What’s so good about Microsoft Paint? Let’s start with the good news. The Windows Paint interface is cleaner and more modern. It is more in fitting with smoother elements you’ll be used to if you’re using Windows 8 or Windows 10. Paint, you’ll be glad to hear, is still the same old simple program it was when you first discovered it as a child.
You have a few more options for brushes and shapes but there is nothing too overwhelming. Once you get used to the updated interface you’ll feel right at home. Think back to all of the classic shortcuts, like CTRL and + to increase line size, and they’ll all still be there. And now the bad The inconveniences are small but they all add up.
Download this app from Microsoft Store for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 10 Team (Surface Hub). See screenshots, read the latest customer reviews, and compare ratings for Fresh Paint. As we covered recently, starting with Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has ditched the good old Paint app and replaced it with a new Modern app, 'Paint 3D'. Many people are not happy with this change because the old mspaint.exe loaded faster, was more usable for mouse/keyboard users and allowed. Microsoft Paint Update. There is an update for Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 95 which updates Paint to the Windows 98 version. The patch is designed to correct incompatibilities between Microsoft Office 97 and the original 32-bit version of Paint. It looks like Microsoft Paint is getting a big, three-dimensional upgrade in Windows 10.
For example, anti-aliasing is now automatic. This is fine for casual users but veterans or graphic artists will feel limited by the automatic softening. Disabling it should at least be an option.
Another bone of contention is that Paint automatically selects any like or object after it has been drawn. This is nothing too serious or dramatic but again the little things add up. All about nostalgia Let’s be honest. Whenever we’ve opened MS Paint it hasn’t been because we’ve needed the most advanced or complete drawing program. We opened it because we were bored and because there was nothing better but that out of that boredom grew love.
It is the same now, You don’t want to download Windows Paint because you need to complete an elaborate graphic design job. You want to download it because you miss it and because you feel nostalgic.
Like when you want to check in on someone you haven’t seen for a long time just to hear their voice again before getting back to the present. Open Microsoft Paint again and let that warm feeling of nostalgia wash over you.