AvancePaint 5.0.0

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  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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AvancePaint is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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Version License Language O.S.
AvancePaint 5.0.0 23/03/09 Free English
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

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Recent changes

  • New: Detailed Editing Mode
  • New: Snap to Grid!
  • New in Tools: "Color Depth and Dither Control"-> Change color depth and/or dithering on selection or the entire image or parts!
  • New: Hard Spray when using Air Brush tool (Old School type of spray can, Thanks Mike West for the tip)
  • New: Export to BMP with Color Depth and Dither Control - (Pro-edition)
  • New: Export and import PNG-files! (Pro-Edition)
  • New look of the toolbar option buttons and major cosmetic changes throughout the program
  • Toolbar has some functions replaced for ease
  • New: Picture Frames
  • New: Option in Pencil "Smooth Edges" (raindrop icon)
  • New: Option in Pencil-> Colormix pencil(s) gives now a smooth follow of color (gradient style) option to enable gradient style or scattered
  • User color Pencil-tool gave wrong color: fixed
  • New: borders shows default fore- and background color used during painting
  • New: "Set as Wallpaper" in menu Tools: create in one click a wallpaper on your desktop from your drawing

AvancePaint supports the following formats


  • Loads more functionality than paint
  • Some fun features
  • Nice effects
  • Old fashioned
  • Help not compatible with Vista
  • No advanced features like layers
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A complete paint program designed with a intuitive user interface that makes AvancePaint easy to learn and use. It’s powerful enough to suit the advanced user and yet simple enough to please the beginner. Open unlimited number photo's or pictures and unleash your artistic talents as you will discover the advanced and powerful but easy to use graphical options!
A complete set of 20 photo-realistic filters and more then 40 textures are included.

Take a look at what this program has to offer:

  • Easy to use yet powerful
  • All functions of Microsoft Paint
  • Lots of powerful effects: darken, lighten, sharpen, soften, blur, blend, etc.
  • Draw advanced Bezier curves and polygons!
  • Powerful color settings
  • Many pencil style brushes
  • WYSWYG fonts
  • Multiple undo levels
  • Import images from Twain compatible devices

"A fairly good free paint program"

I tested the free AvancePaint for half an hour and I found it to be quite capable once you learn how to use it. It lacks natural brushes but you can compensate for that by using a combination of the tools and effects. The earlier reviewer said that the help file doesn't work in Windows Vista, but it it works. You just have to follow the instructions and update Vista with an update which allow you to use help files of the older type.

Roger J.

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