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Allow your children to take their first steps in drawing. Tux Paint is a drawing program with simple tools. It is for children who have 3 years old and up.

Key features :

  • Interface : Since this application is for children, it has a child-oriented interface where they can select a background color or picture to begin with. This interface also includes useful drawing tools. Everytime, your child selects a tool, a fun sound is heard. To simplify their task, saved pictures are displayed in thumbnail. It also includes auto-save and recovers function to avoid problem in case the program is closed accidentally. To make it more appropriate tool for children, the configuration settings are displayed in another location.
  • Drawing tools : Like all drawing tool software, this application offers several and useful tools : paint brush, bubber stamp, line tool, shape tool, eraser, etc. In addition, your child can use « undo » and « redo » functions.
  • Commands : In addition to its key features, this application also allows children to save pictures to the virtual « picturebook », to open a picture by clicking on its thumbnail in the virtual « picturebook », to view a slideshow of the saved drawing, to print the favorite picture, etc.
  • Languages : It is translated into several foreign languages such as Basque, Belarusian, Chinese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, etc.

Pros :

  • Sound effects
  • Moderate amount of system resources
  • Possibility to display pictures as slideshow
  • Exciting for children
  • Multilingual

Cons :

  • Slow and unstable during tests


Alternative spelling: tuxpaint-0-0.9.20c.9.21c-win32-installer.exe, tuxpaint-0.9.21c-win32-installer.exe