Apr 24, 2019

Microsoft Paint: Fans rejoice as art app saved 'for now'

Fans of low-fidelity art app Microsoft Paint are rejoicing after it was confirmed it would remain a part of the Windows operation system "For now". Confusion returned in recent weeks as users questioned whether Paint would be part of the next Window 10 update, which launches in May. A Microsoft developer confirmed that Paint would be included - to the relief of many. Sydney-based digital artist Miranda Lorikeet, known as "Lazy Bones", uses Paint for her work and is sponsored by Microsoft. LAZYBONES. It is possible that Microsoft will change Windows 10 so that Paint has to be downloaded separately, rather than being included as a standard app. Despite its basic suite of digital paint tools, Paint has attracted interest from patient artists ever since it was launched in the very first version of Microsoft Windows in 1985.

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