Tux Paint – Free Drawing Software for Kids

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Tux Paint is a drawing software which enables you to teach your children the art of drawing things with so many inbuilt features available which can be modified as well.

This is an amazing software with cool sound effects and even a cartoon mascot which will help and guide your children so that they don’t have any problems while using it.It is an easy to use interface where your kids will learn to be more creative.


There are a lot of fun DRAWING TOOLS available.They are described in detail:-

  • PAINT BRUSH-There are various brushes available which can be animated and their shapes can be changed as well. Moreover,you are allowed to add more brushes.
  • RUBBER STAMP- There are many cartoon stamps images available which can be resized, flipped, sound effects can be added to them and they can have text and sound samples.It supports bitmaps and vector graphics and you can add more stamps as well.
  • You can draw various shapes, rotate them and this feature can also be disabled.
  • You can label the tools with different fonts which can also be moved/edited and you can add more fonts as well.
  • It has an eraser and undo button.
  • It has many magic tools as well.You can jumble the colors of your pictures or throw confetti over it or turn its monotone or make parts of a picture appear as cartoon or darken the parts or give its edges highlighting or view parts of it with fish eye lens or flip it or draw curvy flowers or paint bubbles or fold the corners of it or wiggle it or use a wet brush and many more exiting tools which you would love.

You can use several of its commands like save a picture in one click in the picturebook or open it or view it as a slide or print it or choose from different coloring book style images.You can even add many magic tools to the interface making it all the more interesting.

There are many of its features that can be disabled and limited so that kids don’t misuse it.You can disable the sound effects and print or quit  options.The files where you want to save your pictures can be changed.You can modify certain tools and add your own.You can run it in full screen or grab the mouse pointer so that children don’t access other important things on your desktop.

It gives you so many options to control and limit certain tools making it a very amazing software.It is translated in many different languages as well.It works on Mac OS X(intel and PPC), all windows programs,LINUX and other systems.

With so many fun features and easy to use interface it is an amazing software for kids. It is both fun and a learning experience.

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Works With: Windows, Mac, Linux
Free/Paid: Free