MS Paint and Photos is getting a new fresh version in Windows 11
Windows 11 is arriving later this year, and with it, a new refreshed version of MS Paint and Photos. At first spotted by Windows Latest, Microsoft has discreetly posted pics of the two refreshed apps on Unsplash.
As you would expect, the refresh updates the MS Paint application to all the more likely fit in with the general Windows 11 design. That means the old ribbon menu is going bye-bye and will be supplanted by a Fluent header. The simplified toolbar likewise puts the Undo and Redo closes up at the top close to the File and View options. Furthermore, obviously, the entire thing has rounded corners and WinUI controls also. It doesn’t, in any case, give the idea that there are any extra capacities. We should be genuine, MS Paint was never a full-featured graphics editor in the vein of Photoshop. It was and always will be, a sentimental program for making crude drawings and quickly cropping or resizing images for as little as possible. Or on the other hand now and again, making a Junji Ito-inspired nightmare horror game.
Concerning the Photos application, it appears as though it’ll get a redone editing experience that echoes mobile photo editing apps, alongside another interface. Not simply Paint and Photos will get a Windows 11 makeover. Different Windows applications like Clock, Office, Notepad, among others, will likewise be refreshed in the coming weeks.
All things considered, for Paint sweethearts, the refresh basically signals Microsoft isn’t intending to eliminate the beloved program. Back in 2017, Microsoft put Paint on a rundown of deprecated features, which means it would presently don’t be effectively developed. At that point, it started fears that Microsoft intended to chop out Paint totally. Notwithstanding, Paint stayed an apparatus in Windows 10, however there was a concise period between renditions 1803 and 1809 where the organization sent removal notices. There was likewise another panic last year, where a few clients discovered updating to version 2004 removed Paint, Notepad, and Wordpad.
Tune in, man, nostalgia is incredible and that is particularly obvious with MS Paint—a reality Microsoft is very much aware of given that it as of late posted a Teams blog featuring backgrounds of Clippy, Solitaire, and old school MS Paint.
“A product of the 1980s, Paint was first introduced in November 1985 as part of the first version of Windows, Windows 1.0,” Microsoft writes in the blog. “And while the original paint is still loved by many artists in the making, its successor Paint 3D was eventually released in 2017.”