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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #1,439
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 283.78 days


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Paint.NET v3.5.11

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 v3.5.11 is a software program developed by dotPDN. The primary executable is named _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe. The setup package is about 20.2 MB (21,183,488 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Paint.NET come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dotPDN.com
Help link: www.getpaint.net
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{72EF03F5-0507-4861-9A44-D99FD4C41418}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{72EF03F5-0507-4861-9A44-D99FD4C41417}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paint.NET v3.5.11

Program executable:_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe

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 v3.5.11, 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) 55%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.95%
Windows 10 29.83%
Windows XP 6.85%
Windows Vista 5.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.35%
Windows 7 Professional 13.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.17%
Windows 8.1 11.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.61%
  Germany 9.97%
  France 6.71%
  United Kingdom 5.29%
  Italy 3.65%
  Canada 3.26%
  Australia 2.24%
  Netherlands 2.12%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Belgium 1.57%
  Finland 1.28%
  Russia 1.15%
  Spain 1.06%
  Sweden 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.98%
Dell 22.40%
Acer 15.14%
ASUS 12.07%
Toshiba 5.86%
Lenovo 4.08%
Samsung 4.00%
Intel 1.53%
MSI 1.08%
American Megatrends 1.01%
Medion 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.32%
Dell OptiPlex 755 5.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.40%
ASUS All Series 5.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.79%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.26%

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Windows 8.1 userover a year ago
Better than original Paint