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Menu Bar

There are ten top-level menus in Paint.NET:

Menu Bar

Menu Bar

File

Provides access to open, acquire, and save images. These options behave similarly to other document and image editing programs.

Edit

Contains commands for easy manipulation of the image history, the selected region of the image, the selection itself, and the clipboard.

View

These commands change the way that the image or workspace is presented to you.

Image

Contains commands that alter the entire image, including all layers.

Layers

These commands alter only the currently active layer.

Adjustments

Contains adjustments which may be used to edit the current layer.

Effects

Contains effects which may be used to transform the current layer.

Utilities

Contains miscellaneous commands.

Window

These commands allow you to hide or show the floating utility windows, to reset them to their original locations, and to toggle their translucent effect.

Help

Provides quick access to this help documentation, the ability to send feedback or a bug report, and access to information about the authors.