Painting Programs and Aids - Use these to make your own scheme

GIMP Freeware program comparable to PSP or PS
LView Another good painting program (Thanks Alan for the link)
Paint.net Freeware on the same level as PSP and PS
Paint Shop Pro One of the two programs of choice for painting
Photoshop One of the two programs of choice for painting
WinMip2 Use this to edit objects in the .dat files
NRStretch This utility stretches the template out to aid in warp-free painting of cars

Car and Truck Viewers - Use these to paint without going into the game

Car Viewer You have to download the Tool Kit to get it. Also at Racelinecentral
Open Wheel Mod Viewer (Must use IE - Firefox will not work) Works with their OWR mod cars
Truck Viewer Used to view paintjobs without going into the game

Models and "X-files" - Use these in the various viewers

MasGrafx X-Files for Cup/GNS, Aero88, CTS, PTA cars

Last checked August 27, 2008