Best program for creating textures?

+5 Jens Heldt · June 2, 2014
In my 2 months of learning proper texture-mapping(UV mapping), I've just used Paint.NET.

Paint.NET is kinda general-purpose, and I bet theres a better tool out there. Something with grain creators, better support for the UV layout etc. Does anyone have a good recommendation?

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0 Jens Heldt · June 9, 2014
I don't care if its not free. Recommend anything.
-2 Jens Heldt · June 13, 2014
But vector graphics are only suitable for a small amount of textures. Its hard to get rid of that "vector" look, when you're trying to create realistic terrain textures etc.
+1 Pablo Jose · June 17, 2014
My experience creating texture UV maps has been with Photoshop. 

I also have friends in the industry.  They use Photoshop for creating textures for use in Maya.  These are common programs, but professionals will use whatever program may be required to get the job done.

Cheers
+3 Buddy Blackford · June 24, 2014
Most 3D Texture artists that I know use photoshop for creating textures
0 Zak Strange · June 24, 2014
I use Paint.NET or Photoshop always
0 Jens Heldt · June 30, 2014
Yep I got photoshop now. You won't be able to pry my hands off this program.
0 Haris Mujkic · July 2, 2014
Photoshop is the best out there for raster graphics. But I also use GIMP. GIMP is really, really good with making your texture seamless and you need that when making for example terrain textures. 
0 თორნიკე ნოზაძე · August 23, 2014
Crazy bump is best for normal mapping : )))
0 Joe the Farmer · September 13, 2014
I like and use a program called aseprite to draw images.
It kinda works like paint.net but with just a bit more functions and it allows you to make GIF files.
You can play ten dollars for it or use aseprite 0.9 
0 Eloi Francis · December 24, 2014
for advanced texturing foundry MARI is the best. 

Thn there is 3dcoat,z brsuh,mud box .all these can also sculpt aswell as texture .

Hope this helps .
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