PictBear The highly functional and easy to use paint software.

Download PictBear

Free
Supported by Windows 98 / Me / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7
Version: 2.04

* Because software development for PictBear has finished
we can not provide support for it.

Security when loading PNG files improved PictBear 2.04 released
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PictBear Characteristics

Various expressions are possible with the layered effect.

PictBear has been implemented with the [Layer] function that can fuse
photographs together by overlaying images, and can modifiy colours.
A vast range of expressions are possible by combining the layer effect in different ways.

Pursuing many kinds of possible phrases
Pursuing many kinds of possible phrases

Pursue the different image possibilities

[Layer] is like a transparent sheet. By drawing pictures, and placing photographs in each respective sheet, and then combining them together, it is possible to easily perform combined processing. And with the [Layer Effect] that adds many various effects to the layers, the expression posibilities vastly expands.

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A reassuring and easy to use interface even for beginners.

With the easy to use interface based on Windows,
PictBear can be smoothly operated, even by users who are new to using paint software. Get used to the functions in no time at all.

Pursuing many kinds of possible phrases

Intuitive operations with the easy to understand tool bar.

With the vast range of functions lined up in the tool bar, it is possible to smoothly perform desired operations by selecting the icons of the functions you want to use.

Set favourites automatically.

Brushes and colours that you often use are automatically recorded in the [RGB Palette], making it easy to find previously used brushes and colours next time.

Freely customize to suit yourself.

It is easy to arrange PictBear to be easier for you to use by choosing to display or not display tool icons, changing the allignment, etc. Customize everything to your specifications to take the efficiency of your work to the next level.

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With the brush add-on functions the range of possible expressions vastly expands.

By adding brushes to the brush palette in PictBear, it is possible to further increase the range of expressions available.
Please feel free to try out the many kinds of brushes available.

  • Easy painting with the stamp-like feeling

    With the vast range of functions lined up in the tool bar, it is possible to smoothly perform desired operations by selecting the icons of the functions you want to use.

  • A vast range of brushes available to use

    We have prepared a whole range of brushes in the brush sets. For more detailed information please check here.

  • Simple Registration by just Dragging

    Download brush sets, and add them by simply dragging them into the brush palette.

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Other Functions and Features

Work Environment

Tab Switch Display

It is possible to display multiple documents using tabs. Using this, it is possible to smoothly edit multiple images in parallel.

The Unlimited Undo

It is possible to use the undo command an unlimited amount of times. Because all operation are recorded, even after performing hundreds of operations, it is possible to go back right to the beginning, and start over again.

Alpha Channel

Because it is supported by Alpha Channel, overlaying of see-through and semi-see-through images can be expressed. This can be exremely useful when creating images for the web.

Supported Formats

PictBear supports the following image formats: pbx / tiff / pcx / ras / tga / wmf / gif / j2k / jpg / jsf / bmp / png / psd

Functions

Automatic Grid Functions

It is possible to smoothly maximize and minimize in PictBear. Especially when maximizing, a grid is automatically displayed, which is very useful when drawing dot paintings or illustrations.

Work Tray

A Vast Filter Set

It is possible to easily add a vast range of effects to images by using the filters. It is also possible to perform realistic processing and editing by combining filters.

Even more functional with the filter add-on

The filter that adds functions can be downloaded below.
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Customization

Optimize work using scripts

It is possible to use scripts to make functions by yourself to lessen the burden of time-consuming operations. With this, it is possible to vastly reduce the time it takes to complete complicated operations such as by saving and editing colours of images in one go, performing layer operations etc.

Plug-ins can be created by anyone

There is a development kit in <PictBear Installation Folder>/sdk. We have also included a sample program. Please feel free to use the development kit.
Recruiting PictBear Plug-ins

Options

Simple and Beautiful Web Search

If you select this option when installing this software, it is possible to use a simple and beautiful web search system.
※The search engine add-on requires Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2, or later releases. Some other web browsers are also supported.

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Download PictBear

Free
Supported by Windows 98 / Me / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7
Version: 2.04

* Because software development for PictBear has finished
we can not provide support for it.