Install Kolourpaint on Nintendo Switch
An easy-to-use paint program.
KolourPaint is a simple painting program to quickly create raster images. It is useful as a touch-up tool and simple image editing tasks.
- Support for drawing various shapes: lines, rectangles, rounded rectangles, ovals and polygons
- Curves, lines and text
- Colour picker
- Rotation, monochrome, redaction and other advanced effects
To run: Menu -> Graphics -> Kolourpaint
To run in terminal: kolourpaint
Fortunately, Kolourpaint is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Kolourpaint.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Jammy, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Jammy.
Kolourpaint will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Kolourpaint.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Creative Arts category.
Now scroll down to find Kolourpaint in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Kolourpaint for you!