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7 free Windows tools to bring out your more creative side

Creativity presents itself in different forms: images, words or music. If you’re starting to explore your more imaginative side and you want to experiment with some Windows app, this list is for you.

Take a look at these free Windows apps to take advantage of your creativity. They’re perfect for artists, photographers, music creators and more. You can let your imagination fly with these great tools.

  1. Fresh Paint


This app can be used by amateur or professional artists. Microsoft Fresh Paint is an excellent tool to make sketches, drawings and paintings. You start choosing if you want to draw with pencil, pen or oil paint. Then you import an image from your device or use one of the predetermined images.

  1. Pencil Sketch Master


If you prefer to create something more casual and simple, take a look at Pencil Sketch Master. You can choose from several canvas with pretty realistic textures. It has different paintbrush styles to draw, you can write any text you want and you can even add stickers.

  1. Gravit Designer


To explore the graphic designer inside you, Gravit Designer is a vector design tool with all functions. You can create everything from business cards to blog covers. You can also create a profile image for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks. This app has a simple and intuitive interface that allows you to save your images in SVG, JPEG, PNG or PDF format.

  1. Phototastic Collage


Maybe your creativity comes out in a unique way. Maybe you’re the member of your family or group of friends everybody goes to when it’s time to relive special moments through photos. If that’s you, let creativity flow with Phototastic Collage app.

Simply start by choosing a design for your collage. Next, you add pictures from your gallery or directly from your device’s camera. Once you have chosen the pictures, the real fun begins. You can add backgrounds, frames or colored shadow effects as well as adjusting the space between the picture and the margin of the collage. You can choose from a wide variety of appearance options (portrait or landscape mode that adjusts to Instagram or Twitter).

  1. Polarr Photo Editor


Maybe photography is what brings out your more creative side. If this is so, Polarr Editor is perfect for you. Open a photo from your device or star with a sample to get to know the tool. You will find many useful features to adjust color, light, details, vignette, effects, curves and tone.

  1. Simply.Write 


Simply.Write is a free of distractions and easy to use app for writing, specially made for those who express their creativity with words. Capture your thoughts, write an article or create the next chapter of your story.

  1. Soundtrap


If you’re more of a music person, Soundtrap is a fun app to make music. You can start with an integrated demonstration or start from scratch with a cleared board. You can use loops, import files or select an instrument to reproduce it.

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