- Windows 8 or 8.1,
or Windows 7 (SP1 recommended),
or Windows XP SP3,
or Windows Vista SP1 (SP2
and Platform Update
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- 512MB of RAM
- 1024 x 768 screen resolution
- 200+ MB hard drive space
- Optional: 64-bit mode requires a 64-bit CPU and a 64-bit
edition of Windows
Paint.NET does not work on Windows RT.
Paint.NET depends on Microsoft's .NET
Framework 3.5 SP1, which is automatically installed if it isn't
already on the system.
Paint.NET uses your hard drive to
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space requirements will depend on the actions you perform on an
image, and on the size of the image.
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