PaintTool SAI

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Application Details:

Version: 2016-04-25 1.2.5
License: Demo
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.8-staging

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Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

Drawing with mouse and image manipulation

What does not

Pen pressure does not work

Pen stabilizer


with some drawing tablets pen pressure is fixed by editing misc.ini with TabletCursorMode = 1

What was not tested

All was tested.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentManjaro LinuxJun 10 20194.8-stagingYes Yes YesBronzeFederico Santamorena 
ShowUbuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Apr 10 20194.5-stagingYes Yes YesBronzeFederico Santamorena 
ShowManjaro LinuxMar 11 20194.3-stagingYes Yes YesBronzeFederico Santamorena 
ShowManjaro LinuxMar 11 20194.2-stagingYes Yes YesBronzeFederico Santamorena 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Oct 17 20172.18-stagingYes Yes NoSilverC0rn3j 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
11846 tablet pressure sensitivity not working in Sai and many other key graphic applications STAGED View

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HowTo / Notes

Pen pressure

The pen pressure bug IS NOT a driver bug.
Krita works perfectly out of the box and it's using the drivers already shipped with the kernel.


Old SAI1 is ONLY 32-bit.

Drawing Tablets

When submitting a test please ALWAYS write at least your drawing tablet manufacturer!!!