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    The easy-to-use paint application from KDE.

    KolourPaint aims to be a painting application for the user that has "average" needs. It keeps a simple and clean interface, with all the tools expected.


    • Full set of tools for line, brush and spray painting, shape creation and text addition.
    • Range of selection tools.
    • Choice between Opaque and Transparent selections.
    • Undo, Redo and Clipboard support
    • Colour Similarity support - fill those dithered areas
    • Draw transparent icons and logos on a checkerboard background
    • All tools can draw in the Transparent Colour
    • Support for alpha channel drawing
    • Autocrop support
    • Many image effects including Balance, Scaling, and Rotation.
    • Various color filters such as Greyscale, Black and White, Saturation and Coloring
    • Open and save many image formats, including PCX (with preview)
    • Can control your scanner - scan directly into canvas.

    and much more.

    Scanning into the canvas

    The features are fully explained in the Project Handbook. The Project's home page is at http://www.kolourpaint.org/