Practical Paint.NET: The Powerful No-Cost Image Editor for Microsoft Windows

Book description

Learn to use the most up-to-date version of Paint.NET, the free, Windows-based program for image editing. This book is ideal for PC users who find Microsoft Paint too lacking, and Photoshop or GIMP too overwhelming. ​Paint.NET is a lightweight yet capable program that’s easy to navigate and is regularly updated. 

You’ll quickly become acquainted with this powerful, yet easy-to-learn program’s features; tools, layers, adjustments, and effects. See how to correct exposure, digitally retouch and repair damaged photos, and handle a broad spectrum of photo editing tasks—even how to colorize a black-and-white image. You’ll also learn how to create digital art using the Paint.NET drawing tools and effects. Practice files are provided with step-by-step instructions to jump into photo editing and art creation.

Practical Paint.NET highlights this powerful program's rich set of features and capabilities providing you the pathway for just about any kind of image editing. Join the large community behind it today!

What You'll Learn
  • Use layers, which are essential in any professional quality image editing program
  • Acquire and install plugins to maximize Paint.NET’s capabilities
  • Enhance, retouch, and modify digital images
  • Create compelling digital artwork using the drawing tools and applying artistic filters

Who This Book Is For

Windows-based PC users who require the ability to edit digital images without the ongoing cost of subscription-based software, or complex open-source software.  This group includes art or photography instructors (especially those in schools systems with limited budgets), small business owners, casual photographers, aspiring graphic designers, or anyone requiring a solid, basic editing program.

Product information

  • Title: Practical Paint.NET: The Powerful No-Cost Image Editor for Microsoft Windows
  • Author(s): Phillip Whitt
  • Release date: September 2021
  • Publisher(s): Apress
  • ISBN: 9781484272831