It's Not Really Entirely Goodbye for MS Paint, Microsoft Said

Khryss | Published 2017-07-27 03:17

So stop mourning for your favorite art-making software's death.

Half of the internet users died a little as an official post of Microsoft showed all the Windows app that will be "Removed" or "Deprecated" in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. And surprise, surprise, the MS Paint, a drawing software any generation has used since it's created (1985) is part of those being "deprecated". This means that such app won't be in active development anymore.

Well, out with the old, in the new. But people really get attached, don't they?

However, while this doesn't sound good to most of us, MS Paint wouldn't necessarily be removed and just because it's "deprecated" doesn't mean it's dead or killed for that matter.

Truth is, just like what Microsoft said in their original announcement, there'll be no update on MS paint but you'll still get to have it for free.

Microsoft even reassured Motherboard that "MS Paint is not going away," a spokesperson said. "In addition to the new 3D capabilities, many of the MS Paint features people know and love like photo editing and 2D creation are in Paint 3D - the new app for creativity, available for free with the Windows 10 Creators Update. In the future, we will offer MS Paint in the Windows Store also for free and continue to provide new updates and experiences to Paint 3D so people have the best creative tools all in one place."

This may be only due to the undeniable dismay of most people with the announcement or the possibility of hate and outbursts it'll cause (lol). Nonetheless, at least it shows that our voices are heard, right? And hey, can you see how Microsoft truly likes its MS Paint? Take a look at what they've made!

Ahhh, things we do for love.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j5q33x/microsoft-ms-paint-is-not-going-away

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