PaintPlus is an easy-to-use application to create drawings on a blank drawing area or in existing pictures.
Many of the tools you use in PaintPlus can be found on the top tool bar of the window.

(This free version application limits canvas size to 1000 x 1000 pixels, update to Pro version to remove the limitation)

Application main features:

    Basic drawing tools are as following:
  • Brush, pencil, erase, fill colour, pickup colour ...
  • Magic wand selection, rectangle selection, oval selection...

    There are over 100 basic annotation shapes to add to your drawing. You could add/change text to display inside the shape.
    You could also merge these shapes into background to apply colour filter if necessary.

  • EMOJI:
    There are over 1200 colourful emoji objects.

    The application allows to DRAG/DROP many image files directly from Finder to current editing window to add them to the diagram.

    Select an image area then apply following filter effects:
    – Keep only one colour
    – Grayscale
    – Invert colour
    – Adjust Red, Green, Blue level
    – Adjust Hue, Saturation level
    – Apply Texture Masks
    – Crystalline image
    – Blur
    – Glass Distortion
    – Gloom, Bloom image
    – Apply comic effect

  • OPEN/SAVE to "*.PaintPlus" file:
    In case your drawing contains independent (annotation) objects, please save to PaintPlus file type so that you could edit these objects later.

    Press "⌘E" to export current diagram to an image file with format of TIFF or PNG, JPEG, PDF...

    The application supports copy/paste function for shapes.
    You could copy shapes/lines from current canvas window then paste them to another window or to another application.

    Select an area in the canvas, then press "⌘C"to capture image.
    Open [Preview] application, press "⌘N" to paste above captured image to view or to save to an image file.
    Of course, you could paste that image to Excel, Word application too.

  • What's New
  • Add Share button
  • Allow to draw Gradient
  • Fix bugs

    Updates in 1.2:
  • Add airbrush tool
  • Add blur, sharpen tools
  • User can select many brush drawing types from a dropdown table
  • Fix bugs

    Updates in 1.1:
  • Allows user to add colourful Emoji object to the canvas
  • User can pickup colour easily from ColorWell control
  • Support blur when drawing using brush control
  • Easier to zoom
  • CMD-SHIFT-N key to create new document from current clipboard image
  • Add Polygonal Lasso selection tool
  • Allow user to Rotate, Flip background image
  • Allow user to Rotate, Flip, Expand, Contract current selection area
  • Fix bugs

  • PaintPlus (com.vutienthinh.macos.paintplus) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is PaintPlus 1.3.