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Microsoft has announced details of what it plans to add to its Fresh Paint app for the Windows 8.1 update on October 18th, along with updates for the Windows Phone 8 version on October 14th.
Microsoft has released an updated version of its Fresh Paint art tool for users who have installed the public preview of Windows 8.1, adding a number of new features.
Microsoft has released a version of its free Fresh Paint app, the impressive art and drawing program originally made for Windows 8, for Windows Phone 8 devices.
A new video that highlights Fresh Paint that will arrive with Windows Blue has been spotted and shows off a few new features of the upcoming update to the popular app.
The official Twitter app for Windows 8 received its first update today, but it was only for some unnamed minor bug fixes. Microsoft also issued a small update for its Fresh Paint Windows 8 app.
Newly spotted job listings seem to indicate that Microsoft could be bringing its Fresh Paint app for Windows 8 to Windows Phone 8 and a new version for Windows Blue, the next major Windows 8 update.
Microsoft has uploaded even more TV ads to promote Windows 8, including a new clip that features Australian musician Lenka and another that focuses on the Fresh Paint app.
Microsoft has offered up more information on how the company developed the Fresh Paint art creation app for Windows 8, which started as a Microsoft Research project.
A new TV commercial for Windows 8 showcases the Fresh Paint art app that's included with the new OS from Microsoft, showing how it helps a child be more creative.
A Microsoft blog claims that the Fresh Paint app for Windows 8 "is the #1 app in the Entertainment category in the Windows Store" but it's not clear if that statement means downloads or ratings.
Microsoft has released new versions of its Windows 8 Metro apps with the launch of the Release Preview version, including an all new drawing app called Fresh Paint.