When news that Microsoft’s graphics program Paint had been included in a list of Windows 10 features that will be deprecated, there was a public outcry.
Twitter was sad.
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Most media headlines focused on the death of Paint:
And then like a prime-time drama’s plot point twist, Microsoft announced on its blog that Paint would live on.
The bottom line is that Paint will live on as a free download on the app store. Popular Science put together a list of Paint replacements if you are ready to move on.