PaintTool SAI

The drawing utility that'll bring out your artistic side

PaintTool SAI is a paint tool for Windows PCs that lets users harness their creative side. View full description


  • Lots of paint options
  • Includes layers and canvases
  • Easy-to-use interface


  • Interface is plain and outdated
  • Takes time to learn advanced features


PaintTool SAI is a paint tool for Windows PCs that lets users harness their creative side.

Basic image editing tools

If you've ever wished you could spice up some of your photography or digital artwork, you'll want to take a look at a paint program to do it.

PaintTool SAI is one of your options, and it's a good one in many respects. It contains the basic tools you'd expect to find in a paint program, such as airbrushes, a paintbrush, watercolors, pencils and an eraser. You can flip, rotate, zoom and alter the colors, saturation and hue.

In addition, PaintTool SAI has some slightly more advanced features, such as layers and canvases, that can really add depth and neat effects to your graphics.

Simple interface and navigation

The program has a simple interface that's easy to navigate. While PaintTool SAI's interface is simple to navigate, learning all of the paint program's features will take some time, as with almost any graphics editing program out there.

The simple interface is also quite plain and looks old fashioned, which might put off potential users who would prefer a little more panache in their paint program.

Does what it says on the tin

Overall, PaintTool SAI is a competent tool that lets you edit and enhance photographs and other graphic images.

PaintTool SAI


PaintTool SAI

— User reviews — about PaintTool SAI

  • Cinderfeather The Medicine Cat

    by Cinderfeather The Medicine Cat

    "I love it so far besides the confusion."

    I love it but I wish it had the undo option on the Wacom Intuos tablet, if I can then please tell me how to change the s... More.

    reviewed on February 15, 2017



    reviewed on February 4, 2017

  • Winter Frost MSP

    by Winter Frost MSP

    "It messes up sometimes but its still nice to work with."

    It was kinda ok but it kept messing up my speedpaints. ;p Its still nice to work with though! . More.

    reviewed on January 14, 2017

  • AmuletDeath23

    by AmuletDeath23

    "ITs great"

    Its a great paint tool to do my art skills, so i can show my art to my family or my friends. More.

    reviewed on December 23, 2016

  • OmqItxCrystle

    by OmqItxCrystle


    Its not on windows ten, Which sucks cause most of us, We chillin, we on windows ten, Nothing except some games and photo... More.

    reviewed on December 22, 2016

  • That Gaming Impressionist

    by That Gaming Impressionist

    "Make it compatible for Windows 10!!"

    It is pretty annoying how this software is not compatible with Windows 10. More.

    reviewed on December 19, 2016