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Are there any Mac apps that are very similar to Microsoft Paint besides Paintbrush and Paint.net? I've tried those apps but found a lot of quirkiness and am looking for something more polished and user friendly.

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  • Thanks! I'm looking for something that is very simple. For example, without photo editing functions like special effects, and without advanced illustration functions like multiple paint brushes. Just for Nanking simple sketches and diagrams. – user9272 Jan 17 '15 at 17:57
  • so than, what is wrong with simple Paintbrush? – Ruskes Jan 17 '15 at 18:05

Corel Painter & family, StudioArtist - depends what you're really after…

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