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0.9.22
18 November 2013

Drawing program for young children.

redcuff1
23 December 2002

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My daughter loves the program but it crashes everytime we try to print the drawings.
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Version 0.9.2

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Lylehm
18 August 2010
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).
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Version 0.9.21
Kurosan
06 February 2010
Won't start on PPC 10.4.11
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Version 0.9.21
Baannongdong-Kap
10 October 2009
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.
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Version 0.9.21
Me2
06 January 2008
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.
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Version 0.9.18.07
Writestuff
29 December 2007
My twin, five year old grandchildren taught themselves in ten minutes. Then played with it for the rest of the afternoon. Perfect!
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Version 0.9.18.06
Mactraderboy
28 January 2005
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.
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Version 0.9.14
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Billkendrick
Billkendrick
26 April 2005
Anonymous wrote: "It doesn't tell you where the files are saved" Actually, the README documentation tells you. ;^) "allow you to name them or open old ones." Naming files was not something I had planned originally, since the program was meant to be as simple as possible. However, a number of teachers and parents have asked for this capability, so it's planned for a future version. As for opening old pictures, just click "Open!" Duh! ;^) "The stamper only stamps little penguins and the colors are limited." You obviously didn't install the Stamps collection. It's a separate download, as it weighs in at about 2x the size of the program itself. It currently contains about 200 pieces of imagery, some photographic, some drawn. As this collection grows, it will be split into separate downloads (e.g., "coins" will be separate from "fruit" will be separate from "planets"), and Tux Paint will at that point provide a method of navigating the various collections (rather than lumping them all together, like it does now). Enjoy!
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Version 0.9.14
Billkendrick
Billkendrick
30 November 2005
Little children aren't supposed to worry about where files are saved. :^) It is, however, documented in the README documentation. Additionally, the Tux Paint Config tool lets you override where files are saved, if you'd like (it can be useful in networked labs at schools, for example). Finally, to open previously-saved images, just click "Open", and a dialog will appear showing thumbnails of all previous works! PS - I have my own Mac now (thanks to the folks at icculus.org), so I'll be able to dedicate more time to the Mac port.
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Version 0.9.15
Ken
05 January 2005
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!
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Version 0.9.14
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Anonymous
Anonymous
05 January 2005
Okay I found the "options" manual on the developer site. Wish me luck.
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Version 0.9.14
Billkendrick
Billkendrick
26 April 2005
Good luck! ;^) You might, however, want to just use "Tux Paint Config," a GUI configuration tool that lets you set things like window size, full screen mode, sound on/off, and override which folder images are saved in. See: http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/tuxpaint/download/macosx/ for the link, of course! Enjoy!
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Version 0.9.14
Anonymous
17 January 2004
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!
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Version 0.9.12
MacMan X
26 August 2003
Excellent for young kids, and a good replacement for an old favorite, KidPix.
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Version 0.9.12
Billkendrick
26 August 2003
FYI, the 'crash on Open' bug that got introduced in 0.9.11 was fixed in 0.9.12. Sorry about that! ;^)
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Version 0.9.12
Anonymous
14 August 2003
Nice kids app but check it for bugs. App quits when you choose to open something. My daughter loves it though.
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Version 0.9.11
Anonymous
13 June 2003
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.
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Version 0.9.10
Anonymous
14 March 2003
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!
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Version 0.9.8
redcuff1
23 December 2002
My daughter loves the program but it crashes everytime we try to print the drawings.
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Version 0.9.2