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Paint.NET 5.0


Paint.NET is an image and photo manipulation application. Every feature and user interface element was designed to be immediately intuitive and quickly learnable without assistance. In order to handle multiple images easily, Paint.NET uses a tabbed document interface. The tabs display a live thumbnail of the image instead of a text description. This makes navigation very simple and fast.

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.

Many special effects are included for enhancing and 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.

Paint.NET 5.0 changes:

This major update has many performance improvements, new features including pressure sensitivity for pens and drawing tablets, and a brand new effect plugin system with GPU rendering support. Almost all of the built-in effects and adjustments now render using the GPU, greatly improving their performance and quality. The History of changes gives an overview over all the other changes and fixes.

Note: The system requirements have changed for 5.0. Windows 10 v1809+ or Windows 11 are now required. Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 are no longer supported. A 64-bit CPU and 64-bit OS are also required: 32-bit x86 is no longer supported.

Download: Paint.NET 64-bit | Portable 64-bit ~90.0 MB (Freeware)
Links: Paint.NET Website | Release Announcement

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