TuxPaint

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TuxPaint

http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/tuxpaint/
Drawing program for young children

Tux Paint is a simple, easy-to-use drawing program for children ages 2 and up.

It provides a fixed canvas size, one-click saving and thumbnail-based browsing and loading. Large icons, simple labels and prompts, and the ability to display only uppercase characters and disable features like printing, quitting, and certain prompts make it easy for very young children and the disabled.

Tools include a paintbrush, lines, shapes, text too, a large eraser, a rubber stamp tool with dozens of pre-drawn and photographic images, and a collection of "magic" special effects tools. Multiple levels of undo and redo are available.

A cartoon version of "Tux," the Linux penguin helps explain what's going on. Additional stamps, fonts and brushes can be added easily.

Tux Paint has been translated into nearly 20 languages: Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Hungarian, Korean, Norwegian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and British English.

Documentation

Documentation is provided for installing, configuring, and extending TuxPaint. Instructions provided for installation on all major operating systems, including GNU/Linux.

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey13 January 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Bill Kendrick Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
AnnouncementsMailing List Info/Archivehttp://tuxpaint.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tuxpaint-news
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/tuxpaint-users
All mailing listsMailing List Info/Archivehttp://www.tuxpaint.org/lists/
DownloadDownloadhttp://www.tuxpaint.org/download/
Code repositoryVCS Repository Webviewhttp://tuxpaint.cvs.sourceforge.net/tuxpaint/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildgettext
Required to usegettext
Required to uselibSDL
Required to buildSDL_mixer
Required to buildSDL_image
Required to useSDL_image
Required to buildlibSDL
Required to buildSDL_ttf
Required to useSDL_ttf
Weak prerequisiteSDL_mixer
Required to buildFreeType
Required to useFreeType
Required to buildlibPNG
Required to uselibPNG

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 September 2016.



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