Krita is a full-featured digital painting application designed for artists. Whether you create illustrations, comics, animations, concept art or storyboards – Krita will be a powerful tool for you.

Krita offers many common and innovative features to make painting more fun and more productive. There are great brush engines for sketching and painting, stabilizers for freehand inking, assistants for constructing complex scenes, a distraction-free canvas-only mode for painting without bother, clone layers, layer styles, filter and transform masks for non-destructive editing. Krita supports all the most used file formats, including PSD.

Krita supports animation with onion skinning, storyboarding, comic book project management, scripting in Python, many powerful filters, selection tools, colorizing tools, color managed workflows, flexible workspaces… And much, much more. Discover the full feature set of Krita at!

This is a beta release of Krita and is not suitable for real work yet. Since the interface is currently optimized for big screen devices (tablets and chromebooks) we are not making it available for phones yet.

From version Krita 5.1.1 (Early Access):

Krita 5.1.1 is strictly a bug fix release. Two serious problems are fixed in this release: a slowdown in start-up time experienced by some people, and a crash when copying a vector layer.

All versions
Krita 5.1.1 (Early Access)


Uploaded:October 3, 2022 at 9:40PM UTC

File size:55.22 MB


Krita 5.1.0 (Early Access)


Uploaded:August 23, 2022 at 5:25PM UTC

File size:55.11 MB


Krita 5.0.6 (Early Access)


Uploaded:April 27, 2022 at 5:58PM UTC

File size:45.29 MB


Krita 5.0.5 (Early Access)


Uploaded:April 15, 2022 at 10:42PM UTC

File size:45.29 MB


Krita 5.0.0 (Early Access)


Uploaded:January 6, 2022 at 10:39PM UTC

File size:45.17 MB


Krita 4.4.5 (Early Access)


Uploaded:June 8, 2021 at 12:00AM UTC

File size:99.47 MB


Krita 4.4.0-beta (Early Access)


Uploaded:September 29, 2020 at 6:58PM UTC

File size:95.9 MB


Krita, a desktop-class digital painting application, arrives on Android and Chrome OS


Uploaded:May 24, 2020 at 12:13AM UTC

File size:85.43 MB