Paint.NET

Paint.NET

Download Editors' Rating:
5
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Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 1092 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.35
  • Total Downloads:
    7,404,948
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 11, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    6.23MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9,137
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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If all you want is a quick image retouch, Photoshop is overkill. Paint.NET, on the other hand, is an open-source freeware editor with all the essentials, including tools to crop, rotate, resize images, adjust colors, and create collages.

Paint.NET supports common image formats--JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, and others--but not high-resolution RAW files. There are enough basic and intermediate effects and features to keep image-tweakers happy, though the red-eye removal tool is notably weak; those images may require manual attention.

Unlike most free image editors, Paint.NET supports layers and has an actions manager. The pleasing interface boasts semitransparent windows for ease of use.

Version 3 fixes many old quibbles, including a convenient thumbnail manager for handling multiple image editing, and improved program graphics. Paint.NET is far more advanced than Microsoft Paint, and given its free price, it's a must-have for anyone needing to fix images.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 70 votes

    • 5 star 40
    • 4 star 19
    • 3 star 5
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 1092 votes

    • 5 star 549
    • 4 star 365
    • 3 star 105
    • 2 star 29
    • 1 star 44
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5 stars

"gooddddddddddddddddd"

January 28, 2009  |  By toeynatthinee

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

welllllllllllllllllllllllllllll

Cons

gooddddddddddddddddd

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5 stars

"excellent paint"

November 13, 2008  |  By mramakrishna

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

excellent paint

Cons

nothing to say

Summary

very good

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4 stars

"Good for most everything..."

September 02, 2008  |  By natilator3

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

.Easier to use than GIMP
.works well
.has most of the tools you need

Cons

.doesn't have the blur, smudge, sharpen, etc. tools

Summary

really good for free, but if you're more serious, use GIMP
hopefully they'll add the tools I mentioned soon

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5 stars

"Easy to use alternative to photoshop!"

September 01, 2008  |  By Wondertful

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

Simple and user friendly. At first it took some time to get accustomed with the finding what you need, but once you do it is an excellent tool. It has all the essential features.

Cons

Some advanced features are lacking but there is always updates and new features. New bugs fixes have been corrected in version 3.36 and version 4 is in development.

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5 stars

"really comfortable"

August 29, 2008  |  By daniel_pham

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

very excellent

Cons

have nothing

Summary

because it 's modern and wonderful

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5 stars

"Awesome!"

August 25, 2008  |  By truthinevidence

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

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5 stars

"Great product!"

August 24, 2008  |  By Luregoyf

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

Works smooth and is loaded with features that my Windows Paint doesn't have. It's not just Windows Paint on steroids. It's a unique package all on it's on. The download went smoothly. If you like to edit photos, you need to try this. I'm using the paint features to create a board and cards for a board game I'm developing. The tools are easy to use!

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5 stars

"Easy and fun to use....does everything that I need to do"

August 23, 2008  |  By Train-Man

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

This software does anything that I really need or want to do

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2 stars

"a disapointment"

August 23, 2008  |  By 2thtekn

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

the only two things I liked was the resizing options and the "twist" on distortions

Cons

basically everything The help menu takes you to a site as opposed to right on the menu,, the explanations were too general,

Summary

Dont download this Unless all you want is simple editing period

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5 stars

"Nice...!"

August 23, 2008  |  By MrDuh000

 |  Version: Paint.NET 3.35

Pros

Love how you can cut out background in your pic's, like Photoshop...!

Cons

The guides they want you to buy are for Photoshop, Well this is not Photoshop, so you do'nt have everything it has, like history. So you have to play around and find out what works for you...!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.35
Version 3.35 has a new Posterize adjustment, Intersect selection mode, dramatically faster selection editing performance (add, subtract, intersect), and some small miscellaneous bug fixes.
General
Publisher dotPDN
Publisher web site http://www.dotpdn.com
Release Date July 11, 2008
Date Added July 11, 2008
Version 3.35
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista, Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Download Information
File Size 6.23MB
File Name paint.net.4.0.5.install.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 7,404,948
Downloads Last Week 9,137
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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