A new canvas for you..
OS：Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
Price US$ 59.00
Make creating an illustration more fun
openCanvas is a painting software dedicated to Windows Operating System, that is suitable to beginners to advanced users.
Equipped with analog-like brush strokes and functional yet user-friendly interface, openCanvas has the higher basic performance and the unique "Event" function that enables to record and replay the drawing procedure.
Various functions and excellent performance of openCanvas strongly support visualizing your creativity. Enjoy creating an illustration with openCanvas!
Why don't you open a new "Canvas" on your desktop?
There are various brush types, such as a pen gives a hard line, a watercolor brush mixes colors, and many more.
Multifunction filter enables to visualize a complicated expression by hand. You can easily apply effects to an illustration by using a filter.
Transform is used not only to scale and rotate but also to skew and distort an illustration freely.
22 types of Layer Mode let you express an unlimited possibility.
The editable Text Layer enables you to design various texts.
The lag caused by Stabilizing Level has been improved by algorithmic correction. Smoother and more stabilized brush stroke is available.
Display control tools (move/rotate/scale) are concentrated in one spot, therefore it is more convenient than ever.
"Event" tool that records and replays the drawing process. "GIF Creation" tool to make a GIF animation easily is also equipped.
Ruler lets you easily draw parallel lines, concentric circle, and concentrated lines. Perspective ruler helps you to draw background scene and buildings.
openCanvas is compatible to PSD(Photoshop) format.
You can customize the interface by positioning or docking pallet windows however you like.
Layer Set is a folder where you can place your multiple layers for more organization.
Compatible to 64 bit native
Officially being compatible to Windows 64 bit version increases the memory capacity considerably.
You don't need to distress often by an insufficient memory due to the large image size and/or multiple layers and proceed drawing and editing. Also, some processing speed, such as reading/ writing a file, displaying an image, etc., have been improved.
New Brush Engine "AQUA"
Renewed brush engine enables you to draw more crisp and smoother image.
Also, drawing speed got improved considerably faster. You can smoothly draw with a brush using an image.
Equipped with the Jitter function, you can now change the brush parameter randomly. This enables you to create even more various brushes ever.
Experience openCanvas with the new brush engine!
TabletPC Function Support
TabletPC pen pressure is availabe.（※1） You can directly draw on screen with brush tool like drawing on paper. It enables more intuitive drawing with TabletPC.
※1 Only with the pen pressure supported device.
Multi-touch gesture is available.（※2） You can control canvas display by fingers. It enables you to control without a mouse.
※2 Only with the multi-touch supported device.
Layer Mask is available. You can delete an image partially with Layer Mask while keeping an original image.
An original image remains as untouched even after edited Layer Mask, therefore it is simple and easy to go back to the before-editing condition.
Sizes of button and control can be changed in order to provide a better performance in high resolution environment.
Pallet position and condition can be saved as workspace.
"Event" tool that records an illustration process
openCanvas is equipped with a unique feature called "Event" tool that records/replays an illustration process. It records how an illustration developed step by step. If you share the process through the SNS websites, anyone can see the history of the illustration process.
"GIF Creation" tool that output an illustration process to a GIF animation
"GIF Creation" tool is a newly added feature on July 2016, which will output an illustration process to a GIF animation.
It is easy to use. When you open an event file, the setup window will pop up. Set up the details and click "OK" to proceed.
A GIF animation will be created simultaneously with relaying an event file. (You can also create PNG images in a sequential order.)
The GIF animation can be easily shared with anyone in the world via Twitter, Facebook, other SNS websites. Enjoy sharing your work!
Created GIF animation
* The event file posting website "PGN Community" has been closed since July 27th 2016.