Geek Software of the Week: Pinta!
Open Source. Simple. Cross-platform. Free. Ya gotta love it! This is a great, simple image package, especially for web graphics, if you don’t need the power of The GIMP, and want something light and easy!
“Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows.
Use easy drawing tools to draw freehand, lines, rectangles, ellipses, and more.
Don’t be afraid to experiment, Pinta tracks your full history so you can always undo.
Use layers to help separate and group elements of your image for easy editing.
Adjustments and Effects
Pinta includes over 35 adjustments and effects for tweaking your images.
Use Pinta in your language. Pinta is at least partially translated into over 55 languages.
Like docked windows? No problem. Floating windows? No problem. Pinta will even let you mix and match.”