MS Paint survives another day in Windows 10’s newest update.
The internet Gods heard your incessant praying. MS Paint—Microsoft’s popular native photo-editing tool and beloved internet culture artifact—looks to survive another day with the latest version of Windows 10.
Responding to a query on Twitter, Brandon LeBlanc, Senior Program Manager on the Windows Insider Program Team, confirms the fate of the app. “It’ll remain included in Windows 10 for now,” he tweets.
Yes, MSPaint will be included in 1903. It'll remain included in Windows 10 for now.
— Brandon LeBlanc (@brandonleblanc) April 23, 2019
The internet has been soldiering for the continued existence of MS Paint. This is made ever-more apparent a few months back when Microsoft announced plans of removing it from the Windows 10 roster.
Product alert dialogs such as what’s shown below would appear on earlier versions of the app:
Microsoft plans to retire the iconic Windows app and replace it with a more functional but obviously less appealing Paint 3D, which allows users to make more intricate artworks and 3D-based pieces.
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