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Paint.NET 3.5.11 Download

Editor's Rating
3.0
User's Rating
4.0 Star Rating (2 rating/s)
Downloads:
11772
Author:
dotPDN LLC
Date added:
September 12, 2013
Language:
English
License:
Freeware
Operating systems:
Win XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7
File size:
3.6MB
Checksum:
9ee2a0621bafad8a4d65786677fc433e

Paint.NET Download Info

Paint.NET free download
Paint.Net is a tool which allows you to edit or create graphics. It is an alternative to expensive graphic tools.

Each and every change which is made to a graphic is recorded in the unlimited history log. This makes it much easier to undo any alterations which were made to an image. In addition, Paint.Net is based on an intuitive interface, so that you can learn how to edit images easily.

As easy to use as the classic version, but with more features. Paint.net is one of the top freeware image editors.

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Editor's Review

Paint.net is a powerful graphics tool which allows you to create and edit graphics and is a realistic alternative to the more expensive graphic tools on the market.

I have never used paint.net before, however I was familiar with graphics packages, there are many many online tutorials and in no time I was creating my first graphics with paint.net.

I was unsure what to expect with Paint.net this is a free-ware and one of the best graphic tools I have ever used. In the past I have used others graphics programs mainly to create custom signatures for web forums or banners for my website.

As with any good graphic program there are a large range of additional add ons these are all available on the website along with links to an endless number of user created tutorials.

I found paint.net has all the tools you could require to create your own graphics. The interface is really easy to use and quickly to pick up, I was unable to find my way around and had create a banner that was equally as good as those I had created in other more expensive graphics programs.

This has to be one of the best Graphics programs you can get and what makes it more appealing is that it is completely free.

For me there is no reason to switch to another graphics program this has everything and if there is something not in the program you may require then chances are there is an add on to rectify this situation.

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2 of 2 people found the following review useful:

Paint.NET 3.5.5

(Image Editors), June 17, 2010

great alterative to photoshop

Reviewer: jmanblu - View all of My Reviews

i think paint.net is a pretty damn powerful application, especially considering that it's free. i still feel more at home with photoshop, but have downloaded and used this on other computers where i just need a quick free app to do some image editing on the fly. give it a go.

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Paint.NET 3.30

(Image Editors), April 17, 2008

image editors

Reviewer: Scortea Alexandru832 - View all of My Reviews

A slim, but very powerful image and photo manipulation software
Paint.NET is image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP or 2000.

Paint.NET is jointly developed at Washington State University with additional help from Microsoft, and is meant to be a free replacement for the MS Paint software that comes with all Windows operating systems.Paint.NET is a photo editor and manipulation software.

The programming language used to create Paint.NET is C#, with GDI+ extensions.

Paint.NET has many of the powerful features that expensive commercial applications have, including the ability to use layers.

This is the second semester that Paint.NET has been a project at Washington State University, and we have the goal of adding as much functionality as expensive commercial applications provide, but of course, for free!

In the spirit of all this freedom, we welcome any suggestions, as well as provide the source code free of charge for anyone who wishes to tinker with it.

Here are some key features of "Paint NET":

· Simple, intuitive user interface
Every feature and user interface element was designed to be immediately intuitive and quickly learnable without assistance. It is also designed to be immediately familiar to users of the original MS Paint software that comes with Windows.

· Layers
Usually only found on expensive or complicated professional software, layers form the basis for a rich image composition experience. You may think of them as a stack of transparency slides that, when viewed together at the same time, form one image.

· Powerful Tools
Paint.NET includes simple tools for drawing shapes, including an easy-to-use curve tool for drawing splines or Bezier curves. The Gradient tool, new for 3.0, has been cited as a huge improvement over similar tools provided by other software. The facilities for creating and working with selections is powerful, yet still simple enough to be picked up quickly. Other powerful tools include the Magic Wand for selecting regions of similar color, and the Clone Stamp for copying or erasing portions of an image. There is also a simple text editor, a tool for zooming, and a Recolor tool.

· Unlimited History
Everybody makes mistakes, and everybody changes their mind. To accommodate this, every action you perform on an image is recorded in the History window and may be undone. Once you've undone an action, you can also redo it. The length of the history is only limited by available disk space.

· Special Effects
Many special effects are included for perfecting your images. Everything from blurring, sharpening, red-eye removal, distortion, noise, and embossing are included. Also included is our unique 3D Rotate/Zoom effect that makes it very easy to add perspective and tilting.

Adjustments are also included which help you tweak an image's brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, curves, and levels. You can also convert an image to black and white, or sepia-toned.

· Open Source and Free
Paint.NET is provided free-of-charge, and the source code (all 133,000 lines of it) is also available for free under generous licensing terms. The bulk of Paint.NET is written in C#, with only a small amount of code related to setup and shell-integration written in C++.


Requirements:

· .NET Framework 2.0
· 500 MHz processor (Recommended: 800 MHz or faster)
· 256 MB of RAM (Recommended: 512 MB or more)
· 1024 x 768 screen resolution
· 200+ MB hard drive space
· 64-bit support requires a 64-bit CPU that is running a 64-bit version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2003, and an additional 128 MB of RAM

WHAT'S NEW IN VERSION 3.30 Final:

* New: Italian translation.
* New: Ability to save PNG's at 8- and 24-bit color depths.
* New: Ability to save BMP's at 8-bit color depth.
* New: "Auto-detect" bit-depth option for PNG, BMP, and TGA file types. It will analyze the image and determine the lowest bit-depth that can still save the image without quality loss.
* New: "Fragment" blur effect, by Ed Harvey
* New: The "Polar Inversion" distortion effect has been enhanced to allow changing the rendering offset, and the behavior for "edge" pixels (clamp, reflect, or wrap).
* New: For developers, added a Color Wheel control to IndirectUI for use in effect plugins.
* New: For developers, added ability to customize certain properties of the effect configuration dialog via IndirectUI.
* New: For developers, IndirectUI can now be used to write configuration UI for file types.
* New: For developers, IndirectUI has a new radio button control type for enumerations, and some new property constraint rules.
* Changed: Most effects and adjustments, including plugins that use IndirectUI, have been visually refreshed. The new look is cleaner and more compact. These changes are shown in more detail at http://blog.getpaint.net/2008/03/10/cleaning-up-the-ui-for-paintnet-v330/
* Fixed: Various UI issues with the Levels adjustment.
* Fixed: When pasting text into the Text tool with Ctrl+V, it would hide the nub for moving the text.
* Fixed: If the startup tool was set to the Zoom or Pan (Hand) tool, then the toolbar would render incorrectly.
* Fixed: Thumbnails for PDN images now include transparency, which improves their appearance in Windows Vista.
* Fixed: In some cases, an exponential property slider would get "stuck" at some values when using up/down keyboard keys. This mostly affects some effect plugins.
* Fixed: When using keyboard navigation, sometimes the File menu would scroll its items out of view.
* Fixed: Some crashes that were tracked down to out-of-bounds coordinate values in certain effects.
* Fixed: The installer would fail if Paint.NET had never been installed before, and was being installed to any non-default directory. This bug only affected version 3.22.