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Paint.NET v3.22

What is Paint.NET?  (from dotPDN)

Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plug-ins.


Paint.NET v3.22 is a program developed by dotPDN. The setup package is about 4.94 MB (5,174,828 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 33% of users of Paint.NET come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dotPDN.com
Help link: www.getpaint.net
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{96C267DA-0926-4C11-B4E7-4D3EF85130D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.94 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Paint.NET?

You can uninstall Paint.NET from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Paint.NET v3.22, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Paint.NET.

Win 7 (SP1) 29%
Win Vista 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 33.87%
Windows Vista 33.87%
Windows XP 27.42%
Windows 10 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.90%
Windows 8.1 3.23%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Germany 11.59%
  Argentina 7.25%
  Italy 4.35%
  Venezuela 4.35%
  Canada 2.90%
  Spain 2.90%
  France 2.90%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  Israel 2.90%
  Austria 1.45%
  Australia 1.45%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Brazil 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.09%
Acer 22.73%
Dell 20.45%
Lenovo 6.82%
American Megatrends 6.82%
Toshiba 4.55%
Intel 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.45%
ASUSTeK C51/MCP51 3.64%
Dell Dell XPS420 3.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite M200 1.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 1.82%


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