Click on the link and you'll see a brief preview........Looks cool
Long ways from Photoshop but, with a ton of work, it might get there. Lets hope MS has enough brains to realize the potential.
If it doesn't handle layers I won't be interested...
It really doesn't need to be a Photoshop competitor. Having a good app for basic image editing is what most people would probably appreciate.
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Not Microsoft, but Paint.NET is there, so what.
Exactly, the average user doesn't really need a full-on image editing program, just something basic that performs basic functions with ease of use. Besides, I don't think Microsoft upgraded Paint to be a Photoshop/Paintshop Pro competitor. That would take more resources than Microsoft would likely want to commit to an app that's built-in to the OS. Were it a completely separate program suite like 'Office' then perhaps so.
In any event, the upgrade to Paint is a welcome initiative.
I LOVE paint.net!~
Me too, Zu........Great little app.
Last time I relied on a MS graphics program was with Microsoft Picture It!. With WIndows XP i was left with my .mix files unreadable because Picture It! was abandoned / changed and didn't run under XP anymore. So "No, thanks !".
I still have and use MS last version of Picture It
MS Digital Image 10 Pro and it works fine on all
versions on Windows including Win10.
My sister used Picture it on XP for digital 'scrapbooking' and still uses it on Win 10 with no issues to speak of, so it's still a functional suite, as far as I know.
OOOkay. That surprises me.
Yeah, I also have a copy of it somewhere.... a two disc set, one with the program and the other with a library of digital art. It came with a 2nd-hand PC I once bought some years back, along with Microsoft Works and a Student version of Office. I haven't tried Picture it myself, well not in a long time, so I don't have any recent experience. Last time I used it was on Vista, and it worked okay then.
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