Spotlight: Paint.NET graphics editor

Main screen

This is the Paint.NET application running, with no image loaded. As you can see, the interface is not overloaded with toolboxes, menus, and so on like some image editing applications.

For a full review, check out the TechRepublic Product Spotlight Blog.

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