Free Drawing Software

Digital art & drawing software created by artists, for artists

Explore an unbelievable collection of realistic Natural-Media® and visionary art materials in Painter® 2017. Easily transition from traditional to digital art and cover your canvas with thick oils, dripping watercolors and many other texture-filled strokes that bring your subject to life. Experience the world’s most expressive digital art software.

Painter 2017
  • A natural transition from traditional to digital art
  • Largest selection of Natural-Media® brushes and canvas textures
  • Incomparable composition tools
  • Built-in artist layouts to suit your workflow needs

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Digital Art & Drawing Software

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What's Included
Reviewer’s Guide (PDF)
Pricing and Purchase
System Requirements

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  • NEW! Texture Painting
  • Transform an environment or object, or alter a character’s face and body to make it literally come to life.
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  • NEW! Dab Stencils
  • Mask your brush dab before applying paint to the canvas, plus change the opacity before you paint.
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  • NEW! Glazing brushes
  • Apply velvety, translucent paint transitions just like the Renaissance masters, by essentially adding layers of paint to your masterpiece.
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  • NEW! Interactive gradient tool
  • Create gradients quickly and easily with the enhanced node control to edit the color and opacity within the context of your painting.
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  • ENHANCED Dropper tool
  • Work faster and smarter while running multiple applications
  • Open and edit more large files at once, and process larger files and images faster than ever
  • What's Included
  • Main Applications

  • Corel Painter 2017 – Mac OS® and Windows® versions
  • Online Content*

  • Libraries of unique brushes, gradients, nozzles, patterns, and paper textures
  • Introduction Guide (PDF)
  • Videos and tutorials
  • HTML Help files (Windows)
  • Apple Help files (Mac)
  • *Internet connection required

  • System Requirements
  • Windows:

  • Windows 10 (64-Bit), Windows 8.1 (64-Bit), or Windows 7 (64-Bit) (with latest Service Pack)
  • Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64 or AMD Opteron (Intel Core 2 Duo or higher recommended)
  • 2 GB RAM (8 GB RAM or higher recommended)
  • 1 GB hard disk space for application files*
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
  • Mouse or tablet
  • DVD drive (required for box installation)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher, with the latest updates
  • To activate your product, you must connect to the Internet and register it first
  • *Additional space may be required for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6

Mac:

  • Mac OS X 10.11, 10.10 and 10.9, with the latest revision
  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • 2 GB RAM (8 GB RAM or higher recommended)
  • 750 MB hard disk space for application files
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
  • Mouse or tablet
  • DVD drive (required for box installation)
  • To activate your product, you must connect to the Internet and register it first
  • Looking for a previous version of Painter?
  • Painter 7 – Released in 2006
  • Painter 8 – Released in 2007
  • Painter 9 – Released in 2008
  • Painter 10 – Released in 2009
  • Painter 11 – Released in 2010
  • Painter 12 – Released in 2011
  • Painter X3 – Released in 2012
  • Painter X4 – Released in 2013
  • Painter 2015 - Released in 2014
  • Painter 2016 - Released in 2015