Best Coloring Book Apps for Windows 10

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Coloring book apps for Windows 10 provide a great opportunity to relax, exercise your creative mind, and can be a fun waste of time. The Windows Store has a modest selection of coloring book apps designed to appeal to kids and adults alike.

Note: This collection does not include Windows 10 apps such as Fresh Paint or Sketchable. They are quality apps in their own right, but they are more about drawing. Here, we take a look at apps that rely more on your coloring skills than drawing.

Updated on February 6, 2017 We’ve made some changes to this article based on new releases, reader feedback, and staff discussion. There may be new titles in the mix, as well as those we continue to consider the best in the Windows Store.

Coloring book expert in coloring

Coloring book expert in coloring

Coloring Expert Coloring Book offers both a coloring book experience and a freehand drawing experience on your Windows 10 PC and mobile device. The app offers a small collection of coloring pages including butterflies, cartoons, animals, flowers and more. This Windows 10 coloring app also offers a freehand sketch feature where you can doodle, paint and create your own coloring page.

Although many coloring pages are geared more towards adults, there are several kid-friendly pages with larger coloring sections. The controls are simple with your coloring choices on the side of the screen. To color a section of the page, tap the color choice and then the part of the coloring page you want to fill. Pages can be pinched to zoom when more precise coloring is needed.

Coloring pages and finished drawings can be saved locally and shared from the Windows 10 app to social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. While the entire collection is over 100 pages, the free app gives you access to a small sample of each theme. An in-app purchase of $7.99 unlocks the full catalog of coloring pages.

Coloring book expert in coloring

Coloring Expert Coloring Book is a free application, available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile. The app works a bit better from the PC version, with the mobile version having some formatting issues that make it feel slightly cramped. Either way, this is a quality Windows 10 app that gives you the option to spend some time coloring or testing your creativity with a sketchbook feature.

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Toonia color book

Toonia color book

Toonia Colorbook is a wonderful color book option for kids that can help them develop concentration, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. This free coloring book app is available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile and contains over 30 coloring pages categorized into four themes. Four additional themes are available, with 24 coloring pages each, and they cost $1.99 each.

Toonia Colorbook includes a nice selection of pencil colors to choose from with the ability to unlock additional color designs for $2.99. You can bundle the additional color patterns and pages for $8.99.

Coloring is accomplished by touching an area of ​​the coloring page and dragging your finger around the area you wish to paint. There is protection in place to prevent the colors from crossing the lines, which can be useful for younger users. The Windows 10 app supports multi-touch so you can paint with a friend or cover more ground using all your fingers.

Toonia color book

Coloring progress is recorded and reflected on thumbnail images on each page. When you are done coloring a page, you can save, share or print the artwork. Toonia Colorbook offers an entertaining range of coloring pages including space creatures, fantasy creatures, farm animals and more.

The free app is available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile and includes various in-app purchase options. Toonia Colorbook is a good option when your kids need a little help passing the time.

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Colored

Colored

Colory offers an eye-catching collection of coloring pages in a very clean and simple app. The coloring pages are full of detail and although they are intended for adults, children can also enjoy this Windows 10 application. The coloring pages themes include flowers, animals, mandalas and patterns. If you run out of time to complete a coloring page, your progress is saved and can be easily accessed through the My Work tab in Colory’s main menu.

The coloring page centers your drawing with toolbars above and below. The color palette is at the bottom of the screen with several color styles available (just swipe to the side). At the top of the screen are tools to reset drawing, undo last action, share page, and view full page. This last tool is handy if you have zoomed in on a drawing to provide an easy way to get an overview.

Colored

Coloring actions match most coloring apps. Tap the color you want to use, then tap the area of ​​the color page you want to color. While many may prefer a more creative way to coloring, Colory has a collection of designs that might pique your interest. The model pages are laid out like a blank slate and reminded me of classic Lite-Brite toys from Hasbro.

Colory is a free application, available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile. It gives you a simple way to tap into your creativity, and it’s a fun way to spend some free time.

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Zen coloring book for adults

Zen coloring book

Zen Coloring Book for Adults offers you a variety of coloring designed to help you relax, concentrate and forget the worries of the day. The coloring pages offer more detail than other coloring apps which makes Zen more suitable for adults than small children.

The free app, available for Windows 10 PC, includes two free coloring themes totaling forty designs. If you find Zen Coloring Book to be the Windows 10 coloring app for you, an additional 175 coloring pages are available through a $2.99 ​​in-app purchase that includes animal, flower, butterfly, zodiac themes and other themes.

Zen’s color controls give you a lot more control with shading and color intensity settings to give your artwork a bit more depth. Colors can be added in brush style or fill style. You also have a color picker which allows you to choose the right shade of color needed for your page. Drawings can be enlarged to give you better access to fine detail, and completing a drawing can take a little time. Fortunately, Zen saves your progress so you can exit and return to drawing without losing any of your work.

Zen coloring book

Completed pages can be saved or shared using an assortment of paper textures which further adds to the artistic nature of this Windows 10 app. kids, but it’s a great option for adults looking to unwind for a little downtime. It’s a fun and free way to express your creativity.

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Coloring book for adults

color book

The Adult Coloring Book app offers a wide range of coloring pages and a free-form sketchbook on your Windows 10 PC or mobile device. Although marketed as an adult coloring book, the style of the pages can easily appeal to coloring enthusiasts young and old.

The free version of Adult Coloring Book includes a dozen coloring pages with additional pages available through a $3.99 in-app purchase.

color book

The coloring page offers an extensive color palette that spans the right side of the screen (or along the bottom of the screen for Windows 10 Mobile), and coloring is done in the standard tap/fill style . The sketchbook offers an assortment of brush and pencil sizes and the same large color palette. Coloring or sketching pages can be enlarged and completed pages can be saved or shared.

color book

Overall, Adult Coloring Book is a decent Windows 10 coloring book app, but the free pages didn’t seem very adult-oriented. I would have preferred to see a more diverse collection of free pages to give you a better idea of ​​things. Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, it’s an option worth trying but may be better suited to children than adults.

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If you’ve tried any of these Windows 10 coloring apps, let us know what you think in the comments. We’ve only scratched the surface of the coloring apps available in the Windows Store, and if we’ve forgotten your favorite, please share a recommendation.

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