OpenCanvas

OpenCanvas

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.8
out of 10 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.5.05
  • Total Downloads:
    99,982
  • Date Added:
    August 10, 2012
  • File Size:
    2.66MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    46
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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As a straightforward drawing program, OpenCanvas Plus 3.0 offers a top-notch brush tool that includes several effects, 22 layer options, and an extensive filter palate. The smoothness of the brush stroke is outstanding and while it works well using a mouse, the program responds best to a stylus and drawing tablet. One drawback is the interface, which has multiple tool windows that crowd the screen and complicate the creation process. The most useful feature is the event file function that offers users the ability to record drawing sessions for step-by-step replay. You also can master advance techniques by downloading and reviewing event files from other artists. If you're new to computer-assisted drawing or looking for a low-cost drawing program, try the 30-day free trial before you buy. But if you need an all-in-one graphics program, OpenCanvas Plus 3.0 will not meet your needs.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"EXCELLENT DRAWING TOOL...."

April 28, 2013  |  By smendlovitz

 |  Version: OpenCanvas 5.5.15

Pros

SATISFIED SO FAR....

Cons

NONE.... .......

Summary

VERY INTUITIVE AND EASY TO USE....

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4 stars

"Great little prog :)"

June 25, 2006  |  By desirai

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

This is a miniature photoshop. As an artist, I can tell you this is a great program to create paintings and CGs with, especially if you are unable to acquire photoshop, paintshop pro, painter, etc. :). It can be used just like high-end digital imaging products.

Cons

LoL the only part of this program that REALLY gets on my nerves, is when using the crop tool. It ALWAYS leaves extra space around the image after cropping!! Grrr. :P

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5 stars

"I like this software"

December 11, 2005  |  By lzq217

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

Pros

all above

Cons

nothing

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4 stars

"This program is great for editing and transforming pictures"

November 08, 2005  |  By matty_h90

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

Pros

Well... it had so many graphics buttons to try, and you can zoom right in and still not see the pixels.

Cons

there are too may boxes at the beggining. but they are easy to close

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5 stars

"Beatiful Program"

March 16, 2005  |  By peser_74

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

Pros

Este programa es bastante bueno para los que cuentan con una tablilla digital, a los ilustradores les encanta, pero es dificil trabajar con solo el mause, y no se mantiene en un rango de colores pes si pulsas otro el anterior no se guarda...

Cons

No es un buen programa para hacer diseƱos graficos, solo para ilustrar...

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5 stars

"Excellent drawing platform."

November 24, 2004

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

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5 stars

"Simple to use, and produces great results."

October 10, 2004

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

Summary

Although I sometimes have problems with it crashing unexpectedly about once a month (save often!) this is most definitely my favorite drawing program. The brush engine is wonderful, creating smooth lines and really reacting well to tablet pressure. Although it may look confusing at first since it's so simple, it doesn't take long to figure it out. Once you do, you'll be glad of the simplicity.
For those learning to draw/color, the single most useful feature of oC is the event file. On the portalgraphics website, event files drawn by other artists are available for download, which is extremely helpful for learning new techniques.

The only thing I would complain about is it takes a bit of extra effort to resize pictures, select/move areas, and layers can't be grouped. These are pretty small issues though. oC is awesome.

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5 stars

"A very good & cheap alternative for digital coloring"

August 23, 2004

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

Summary

What I really like about OpenCanvas is its brush engine. It really suits my style...

Furthermore, it has the ability to view 'event files' uploaded by other users to view how they did their work. Portalgraphics.net also contains some tutorial to help you start through. A very nice program for coloring.

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5 stars

"Nice product"

July 25, 2004

 |  Version: OpenCanvas Plus 3.05E

Summary

Very nice, but also very similar to photoshop... I use it on a regular basis, but can not afford to purchase it outright....prices are a bit much....but still cheaper than photoshop....at about $500....

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.5.05
Version 5.5.05 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher PGN
Publisher web site http://www.portalgraphics.net/en/
Release Date August 03, 2012
Date Added August 10, 2012
Version 5.5.05
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory Illustration Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.66MB
File Name setup_oC5518_en.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 99,982
Downloads Last Week 46
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day or 300-use trial, some features disabled
Price $59

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