Projects / mtPaint


mtPaint is a simple GTK+1/2 painting program designed for creating icons and pixel-based artwork. It can edit indexed palette or 24 bit RGB images and offers basic painting and palette manipulation tools. Its main file format is PNG, although it can also handle JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, TGA, XPM, and XBM files.

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Recent releases

  •  31 Dec 2011 10:44

    Release Notes: This release adds multithreadeding multicore CPUs, tools for image segmentation and for approximating gradients, dynamic previews in color selectors, a dock area, a color chooser popup, autoscrolling, auto-resizing toolbars, support for the PBM/PGM/PPM/PAM, PCX, and SVG image formats and for color profiles in images, loading of animated GIFs and multipage TIFFs into layers, palette extraction from images, "snap to grid", some new keyboard shortcuts, and numerus speedups and improvements. New Hungarian and Tagalog translations have been added, most other translations updated, and many bugs fixed.

    •  15 Apr 2009 21:56

      Release Notes: This release updates Japanese, French, and Swedish translations, and fixes several bugs.

      •  12 Feb 2009 21:23

        Release Notes: This release adds system clipboard import/export, support for tracing images, "smart grid" and tile grid, a new file selector and color selector, image skewing, an edge-preserving blur effect, seven new edge detection filters, 12 new blend modes, angular, conical, and shapeburst gradients, paste-and-swap operation, better undo memory management for layers, and numerous other improvements and new features. New Dutch, Italian, and Swedish translations have been added, most other translations updated, and several bugs fixed.

        •  08 Jun 2008 22:03

          Release Notes: This release adds Galician and Russian translations, updates the Spanish translation, adds some small improvements, and fixes several bugs.

          •  28 Dec 2007 05:25

            Release Notes: This release adds an improved text paste tool, the ability to save and load TGA files, support for XPM files with more than 256 colors, two new image quantizers, a tile-based undo system which uses less memory, and many other new features. Several bugs have been fixed.


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