Paint.NET – Simple Image Editing gets advanced!

paint-net-logo The Software

Paint.NET is a trade off between the minimalist Microsoft Paint and the Extensive Photoshop. It is for those who want to tweak the images or satisfy their artistic ambitions without getting too much into graphics designing.

Where it scores over Microsoft paint

1. Has a host of built in effects.

2. You can crop an image, rotate it, resize, adjust colors, and create collages

3. Enables you to work in Layers

4. Has a Photoshop style “History” window which shows you past actions.

5. Has Magic Wand and Gradient tools

6. The Interface is simple and looks good with semi transparent windows.

7. A thumbnail viewer that shows up while editing multiple files.

paint-dot-net-interface

The Cons

1. Advanced users will still find it no where near being a substitute for giants like Photoshop

But considering that Paint.NET is a freeware, I am sure it will engender many fans

Bottom Line :

A worthy member of your Program Menu

Software Details

Version: v3.10 (Final Release build 3.10.2791.35943)
License: Free
OS Requirements: Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista
Other Requirements: .NET Framework 2.0
Download: Paint.Net

Ratings :

4 Dinos out of 5

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2 Responses to Paint.NET – Simple Image Editing gets advanced!

  1. Pingback: microsoft » Paint.NET - Simple Image Editing gets advanced!

  2. Vaibhav says:

    Hmm, seems to be a good service, trying it right away…

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