"Paint.NET is just about perfect ..."-
Lifehacker (June 2010)
"It raises the quality bar," - Jeff Atwood,
"Paint.NET delivers a cost-effective alternative to pricey commercial software."
Paint.NET is image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows. It
features an intuitive and innovative user interface with
support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of
useful and powerful tools. An active and growing
community provides friendly help,
It started development as an undergraduate college senior
design project mentored by Microsoft, and is now maintained and developed
by Rick Brewster.
Originally intended as a free replacement for the
software that comes with Windows, it has grown into a powerful
yet simple image and photo editor tool. It has been compared to
other digital photo editing software packages such as
Paint Shop Pro®,
Microsoft Photo Editor, and
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation
in the United States and other countries.
Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Corel and Paint Shop Pro are trademarks or registered trademarks
of Corel Corporation and/or its subsidiaries in Canada, the
United States, and/or other countries.
Get it now (free download):
English, Belarusian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Corsican, Czech,
Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
Lithuanian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal),
Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Released on March 9th, 2022
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