Milton is an open source application that lets you Just Paint.
There are no pixels, you can paint with (almost) infinite detail. It feels raster-based but it works with vectors. It is not an image editor. It is not a vector graphics editor. It is a program that lets you draw, sketch and paint. There is no save button, your work is persistent with unlimited undo.
What Milton is not:
Milton is not an image editor or a vector graphics editor. It’s a program that lets you draw, sketch and paint.
If the GUI makes something not-obvious, please create a github issue!
It’s very helpful to drag the mouse (or pen) while pressing
space to pan the
canvas. Also, switching between the brush and the eraser with
You can change the brush size with
] and control the transparency
with the number keys.
Here is the latest video tutorial
Check out the patreon page if you would like to help out. :)
Milton is Windows only at the moment. Linux and OSX support is intended for the future, but I don’t know when that will come.
How to Compile
Requirements: VS2015. If you have another version, edit scripts\vcvars.bat to point to your Visual Studio path. (2010 == 10.0, 2012 == 11.0, 2013 == 12.0, 2015 == 14.0)
cmd.exe and type the following
Milton will be compiled to
No linux support at the moment.
No OSX support at the moment.
Copyright (c) 2015-2016 Sergio Gonzalez Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
Credits and Thanks
- Milton’s logo and artwork by the very talented Perla Fierro
Rubber-ducking / Whiteboarding
- Rodrigo Gonzalez del Cueto @rdelcueto
- Luis Eduardo Pérez
The “Jueves Sensual” team :)
- Axel Becerril
- Ruben Bañuelos
- Caro Barberena
- Carlos Chilazo
- Roberto Lapuente
- Joshua Mendoza
- Maximiliano Monterrubio
- Santiago Montesinos
- Aarón Reyes García
- Vane Ugalde
Inspiration / Education
- Casey Muratori for Handmade Hero
Glorious Patrons of the Coding Craft
Thank you so much for supporting Milton on Patreon to: