Softpedia Editor's Review: Excellent|
More reviews & awards...
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). Tux Paint is used in schools around the world as a computer literacy drawing activity. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.
Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. (See the full list of features.)
February 15, 2013 — We've discovered that Tux Paint has been ported to the Apple iPad, as
For Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and more!
Download now for:|
More download options.
|View system requirements.|
Tux Paint runs on a variety of platforms, including all versions of Windows (including Tablet PC), Mac OS X 10.3 and up, Linux, BeOS and Haiku, FreeBSD and NetBSD. It works well on older, slower systems, as well as thin-clients such as LTSP, Citrix® and Windows Terminal Services. It even runs on some handheld computers!
How Much Does It Cost?
Tux Paint is free, Open Source software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License. It is developed by volunteers around the world. We work on it as a labor of love, with the hopes that people will find it useful, and in turn share it with their own friends and family.
Because Tux Paint (and other open source software) is free of cost and not limited in any way, a school can use it today, without waiting for procurement or a budget!
Download Tux Paint today, and enjoy!
Other Tux4Kids Software You Might Also Like:
To find more free educational software, please visit www.educational-freeware.com.
One of our friends at Tux Paint is the amazing kids Magician Matthew James.
He creates fun shows for kids with magic and Bounce Houses just like we create fun for kids with paint!
Go check out his site and enjoy the magic.
Did you know? Penguins live almost exclusively in the southern hemisphere.