern Thailand twice a year for several weeks to visit my sons and do research. Children of all ages come to visit me and be entertained. I simply open my computer to Tux Paint and SuperTuxKart and let them play for hours. Being available in Thai is also a great benefit. Thanks again.
Me2
Me2
Jan 6 2008
0.9.18.07
5.0
Jan 6 2008
5.0
Version: 0.9.18.07
What's not to like in this program. The grandkids (and me) LOVE it and play on it and THEY spend hours doodling, etc. Nice sounds, nice graphics, nice Macintosh compatibility... thank you. Maybe this company should write educational softwares for children as they do an excellent job.
Writestuff
Writestuff
Dec 29 2007
0.9.18.06
0.0
Dec 29 2007
0.0
Version: 0.9.18.06
My twin, five year old grandchildren taught themselves in ten minutes. Then played with it for the rest of the afternoon. Perfect!
Mactraderboy
Mactraderboy
Jan 28 2005
0.9.14
3.0
Jan 28 2005
3.0
Version: 0.9.14
Great start but a lot of features are lacking. It doesn't tell you where the files are saved, allow you to name them or open old ones. The stamper only stamps little penguins and the colors are limited.
Guest
Guest
Jan 5 2005
0.9.14
0.0
Jan 5 2005
0.0
Version: 0.9.14
Very very creative. Lots of fun. My daughter is cracking up right now. :) Lots of palette options is great. Multiple undo's. Great magic tricks and stamps! Sound effects are kewl. I havent played with it too much yet, so here is a wish list: -Larger screen canvas area -Print set-up (glad my photo printer wasnt setup as default) -Save-to folder set up (where is the data?) If this great little app does these things, please let me know how. Developers, thanks for sharing your talent and time!
Guest
Guest
Jan 17 2004
0.9.12
4.0
Jan 17 2004
4.0
Version: 0.9.12
This program is GREAT! Never saw such an easy to handle and yet functionable paint program with even a nice interface too! Excellent work. Congratulations!
Guest
Guest
Aug 26 2003
0.9.12
0.0
Aug 26 2003
0.0
Version: 0.9.12
Excellent for young kids, and a good replacement for an old favorite, KidPix.
Billkendrick
Billkendrick
Aug 26 2003
0.9.12
0.0
Aug 26 2003
0.0
Version: 0.9.12
FYI, the 'crash on Open' bug that got introduced in 0.9.11 was fixed in 0.9.12. Sorry about that! ;^)
Guest
Guest
Aug 14 2003
0.9.11
4.0
Aug 14 2003
4.0
Version: 0.9.11
Nice kids app but check it for bugs. App quits when you choose to open something. My daughter loves it though.
Guest
Guest
Jun 13 2003
0.9.10
4.0
Jun 13 2003
4.0
Version: 0.9.10
If you've got kids, don't dowload this, because they'll simply take over your computer. Aimed at kids and very good at this. You can even download more stamps. Very nice.
Guest
Guest
Mar 14 2003
0.9.8
4.0
Mar 14 2003
4.0
Version: 0.9.8
Since it's Open Source, it's trivial (you don't even need to know how to program) to change the way the interface looks!
Guest
Guest
Dec 23 2002
0.9.2
0.0
Dec 23 2002
0.0
Version: 0.9.2
My daughter loves the program but it crashes everytime we try to print the drawings.
Baannongdong-Kap
Baannongdong-Kap
Oct 10 2009
5.0
Oct 10 2009
5.0
Version: null
Me2
Me2
Jan 6 2008
5.0
Jan 6 2008
5.0
Version: null
Mactraderboy
Mactraderboy
Jan 28 2005
3.0
Jan 28 2005
3.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jan 5 2005
4.5
Jan 5 2005
4.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jan 17 2004
4.0
Jan 17 2004
4.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Aug 26 2003
4.8
Aug 26 2003
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 23 2002
3.5
Dec 23 2002
3.5
Version: null
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