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Windows 11 deep dive: Checking out the new Paint app

Windows 11 is almost here, and with it come a ton of changes. When it releases on October 5th, Windows 11 will bring a new design language, new features, and many new and updated apps. It might take some time to get used to, but we're here to help. In this article, we'll be taking...

Microsoft’s new Paint app for Windows 11 is now rolling out to Insiders

Last month, Microsoft showed off a new Paint app for Windows 11. It was one of many apps that were teased - including Snipping Tool, Photos, and more - but for a while, Paint was missing in action. Now, it's finally rolling out to Windows Insiders on the Dev channel. Microsoft is calling this a "modern...

Microsoft puts its beloved MS Paint and Snipping Tool apps on the Microsoft Store

Microsoft is finally putting MS Paint in the Microsoft Store — nearly four years after trying to replace the app with Paint 3D. The change is part of the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview, which also makes its Snipping Tool updatable via the Microsoft Store. Back in 2017, Microsoft introduced the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update...

Windows 10 fresh installations to no longer include Paint 3D and 3D Viewer

Microsoft has taken the decision to no longer include Paint 3D and 3D Viewer apps on new Windows 10 installations. This change comes right after the 3D Objects folder in the My PC section was hidden by default in an Insider build released on February 24, 2021. Paint 3D and 3D Viewer were introduced by...

Microsoft Paint Deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update After 32 Years of Service

One of the most recognizable features of Microsoft's Windows OS is undoubtedly MS Paint. This simplistic image editing and drawing software came preloaded with all Windows installation, and its basic nature and widespread availability made it the go-to tool for simple edits on images. Whether it be resizing canvasses or highlighting certain areas for your...