Tux Paint
Tux Paint: Open Source Drawing Software for Children


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An old cabin
By: Mitch G.

Tux Paint is free computer art software for children.
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Thanks to:
Magento Partner - AOE


Random review:
“A definate must have!” — Freeware4U, December 2003


Developers - Code Statistics

code_swarm Visualization

The animation below represents the first 13 years of development of the Tux Paint project, compressed down to about 3 minutes. It visualizes each of the project team members (shown as usernames), and the files they worked on in the source code repository for the core "Tux Paint" application (shown as colored dots — different colors represent different parts of the project, i.e., documentation, data files, and various parts of the source code).

It was generated in 8/2015 using code_swarm.

Source Code Size

Below is an analysis of the size of Tux Paint's source code. It was generated in 8/2015 using David A. Wheeler's SLOCCount tool.

SLOCDirectorySLOC by Language
26174src_top_diransic=25547,objc=302,sh=203,cpp=119,makefile=3
11205magicansic=10920,php=282,makefile=3
2141oskansic=2141
970top_dirmakefile=910,sh=47,ansic=13
964macosxobjc=717,ansic=238,sh=9
169src_posh=169
100docsmakefile=69,python=31
55fontspython=44,sh=11
51maemomakefile=43,sh=8
20customsh=20
10win32ansic=10
4hildonsh=4

Totals grouped by language:

ansic:38869(92.85%)
makefile:1028(2.46%)
objc:1019(2.43%)
sh:471(1.13%)
php:282(0.67%)
cpp:119(0.28%)
python:75(0.18%)

Total Physical Source Lines of Code (SLOC)= 41,863
Development Effort Estimate, Person-Years (Person-Months)
(Basic COCOMO model, Person-Months = 2.4 * (KSLOC**1.05))
= 10.09 (121.10)
Schedule Estimate, Years (Months)
(Basic COCOMO model, Months = 2.5 * (person-months**0.38))
= 1.29 (15.47)
Estimated Average Number of Developers (Effort/Schedule) = 7.83
Total Estimated Cost to Develop
(average salary = USD$56,286/year, overhead = 2.40).
= USD$1,363,212

Download Survey Form Feedback

The links below show statistical information and charts based on the collected feedback from the optional survey form on the Download page. From it, you can get an idea of who downloads Tux Paint (parents vs. teachers), what countries they're from, etc.


Did you know? Tux Paint is named after Tux the penguin, the mascot of the Linux operating system. "Tux" is short for tuxedo.