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I love Paint.Net on Windows. It's easy, free and gets the job done.

I am looking for something similar for my mac. Preview is able to resize or crop, but sometimes I want to add a shape or combine images. Any ideas?

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Preview has annotation tools too, which I often use to mark up an image like drawing circles and arrows and adding text to draw people's attention to things. –  Spiff May 11 '11 at 14:04

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See the open-source Paintbrush :

Paintbrush is a simple paint program for Mac OS X, reminiscent of Microsoft Paint and Apple’s own now-defunct MacPaint. It provides users with a means to make simple images quickly, something that has been noticeably absent from the Mac for years.

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Thats cool. Thanks! –  Felix Gruber May 11 '11 at 22:26

seashore comes to mind - its a cocoa native graphics application with fairly basic features that's based off gimp.

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Thanks for your answer. My problem with seashore is that I am not able to draw a simple shape like a circle or a rectangle. Maybe I am to stupid but neither the documentation nor a google-search revealed to me how to do it. –  Felix Gruber May 11 '11 at 9:56

There is also Gimp, but maybe It's a bit oversized regarding your needs...

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