3DS Paint

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3DS Paint
Author(s) AlbertoSONIC
Type Utilities
Version v2.0
Licence Mixed
Last Updated 2015/10/20
Website Website
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3DS Paint is a 3DS homebrew drawing application with 7 colors and an eraser. You can also save your drawing to the SD card (.bmp image output).


Contains CIA, 3DS and 3DSX/SMDH builds.

  • 3DSX - Copy .3dsx and .smdh to the 3ds folder on your SD card and launch it via homebrew loader.
  • CIA - Copy .cia to your SD card and install it with a CIA installer, such as FBI.
  • 3DS - Copy .3ds to your SD card.

Known issues

There's a small undrawable corner around the the touchscreen.



  • Whole app rewritten.
  • Now it exit without crashing, fully working on both NINJHAX and GATEWAY.
  • Much smoother (30fps).
  • Debug features.
  • A main menu.
  • Now you can save your drawings to SDCARD (.bmp image output).
  • HUGE performance improvement.
  • Less load for 3DS's ARM11 cpu.
  • Developed and built with latest CTRULIB.
  • New icon.
  • Now using an UI framework.
  • "Pop" sound when changing color (Only for ninjhax users).
  • New font.
  • Screen Flickering fixed.
  • Huge bugfix.


  • Relys.
  • filfat.
  • Bond697.
  • Screenshot feature (needed for saving) taken from BlargSnes.

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