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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Test Results

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What works

Open picture

Simple manipulations over the image (e.g.: gradient, text, selection, fill, etc.)


Save picture

What does not

JPEG quality change

Saving in .gif format

And some functions:

  • Layers:
    • Rotate / Zoom
  • Effects:
    • Blurs:
      • Radial Blur
      • Zoom Blur
    • Distort:
      • Bulge
      • Polar Inversion
      • Twist


Create a 32-bit prefix, install dotnet40 (and maybe corefonts/allfonts) using winetricks and change the version of Windows to "Windows XP"

What was not tested



Getting a picture from a scanner or camera

Using a program with the selected version of Wine as "Windows 7"

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

I used Paint.NET 3.5.11

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 
CurrentArch 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 
ShowArch 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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