Revamped MS Paint App for Windows 11

Microsoft released a new revamped MS Paint app for Windows 11. This app is available only with the latest version of Windows 11 in the dev channel of Windows insider. This also means that you won’t get the revamped MS Paint in Windows 11 version that is getting released on Oct 5th, 2021.

The new Windows 11 MS paint is entirely designed as per Microsoft. The Windows 11 new MS Paint app appeared with the latest version of Windows 11 dev build 22468. The new features, fixes, and updates are released with the 22468 dev build of Windows 11. Am I missing a black theme for MS Paint? yes and you?

As per Panos Panay, this is the beautifully redesigned Paint app. However, I don’t know how many of you like the new redesigned MS Paint app in Windows 11 insider version. But remember that Microsoft has almost 6-7 months to make this MS Paint better before the release in production with the next version of Windows 11 in the second half of 2022.

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Revamped MS Paint App for Windows 11
Revamped MS Paint App for Windows 11

MS paint didn’t get updated with the Windows 11 upgrade process?

A few days back, I have updated Windows 11 10.0.22468 version. However, the MS paint didn’t get updated with the Windows 11 upgrade process. So I think the update of Windows 11 is independent of the MS Paint update. The revamped MS Paint app appeared a few days after the upgrade to the latest version of the Windows 11 Dev channel. Did you also have the same experience?

Paint version -> 11.2110.0.0

Newly Simplified Toolbar Revamped MS Paint App for Windows 11

Microsoft claims that the redesigned MS Paint app for Windows 11 is a modern version of the classic paint app. You will notice a completely updated UI that matches the new visual design of Windows 11.

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MS Paint New Drop Down Menus

The most visible change to MS Paint is the newly simplified toolbar with updated icon designs. These options come with the revamped MS Paint app for Windows 11.

  • A rounded color palette
  • A new set of drop-down menus
    • Brushes
    • Stroke size
  • A new flip/rotate controls for brushes and stroke size.
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New Text Tool with Newly Released MS Paint

Microsoft introduced a New Text Tool with Newly Released MS Paint. The newly redesigned/revamped MS Paint app for Windows 11 included a new text tool for you to try. This is not a floating text toolbar, but it’s positioned differently for sure. Do you like it?

The following are the new text tool options with the MS Paint insider version of Windows 11.

  • To access the new TEXT tool, click on the “A” icon in the toolbar.
  • New Background fill options.
  • Allignment options.
  • Font selection options.
  • Other options are also available:
    • Italics.
    • Bold.
    • Underline.
    • Strickout.
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