Microsoft Is Killing Off One Of It's Programs After 32 years

Microsoft’s next "Fall" Creators Update in Windows 10 update, will bring a variety of new features. But one long-standing stalwart of the Windows experience has been put on the chopping block: Microsoft Paint.

First released with the very first version of Windows 1.0 in 1985, Paint in its various guises would be one of the first graphics editors used by many and became a core part of Windows.  

Microsoft has announced that, alongside Outlook Express, Reader app and Reading list, Microsoft Paint has been signaled for death in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update” list.

With the Windows 10 Creators Update, released in April, Microsoft introduced the new Paint 3D, which is installed alongside traditional Paint and features 3D image making tools as well as some basic 2D image editing.


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