In our previous article titled Microsoft Paint program is missing from Windows 10 Creators Update article, we let you know about Microsoft’s decision to remove the three decades old classic Windows Paint program from the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
Microsoft is dropping Paint program from Windows 10 Fall Creators Update because it believes that most of the Paint program features are present in its new Paint 3D app.
There are plenty of free alternatives around for the classic Microsoft Paint program. One can install free programs such as Paint.net and GIMP to edit images. In fact, these free alternatives offer much more than Microsoft Paint. But there are users who still prefer the classic Paint program over third-party applications for its ease of use.
Download Microsoft Paint from Windows Store
Ever since Microsoft revealed that the classic Paint program will not be part of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Paint program lovers were looking for workarounds to install and enable Paint in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
If you are a Paint lover and prefer to use it over other apps and programs, there is good news. Microsoft today said that although the classic Paint program will be removed from Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it will be available to download from Windows Store. In short, you won’t miss your favorite Microsoft Paint in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
That is, Microsoft Paint will not be part of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. However, one can download and install Microsoft Paint from the official Windows Store.
It’s not clear whether Microsoft will update Paint to add new features and options. Microsoft will likely offer the Paint as an app without altering features and options. All we know is that Paint program will continue to be available for Windows 10 users.
The Paint app is not currently available in Windows Store. We will update this article once Microsoft adds Paint app to Windows Store.