Use touchscreen as graphics tablet

GfxTablet makes it possible to use your device (especially tablets) like a graphics tablet, sending touch data (including pressure!) to any compatible (e.g. GNU/Linux) computer. Requires running the uinput driver on your PC (see website for details).


  • Draw and Paint in all of your Desktop applications (i.e. GIMP!)

  • 10.000 pressure sensitivity levels!

  • Navigate the DesktopPC display by hovering it with your Stylus Pen

  • Switch to StylusPen only painting (no interruption by your touching the device with your hand)

  • Display mapping (your device' screen will be scaled to map your Desktop PC resolution

  • Native full-screen drawing mode

  • Enhanced grid on your canvas to help with positioning

  • Load an image template to your canvas to learn drawing!

  • Wireless connection via WiFi

  • Low network traffic (3 kB/s)

  • Realtime painting!



Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

Download F-Droid
  • Version 1.4 (5) - Added on 2015-12-09

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 1 MiB PGP Signature

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    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE