Application Details:

Version: 3.5.X
License: Free to use and share
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.12

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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What works

Most things work as expected, however, crucial features often don't work (eraser, save, text...)

What does not

A problem with the Text tool might be due to Font misconfiguration, but doesn't work anyway for me. The Eraser tool crashes Paint.Net and I'm not able to save files. An unexpected keypress crashedd the app too.


To install, I had to use the .NET 4.7 workaround. It consists of installing .NET 4.0 under Windows XP, then overriding
mscoree.dll as native and setting the OS to Windows Vista or Windows 7 (versions above reject the install) and
installing .NET 4.7.1. After that, a normal install should work.

What was not tested

Opening and creating new files.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Extensive testing and maybe fixing would be great, as I'm not sure if the problem with the eraser tool is only mine.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 06 20216.12Yes Yes NoPlatinumC. Leu 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 08 20205.7-stagingYes Yes YesSilverIlya Prokopenko 
ShowDebian 10.x "Buster"Jan 18 20205.0-rc6Yes Yes YesSilverFabStz 
ShowDebian 10.x "Buster"Jan 18 20205.0-rc6Yes Yes NoSilverFabStz 
CurrentArch LinuxJul 17 20183.12-stagingYes Yes YesGarbageCristian Muñiz 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12336 Paint.NET 3.22 window rendering broken CLOSED FIXED View
22242 Paint.NET 3.5.4 installer fails with Wine-Mono CLOSED FIXED View
22259 Paint.NET 3.5.4 custom install can't progress past directory selection CLOSED INVALID View
22390 Paint.NET 3.5.4 installer shows a corrupted image CLOSED FIXED View
22412 Paint.NET 3.5.4 - EULA display has worsened CLOSED INVALID View
22439 Paint.NET 2.5 EULA is garbled with Wine-Mono CLOSED FIXED View
22806 Paint.NET 3.36 fails to start without native gdiplus CLOSED FIXED View

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