Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Paint.NET 3.5.10 – Best Photo Editor for Windows

If you want to edit photos in quick time and want to learn some basic photo editing techniques, then Paint.NET is an excellent tool for you. It has all advanced features and powerful tools for basic photo editing. The interface is better than Microsoft Paint in Windows, which supports multiple layers, unlimited undo operations, and additional effects.

Paint.NET is very much easy when compared to large image editing softwares like Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paint Shop Pro, Microsoft Paint, and The GIMP. It has hundreds of tutorials, plug-ins and a helpful online community to exchange new ideas and methods.

This photo editor is an open-source and is absolutely free, which includes all fundamentals and material for basic photo editing. The latest version Paint.NET 3.5.10 has some performance issues and interface tweaks, but the useful tools and features make it favorite for Windows OS users.

  • Intuitive Interface – Each interface element is designed to make users learn more quickly than normal time. You can upload multiple photos. The tabbed document interface shows thumbnails with text description.
  • Good Performance – It has some performance issues, but rest of the work goes so faster with quick responsive time.
  • Rich Image Composition Experience – Layers form transparency slides, viewed as the same time looks like one image.
  • Special Effects – Enhanced and advanced special effects are included like 3D Rotate/Zoom effect, blurring, sharpening, red-eye removal, distortion, noise and embossing.
  • Powerful Tools – Includes simple tools for drawing shapes, curves, splines, or Bezier curves. Tools like Gradient Tool, Magic Wand, Clone Stamp, Recolor, and Zooming.
  • History Window - Records history of every change or mistake you made. Supports unlimited Undo and Redo operations.
  • Active Online Community – For passionate and interested users, a helpful community is kept for sharing their experiences and ideas.
  • Automatic Free Updates.
  • Advanced version of Microsoft Paint.
  • Freeware – Costs no penny.

The newer version installs all required tools, including the latest Microsoft.NET version and Windows installer.