This application is a free basic image editor, similar to Microsoft Paint, but aiming at the GNOME desktop.
PNG, JPEG and BMP files are supported.
More traditional design user interfaces are available too, as well as an elementaryOS layout. The app should also be compatible with GNU-Linux smartphones. For more screenshots, see the gallery.
The recommended way to install the most recent version of
Drawing is to use
Permissions required: ipc/x11/wayland
The app is also available as native packages in the repositories of the following distributions:
You can use the package manager of your distribution to install the
Alternative installation methods for Ubuntu :
Gentoo package from an external overlay
Tools to draw:
- Insert text
- Rounded rectangle
- Free shape
- Line & arrow
- Color picker*
Tools to select a part of the image:
- Rectangle selection
- Free selection
- Adjacent color selection*
Tools to transform the canvas or the selected area:
- Rotate & flip
- Saturate & desaturate
- Add transparency
- Invert colors
(last update of this list: version 0.6.4)
*these tools are disabled by default.
- Brazilian portuguese
- Chinese (simplified)
- Chinese (traditional)
Credits for these translations are available here and in the app's "about" dialog.