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GNU Paint

GNU Paint
GNU Paint v0.3.3 running on Ubuntu
GNU Paint v0.3.3
Developer(s) Andy Tai
Stable release 0.3.3 / September 10, 2007 (2007-09-10)[1]
Written in C
Operating system Linux
Available in English
Type Raster graphics editor
License GNU General Public License
Website //gpaint/

GNU Paint, otherwise known as gpaint, is a free and open source raster graphics editor that is similar to Microsoft Paint.[2] It is free software licensed under the terms of GNU General Public License version 3 and is part of the GNU Project.[2]


  • Overview 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Features of gpaint include:

  • Drawing tools such as ovals, freehand, polygon and text, with fill or shadow for polygons and closed freehand shapes.
  • Cut and paste by selecting irregular regions or polygons.
  • Preliminary print support using gnome-print.
  • Modern, ease-to-use user interface with tool and color palettes.
  • Multiple-image editing in a single instance of the program.
  • All the image processing features present in xpaint.
  • No facility to crop images
  • No ability to make rectangular selections

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ a b

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