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Tux Paint 0.9.26 Open-Source Drawing Software for Children Released with New Magic Tools

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Almost six months in the works, Tux Paint 0.9.26 introduces new Magic tools like “Checkerboard,” which lets children fill an entire canvas with a check pattern, “Clone,” which helps kids duplicate parts of a picture by using brush strokes, and “Pixels,” which makes it easier for your kids to create retro-gaming-style pixel art.

The new release also improves the Fill tool with two new options that lets your kids fill an area with color gradients. The first one is “Linear,” which supports interactive creation of gradients of different angles and sizes, and the second one is “Radial,” which creates a circular gradient that’s centered around the mouse click. All Fill tools were updated in this release to better handle filling around antialiased edges, and apply some blending.

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Children’s Drawing App Tux Paint Now Has Gradient Fill...

  • Children’s Drawing App Tux Paint Now Has Gradient Fill and Pixel Art Options

    Tux Paint is an open source drawing application and an alternative to Microsoft Paint on Linux. It is a cross-platform application and you can also use it on Windows and macOS.

    Tux Paint primarily intends to be used by children between the age of 3 and 12. It is actually used in schools worldwide. It features easy to use interface, sound effect and a Tux mascot that works as guide in an entertaining way.

    Of course, this doesn’t mean that you cannot use Tux Paint if you are 13 or older.

    The developers of Tux Paint have just released the version 0.9.26. Let’s see what new features you get in the latest release.

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