Site Notice
  • Please check our Coverage page to see what deserves an article and what doesn't.
  • Be sure to join the discussions going on our board.

Mario Paint

From NintendoWiki, your source on Nintendo information. By fans, for fans.
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Super Mario Wiki logo.png This article is a short summary of Mario Paint.
Super Mario Wiki features a more in-depth article.
Mario Paint
MarioPaint NACover.jpg
Boxart of Mario Paint
Developer(s): Nintendo R&D1
Intelligent Systems
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: SNES
Category: Creativity
Players: 1
Predecessor: N/A
Successor: N/A
Copyrights: N/A
Release dates
N. America:

August 1, 1992


July 14, 1992


December 10, 1992

Super Mario Wiki has more information on this game:
Read it now!

Mario Paint is an art-based creativity game released for the SNES. Retail copies of the game were packaged with the Super NES Mouse peripheral, which players use to control the game and create music or art.


Mario Paint lets you draw, paint, animate, and compose music!

Imagination is your only limit with this amazing variety of drawing tools.

  • Enjoy 15 colors and 75 textures and backgrounds.
  • Make custom creations with 120 supplied stamps.
  • Experience freestyle drawing with three pen sizes.
  • Take advantage of six eraser pens and nine full-screen erasers.
  • Shape templates include a circle, rectangle and line.
  • Add shading and patterns with an airbrush and "fill" paintbrush.
  • Write screen copy with text characters in two sizes.
  • Save one creation with the battery back-up or record them all on your home VCR.

Add exciting definition by creating moving animation with up to nine frame sequences!

Compose your own songs by selecting from over 15 different musical sounds and the entire scale of notes!

Increase your Super NES Mouse dexterity by playing "Gnat Attack", the clever fly swatter game included inside!

Super NES Mouse
The Super NES Mouse fits your palm comfortably. Test it out on Mario Paint or upcoming titles currently being developed. Just look for the Super NES Mouse symbol on the cover of compatible programs. Mouse pad included in this package!


NintendoWiki logo.png This section is a stub. You can help NintendoWiki by expanding it.

Technical details[edit]

Technical Details

SNES Game Pak

Input / compatible controllers

Super NES Mouse

External links[edit]

Super Mario series logo

Mario Kart
Mario Party

Super Mario Wiki icon.png Related NIWA Wiki Super Mario Wiki icon.png